THE GMAUK BOARD

Led by two brothers, Nii Tackie-Tetteh and Emmelio Tetteh of Alordia Promotions and West Coast UK respectively, the Ghana Music Awards UK board and its academy is made up of Media Practitioners, DJs, Sound Engineers, and high profile personalities who have experience in the music industry.

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NII OFORI TACKIE-TETTEH

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In the Ghanaian music industry, a figure such as DJ Alordia (Nii Ofori Tackie) needs no introduction. As an event producer, record label boss, music promoter and one of the most sought after DJ’s, he has affirmed himself as one of the most hard-working and major players on the scene. Alordia Promotions was founded in 2000 when DJ Alordia met Isaac Abiedu Aidoo aka Goodies, a well-respected music producer who is now his partner in Ghana. Before then, DJ

Alordia was spinning the latest Ghanaian tunes on radio with his partner DJ Skoobi on Voice of Africa radio where their shows saw the pair gain a reputation as one of the most exciting and freshest DJ’s on Ghanaian radio.

The duo moved on to Hot 90.00 FM. In 2003, DJ Alordia won the best Radio DJ/ Presenting award at the Ghana Music Awards UK. DJ Alordia’s presence in the Ghanaian music industry soared when he obtained the European rights to significant Ghanaian music album releases.

Alordia Promotions then ventured into gospel music. Aside from the record label, Alordia Promotions also encompasses live Ghanaian music events in the UK. They also have a number of DVD releases under their belt that includes the productions titled ‘Hip-Life Splash’ and ‘Hip-Life Festival’. Alordia Promotions offers consultancy service where they provide advice and assistance for all areas of event production and music promotion.

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EMMELIO TETTEH

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West Coast UK(Gye Nyame) is a well- recognised entertainment company based in the UK. It was established in 2003 and continues to expand in terms of events and audience. They have a broad range of skills focusing on entertainment events management and music promotion. West Coast Entertainment is now welcoming so many other diverse cultures.

West Coast Entertainment prides itself in creativity in terms of event management and professional promotional skills. They keep a cultural element to everything they do, and take pride in where they have come from. They currently have an exclusive mailing list of over 27,000 active members which is continually growing.

West Coast Entertainment has organised a range of events around the globe. These include; the world famous Candy Shop events, Ghana Independence Celebrations, Hip-life Festival, the Phat Farm Fashion Show, In The Closet, Lollipop, Special Delivery To Holland, the Ghana Music Awards After Party UK, Pool Parties, Boat BBQs, to mention but a few. We have also worked in conjunction with various promoters eg. Choice FM, to bring you the best of the best.’

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JOHN KOBIAH

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DJ Kobi(The fireman)has been a dynamic professional DJ for over two decades. He has a huge appetite for supporting up-coming artist to reach their full potential a passion that is manifested by interviewing various artistes on his program Thé Kobi Show. Thé Kobi show was created four years ago the purpose is to bring out Ghanaian Talents in the music and entertainment industry, with a focus on Young Artists.

Thé Kobi Show is arguably one of the top radio shows in London. Hosting numerous artist including one of the Highlife legends Kojo Antwi, as well as many favourites artists like, Chocho mu ncho hitmaker Dwedwe hitmaker duo the list is endless.

DJ Kobi is the Magnet and the lead presenter of Aculco Africa Radio register in the UK.
DJ Kobi holds many talents aside of being a top DJ, and Holding interviews with various artists on one of the best African Radio stations in the UK, he also possesses a degree in Finance with Management Accounting.

A qualified engineer for one of the leading telecommunications in the UK. Without a shadow of a doubt DJ Kobi is a auspices pioneering DJ, radio presenter, above all, a passionate personnel shining the lights on Ghanaian Artistry in the music and entertainment industry. There is only one DJ Kobi(The fireman)the magnet of Aculco Radio Africa UK. Deserving of recognition for his devotion and commitment to promote Young Ghanaian Artist and making music journalism greater.

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WILLIAM BOATENG

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He is popularly known as Big Willy, is the founder of Rhapsody Management Company Limited. A living legend who has passion to manage and promote artistes and empowers his clients to connect to the people of the world through music, He has always followed his divine assignment, and was part of a boy band group in Ghana called new generation managed by ocean records, with an album titled ‘Sei aa na y3 p3’.

He has helped and managed various musicians in Ghana and in the United Kingdom working with various sound engineers to produce quality sound to help more artistes experience a successful and purposeful life through their calling.

He’s a creative radio presenter, a team member of a very popular weekly programme – Entertainment review, and a host of Obimanso (Life in a foreign land), on a well-recognised radio station based in the United Kingdom. The scope of his radio presentation extends throughout the world delivering quality advice to his global audience.

He has covered almost all the top events in awards, fashion shows, sports, and music among others, both local and international. Andy has a great passion for music and a better understanding of showbiz. He is currently the country manager for Alordia Promotions, UK & Ghana, and Founder & CEO of Paddys Trading LLC in the USA.

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ADWOA SAA BOATENG

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She is ex beauty queen, actress, media personal, TV presenter, master of ceremonies and an entrepreneur. Her Mantra in life is God, family and money. She is passionate about music and loves music. She believes music is the greatest ingredient aside love that brings people together regardless of their race, religion and language.

Her greatest motivation in life is her love for God. She believes in Africa and in Ghana most importantly. She says GMAUK is a great platform to bring divine dreams together by awarding great indigenous music from Ghana by Ghanaian artist for Ghanaians worldwide as our language of love and bond

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SAMUEL OSEI BUABENG

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Deejay Lord Sega is a veteran broadcaster and DJ. A product of University of Ghana, he started his journey with Voice of Legon which metamorphosed into Radio Univers. 

Now in the UK he is currently on hotdigitalonline.com and runs his own radio project called Afrobeats Radio UK. Lord Sega also owns Sega Media Services which builds, maintains and provide services to radio stations around the world. He is one of the finest DJ’s in the UK

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NANA OSSEI

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Nana Ossei better known as Dj Skoobi has been a Dj for 30 years… and a radio presenter (with hotdigitalonline.com) for over 20 years. His second passion is to DJ at various functions/shows around the world. He currently holds Master degree in Business Economics, Banking & Finance. 

His philosophy in life is God first, everything else second, work hard play harder, and do good to others, not expecting nothing in return. He is a philanthropic who is ready to capture the world with the love of music. Music is life, music is a passionate doctrine and music redefines the soul.

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SHEILA EMEFA

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She is also known as Shebaby. An arts enthusiast and an advocate, entertainment consultant, Radio presenter and a panelist on Hot Digital Radio entertainment review program.

She’s the Ghana Music Awards UK’s Associate and Social Media Manager, an Actress, and an Entrepreneur. She is currently a Clinical Practitioner with the NHS.

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ARNOLD EBEN NASH

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He is popularly known as BIGGNASH. He is the CEO of Biggnash promotions and he is an Afrodancehall Promoter. He specialises in event promotions and Artistes management.

He has been the solid foundation for most Afrodancehall and reggae artistes like Samini, Stonebwoy, Sonniballi, Shattawale, Jupitar, Iwan and many more.He has worked for artistes like Beenie man,mavado,Bounty killa ,Capleton ect.
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JAMES N.MENZO

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He goes by the name Dj Slim in the music industry and music has always been his passion. The name was given to him by his colleagues and it was as a result of his slender structure.

He is a qualified quantity surveyor and does Disc Jockey by night. He started DJing as a hobby and it has now turned to his second career. He has been in the music industry for 11 years and he is one of the residential DJs at The Gold Coast Bar & two other Restaurants in London.

He has had a successful journey where he has had the opportunities to DJ at weddings, parties, christening, house parties, BBQ’s and many more. He has been promoting Ghanaian Music to the various ethnic communities.