The 35th edition of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA 2016) has come and gone and as usual, Ghanaian artistes never failed to show they are stars, anytime, anywhere!
Ghana’s Dancehall King, Shatta Wale and his colleague in Dancehall and Reggae Music, Stonebwoy are the two Ghanaian musicians that pocketed prestigious awards at the just concluded International Reggae and World Music Awards held at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Fort Lauderdale/Coral Springs, Florida on Sunday, the 2nd of October, 2016.
Shatta Wale won the the Best African Song award, while Ghana Stonebwoy, won the Most Promising Artiste award. To grab the prestigious international award, Shatta Wale Nigerian artistes Flavor and Wizkid as well as Congolese singers Koffi Olomide and Maitre Gims. Stonebwoy on his own part beat Skip Marley, Alborosie, Franko and Major Myjah to grab his.
Both Shatta and Stonebwoy took to their Facebook pages to announce their achievements and also to express their appreciation to their fans for their support. Posting a photo of his accolade, Shatta Wale wrote:
Stonebwoy also wrote:
Thanks to all who voted! We WON the Most Promising Artiste At the just ended IRAWMA (internationalReggaeAndWorldMusicAwards)
It is worthy to hint that the ‘Go Higher’ hitmaker is currently preparing towards his BhimNation for Peace concert at Saka Saka Park in Ashaiman come October 8, 2016. This event is expected see performances from Sarkodie, Samini, R2bees, VVIP and many more.
The International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)
The International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA) was established in 1982. Its objective is to acknowledge and honor the accomplishments and contributions of reggae and world songwriters, performers, promoters and musicians.