41st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL REGGAE & WORLD MUSIC AWARDS (IRAWMA), MARCH 22, 2024
LAUDERHILL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (LPAC)
3800 NW 11th Place, LAUDERHILL, FL. 33311
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NOMINEES MUST FIRST BE SELECTED BY THE REGGAE & WORLD MUSIC INDUSTRY EXPERTS, BEFORE THE PUBLIC/FANS CAN VOTE TO SELECT THE WINNERS.
The 41st Anniversary of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA), dedicated to Health Awareness with the theme “Reggae Rise” takes place at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, Fort Lauderdale on Friday, March 22nd, 2024.
Entertainment media, world music influencers and experts in the entertainment industry (i.e., Artists, producers, promoters, songwriters, record labels, media/bloggers, managers, agents, and engineers, etc.) will start the nominations on November 29, 2023, and end January 23rd, 2024. The public/fans voting to select the winners will commence January 25th, 2024, and end midnight, March 5th, 2024.
CATEGORIES/CRITERIA: The Nominators’ decision should be based on materials/songs released no earlier than January 01, 2023, and no later than December 31, 2023. Please take into consideration the social relevance of materials, originality, sales, local/national/international performances, quality of performances and stage appearances, etc.
Enter your 1st and 2nd choices per category. Skip the categories that you are not familiar with or up to date on. Submit @ www.irawma.com for your nomination to be counted. NOTE: Any duplicated nomination will be automatically detected and deleted, along with the original. Nominations may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to IRAWMA, c/o Martin’s International, 1325 South Wabash # 307, Chicago, IL 60605, USA. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON WILL BE ACCEPTED. Deadline January 23, 2024!
START YOUR NOMINATIONS NOW!
IRAWMA BEST SONG CONTEST FOR -2024- SUBMISSION LAUCHES OCTOBER 25TH. The song should be about IRAWMA aid to reggae/world music over the Years. Submit via email to email@example.com, a clean two-minute song via mp4 between now and January 25, 2024. The contestants’ first round will be selected by subscribers to the IRAWMA channel, www.YouTube.com/irawma, based on their total likes and comments. On the night of the Awards the top three contestants’ videos will be voted on by the onsite judges to select the winner.
**.Special: Philanthropist Award
**.Special: Martin’s International - IRAWMA Award of Honor
**.Special: Hall of Fame Inductee/Lifetime Award
**.Special: Florida Regional Act - Special Honor
With your full support we are hoping to return the 2024 IRAWMA post broadcast to NBC TV, and/or other network or other major national cable TV. Our last broadcast on NBC TV following Saturday night Live was in 2019 prior to the pandemic. During the pandemic and last year, the IRAWMA was broadcasted nationally, on Onstage TV, TVJ, other national TV stations and globally via social media, that includes our own, YouTube.com/IRAWMA, which you are invited to subscribe to now, and to like us on Facebook @irawma, Instagram/Twitter @irawmaawards. IRIE FM and other stations broadcasted the IRAWMAs. Click the following links to watch the last 4 Awards celebrations 2019 to 2023, 40th https://youtu.be/UdsFgQyRBzo, 39th IRAWMA https://youtu.be/5s87KSPDjwY, 38th IRAWMA https://youtu.be/mhYVLP3l8n0, and the 37th IRAWMA before the Pandemic https://youtu.be/tjQvp55DrEI,
and a flashback to one of the several IRAWMAs, the 27th hosting at the Apollo Theater in New York, https://youtu.be/pWZBu4xtLkk.