The Heaven Inspired Triumph (HIT) awards have been introduced to reward those whose strong values and faith have inspired them to stand out in their different fields of expertise.

According to the organisers, the HIT Awards are gospel-oriented and designed to appeal to a broad spectrum of people, reaching the ‘upward mobile individual’.

The awards event, slated for Friday, July 31 will focus on the seven spheres of influence: Arts & Entertainment, Business, Philanthropy, the Church, Leadership and the media, among others.

The categories include Artist of the year, Video of the year, Rising Star, Fine Artist of the year, Comedian of the year and Dance Group of the year. Others are Business of the year, Philanthropic personality of the year, TV Personality of the year, Radio Personality of the year, Radio Choice of the year, Evangelistic Minister of the year, Youth Minister of the year and Charismatic Leadership. Also, there will be Church project of the year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.