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Published:January 16th, 2009 19:49 EST
Sophia Brown Nominated for Best New Artist

Sophia Brown Nominated for Best New Artist

By SOP newswire2

CATEGORIES // NOMINEES & HONOUREES

EME AWARDS 2009


(For recordings between Oct. 01, 2007 " Sept. 30, 2008)


Note ".. more or less than five (5) nominations in a category is the result of ties


CATEGORIES NOMINEES


  1. DJ OF THE YEAR (MALE)

(for a solo vocal performance)

VYBZ KARTEL

BEENIEMAN

ELEPHANT MAN

BUSY SIGNAL

ASSASSIN

BUJU BANTON


  1. DJ OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

(for a solo vocal performance)

MACKA DIAMOND

STACIOUS

TIFA

LADY SAW

SPICE

TIMBERLEE


  1. VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (MALE)

(for a solo vocal performance)

BERES HAMMOND

COCO TEA

TERRY LINEN

TARRUS RILEY

RICHIE SPICE

GEORGE NOOKS

COURTNEY JOHN



  1. VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

(for a solo vocal performance)

ETANA

JODY-ANN PANTRY

TESSANNE CHIN

CHERINE ANDERSON

BARBEE

MISS TRINITI


  1. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (DANCE HALL)

(overall best charting record producer in this category in the eligibility year)

S & A LOCKE TRUCK BACK

STEPHEN MCGREGOR BIG SHIP

D. & C. HARRINSINGH, C. MARSH DASECA

LINTON "TJ` WHITE TJ RECORDS

SEAN SEANIZZLE` REID SEANIZZLE

DONOVAN BENNETT DON CORLEON

TREVOR "Baby G` JAMES BABY G

LLOYD JAMES Jnr JAM II



  1. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)

(overall best charting record producer in this category in the eligibility year)


KEMAR`DJ Flava` Mc GREGOR " NO DOUBT REC

DELMAR "Della` DRUMMOND " DANGER ZONE

DAMION ALLEN " UPLIFTING MUSIC INT`L.

DONOVAN BENNETT " DON CORLEON LABEL

KURT RILEY - AMG RECORDS

LLOYD AND MICHELLE CAMPBELL " JOE FRASER




  1. BEST NEW ARTIST (MALE)

(award to an artist whose release(s) during the eligibility year establishes his public identity)


BLACK RYNO

KONSHENS

BRAGGA

DEVA BRAT

CHARLY BLACK

LADEN

D - MAJOR


  1. BEST NEW ARTIST (FEMALE)

(award to an artist whose release(s) during the eligibility year establishes his public identity)

STACIOUS

TIFA

ALIBRA

SOPHIA BROWN

KK ALESE

PAMPUTAE

NATALEE STORM


  1. DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

(for vocal performance(s) by established duos or groups)


MONSTER EMPIRE

RDX

LUST

MORGAN HERITAGE

ANDREW & WADA BLOOD

BLACK JUDAH

VOICEMAIL




10) BIGGEST COMEBACK ARTIST

(award to an artist whose release(s) in the eligilibility year marked his/her "return` to the charts after a long break)

HOPETON LINDO

LEROY SMART

MYKAL ROSE

HARRY TODDLER

COURTNEY MELODY

JIMMY RILEY

  1. SONG OF THE YEAR (DANCE HALL)

(award to the artist and producer who score the biggest charting song in this category during the eligibility year)

ON THE ROCK

GULLY CREEPA

THE MISSION

GIMMI LIKKLE

WINE GYAL

I`M SO SPECIAL

TRAILER LOAD OF MONEY

WINNER


  1. SONG OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)

(award to the artist and producer who score the biggest charting song in this category during the eligibility year)

JUST AS I AM

MOOD FOR LOVE

DI PLANE LAND

DIFFERENT PAGE

NOTHING TO SMILE BOUT

BARAK OBAMA

WARRIOR LOVE





  1. ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(award to artist(s) and producer(s) if different from artist(s))


MISSION IN PROGRESS " MORGAN HERITAGE

THE STRONG ONE " ETANA

INTOXICATION " SHAGGY

LET`S GET PHYSICAL " ELEPHANT MAN

DIAMOND SERIES "GOLD` " GEORGE NOOKS

LOADED " BUSY SIGNAL

  1. RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(award to the artist with the most charting hits in the eligibility year)


VYBZ KARTEL

MAVADO

BEENIE MAN

ELEPHANT MAN

ETANA

ASSASSIN

SERANI


  1. CULTURAL /POSITIVE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(award to artist with the best cultural/positive recording(s) in the eligibility year)

TARRUS RILEY

QUEEN IFRICA

RICHIE SPICE

MORGAN HERITAGE

I " OCTANE

KONSHENS

ETANA




  1. BREAKTHRU ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(award to artist whose work attracted local and international attention, and who is getting the attention of a record label ".or one who started work on, or released an album on said label)


ERUP

I " OCTANE

SHANE-O

PATRIOT

FLIPPA MAFIA

SERANI

D`ANGEL

  1. SONG WRITER/ LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

(award to artist whose writing skills on all charting songs were of a consistently high standard )


VYBZ KARTEL

BUJU BANTON

BUSY SIGNAL

FLIPPA MAFIA

MAVADO

BUGLE

KONSHENS


  1. SINGJAY OF THE YEAR (MALE)

(award to the artist with the best overall chart success in this category in the eligilibility year)

MAVADO

MR VEGAS

SERANI

BUGLE

DEMARCO

I - OCTANE

  1. SINGJAY OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

(award to the artist with the best overall chart success in this category in the eligibility year)


CECILE

D`ANGEL

QUEEN IFRICA

MBC

NATALEE STORM


  1. COLLABO OF THE YEAR (DANCE HALL)

(for a collaborative vocal performance by artists who do not normally perform together)


THE MISSION " DAMIAN & STEPHEN MARLEY

BURNIN, BURNIN " MISS TRINITI & BEENIE MAN

SHAKE THAT BODY " PI FEAT. ELEPHANT MAN

DOH " SERANI & BUGLE

REAL JAMAICANS-MYKAL ROSE & BUSY SIGNAL


  1. COLLABO OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)

(for a collaborative vocal performance by artists who do not normally perform together)

BED OF ROSES = NODDY & JODI-ANN

PAIN " CAPLETON/BOBO ZARRO/CONTRACTOR

MERCY PLEASE " BLACK JUDAH & WARRIOR KING

WANT TEK LIFE " JNR. REID/ANDREW & WADA BLOOD

PULL UP SELECTA " TARRUS & JIMMY RILEY








  1. RHYTHM OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)

(award to the producer)


RUB-A-DUB

JOURNEY

CHI CHI BUD

GOLDEN GATE

CHEMISTRY

SECRETS


  1. RHYTHM OF THE YEAR (DANCE HALL)

(award to the producer)


UNFINISHED BIZNIZ

LOOK GAL

CHINEY " K

MISSION

SHOOT OUT

WORK OUT

GEAR BOX

  1. INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS OF REGGAE

( Int`l. Super Stars will each receive these Awards for their continued support of Reggae) ".


MISSY ELLIOTT

JASMIN SULLIVAN

JOHN LEGEND







  1. REGGAE // DANCE HALL COMPILATION OF THE YEAR " VARIOUS ARTISTES

(award to the distributor // licensor)

REGGAE GOLD 2008

THE ULTIMATE REGGAE/DANCEHALL X-PERIENCE

JAMROCK CLASSICS

RIDDIM RULER " DROP IT

GREATEST REGGAE ONE DROP ANTHEMS (2008)



  1. MOST IMPROVED ARTIST

(award to artist whose career improves dramatically in all areas over the eligilibility year)


D`ANGEL

I-OCTANE

ANDREW & WADA BLOOD

NODDY VIRTUE

CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
BUGLE

FLIPPA MAFIA


27) GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

(award to artist adjudged the most popular in this category in the eligibility year)

GODDY GODDY

PRODIGAL SON

DJ NICHOLAS

OMARI

JUDITH GAYLE

MOSES

RYAN MARK







  1. VIDEO OF THE YEAR (REGGAE)


  1. VIDEO OF THE YEAR (DANCEHALL)


  1. PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR


  1. BEST DRESSED ARTIST


  1. SHOW OF THE YEAR


  1. ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR AWARDEES:

SONIA POTTINGER

FREDDIE McGREGOR

LLOYD "King Jammy` JAMES


  1. DANCHALL TENDSETTER OF THE YEAR


  1. BEST ORIGINAL DANCE SONG/ MOVE OF THE YEAR