Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The 2013 Reggae/Dancehall review pt 4

The 2013 Reggae/Dancehall review will throughout this month, take you back to the scenes, comments, facts and opinion of those who know, as it relate to the Jamaican Reggae or Dancehall artistes who made 2013.


Awards n Honours

"Smile 4me Jamaica..."
Sean Paul
2013 saw Sean Paul winning the Mobo Award for Best Reggae Act while 
Jimmy Cliff is the proud recipient of the Grammy Awards in the same category.


Life Time Achievement Award for Jimmy Cliff

Jamaica Reggae Industry and Association (JaRIA) bestows the Life Time Achievement Awards to Internationally acclaimed Reggae Icon Jimmy Cliff an their Honour Award ceremony to be held February 23, 2013 at the Emancipation Park in Kingston. Twenty one (21) artistes/musicians/promoter/radio host/groups will be honoured including The Mighty Diamonds, Tony Rebel and Junior Gong Marley read more

Ziggy Marley Won an Emmy Award
Ziggy Marley, four time Grammy Award recipient has added to his collection, an Emmy Award for "I love You Too" from the Disney Channel's animation 3rd and Bird in Los Angeles...read more

National Honours for Reggae Artistes
Sixty (60) year old Reggae Soul singer Beres Hammond  received Jamaica's fourth highest honour, the Order of Jamaica, now, Beresford Hammond, O.J. The late Delroy Wilson received the Order of Distinction O.D. (Commander Class) while Deejay Charlie Chaplin is the proud recipient of the Order of Distinction O.D. (Officer Rank) 
Beres Hammond O.J.
Laza Morgan Musical Ambassador
Youngest member of the Morgan Heritage clan, Laza Morgan is the selected Musical Ambassador for the National Caribbean-American Heritage month. Laza will serve as role model to young Caribbean-American musicians and artistes...read more


Caribbean American Heritage (CARAH) to honour World Famous 
Film maker Dr Guy Harvey
Dr. Guy Harvey, a world famous Jamaican born film-maker, marine wildlife artist and oceanographer will receive the Luminary Award at the 20th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala come November 22, 2013 in Washington DC, USA read more

By: Sophia McKay