Damian Marley, Mr. Vegas and Tarrus Riley cop multiple awards at IRAWMA 2013

by DHRW
(Jamaica)


Damian Marley won two awards, including the Bob Marley Entertainer of the Year award at the 2013 edition of IRAWMA, held on May 3, 2013.




Accomplished Reggae/Dancehall acts, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, Mr. Vegas and Tarrus Riley are celebrating triumphs achieved at this year’s International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) after each winning two honors during the show.

The event, which took place at the Coral Spring Centre for the Arts in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night was highlighted by the three men, who were the only Jamaican acts to take home multiple awards on the night. Marley took home Entertainer of the Year and Best Crossover Song for his chart-topping collaboration with Skrillex (Bun Dem). Riley copped the awards for Best Male Vocalist and Most Cultural/Educational Entertainer while Mr. Vegas won Best Song for Sweet Jamaica and Best Music Video for Bruk It Down.

Lady Saw and Etana were the biggest winners of the night amongst females as they won awards for Best Female Deejay/Rapper and Best Female Vocalist respectively. Romain Virgo was honored for his breakout year in 2012 with the Most Promising Entertainer award while Konshens also has his remarkable year consolidated with the Best Male Deejay/Rapper award.

Other notable winners included Stephen ‘Di Genius’ McGregor for Producer of the Year, Dean Fraser for Best Instrumentals, Mutaburuka for Best Poet/Spoken Words and Third World for Best Caribbean Entertainers. Below are the rest of Jamaican winners at IRAWMA 2013.

· Most Outstanding Show Band/Group – Morgan Heritage

· Best Album – Jimmy Cliff (Rebirth)

· Most Consistent Entertainer – Freddie McGregor

· Concert of The Year – Reggae Sumfest

· Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award – Capleton

· Royal Ambassador of Reggae World Music – The Marley Family

· Special Honors – Donovan Germain (Penthouse Records CEO)

· Lifetime Achievement Awards/Hall of Fame – Black Uhuru (first Reggae Grammy winners), Inner Circle, Lloyd ‘Joe Frazier’ Campbell and the Hon. Edward Seaga.

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