The Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMAs) will be held on 3rd February 2018 at the Gaborone International Convention Center (GICC).
Speaking at a press briefing to announce the nominees in Gaborone last week, Yarona FM Station Manager, Kelly Ramputswa, reiterated the station’s key role in the development of local arts and entertainment industry.
“The 4th Annual YAMAs will be another platform where we honour our artists in the music industry. The YAMAs will showcase the talent in BW, not only for musicians but for the designers too. People will be wearing the best of the best from designers in Botswana. This year we are delighted to add a new category. That is the Best RnB single category. As Yarona FM we are looking forward to this fourth installment,” she said.
Ramputswa added that she is delighted that the awards are back for another year and that she looks forward to a momentous evening which will showcase amazing talent and celebrate the quality of music that has evolved over the years.
“It is pleasing to see the growth and progression in all local acts in our music industry, they need to be reminded that this doesn’t go unnoticed. I think this has been reflected in the choice of nominees this year,” she concluded.
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