The 30th Anniversary of the International Reggae & World Music Awards | May 28th, 2011

MARCH 16, 2011 – 1:15 PM (Eastern Time)

Trinidad/Chicago/New York/London: March 14, 2011 – Live from the house of Angostura, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on Wednesday, March 16th at 1:15pm (Eastern Time), the 2010 nominees for the special 30th
International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) Anniversary will
officially be revealed worldwide on television and radio stations. Also,
internet, social networks, mobile-phones and other broadcast media will
release the 30
IRAWMA nominees and special awardees. The official media for you to
tune in will be released later. Immediately after the announcement,
music fans and the general public can visit to vote for their best of the year 2010. Voting can also be done by mailing in the ballot or by voting via text.
Hundreds of music experts participated in the nomination selection process, which closed on January 31st
Music experts (entertainers, media representatives, producers,
promoters and record label representatives) from around the world
submitted nominations for the best of 2010, based on the criteria that
were given.  In the early afternoon on Wednesday, March 16th at 1:15pm
live from Trinidad and Tobago, Reggae and World Music fans worldwide
can watch, view and listen to the announcement live via radio,
television, internet and cell phone, etc.
The Awards weekend celebration begins Thursday, May 26th and continues through Monday, May 30th, 2011. The historic 30th
IRAWMA Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 28, at the
National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain, Trinidad
and the concert “Reggae Meets Chutney/Soca” celebrating the winners
will be held on Sunday May 29.
Fans worldwide will be the
first to watch and listen to the IRAWMA nominee announcements via TV,
radio, internet or cell phone.  Music fans can then visit to cast their vote for their favorite nominee(s).  Let the voting begin! We invite you to visit for more information on this historic event.

For more information, please contact IRAWMA at 312-427-0266 or by e-mail to [email protected].


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