PNG musik awards cancelled

PNGFM Ltd, parent company of NAU FM, YUMI FM and LEGEND FM, made the announcement on Monday 2nd November.

However, in a significant first, this year’s YUMI FM PNG MUSIK AWARDS will be held in a radio broadcast event.

In its 16th year, this is the only event that recognises the efforts of artists in the country.

Despite the cancellation of the usual event, an on-air radio show will be held on 93 YUMI FM with winners’ announcements to be made on the night.

The eight categories are:

Digicel boost’s PNG Music awards with K80,000

The sponsorship, which allows Digicel to gain naming rights, will assist in staging the event scheduled on April 30.

This is the fourth year that Digicel has sponsored the awards night and throughout this time, the company has helped put the spotlight on hundreds of PNG’s very talented musicians and singers.

Musicians and bands, whose songs had been frequently requested by listeners on YUMIFM in 2015, will finally be recognized on the night for their effort in promoting PNG style music.