Dancehall Artiste Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have been nominated for the International Reggae and World Music Award. (IRAWAM). The two were nominated alongside Nigeria’s Burna Boy and Patoranking under the Best African Dancehall Entertainer category.
Reggae artist Episode also picked up a nomination from that category. Taking to Instagram to share the news, Shatta Wale wrote: Thank you @irawmaawards 🙏🏽 This year am coming home jamaica jamaica 🇯🇲
The 2019 DJ of the year, DJ Switch was also nominated for the IRAWAM. The 12-year-old picked up a nomination for Best Young Entertainer category alongside 7-year-old Ngozi Wright from Jamaica, 16-year-old musician Wayne J from Jamaica, 13-year-old Zimbabwean Dancehall act Vybz T and Mesa Khonesa.