Monday, January 28, 2008

Winners of 2008 BMA's

Local rap, pop, soca and reggae artistes were feted last night at the 2008 Barbados Music Awards at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium.

The big winner of the night big surprise...Rihanna, who copped seven awards, including People's Choice Entertainer of the Year. Below is a complete list of the winners, courtesy of the site Boyce Voice.

Best Ragga- Soca Single- Male-
Mr. Dale- Soca Junkie

Best Ragga-Soca Single Female
Kimberley Inniss & Keann- Sweat

Best Soca Single
L’il Rick- Caan Wait

Best Social Commentary
Blood- Calypso Owes You Nothing
Red Plastic Bag- Bajans Can’t See

Best Soca Album (Solo, Duo or Group)
Krosfyah- Fire Proof

Best Reggae Single
David Kirton- Green Camouflage

Best Soca Compilation
Red Boyz- Soca Bonfire

Best Non- Soca Compilation
Hit Island Vol. 1

Reggae Artiste of the Year
David Kirton

Best Rock / Alternative Artist
Phillip 7

Best Jazz Album
Arturo Tappin

Best Jazz Artiste
Arturo Tappin

Gospel Artiste

Rap / Hip-Hop Artiste
Ruby Tech

Best Rap / Hip-Hop Single
Ruby Tech & Damian Marvay- Reasons

Pop / R&B Artiste of the Year

Best Pop / R&B Single
Rihanna- Don’t Stop The Music

Best Soca Collaboration
Kimberley Inniss & Keann- Sweat

Best Non- Soca Collaboration
Ruby Tech. & Damian Marvay- Reasons

Band of the Year

Producer of the Year
Red Boyz

Instrumentallist of the Year
Arturo Tappin

BMA Media Award- Print / Internet
Andrea King- Nation Newspaper

BMA Media Award- Radio / Television

Best New Artiste

Best Music Video- Male
David Kirton- Green Camouflage

Best Music Video- Female
Rihanna- Shut Up And Drive

Songwriter of the Year
Dale “Mr. Dale” Rudder

Deepu Panjwani

Song of the Year
Rihanna- Umbrella

Album of the Year
Rihanna- Good Girl Gone Bad

Entertainer of the Year – Female

Entertainer of the Year- Male
L’il Rick

People’s Choice DJ Award
Jon Doe

People’s Choice Entertainer of the Year

Congrats to all the winners.

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