February 23, 2009
Hype red carpet awards Thursday
Following the intensive voting the winners in the Hype TV Awards will be announced at a gala red carpet affair which will take takes on Thursday, February 26 starting at 8:00 pm on the grounds of Hype TV, Seymour Avenue in Kingston.
Among the artistes confirmed to perform are Ce’cile, Barbee, Stevie Face, Tony Rebel Tarrus Riley, Queen Ifrica, Vybz Kartel, Spice, D’Angel, Pprodigal Son, Teena Tamara, Omari, Chino, Laden, Black Ryno, dancers Mystic, Global Bob, Ravers Clavers and the UWI Dance Society.
Among the categories are: Female Singer of the Year which will see Etana, Alaine, Ce’Cile and Ms Triniti vying for the top prize. Group of the Year will be fiercely contested as big names, such as LUST, Morgan Heritage, Damian & Stephen Marley and RDX are in the runnings. Other caterories include Song of the Year, Producer of the Year, New Artiste, Music Video Editor and Music Video Director.
Sponsors for the awards are Supreme Ventures, Mizchif Clothing Co, Caribbean Producers, Pepsi Cola Jamaica, Main Events, Reggae Max, Prendys, Red Bull, Wray And Nephew, Kingston Hireage, Chat!, Jahmento Production, one876entertainment and dancehallreggaeweseh.com .