The number one urban radio in the Kumasi Metropolis with heavy social media network Ultimate 106.9FM has won the 2016 Best Media Brand with Social Media Presence.
The vibrant station tries to feed viewers with accurate and spontaneous information that cuts across from all walks of lives.
Ultimate FM currently has 164,746 Facebook likes, 3,385 Twitter followers and 10.2k followers on Instagram.
Ultimate FM, situated in Danyame, Kumasi is operated by EIB Network with other media outlets including Starr FM, Kasapa FM (Accra), Agoo FM (Nkawkaw), Agoo TV, Gh One, Live FM (Accra), Empire (Takoradi) and Daily Heritage (Accra).
Organisers of the awards EoD Partners Inc. designed the scheme to recognise and award positive impact of social media personalities and brands dubbed #TAG AWARDS.
The awards is aimed at encouraging interactive and value based use of social media.
The maiden edition as championed by The Centre for Social Media Influencing of EoD outlined categories and criteria for choosing a winner.
This forms the sole academy for selecting, monitoring and choosing winners for the #TAG Awards.
The Centre for Social Media Influencing is made up of social media influencers that pay attention to details, technicalities and other indicators affecting the digital space. One of the primary functions of this sector is offering practical training and skills acquisition in Digital Media Leadership.
The Academy selects profiles based on the parameters available to them, which include interactions, impacts, value creation, relevance, innovation and trends. The exclusive voting process is instituted to generate the final winners for the awards.
After an indoor brainstorming and series of consultations, the final list was released on Kelly Nii Lartey Mensa’s (CEO of EoD Partners Inc) Facebook Wall. This communique announced the official list of the winners on Wednesday, 16th November 2016.
For prizes, winners will receive customised citations from EoD Partners Inc. whose details will be communicated appropriately.
Check the list of winners:
Best Instagram Model- Akosua Parker
Top Youtube Channel- Sarkodie ‘theHighest’
Best Celebrity Brand on Social Media- Yvonne Nelson
Top GH Musician On Twitter- Sakordie
Best Facebook Live Account- Kofi Adomah
Best TV Series on Social Media- YOLO
Best Policy & Political Brand on Social Media- Dr Mahamudu Bawumia
Best Blog- Zionfelix & Nash Iddi
Meanest Troll on Facebook- Obaapa Tipsy
Best Female Social Media Influencers- Fredline Vast (BuggatiCurves) & Josephine Yartel (Controversial Queen)
Best Comedian on Social Media- OB Amponsah
Best New Artist on Social Media- Fancy Gadam
Social Media Account of Purpose- Stonebwoy Burniton
Best Media Brand with Social Media Presence- Citi FM & Ultimate FM
Best Social Initiative on Social Media- MuseParticipate By Muse Africa’
Most News Generating Celebrity SnapChat Account- Shatta Wale
Best Young Entrepreneurs- Horseman Shoes & Aduamani Klodin
Emerging Social Media Influencer- Hajia Lamy Gates
Most Influential Lawyer- Kwaku Azaar & H K Prempeh
Most Influential Telecommunication brand on social media- Vodafone
Quick Response Financial Institution on Social Media- UniBank
Most Popular Tertiary Institution on Social Media- Koforidua Poly (Koforidua Technical Uni)
Most Popular Phone Brand on Social Media- Tecno
Most Popular Male Influencer- Bright Simons
Honorary Awards for a few outstanding personalities.
Kleff Maxwell J. (Host of DayBreakHitz on Hitz )
Sammy Flex (Host of AMPluzz)
Elorm Beenie- Beeniewords