The 15th Metro FM Music Awards Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked question about The 15th Metro FM Music Awards.

 

Question:

What brought about new additions to the MMAs? 

Answer: 

The 15th Edition of the METRO FM Music Awards is a Platinum Edition. It required for Metro FM to amp up the offering in line with this huge milestone.

 

Question: 

With regards to the category that will focus on African music and artists, how did this come about and why now? Also, why have you opened it up to listeners of Metro FM to decide on what the name of category will be? How will you go about this campaign and when is it set to officially launch

Answer:              

  • This is one way that Metro FM is putting in a consented effort to celebrate our Africanness as Africa, reminding all of us that We Are One as Africans.
  •  these are artists that have made it onto the Metro FM playlist, contributing to our Music Offering
  • African artists are making strides across the continent and internationally and we need to celebrate that. Music knows no boundaries after all.

 

Question:             

What does the music workshop entail and how will we see this element applied to the awards themselves? 

Answer:                

We intend hosting a Music Conference during the week leading up to the Awards. This is out legacy project aimed at creating a platform that will see our artists refine the business of music

 

Question:           

Why has prize money been attached to the categories this year? 

Answer:              

The Platinum edition of the MMA'S calls for bigger investments. The R100k per category is Metro FM’s contribution to artists building wealth and benefiting financially from their trade over and above the recognition that comes with the MMAs.

 

Question:           

Fashion is said to be a part of the awards this year? How will we see this incorporated and who are some of the fashion designers to be involved? Will we see a fashion show of sorts taking places during the ceremony? If not, where and how will fashion feature?

Answer:              

This is another innovation that comes with MMA15 as part of the Platinum Edition offering.  The fashion show forms a part of the build up to the 15th Metro FM Music Awards and it is themed "Music Meets Fashion". Fact is, fashion has always been part of the MMAs, hence the Black Carpet Experience.

 

Question:           

Comedy is also said to be a part of this year’s show in the lead up to the awards – how will we see it implemented?

Answer:              

Like the Music Conference and the Fashion Show, an All Star Comedy Show forms part of the build up to the awards.  This is the biggest MMA legacy project aimed at connecting established and upcoming artist. Key objectives of the conference include imparting knowledge & skills, highlighting the business side of music and heightening capacity building.

 

 

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