IRAWMA Awards tonight in Florida
RECORDING artiste Mr Vegas has been nominated in six categories for the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) which takes place today at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Vegas released his double album Sweet Jamaica last year to mark Jamaica's 50th anniversary as an independent country. The album has been nominated for Best Album, while the title track is nominated for Best Song.
Other local nominees are Romain Virgo with two nominations while Half Pint, Richie Stephens, Macka Diamond, and Mutabaruka complete the list.
The show will be hosted by Freddie McGregor and Etana.