Dec 30, 2008, 6:19 AM
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The award ceremony is expected to be held in April 2009, at the Kairaba Beach Hotel where a Gala dinner will be organised.
The prestigious accolade is being conferred on them in recognition of their sterling contribution to the promotion and development of Gambian burgeoning music industry.
Speaking in an interview with Entertainment at his recording studio, The president's award winning DJ, Lamin Cham described Musa Ngum as one of the recommended Gambian musicians, noting that such important people should be honoured by Gambian producers, promoters and music presenters. "Our first music award Gala night, last year, included people like Abdul Lie Ngum, the late Pap Touray and Oku Drammeh. They have received their lifetime achievements," he said.
He added that this year Musa Ngum and Ousu Njie Senior are among the awardees for the best Gambian performance artists, the best selling albums of the year.
The President's award winning DJ said this time they are taking the Gambian artists to the highest level. According to him the award ceremony will be broadcast live on
Mr Cham revealed that there will be awards for 'Entertainment Journalists of the year', the 'Comedy of the year', Actor and Actress of the year'.
However he added that the sponsors are yet to be confirmed. said by The award president DJ Lamin Cham.