Winners in the various categories shall be determined through two (2) key processes namely
Public Voting - 60%
Music lovers and the general public shall be given the opportunity to vote for their favourite artistes in the various categories by texting the artistes’ name to a designated short code. This mode of assessment is given a weight of 60% as a way of giving the public a voice to help ascertain a winner.
Assessment by Panel (VMA Board) - 40%
The Panel is made up of experienced industry players who will appraise the nominees for the various categories and award points/marks accordingly. This will be done using an objective and credible criteria. Points/Marks given by Panel shall be given a weight of 40%.
The services of a credible Accounting firm shall be procured for the purposes of collating the results, ensuring transparency. This is to eliminate the feeling of being cheated on the part of artistes and their followers.