7th SABC CROWN GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS - 7 YEARS OF GOSPEL GREATS!
The World Gospel PowerHouse prides itself for bringing the seventh edition of the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards in 2014! The Crown's founder and Executive producer, Zanele Mbokazi said "Seven is a number of perfection. We thank God, our partners and the Gospel industry at large for helping us to reach this milestone. We are expecting a record number of entries, including those from abroad." "
Nominations officially opened, and closes on 21 September at midnight. Gospel music players wishing to enter the Crowns ie. musicians, engineers, comedians, poets, producers, writers and record companies can access the nomination form from the World Gospel Powerhouse offices or website. Nominations open to all of African countries. Nominees White Party will be held in JHB on 10 October and Crown Awards Prayer a week before the main event.
Phillip Sithole, Ethekwini's Head of Durban Tourism, "The Awards have become a premier event in the calendar of the Gospel music industry and the city recognises the role that Gospel music has played in shaping South African history and democracy." He says, "This prestigious awards ceremony also feature a number of artists that come from our townships who directly and indirectly become ambassadors of the City and contribute to the upliftment of the thriving music industry. An event of this magnitude, is essential to promote our city to potential new markets and we are especially pleased with the live broadcasting of the event on national television. This is in line with our visitor strategy aimed at attracting and encouraging the rest of South Africa, to experience what our City has to offer. The awards brings a number of visitors from other provinces, pre-dominantly from Gauteng and this event has an economic contribution estimated at over R10 million with direct and indirect spend within the City.
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