2016 IRAWMA WINNERS

2016 IRAWMA WINNERS

Entertainer of the Year– POPCAAN
Best Male Vocalist– CHRIS MARTIN
Best Female Vocalist– ETANA
Best Song- “MY DREAM” – NESBETH
Best Album/CD- “ STRICTLY ROOTS”– MORGAN HERITAGE
Best Crossover Song- ”CHEAP THRILLS”-SIAFT SEAN PAUL
Best Gospel Song- “IF IT IS NOT YOU” – KEVIN DOWNSWELL
Best Male DJ/Rapper– VYBZ KARTEL
Best Female DJ/Rapper– SPICE
Best New Entertainer– SKIP MARLEY
Best Calypso/Soca Song– TEDDYSON JOHN
Best Latin Song– PITBULL
Best African Song– SHATTA WALE
Best Soukous Song“SELFIE”– KOFFI OLOMIDE
Best Belizean Entertainer – LOVA BOY
Best R& B Hip Hop Song”WORK”– RIHANNA & DRAKE
Best Reggae Rock Song– SLIGHTY STOOPID “ THE PROPHET”
Best Chutney Song– SHIVA LAKHAN
Best Music Video– MAJOR LASER, FEATURING TARRUS RILEY & ELLIE GOULDING
Best Spoken Word/Poet- MUTABARUKA
Most Cultural/Educational Entertainer- TARRUS RILEY
Most Outstanding Show Band/Group- INNER CIRCLE
Most Consistent Entertainer– YELLOWMAN
Most Promising Entertainer– STONEBWOY
Best Instrumental Song- DEAN FRASER
Most Popular Sound System/Selector – TONY MATTERHORN

Concert of the Year- REGGAE SUMFEST
Most Outstanding Dance Group- NATIONAL DANCE THEATRE COMPANY (NDTC)
Haitian Entertainer of the Year- JBEATZ
Best Caribbean Entertainer- BERES HAMMOND
Recording Producer of the Year- CHIMNEY RECORDS
Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award- Cedella Marley

* Entertainer of the Year- FL Rohan Gunter
* Florida’s Best Haitian Entertainer – JBeatz
Best Latin Entertainer – Nicky Jam
* Best Gospel Song- Papa San
* Most Popular Dance DJ- Supa Sound

Martin’s Intl- IRAWMA Lifetime Award for Contribution to Music-

Given October 2, 2016 to-

* Willie Stewart
Cedella Marley
G.T. Taylor
The Cables
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Martin’s International
IRAWMA’S SPECIAL LEGACY AWARD OF HONOR- Given this 2nd day of October 2016

IRIE Fm- Jamaica
VP RECORDS

IRAWMA Award for over 40 Years Contribution to the Music Industry- Given this 2nd day of October 2016

Danny Breakenridge
Desmond Gaynor

Award of Honor For Outstanding Contributions to the Music Industry

Michael Brown- Mikey B. Promotions

SPECIAL AWARDS TO EPHRAIM MARTIN FOR HIS 100TH ANNUAL EVENT.

“AWARD of EXCELLENCY TO EPHRAIM M. MARTIN FOR A RECORD SETTING 100TH ANNUAL AWARDS/FESTIVALS PRODUCTION, GIVEN OCTOBER 2ND, 2016, GIVEN BY MARTIN’S INT’L TEAM & FAMILY”

” Award for Unusual Record Setting & History Making of 100 Annual
Events by Ephraim M. Martin President of Martin’s International.
Awarded This 2nd day of October 2016- by VP Records