Nkulee Dube Tops 2012 IRAWMA nominees
South African Reggae artiste Nkulee Dube, daughter of the late reggae star Lucky Dube, tops the list of nominees in six categories for the 31st International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).
She became the first non-Caribbean entertainer to have been nominated in that many categories. She is selected for: Best Female Vocalist, Best Song, Best Album, Best Video, Best New Entertainer and Most Promising Entertainer.
She is followed by Tarrus Riley and Mavado, each with four nominations. Damian Marley, Third World, Queen Ifrika, Stephen Marley, Fab 5, Ziggy Marley and Machel Montano each picked up three nominations.
Other multiple nominees include: Freddy McGregor, Jimmy Cliff, Laza Morgan, Marcia Griffiths, I-Octane, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Tiana, The Green, Rihanna, Shaggy, Richie Spice, Protoje, Gentleman, Alison Hinds, Calypso Rose and Kes the Band.
Please visit www.irawma.com for the complete list of all the nominees. There you can vote for the winners, purchase tickets, advertise in the awards magazine and/or become a supporting sponsor.
The IRAWMA Awards ceremony and red-carpet arrival showcase will be held on Thursday, July 5, while IFOL will be held on July 4-8, in Washington Park, Chicago.The IRAWMA Awards ceremony and red-carpet arrival showcase will be held on Thursday, July 5, while IFOL will be held on July 4-8, in Washington Park, Chicago.READ MORE ABOUT LUCKY DUBE