KUMASI, Ghana — In a momentous ceremony held at the Cultural Center in Kumasi on July 18, 2023, Apprise Music honored Augustina Addison, the esteemed Chairlady of the Ghana Musicians Union (MUSIGA Ashanti). Amongst an audience of nearly 100 union members, and with the presence of MUSIGA’s acting president, Bessa Simmons, the event celebrated the remarkable achievements and contributions made by the visionary Chairlady to the music industry.
The prestigious plaque of honor presented to Augustina Addison served as a testament to her outstanding influence and groundbreaking initiatives within the union. Revered as a trailblazer in the digital music landscape, she has earned immense respect for her unwavering dedication to fellow union members and her innovative approach to navigating the modern music industry.
Leading the ceremony, Ms. Grace Nyele Mensah, the Operations Manager of Apprise Music Distribution, and Ms. Beatrice Konadu Asare, the Content Administration expert, bestowed the award upon the Chairlady, both applauding her visionary leadership and profound impact on shaping the future of Ghanaian music.
“It is with great pleasure that we recognize Augustina Addison for her remarkable achievements as the Chairlady of MUSIGA. Her unwavering commitment to empowering musicians and embracing digital platforms has been truly inspiring,” said Ms. Nyele.
Graciously accepting the recognition, Chairlady Augustina Addison dedicated the honor to all the members of MUSIGA who have supported and believed in her vision. In her humble acceptance speech, she stated, “I am deeply humbled by this recognition. It is the hard work and determination of all our union members that have led to this moment. As we continue to embrace the digital music space, we must stay united and work together to elevate the Ghanaian music industry to greater heights.”
The ceremony was not only a tribute to Chairlady Addison’s accomplishments but also a recognition of the exceptional contributions of Shirley Ofori, the Secretary of MUSIGA Ashanti, who was commended for her unwavering dedication and commitment to the growth of the union.
This event marked a significant milestone in the Ghanaian music community, celebrating key figures like Augustina Addison, whose visionary leadership promises to steer MUSIGA through the ever-evolving music landscape and provide invaluable support to its members in this new digital era.
Apprise Music Distribution, a leading player in the music industry, has consistently supported and empowered musicians in the digital age. Their recognition of Augustina Addison’s outstanding musical achievements is a testament to the company’s unwavering commitment to celebrating and elevating talent within the music community. With leaders like Augustina and organizations like Apprise Music, the Ghanaian music scene is poised for an unprecedented revolution, propelling its artists to global recognition and success.