This year’s Jamaica Youth View Awards saw many big winners and many looser.
Some of the biggest names in the Jamaican entertainment industry gathered at the National Indoor Sports Complex in Kingston on Saturday night for the awards show.
But it was dancehall star Konshens who took home the most awards.
Konshens took home the award for Favourite Local Artiste Male, beating out stiff competition from the likes of Vybz Kartel and Tommy Lee. Female dancehall star Tifa also won that award for the female category.
Konshens also took home the award for Favourite Collaboration for his single Siddung featuring Darrio.
Despite being behind bars for over a year now, Vybz Kartel won the night’s biggest award, the Male Artiste of the Year.
Jamaican media personality and close friend of Vybz Kartel, Amelia ‘Milk’ Sewell accepted the award for the incarcerated dancehall star.
Among the top winners also include I-Octane, Tommy Lee, Sean Paul and more.
Voicemail and Cherine Anderson brought some much needed entertainment to the event. While Reggae legend Bob Marley received an heart felt tribute at the awards.
See List of winners below.
Favourite Local Artiste Male – Konshens
Favourite Local Artiste Female – Tifa
Male Artiste of the Year – Vybz Kartel
Favourite Collaboration – Konshens & Darrio “Siddung”
Best Male Dancer – Randy Rich
Selector of the Year – ZJ Liquid
Best Gospel Artiste – DJ Nicholas (fourth straight win)
Sound System of the Year – Coppershot
Favourite Media Personality – ZJ Bambino
Producer of the Year – UIM Records
Favourite Entertainment Show – Intense
Best Video Director – RD Studios
Male Fashion Icon – Dexter Pottinger
Favourite Summer Song – When We Party (Popcaan)
Favourite Music Video – Jump (RDX)
Hot, Young and Hype – Tifa
Female Fashion Icon – Tifa
Best Cultural Artiste – I-Octane
Celebrity Role Model – I-Octane
Chart-topping Song of the Year – Tommy Lee “Psycho”
Favourite Local International Artiste – Sean Paul
Breakout Celebrity of the Year – Warren Weir
Favourite Female Dancer – Mystic Davis