The Academy of Gospel Music Awards, organizers of The Nigeria International Gospel Music Awards (NIGMA), has finalized plans to host the 5th edition of its prestigious award on November 19, 2023.
As per a statement issued by Peter Armand Boyo, the Head of Strategy for the Awards, the venue for the event will be the Shell Hall at the Muson Centre, situated in Onikan, Lagos.
The Nigeria International Gospel Music Awards (NIGMA) holds an esteemed reputation as the leading and most respected awards ceremony in the Nigerian Gospel Music industry. Mr. Boyo emphasized that this upcoming event is set to be a truly distinguished and unforgettable occasion. It will serve as a tribute to the profound impact of gospel music and a recognition of the remarkable contributions made by artists to this genre.
Furthermore, the Head of Strategy for NIGMA reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to celebrating the global influence of Nigerian gospel music under its rejuvenated identity. He expressed, “NIGMA’s primary objective is to honor the outstanding achievements of Nigerian gospel artists who have garnered recognition and touched lives well beyond Nigeria’s borders.” Boyo also highlighted that the revitalized awards ceremony will maintain its tradition of honoring exceptional accomplishments within the gospel music sector. Additionally, he stressed that the awards will shine a spotlight on outstanding talents across various categories, acknowledging artists, songwriters, producers, and other contributors who have played pivotal roles in expanding and influencing the genre.
Described as an event that will serve as a platform for fostering connections, inspiring collaborations, and celebrating Nigeria’s remarkable musical heritage, the organizers have extended an open invitation to all stakeholders. This includes gospel music artists, industry experts, sponsors, and music enthusiasts, inviting them to embrace this exciting new phase of NIGMA.