Africa’s Dancehall King popularly known as Shatta Wale has won two awards at the just ended International Reggae And World Music Awards (IRAWMA) 2019 held in Jamaica
Shatta Wale won the ‘Best Afrobeat Entertainer’ category, beating contenders like, Akothee from ( Kenya ), Davido ( Nigeria ) Diamond Platinumz ( Tanzania ) , Flavor ( Nigeria ) and Stonebwoy ( Ghana)
He again won the ‘Best Music video’ with his Undefeated ‘Gringo’ tune also defeating Wiz Khalifa, Morgan Heritage, Sean Paul, Samini and others like, DDamian Marley etc.
The awards ceremony was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Pegasus Hotel, 82 Knutsford Blvd, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.
Shatta Wale made the announcement via his social media pages,
The good news is we just won an award last night in jamaica at the 2019 IRAWMA AWARDS .. Infact am speechless but I will have to thank God for this great honor and the shatta movement empire for voting .. Let’s celebrate this award people ..it’s a world wide thing !!!
Thanks to the whole board of IRAWMA,my management team in the US boogie down nima (Hashim) ,my great manager in jamaica @kims_media_house ,my baddest producers @damagemusiq @ygfrecords @shabdonrecords my Gaza family @shawn_storm_official @vybzkartel and all my fans worldwide 🔥🔥🔥
Artiste like, Ghana’s Fancy Gadam won the ‘Most Promising Art of the year’, Spice won ‘Female Dancehall artiste’ of the year whereas, Popcaan picked the OVERALL ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR award, Notnice Records won for themselves the ‘RECORDING PRODUCER of the year’ as well as host of others!