Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy Dancehall stars nominated for 2016 International Reggae And World Music Awards

Ghanaian Dancehall stars, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been nominated for the 2016 edition of International Reggae And World Music Awards

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Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall musicians, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy Burniton, have been nominated for the 2016 edition of the International Reggae And World Music Awards.

Other nominees include Reggae/Dancehall musicians Tarrus Riley, Morgan Heritage, Sean Paul, Skip Marley and Major Lazer.

The award scheme, which seeks to acknowledge and honour the accomplishments and contributions of reggae and world music artistes, including: songwriters, performers, promoters and musicians saw a total of 160 nominations. This is Shatta Wale’s third time at the awards. He was nominated for "Best Music Video" and "Best African Song/Entertainer" category with his hit "Chop Kiss".

Wizkid, Maitre Gims, Koffi Olomide, and Flavour are among other African nominees for the event. They compete for the Best African Song/Entertainer category. Other nominees include Christopher Martin, Nezbeth, Jah Cure, Ziggy Marley, Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Etana, PopCaan, Spice, OMI, Inner Circle, Sly & Robbie, JBeatz, Klass, Daniel Musgrove, Alkaline.

The graceful event which is sponsored by Martin International will come off on Sunday, 2nd October, 2016 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, in Florida beginning with red carpet arrivals and a reception.

Voting ends September 8, 2016.

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