Merqury Quaye Wins Award


Merqury Quaye

The organisers of the Universal Meritorious Awards have honoured Merqury Quaye with ‘Ultimate Entertainer of the Year’ at a ceremony held in Accra.

The Universal Meritorious Honor is an honorary event for distinguished individuals who have excelled and/or are excelling in their various fields of endeavours across the globe.

The awards is based solely on merit, steered by a board that critically scrutinises the achievement of creative artistes and change makers of society.

The top radio and television show host and music producer was awarded for his excellence and impact on the African entertainment scene.

According to organisers of the awards, aside empowering and inspiring disc jockeys through the creation and execution of the Ghana DJ Awards, which is in its 10th year, the revered DJ and exceptional hypeman has provided impeccable entertainment to audiences across the African continent.

A statement from organisers of the scheme also emphasised that Merqury, widely referred to as ‘the finest Hypeman’, has over the past year been at the helm of the marketing campaign of the year, Guinness Black Shines Brightest, as the official MC of the ‘Guinness Bright House’ tour across the country.

Presenting the award live on Angel FM to Merqury Quaye, DJ Ohemaa Woyegye remarked, “Merqury is a gem who is worth celebrating for his immense contribution to the entertainment scene in Ghana.”

“In 2017, he led a campaign called ‘Pay the DJ; a movement demanding fair and equitable remuneration for DJs. Merqury could have minded his business but, as a selfless man, he fought for a whole entertainment industry,” she added.