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The stage for the 16th Latin GRAMMY AwardsTM will feature and international presenter lineup and talented musicians, including memorable collaborations. Presenters for the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards — which include current Latin GRAMMY® nominees, previous winners and celebrities from film, radio and TV — are: Mexican actor Diego Boneta; Latin GRAMMY winner Miguel Bosé; current nominees René Camacho, Pedro Capó and Aída Cuevas; singer Leslie Grace; Latin GRAMMY-winning Mexican pop duo Jesse & Joy; current nominees Kaay; singer and current nominee Víctor Manuelle; Academy Award®, Emmy®, Tony, and GRAMMYRead More
Gyptian (Jamaica), Benjai (Trinidad), Chronixx (Jamaica), Destra (Trinidad), Farmer Nappy (Trinidad), Charles Jahfaa (Haiti) and Etana (Jamaican) are all nominated of the 2015 Best International Act – Caribbean. It’s a very tight race as these top 7 artist have all made major impact over the past year. While they are credited for their talent, an online voting period with social media hashtag #BlackCanadianAwards to help seal their fate ends this Friday June 5th. Best Caribbean Style Act, another category but focused on Canadian artists at the awards celebrates some ofRead More

Posted On February 2, 2015By altonIn News

Steele nominated for 2015 Canadian Juno Awards

Steele nominated for 2015 Canadian Juno Awards Reggae artiste Steele has been nominated in the Best Reggae Recording category for the 2015 Canadian JUNO awards for his single Hold On Till I Die. Commenting on his song making the cut Steele expressed gratitude for being recognized by his peers for the work he has been doing. “The JUNO is the most recognized music award in Canada so that’s huge. While it’s quite humbling to receive this, it’s also very important for me to remain grounded and focused, always remembering thatRead More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization Releases 2014 Nominees ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Jersey. The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey, the nominees for the 2014 SUNSHINE Awards. The 26th Annual SUNSHINE Awards Program is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, at the AXA Equitable Center, 787 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The black tie event will begin at 6:00pm with a cocktail reception followed by the presentation of awards at 8:00pm. Live performances from Africa, the Caribbean, Central America and South America will punctuate the presentation of awards. World renowned legendsRead More
CTO FOUNDATION OFFERS $45,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS FOR 2014 ~ A dozen Caribbean nationals to receive financial support to pursue further education in tourism-related disciplines ~ (BRIDGETOWN, Barbados) –A dozen Caribbean nationals have been awarded scholarships and grants to the tune of US$45,000 to pursue studies in hospitality, tourism and language training. Over eighty applications were received by the CTO Foundation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s scholarship programme, and following a thorough analysis of the applications, six scholarships and six grants were awarded. “All of these individuals who demonstrated highRead More
NY – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) recognized travel journalists for their outstanding coverage of the region at the CTO Travel Media Awards Luncheon during Caribbean Week in New York. The luncheon, held at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel on Thursday 5 June, was co-sponsored by Jamaica and was attended by several Caribbean tourism ministers, directors and dignitaries, as well as industry executives and other well regarded journalists. The CTO’s secretary general, Hugh Riley, who presented the awards to well-deserving travel journalists, acknowledged the important role that the media playRead More

Posted On October 31, 2013By altonIn Competitions, News, Program Related

The SUNSHINE Awards

New Jersey – The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey the nominees for the 2013 SUNSHINE Awards Program scheduled for Saturday November 2, 2013 in New York City. The SUNSHINE Awards Program was founded 25 years ago to recognize and honor talented exponents of the performing arts, sports and education of the various Caribbean countries. Over the years, the canopy of the program was extended to include South America, Central America and Africa. A special feature of the program is the SUNSHINE Awards Hall of Fame. On SaturdayRead More
Toronto, Canada – Rising Reggae and Dancehall group Don Dem has been nominated for Dancehall Artist Of The Year, Video Of The Year for Blind To Them, Best Collaboration for How Dem A Live featuring Ras Demo and and a nod to Don Dem’s member “Bob da Builda” nominated for Fashionable Male Of The Year at the Slash Multi Media Awards in Toronto, Canada. The multi talented group of the 5 members group of Durri “The Scientist” Brown, Kez Ferguson, Kirk “Diamond” Douglas, Chaunard “Bob da Builda” Brown and OlafRead More

Posted On September 19, 2013By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

SUNSHINE Awards

New Jersey, September 15, 2013. The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey that it will celebrate the 25th Annual SUNSHINE Awards with two milestone events. The first will be the SUNSHINE Awards Ball, a black tie event scheduled for Saturday October 12, 2013 at the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort in Tobago, and the second will be the SUNSHINE Awards Program on November 2, 2013 in New York City. This year, the nominees for the SUNSHINE Awards Hall of Fame will be inducted in Tobago by the Co-founder ofRead More
New Jersey, September 15, 2013. The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey that it will celebrate the 25th Annual SUNSHINE Awards with two milestone events. The first will be the SUNSHINE Awards Ball, a black tie event scheduled for Saturday October 12, 2013 at the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort in Tobago, and the second will be the SUNSHINE Awards Program on November 2, 2013 in New York City. This year, the nominees for the SUNSHINE Awards Hall of Fame will be inducted in Tobago by the Co-founder ofRead More