Andre Blaze who is presently the host for the hit TV Reality show "Nigeria's got talent" and a one time top 'OAP' with ' Nigezie ' music channel is going to be the Star Host for the South South Music Awards 2012.
Spice and Fidel Kastro hosted the S.S.M.A in 2009, Big Splash was the host in the year 2010 and in 2011, Maleke was the host.
1. Best R and B
2. Best Pop
3. Best Hip Hop
4. Best Reggae/Dance Hall
5. Best Collaboration
6. Best Gospel (Male)
7. Best New Artsiste
8. Best Producer
9. Most Popular Video (Non-Indegenous)
10. Best Use of Choreography
11. Best Hip-Hop (Non-Indigenous)
12. Most Popular Artiste (Diaspora)
13. Best Highlife
14. Best Director
15. Video Of The Year
In addition to the above, the are Two (2) Honorary Life-Time Achievement Awards. In the maiden edition, Life-Time Achievement Awards were presented to Kenny Ogungbe ofKennis Music/Primetime Entertainment and Alec Godwin of Alec's Music for their remarkable contribution to the growth and development of the entertainment industry and the various artistes they produced.
At the 2011 edition, Edi Lawani and Ben Olaye were honored. This year, we intend to honor Afro Beat Star Femi Kuti.
In the last edition, we had over one thousand six hundred (1,600) in attendance. In addition, because the event was aired on the MUSIC MIX show on Edo Broadcasting Service (EBS TV), Benin City and Delta Rainbow Television (DRTV), Warri, we were able to reach an estimated Four Million viewers in both Edo, Delta, Kogi, Ondo, Bayelsa and neighbouring States.
The television broadcast included both one hour Red-Carpet Event and Two Hours Main Event.
This year, we intend to raise the class of the event hence we have chosen the Best Western Homeville Hotel as venue. A PRE PARTY is scheduled for Saturday the 17th of November 2012.