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Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) to Honor 21 music industry players

TWENTY ONE music industry players will be honoured this evening (February 23, 2013) at the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) Honour Awards at Emancipation Park, St Andrew.

Heading the evening's list is two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist/songwriter Jimmy Cliff, who will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Cliff, who starred in the 1962 film The Harder They Come won his second Grammy two weeks ago for the album Rebirth.

Fab Five's guitarist Franklyn 'Frankie' Campbell will be the recipient the Mentorship Award while songbird Cynthia Schloss and producer Joe Gibbs will be honored posthumously.

In true JaRIA tradition, persons who have worked behind the scene will also be recognised.

Engineers Stephen Stewart and Cegrica 'Soljie' Hamilton; producers Bunny Lee and Paul 'Jah Screw' Love; musicians Aston 'Familyman' Barrett and Bobby Ellis; and broadcaster Barrington 'Barry G' Gordon are to be lauded.

Sound systems Mello Canary and Metro Media make this year's list.

Top Male Artiste and the Songwriter awards will be going to Beres Hammond while Top Female Artiste is Queen Ifrica.

The Mighty Diamonds will be the recipient of the Best Duo/Group Vocals award. Third World, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, is set to receive the Best Band honours.

Tony Rebel will be lauded Best Promoter, for his work with Rebel Salute while Song of the Year will be going to Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley's Affairs of the Heart.

Fast riser Chronixx has been named Emerging Artiste of the Year.


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