The annual gospel awards gala in Kenya, Groove Awards, will be hosted this Thursday 1st June.
Kenya Films and Classification Board ( KFCB) CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua and CBS, Principal Secretary , Culture and Arts Mr. Joe Robert Okudo and Kevin Mulei
The exclusive invites only awards, which are expected to crown new winners especially in the most contested male artiste of the year category, will be marking now the 12th year in Kenyan music industry. The first Groove Awards were presented in 2004, at a small gathering and now has since grown to be a live-broadcast event courtesy of media sponsors.
Titled #BacktoChurch, Groove Awards will be unveiling their new award statue which has evolved from the cross award to infinity sign that they had initially awarded to previous winners.
Kenya Films and Classification Board ( KFCB) CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua and CBS, Principal Secretary , Culture and Arts Mr. Joe Robert Okudo had the honour of being the first to hold the newly launched Groove Awards Statuette presented by Groove’s Director and Visionary Kevin Mulei during a meeting at the PS’s office on Tuesday morning.
The awards have again partnered with Safaricom and will be hosting the awards at the sponsored Safaraicom Kasarani sports Stadium on the late evening of Madaraka Day on 1st June.
Surprise perfomances will be expected at this years ceremony that has attracted alot of eye balls and talk after the missing of two main acts in the male artiste of the year.