The Victoria Gospel Academy (VIGA) awards are back!
VIGA Music Awards management in collaboration with the Federation of Gospel Artists of Uganda (FGAU) is hosting the VIGA awards 2022 under the theme ‘Celebrate Life,’ This is to ” honor God’s grace that sustained us through the COVID19 lockdown which spanned over two years”.
‘The Lockdown period made us realize the fact that life is paramount to all things that we desire, along with the natural things that God created including oxygen, fruits, and herbs among others, hence the importance of conserving nature,’ says Nicholas Nnyombi the awards team leader.
VIGA awards are gospel music awards in Uganda that seek to recognize and reward gospel artists and media personalities for their contribution to the gospel industry. These awards were first launched in May 2007, and seek to uphold “Godliness and Excellence”, bringing together various high-profile figures including clerics, artists, music and media executives, diplomats, politicians, and corporate and business leaders among others.
The 2021/2022 awarding ceremony is slated for the 9th of July, 2022 at the Kampala Serena Hotel at 3:00 pm. This year’s Awards ceremony will recognize the outstanding works released between Jan-Dec 2021 awarding forty (40) categories, including the newly introduced Special Mindustry Support Icon and Community Empowerment Awards.
Over 200 Ugandan gospel artists have been nominated for the VIGA awards 2022 however, only 40 artists will be awarded. To vote for your favorite personality per category, Vote here.