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GANSPA Nomination Criteria 2017

 

This is your chance to nominate yourself or someone else in the categories listed below. ****must meet a minimum of two or more of the criteria to be considered as a potential finalist.

 

 

The voting period is from June 22 - July 31, 2017

 

The GANSPA Awards winning weekend is August 20, 2017

 

 

Categories GANSPA Awards (Gifted Artists Neo Soul & Poetry Awards) 2017

 

1. Best Special Event or reoccurring event

2. Best Host

3. Erotic Poet of the Year Female

4. Erotic Poet of the Year Male

5. Inspiration Poet of the Year

6. Mixed media award (Visual Arts, Graphics,

Videographer, DJ)

7. Musician or band of the Year

8. Neo Soul Female Artist of the Year 

9. Neo Soul Male Artist of the Year 

10. Poet of the Year Female

11. Poet of the Year Male

12. Rising Star Neo Soul Artist Female

13. Rising Star Neo Soul Artist Male

14. Rising Star Poet Female

15. Rising Star Poet Male

16. Slam Poet of the Year

The popular votes accounts for 70% in determining the winner with 30%, based on the requirements below. You must meet the minimum requirements for consideration regardless of the popular vote.  

You can be nominated in more than one category.

Once the ballot is set there will be no additions.  **Write in nominations are accepted and encouraged in all groups however; the name(s) will not appear on the ballot. Pease make sure nominees meet the minimum requirements prior to submission.

 

“Rising Star” – Poet Male or Female/Neo Soul Male or Female

3 or more years of professional experience in field

Qualifications for consideration

 

Minimum Required

 

  • Published – Book or CD

  • Featured performer at 3 or more venues (submit dates)

  • Website

  • Tour dates

  • Sales of over 50 productions (book or/and CD)

 

“Of the Year” Categories - Poet Male or Female/Neo Soul Male or Female

 

Qualifications for consideration

 

5 or more years of professional experience in field

  • Minimum Required

  • Published – Book or CD

  • Featured performer at 10 or more venues (submit dates)

  • Website

  • Tour dates

  • Sales of over 500 productions (book or/and CD)

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All other categories are based on merit and professional bio in addition to the 70% weight given to the popular vote.

 

 Finalist will be asked to submit a bio to ganspaawards@gmail.com