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What are the Groove Awards?

The Groove Awards is Africa’s premier gospel music Awards ceremony whose main vision is to promote, expose and celebrate gospel talent across the continent. Since its inception in 2004, over 1,000 artists/groups have been nominated and more than 240 Groove statuettes presented to gospel musicians in Kenya and East African region.

When did the Groove Awards Rwanda begin?

The Awards platform was officially launched in Rwanda on 14th September 2013.  After eight years of consistent growth in Kenya, the Awards planted an autonomous event in Rwanda. Groove Awards Rwanda will continue to recognize and promote artistes, writers and industry players who have contributed significantly towards the growth of Rwanda’s Gospel music industry.

How do I find out the categories in the Groove Awards Rwanda?

There are 17 categories in the 2014 Groove Awards Rwanda. To learn more about them, click here.

Who is eligible for consideration in the 2014 Groove Awards Rwanda?

Considerations for this year’s Awards are open to all Rwandese gospel artistes, producers and other industry players who have contributed significantly towards the Rwanda gospel music industry within the eligibility period. Each category is however laced with criteria as to what will be considered eligible. To learn more about categories, click here.

How do I submit my music for consideration in the Groove Awards Rwanda?

To submit your music for consideration, kindly log on to www.grooveawards.co.rw and download a submission form. Submissions may be made online through our website or by hard copy at our dropping zones which are:

– Moriah Entertainment Offices, Ndamage Building, 4th Floor, Nyarugenge Kigali City


– Blues Cafe (Internet Section) La Borne Addresse Building, Nyarugenge, Kigali City Venue 3.

How are the Groove Awards nominees selected?

An academy, comprised of experienced and exposed Rwandese industry players, narrows down the list of applicants. Thereafter, a panel observing pre-determined criteria develops a list of six nominees per category.

When will the Groove Awards Rwanda nominees be announced?

Groove Awards Rwanda will announce the 2016 nominees at an exclusive red carpet Groove Nomination Night on September 16, 2016 making way for public voting ahead of the Awards Gala ceremony.

How are the winners determined?

Groove Awards is a popularity award. Winners are determined by public voting whereby voting is done online and via Short Message Service (SMS)

What do Groove Awards winners receive?

Winners in every edition of the Awards receive Groove statuettes, a recognizable symbol of significant contribution to the gospel industry. A winning title also provides artistes opportunities to expand their reach for the glory of God through Groove Tours to the rest of the country. As Groove Awards spread out to other African countries, winners may be considered to perform in new markets.

Where can I get a ticket to the event?

Tickets to the gala event will be available and announced closer to the event.

What is the attire for attending the Groove Awards Rwanda?

Groove Awards is a red carpet celebration. Recommended dress code is black tie attire.

Is there an age limit for children attending the show?

No. Groove Awards is a family-friendly event targeted at music lovers.

How do I contact Groove Awards Rwanda?

You may contact Groove Awards through info@grooveawards.co.rw or call (+250)788308427. You may also log on to our website, www.grooveawards.co.rw.


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For any inquiries regarding the Groove Awards Rwanda, feel free to get in touch with us on the following contact numbers.

Tel: (+250) 788308427

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