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Masicka, Sean Paul & Teejay lead 41st IRAWMA list of Nominees!

Masicka, Sean Paul & Teejay (7); Byron Messia, Burna Boy & PopCaan (5); Dexta Daps, Spice & Valiant (4); Beenie Man, Chronic Law, Koffee, Mavado, Davido, 450 & Pablo YG, D’Angel (3)  lead the list of nominees

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – January 25, 2024:  NOMINEES FOR REGGAE & WORLD MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT THE  41st IRAWMA REVEALED! Some 150 nominees in 39 categories were named for the 41st International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA), Reggae and World Music’s biggest night of honor on Thursday, January 25th at the Chateau Mar Golf Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Masicka, Sean Paul & Teejay, with 7 nods; Byron Messia, Burna Boy and PopCaan 5 nods; Dexta Daps, Spice and Valiant 4 nods; Beenie Man, Chronic Law, Koffee, D’Angel, Mavado, Davido, 450 & Pablo YG 3 nods lead the list of nominees for the 41st Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). Visit www.irawma.com to see the nominees and special honorees, vote for the best of 2023 and secure tickets for the Awards showcase.

The star-studded, IRAWMA with glitz and glamour takes place on Friday, March 22, 2024, at the prestigious Lauderhill Performing Art Center (LPAC), 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Fort Lauderdale, Florida with celebrity Red Carpet arrival starting at 7pm EST.

50 years of Martin’s International

Dr. Ephraim Martin, President & Producer of IRAWMA, who is celebrating his Golden 50th Anniversary in media, entertainment, and activism, said “This is our eighth hosting of IRAWMA here in South Florida, and following the success of our milestone IRAWMA in Jamaica last year, and by the request of the people here in Florida, Martin’s International is happy to say we are back! We have for over forty consecutive years, served as the only organization, honoring the best of reggae and world music’s best throughout the globe. We intend to uphold the integrity of IRAWMA by giving honors only where honors are due without compromise. This year we will be bestowing special honors to more than ten members of the music industry and/or to social justice activism.” Martin stated.

Best Song Contest

This year the IRAWMA song contest is on for the second year, and entertainers can submit a two-minute MP4 video that must make mention of IRAWMA’s contributions to the music industry over the years. The song must be emailed to irawma@gmail.com and copied to martinsinternational1982@gmail.com.

Although only in his sixties, founder Ephraim Martin is celebrating his Golden 50-year anniversary in Journalism, Entertainment, and Social Justice Activism, and this 41st IRAWMA is specially dedicated to him, and to Health Awareness. As a result, a free Health Advocacy Seminar will be held on March 21st, the eve of the IRAWMA at the same LPAC venue starting at 10 am and the free tickets can be secured at www.irawma.com.

 41st IRAWMA Special Honorees

Among the announcers revealing the nominees and special honorees were Ephraim, Copeland Forbes, Freddy McGregor, Honorable, Sharon Wiles, and others.

Voting is now open to the public at irawma.com, only one vote per person is allowed. Any attempted duplication of vote will void your vote and it will not be counted.

We ask that all voters subscribe for free to www.YouTube.com/IRAWMA and download Martin’s International app. to get updated information on the IRAWMA and our other reggae and world music events and activities.

IRAWMA is made possible through generous contributions and support from VP Records, The Halls of Justice”- Hon. L. Priscilla Hall/Hon. Shelvin L.M. Hall, Onstage TV, Rebel Vibez, Alpha Studios,  25th Century Radio, Express Media, Roc Factory, Balloons by Jaki Jade, Dainjah Rus Rebel Muzik and other supporting sponsors.

“For the enhancement of reggae, world music, health advocacy, and our social justice activities we need the support of the music industry, other businesses, and individuals to become supporting partners, category sponsors, and/or to make a tax-deductible donation to enhance the level of production, keep IRAWMA strong, and for the fortification of reggae and world music globally,” President, Martin said. Go to the Play Store and download the Martin’s International Events App. for complete information.

A limited number of V-VIP, VIP, general tickets, and hotel packages are available to the public at www.irawma.com, email, irawma@gmail.com or call 877/9-REGGAE.   Click here to watch the press conference that revealed the nominees/special honorees, https://www.youtube.com.


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