Canadian talent Tony Anthony, took home three awards at this year’s Reggae Music Achievements Awards (RMAA) in Toronto Canada. Anthony won awards for Best Album (Million Chance), Best Male Vocalist and Songwriter of the Year.
Other big winners includes Vybz Kartel, who won International Deejay of the Year, I-Octane won International Artiste of the Year — Male, and Queen Ifrica snagged International Artiste of the year — Female.
This year’s staging at the Jamaican Canadian Centre saw strong performances from headliners George Nooks, Gramps Morgan, Thriller U, Tony Anthony and Exco Levi.
See full list of winnders below.
Lifetime Achievement Award — Jay Douglas
Community Recognition — Jamaica Canadian Association (JCA)
Concert Promoter — Montreal Reggae Festival
Dennis Brown Award — The REDEMPTION Team
Artiste of the Year — Exco Levi
Producer of the Year — D-Maestro
Band of the Year — EOP
Best Album — Tony Anthony (Million Chance)
Best Male Vocalist — Tony Anthony
Best Female Vocalist — Ammoye
Best Male Deejay — Eyesus
Best Female Deejay — Nadera
Songwriter of the Year — Tony Anthony
Most Promising Artiste — Empress Minott
Event Promoter — Nitro Promotions
Best Gospel Artiste — Echoes of Praise
Best Reggae Dub Poet — Peculiar I
Best Reggae Single — Blessed/ Citizen Sound – Reggae is her name
International Artiste of the year (Female) — Queen Ifrica
International Artiste of the year (Male) — I-Octane
Radio DJ of the Year — Dermott Williams (Toronto)
Outstanding contribution to the Reggae Music Industry in Canada — Colin Levy
Special Media Award — Anthony Turner
International DJ of the Year — Vybz Kartel
International Radio DJ — Big A (Irie FM)
Record Breaker Award — Denroy Morgan
Outstanding Contribution to Reggae Music spanning 3 decades — Thriller U
Outstanding Contribution to Reggae Music spanning 4 decades — George Nooks