Busy Signal Adjudged ‘Dancehall Artist of The Decade’ At IRAWMA 2020

Jamaican dancehall reggae artist  Reanno Devon Gordon, better known by his stage name Busy Signal has a big achievement to be proud of.

The multi-award winner and hitmaker has been adjudged the  Dancehall Artiste of the Decade.

This was announced at the 38th  International Reggae and World Music Awards – IRAWMA 2020. His recognition was a part of special honours on the night of the awards.

Below is the full list of winners.

Emperor of Reggae & World Music- Hon Bob Marley Award for Entertainer of the Year – POPCAAN

Peter Tosh Award for Recording Artist of the Year – VYBZ KARTEL

Jacob Miller Award for Best Male Vocalist- CHRONIXX

Best Female Vocalist- KOFFEE

Best Song- “TOAST” – KOFFEE

International Reggae And World Music Awards – IRAWMA 2020 Full List Of Winners

Best Album/CD- “RAPTURE” – KOFFEE FT. GOVANA

Best Crossover Song – “BOASTY” – WILEY, SEAN PAUL AND ANITTA, FEATURING TAINY

Best Gospel Song- “NO WEAPON” – JERMAINE EDWARDS

Best Male DJ/Rapper- VYBZ KARTEL

Best Female DJ/Rapper- SPICE

Best New Entertainer- CHRONIC LAW

Best Calypso/Soca Entertainer- MACHEL MANTANO

Best Dancehall Stagecraft Entertainer- BUJU BANTON

Best Latin – Reggae Flavor Entertainer- BAD BUNNY

Best African Reggae/Dancehall Entertainer STONEBWOY

Best Afrobeat Entertainer- FANCY GADAM

Best Soukous Entertainer- AWILO LONGOMBA

Best R & B/Hip Hop Collab. Reggae Song- “HOLY MOUNTAIN” – DJ KHALED, FEATURING BUJU BANTON, SIZZLA, MAVADO, 070 SHAKE

Best Reggae Rock Entertainer- THE MOVEMENT

Best Young Entertainer (18 years and under). DJ SWITCH

Best Music Video- TOAST” – KOFFEE

Mutabaruka Award for – Best Poet/Spoken Word Entertainer – RAS TAKURA

Most Cultural/Educational Entertainer- BUJU BANTON

Most Outstanding Show Band/Group- BUJU BANTON TIL SILOAH BAND

Most Consistent Entertainer FREDDY MCGREGOR

Most Promising Entertainer- ORISHA SOUND

Best Instrumentalist–sponsored – JOSEPH SAX

Best Sound System/DJ – STONE LOVE

Concert of the Year- LONG WALK TO FREEDOM BUJU BANTON

Most Outstanding Dance Group- DING DONG & THE RAVERS CLAVERS

Best Haitian Artist/Group- KLASS

Best Caribbean Entertainer- BEENIE MAN AND BUJU BANTON (TIE)

Record Producer of the Year- DAMAIN MARLEY

Comedian of the Year- Chris Johnny Daley

Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award- BUJU BANTON

SPECIAL HONOURS

Martin’s International/IRAWMA Award of Honor

John Swaby – (Over 40 years)

Mike Tomlinson (Veteran Producer) and Lois Grant

Roga Roga & Extra Musica – Congo

Elise Kelly – IRIE FM Media

Java Immanuel-I – Publisher- Reggae Yearly Calendar- Media

Inductee (s) IRAWMA Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

Dennis Alcapone

Keith Foote – Little Pub- Ocho Rios

Lorna Bennett –

Johnny Osbourne

Sanchez

Special: Icon Entertainer (s) 

Derrick Morgan – Icon of Ska/Rocksteady/Reggae

Stranger Cole – Icon of Ska

Sizzla – Icon of Culture

Ken Boothe – Icon of Rocksteady

Buju Banton – Icon of Dancehall

Bongo Herman – Master Drummer/Percussionist Icon

Special Honor for Most Outstanding Reggae Celebration at Sea – Damian Marley -Jamrock Reggae Cruise

Special Honor: Dancehall Artiste of the Decade- 2010 to 2020 – Busy Signal

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