INTERNATIONAL REGGAE AND WORLD MUSIC AWARDS (IRAWMA) NOMINEES 2013/2014

1. Bob Marley Award for Entertainer of the Year
IRAWMA_logo * Jimmy Cliff
* Chronixx
* Tessanne Chin
* Sean Paul
* Soja
 
   
2. Best Male Vocalist -
Sponsored by JAMAICA (Jamaica Tourist Board)
IRAWMA_logo * Christopher Martin
* Tarrus Riley
* Chronixx
* Luciano
* Romain Virgo
 
   
3. Best Female Vocalist
Sponsored by Riddims Marketing, Inc
IRAWMA_logo * Etana
* Marcia Griffiths
* Tessanne Chin
* CeCile
* Patrice Roberts
 
   
4. Best Song
Sponsored by VP Records
VP_Records_logo * "Smile Jamaica" - Chronixx
* "Differentology" - Bunji Garlin
* "Easy Love" - Maxi Priest
* "Fight The Feeling" - Beres Hammond and Shaggy
 
   
5. Best Album/CD
IRAWMA_logo * "Fly Rasta" - Ziggy Marley
* "The Sound" - Pressure Busspipe
* "Reggae Gold" - VP Records
* "Out of Many One Music" - Shaggy and Friends
* "Reggae Connection" - Sly & Robbie and the Jam Masters
 
   
6. Best Crossover Song
Sponsored by Greater Fort Lauderdale Cultural & Visitors Bureau
GFLS_logo * "Give It All To Me"- Mavado ft. Nicki Minaj
* "Standing On the Sun"- Beyoncé ft. Mr. Vegas
* "Rude"- Magic
* "She Makes Me Go"- Arash ft. Sean Paul
* "Smoke The Weed"- Snoop Lion ft. Collie Buddz
* "Watch Out for This (Bumaye)" - Major Lazer, featuring Busy Signal
 
   
7. Gospel Oriented Song
Sponsored By Docs Wiz/Dawn Marie & Wiz Show
IRAWMA_logo * "Hosanna"- By Christafari
* "You Make Me Stronger"- Kevin Downswell
* "Beautiful" - Jermaine Edwards
* "I am A Warrior"- Marvia Providence
* "Bruk Down Jericho"- 2nd Chance
 
   
8. Best Male Disc Jockey/Rapper
IRAWMA_logo * Konshens
* Mavado
* Shaggy
* I-Octaine
* Bounty Killer
* Popcaan
* Beenie Man
 
   
9. Best Female Disc Jockey/Rapper
Sponsored By OnStage TV
IRAWMA_logo * Spice
* Macka Diamond
* Tifa
* Queen Ifrika
* Lady Saw
 
   
10. Best New Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * Daniel Bambatta Marley - Jamaica
* MC Norman - Uganda, Africa
* Alkaline - Jamaica
* DABO - Tanzania
* Kranium - Jamaica
* Shatta Wale - Ghana
 
   
11. Best Calypso/Soca Song
Sponsored by Bellaforma Wine
* "Born A Winner" - Patrice Roberts
* "Differentology" - Bunji Garlin
* "Ministry of Road" - Machel Montano
* "Too Real" - Kerwin Dubois
* "Rolly Polly" - Mr. Killer
 
   
12. Best Latin Song/Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * "Vengo" - Ana Tijoux
* "All the Things" - Pitbull ft. Inna
* "La Flaca" - Santana & Juanes
* "Ice el Hielo" - La Santa Cecilia
* "La La La" - Shakira
* "Propuesta Indecente" - Romeo Santos
 
   
13. Best African Song/Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * "Aye" - Davido (Nigeria)
* "Bundeke" - AwiloLongomba (Congo)
* "Tam Tam" - Willy Paul Msafi (Kenya)
* "Sitya Loss" - Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
* "MdogoMdogo - Diamond" - Platnumz (Tanzania)
* "Mama Africa" - Bracket (Nigeria)
 
   
14. Best Soukous Song/Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * "Never Give Up" - TOP-ONE FRISSON (France/Congo)
* "Bundele" - Awilo Longomba (London/Congo)
* "Kibombanda" - Ferre Gola (Congo)
* "Couveuse" - JBlue El Buddha (USA/Congo)
* "Original Original" - Fally Ipupa (Congo)
 
   
   
15. Best Punta Song/Entertainerr
IRAWMA_logo * "Gud Love" - Supa G
* "Beach Body"- Lova Boy
* "Wild" - King Cad
* "Jam To Punta" - Lil June
* "Selfie" - Taprick
 
   
16. Most Popular R&B/Hip Hop Song/Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * "Loyal" - Chris Brown
* "Happy" - Pharell Williams
* "Locked Out of Heaven" - Bruno Mars
* "You Know I Got It" - Rick Ross
* "No Guns Allowed" - Snoop Lion ft. Drake and Cori B
 
   
17. Best Reggae Rock Song/Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * "I Believe" - Soja(ft. Michael Franti and Nahko)
* "Take It Easy" - Ballyhoo
* "Take Me On" - The Green
* "Fa Ward" - Groundation
* "De-Stress" - Rebelution
 
   
18. Best Chutney Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * Nishard Mayhroo
* Kris "KI" Persad
* Samraj "Rikki Jai" Jaimungal
* Ravi "Ravi B" Bissambhar
* Kenneth Supersad
 
   
19. Best Music Video
IRAWMA_logo * "Bum Bum Remix" –Timaya, ft. Sean Paul
* "Personally" - P-Square
* "Here Comes Trouble"- Chronixx
* "Watch Out For This" Bumaye - Major Lazer ft. Busy Signal
* "Take It " - Mavado ft. Karian Sang
 
   
20. Best Spoken Word/Poetry Recording
Sponsored -Love Doc/ Amazing Sour Sop Drink
IRAWMA_logo * "Sketchers"- Oku Onura
* "Life And Lessons"- Mutabaruka
* "Intellectual Bad Gal"- Cherry Natural
* "Honey" Malachi Smith
* "Pen A Wine Pon Paper"-Yasus Safari
 
   
21. Most Cultural/Educational Entertainer-
Sponsored By Broward County Cultural Division- FL.
IRAWMA_logo * Anthony B
* Capleton
* Tarrus Riley
* Guero Loco
* Luciano
* Everton Blender
 
   
22. Most Outstanding Show Band/Group
Sponsored By Mickey B. Emcee Promotions
IRAWMA_logo * Third World
* Rootz Underground
* Inner Circle
* Steel Pulse
* Fab 5
 
   
23. Most Consistent Entertainer
Sponsored By JAMUSA
IRAWMA_logo * Sanchez
* Calypso Rose
* Marcia Griffiths
* Freddy McGregor
* Yellowman
 
   
24. Most Promising Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * Romain Virgo
* Singing Melody
* Jo Mersa Marley
* J Boog
* Pressure Buss Pipe
* QQ
 
   
25. Best Instrumentalist Song
IRAWMA_logo * Sly and Robbie
* Dwight Pickney
* Monty Alexander
* Dean Fraser
 
 
26. Most Popular Sound System
Sponsored by Reggae N Things
IRAWMA_logo * Stone Love (Jamaica)
* Mighty Crown (Japan)
* Heavy Hammer (Italy)
* Bass Odyssey (Jamaica)
* King Addies (USA)
 
   
27. Concert of the Year
IRAWMA_logo * Reggae Sumfest - Jamaica
* Miami Reggae Festival - Florida
* Haitian Compas Festival - Florida
* Rototom Sunsplash - Spain
* Rebel Salute - Jamaica - Florida
* Best of the Best - Florida
* Reggae Summer Jam - Germany
 
   
28. Most Outstanding Dance Group
Sponsored By Jamaica Intl Dance Conference
IRAWMA_logo * Endevorous Dancers- Jamaica
* Les Twins -France
* Nabtry Intl Cultural Dancers -Africa
* Kamutshima Dance Troupe -USA/Africa
* Shady Squad- Jamaica)
 
   
29. Best Haitian Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * Klass
* Carimi
* T-Micky
* Zenglen
* T-Vice
* NuLook
 
   
30. Best Caribbean Entertainer
IRAWMA_logo * Bunji Garlin
* Machel Montano
* Third World
* Sean Paul
* Calypso Rose
 
   
31. Recording Studio Producer of the Year
Sponsored By Rasta Love Punch
IRAWMA_logo * Black Chiney (Supa Dups)
* Don Corleon
* Good Good Production
* Shane Brown - Jukeboxx Productions
* Major Laser
 
   
32. Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award
IRAWMA_logo * Capleton
* Elgeta Thompson-Martin
* Judy Mowatt
* Love Doc- Dr. Dennis Grant
* Calypso Rose
 
   
33. Florida Entertainer of the Year- 2013/14
IRAWMA_logo * Code Red Band
* Jahfe
* Honorebel
* Vision Band
* Jr. Pinchers
* Jay Evans
* Kashief Lindo
 
   
34. Florida Haitian Entertainer of the Year
Sponsored By Ayiti-Television
Ayiti_TV_Logo * Disip
* NuLook
* Klass
* Harmonik
* Zenglen
 
   
35. Florida Best Gospel Song
IRAWMA_logo * "Bruk Down Jericho"- Second Chance
* "Why Worry"- Audley Rollen
* "No Regrets"- Dr. Norris Weir
* "Born to Serve"- B2
* "Revelation of John"– Revdeep
 
   
36. Florida Emerging Star
IRAWMA_logo * Red Lyte
* Lejah
* Zeke Don
* Popeye
* Que Dawiz
* Gabel
* 5 Etwal
 
   
37. Florida Most Popular Dance Party DJ- Sponsored by Events-R-Rus
IRAWMA_logo * Innocent Sound
* DJ Griot
* Supa Sound
* Dutty Dex
* Waggy T
* Fire Red
* Walshy Fire
 
   
38. Florida–Trayvon Martin Save the Youth Award
IRAWMA_logo * Honorebel
* Josepheus
* Jalisa Faye
* Zeke Don
* Inez Barlatier and Kazoots Band
 
   
NO VOTES REQUIRE FOR # 39-41. NO VOTES REQUIRE FOR # 39-41.
39. SPECIAL IRAWMA AWARD OF HONOR
Sponsored by Festival of Life-Carnival of Nations
SPECIAL IRAWMA AWARD OF HONOR
Sponsored by Festival of Life-Carnival of Nations
IRAWMA_logo * Sanchez
* TantoIrie
* Kevin Lyttle
* Other to be announced later
 
40. SPECIAL HONOR: International Hall of Fame/Lifetime Award
Sponsored by www.martinsworldmusicradio.com
SPECIAL HONOR: International Hall of Fame/Lifetime Award
Sponsored by www.martinsworldmusicradio.com
IRAWMA_logo * Bobby Aitkens– Reggae veteran
* Dr. Audley Rollens- (Doctor Wisdom)
* Mykal Rose (Michael Rose)
 
   
41. SPECIAL HONOR: South Florida Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the Music Industry-Over 40 YEARS 41. SPECIAL HONOR: South Florida Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the Music Industry-Over 40 YEARS
IRAWMA_logo *Horace Forbes  
   
   
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