Your Music PlayStation, Live FM and Presenter AJ Sarpong won at the Jack Daniels NightLife Awards held Thursday night at Carbon in Accra.
Club919 hosted by Sheldon on the Adabraka-based radio station won the NightLife Radio Show of the Year, shrugging off competition from shows on Y FM, JOY FM and Hitz FM.
Sarpong won Best NightLife Social Media Influencer award, beating Ameyaw Debrah, Yemmey Baba, AccessAccra, Joey Chase, SwagofAfrica and ZionFelix.
Media Personality AJ Sarpong is in her mid-twenties but has close to a decade experience working in the entertainment industry as a Radio, TV and Event Host.
She is also a Voice Over artist, an actress and a Columnist with Glitz Africa Magazine.
At the age of 16, Sarpong began her media journey as a Media Relations and Event Correspondent with ghanamusic.com, an artiste management and music promotion firm.
She has anchored a number of events including GhOneTV’s live broadcast of the recently held Ghana Music Awards, 2017 Ghana Music Honours and the media launch for Sarkodie’s 2016 Sarkoholic concert.
In early 2017, Sarpong was honoured by students of the Elizabeth Sey Frances Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon for her work.
The “Killer combination of beauty, brains and hard work” currently works with EIB Network (Starr FM, Live FM and GhOneTV) as a presenter and producer.
Sarpong has a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, and a degree in Political Science and Theatre Arts from the University of Ghana.
Born Nana Adjoa Akuoko-Sarpong, she is the daughter of Nana Kwame Akuoko-Sarpong, the Omanhene of the Agogo Traditional Area.
Live FM parades the best of presenters and DJs in the industry including Jay Foley, Jeremie, Antoine Mensah, Sammy Forson, Berla Mundi, Vanessa Gyan, DJ L0rd, Regina Krave, Pastor Micheal Sagoe, Jason, Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD), Sheldon, DJ Bass, DJ Isaac Cool, DJ Mingle, Bianca Buckman, Jeshurun Okyere and Masta Jay.
The station covered extensively the 2016 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards, as the official media partner in Ghana after agreeing to a deal with organizers, Viacom International Media Networks.
Early this year, the station agreed to a deal with leading lifestyle and entertainment media organization TRACE. The two bodies agreed to tap into their existing strengths to provide compelling content that sits at the heart of Africa’s ever growing media and entertainment landscape.
A successful story that started in May 2015, LIVE FM has grown to become Ghana’s best testament of what youthful exuberance when unrestricted in creativity, can do, and the nation’s most exciting urban youth radio brand with a large following.
The station belongs to leading media group EIB Network, which also owns GH One TV, Starr FM, Kasapa FM, Ultimate FM, Empire FM, Abusua FM, Agoo FM, Agoo TV, and the Daily Heritage newspaper.