Djooky music competition gears towards creating platform to promote Africa talents through online content
To familiarise artists and music fans to the platform and increase inventory, Djooky music awards is set to give power back to the people, as it's aims are to create opportunity for musicians who are struggling to break through existing structures.
However the entertainment season is back with a bang as the biggest global music competition that runs four times a year (winter, spring, summer and autumn) is open to all types of music and genres from artistes across the entire African region, including Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Djooky music focuses on the state of the global music industry today and its evolution from past years. How the industry copes with the main challenges it faces today and how to build a sustainable international career for African artists.
The keynote speakers address the state of the global music industry and its evolution from past years and Djooky music awards. They also discussed how the Djooky music awards can promote young talents and give them a platform to breakthrough. The speakers are Yur Sak, a creative director, Bukola Sawyerr-Izeogu Chief Executive Officer BukiHQ media/ Djooky music awards and Jenia Kulbachinny operations manager.
The CEO Djooky Music Awards, Bukola Sawyerr-Izeogu revealed that Djooky music awards is geared towards launching a global platform for services dedicated to upcoming artists and right-holders which will help boost artists’ careers and provide solutions for labels to support their artists.
She added, this will create an avenue for artists to showcase their talent, reach their audience and partner with distributors, and allow music distributors and right-holders scout for talented artists to partner and communicate with them. “It’s going to be a platform where you’d get the services you need as an artist. My love for the entertainment industry cannot be overemphasised. there are a lot of talents in the country. Through this platform, we want our artists to be in their creative space. it is a big global platform."
Music is in our DNA and of course, it’s about business but we need to get the artists up first,” She said.
Recall that 55 countries participated in the first ever Djooky music awards which took place in summer 2020. in the second season of the contest (autumn 2020), Djooky received 623 song nominations from 91 countries.
Today, 181 countries are participating, 30 from African countries. Preliminary round ends and applications closes on Saturday, 20 February 2021 at 23:59:59 GMT.
First place goes home with ten thousand dollars and top LA studio production with Brian Malouf plus paid trip to LA all costs covered. second places with five thousand dollars and third place two thousand dollars.