Despite the torrential rains of Hurricane Matthew lashing segments of the Caribbean and threatening the United States that still was not enough to stop the 2016 installment of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) which unraveled on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Established in 1982 and now in its 35th staging the award show is geared towards acknowledging and honouring the accomplishments of stalwarts in the Dancehall, Reggae and World music genres across the globe.   Staged at the Coral Spring Centre for the ArtsRead More
With only 3 weeks left until the longest running award ceremony for Reggae & World music takes place, ‘Martins International’ announces this year’s performers for the 2016 IRAWMA Awards. On October 2, inside the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, attendees can expect a diverse mix of artists that will grace the stage. This year’s performers are Tarrus Riley- Dean Fraser & The Black Soil Band (Jamaica), Spice (Jamaican Dancehall) Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage (Jamaica), Nesbeth (Jamaica), Shatta Wale (Africa), Stonebwoy (Africa), The Cables (Jamaica), Don Andre (Jamaica), X-TassyRead More
January 31st, 2013 is the deadline for nominations from experts (i.e. entertainers, radio djs and other entertainment media reps, promoters, producers, booking agents, club operators, bloggers, record labels and others in the music industry) to select the best in various categories of reggae and world music for the 32nd Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). Music Industry Experts Submit Your Nominations Today! Experts are asked to make their decision based on materials/songs released between December 2011 and November 2012. They must also take into consideration the social relevanceRead More

Posted On November 20, 2012By altonIn News

IRAWMA 2013 Promo Drive on!

Ephraim Martin last week and this week went on a whirlwind promo drive for the 32nd International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) coming may 4th, 2013 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, in South Florida. The drive kicked off at the Florida Jerk Festival on Sunday, with the distribution of thousands of flyers, stage announcements, and several television and radio promotions. Followed by in-stores, media and other promotions in various cities, townships and suburban areas in South Florida. Ephraim Martin at Obama Election Night Victory Rally ChicagoRead More