The Catholic Liturgical and Gospel Music Awards (CLGMA) is an award aimed at recognizing, celebrating and promoting a new generation of music ministers to lead God’s church in praise and to ensure music at Catholic church parishes is as moving and powerful as the mass deserves.
Also, the award focuses on celebrating some of the finest Catholic trailblazers for setting above and beyond standards in which up and coming music ministers can follow. The organizers aim to create greater awareness and increases the appreciation of the artistic efforts and achievements for songwriters, performers and musicians among Catholic faithfuls.
C1 CHOIR OF THE YEAR
C2 COMMUNION SONG OF THE YEAR
C3 FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
C4 GLORIA OF THE YEAR
C5 GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
C6 GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR
C7 INDEGENOUS RECORDING OF THE YEAR
C8 JAZZ GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
C9 KYRIE OF THE YEAR
C10 LITURGICAL MUSIC COMPOSER OF THE YEAR
C11 MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
C12 MUSIC COMMISSION OF THE YEAR
C13 MUSIC LEGEND OF THE YEAR
C14 MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
C16 SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR
THE AWARD PROCESS
The top 3 finalists in each category will be contacted on 8th July, 2019 & invited to attend the Awards & Gala night holding at the Muson Centre, Lagos on 13th July, 2019.
The general public is allowed to vote and promote their favourite nominees from each category on the CLGMA website. Contestants are required to engage their fans in voting, commenting and promoting their works.
The cost of a single vote is N50 and voters can cast their vote as many times as possible.
Voting commences from 1st June and was initially due to close on 30th June 2019. It has now been extended to 7th July, 2019. Here are the means to vote;
1) SMS Voting (9mobile and Airtel Only): Please text CLGMA<space>Nominee-Number<space>Award-Category to 371. E.g “CLGMA 4 C1” Send to 371. OR
2) Online Voting: On CLGMA’s website, choose a Category, and Select your preferred Contestants and Click VOTE.