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2008 International Soca Awards Announced

June 6, 2008

The 6th Annual International Soca Awards list of nominees and honourees were announced this week. This year, the prestigious event will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Center under the patronage of the Honorable Minister of State for Tourism, Sports and Culture, Senator Richard “Ricky” Skerritt. This affair attracts soca performers, producers, song writers and lovers of the genre from across the globe to pay accolade to those deserving of the honor. Amongst these very talented artiste nominated this year, is one of Barbados’ fastest growing entertainment
websites www.bajanfuhlife.com, nominated in the category of “Favorite Soca Info Website”. Congratulations and best of luck to all the nominees!

CLICK IMAGE TO VOTE FOR BAJANFUHLIFE.COM

Here are the nominees

Best New Female Soca Artist
• SHEKERA
• JULIETTE MILLS
• MARIE ANNE
• KIMBERLY DOPSON
• ZOELAH

Best New Male Soca Artist
• Sizwe C
• KAMAU
• DON TRENT
• PROBLEM CHILD
• SKHI

Female Soca Vocalist of the Year
• GO DOWN BY LIMA CALBIO
• CHEATERS BY MARIE ANNE
• LOVE OF MY LIFE BY NADIA BATSON
• MO WUK BY PATRICE ROBERTS
• GO DOWN LOW BY ZOELAH

Male Soca Vocalist of the Year
• IT FEELS LIKE AM HOME AGAIN BY EDWIN YEARWOOD
• FIRE BY KEVIN LYTTLE
• NEVER LEAVE YA BY KERWIN DU BOIS
• CARNIVAL PLEASE STAY BY SHURWYNE WINCHESTER
• ME & YOU BY DON TRENT

Female Soca Performer of the Year
• NNIKI FRANCIS
• DESTRA
• FAYE-ANN LYONS
• TIZZY
• ZOELAH

Male Soca Performer of the Year
• BUNJI GARLIN
• EDWIN YEARWOOD
• MACHEL MONTANO
• RIKKY T
• LIL RICK

Soca Duo or Group of the Year
• 2NTRIGUE
• 3 CANAL
• 3 SUNS
• LUNI SPARKS & ELECTRIFY

Soca Song Writer of the Year
• KERNEL ROBERTS & MACHEL MONTANO – (UNCONDITIOAL LOVE, BLAZE D TRAIL, MAKE LOVE)
• KERWIN DU BOIS – (BREATHLESS, NEVER LEAVE YA, GYAL FARM)
• NADIA BATSON – (MIND YUH BUSINESS, LOVE OF MY LIFE, CONFUSION)
• FAYE-ANN LYONS – (GET ON, ROAD CALL, WHO STANDING)
• BERBICE – (TRAFFIC, WATER, CARIBBEAN GIRL)

Best Soca Collaboration Grove
• PROBLEM CHILD & JADINE – SECRET AGENT
• KERWIN DU BOIS & SHAL MACHEL – GYAL FARM
• JAMESY P. & CECILLE – DO ME BABY
• MR. VEGAS ft. DESTRA – ON THE FLOOR
• MACHEL MONTANO ft DAVID RUDDER – OIL & MUSIC

Best Soca Collaboration up Tempo
• SHURWAYNE WINCHESTER & JONNY KING – WHOLE DAY
• PATCH & DA MA$TAMIND – DE TAIL GONE
• MACHEL MONTANO & MIGHTY SPARROW – CONGO MAN
• DESTRA & SEAN PAUL – FREE IT UP
• LUNI SPARKS & ELECTRIFY

Over All Female Soca Artist of the Year
• DESTRA
• FAYE-ANN LYONS
• NADIA BATSON
• NNIKI FRANCIS
• ZOELAH

Over All Male Soca Artists of the Year
• KERWIN DU BOIS
• BERBICE
• MACHEL MONTANO
• RIKKY T.
• MR. DALE

International Soca DJ of the year
• BACK TO BASICS
• DJ SPICE
• MISS BOOMARANG
• DR. JAY
• SOCA TWINS

Best Soca Compilation Album/CD of the Year
• DE RED BOYZ PRESENTS – SOCA BONFIRE – VARIOUS
• BEST OF THE BEST – SOCA HITS 08
• SOCA .758.
• SOCA GOLD – VARIOUS ARTISTS 1 2008
• THE REAL DEAL – STRAIGHT FROM BIM

Best Soca Compilation Rhythm
• LEHGO ME RIDDIM
• BANJO RIDDIM
• BARBER SHOP RIDDIM
• GYAL TOUCH RIDDIM
• RESPONSE RIDDIM

Soca Humor of the Year
• PHONE CARD – (REPLY) BY SILVER
• DE TAIL GORN BY PATCH & DA MA$TAMIND
• STRANGE NAME BY BLACKIE
• PHONE CARD BY CRAZY
• RAMCONPONG BY PETER RAM, CONTONE & PONG

Favorite Groove Soca – Female
• GO DOWN LOW BY ZOELAH
• SADDLE BY DESTRA
• MO WUK BY PATRICE ROBERTS
• KICK IT OFF BY TIZZY
• WUKKING UP BY PATRICE ROBERTS

Favorite Groove Soca – Male
• WHINNING SEASON BY MACHEL MONTANO
• OUT ON DE ROAD BY ZAN
• SOKA JUNKIE BY MR. DALE
• NAUGHTY SHAUTY BY SMALL AXE BAND E.K
• PARTY ANIMAL BY PROBLEM CHILD

Favorite up Tempo Soca – Female
• GET ON BY FAYE-ANN LYONS
• LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION BY CLAUDETTE PETERS
• MAS BY NNIKI FRANCIS
• MY POSSE BY NADIA BATSON
• FLY AWAY BY ZOELAH

Favorite up Tempo Soca – Male
• BREATHLESS BY BLACXX
• PRESSURE BOOM BY RICKY T.
• TRAFFIC BY BERBICE
• BOOM BAM BAM BY GRAND MASTER FT. SMILEY
• FIREY BY BUNJI

Soca Artist Album/CD of the year
• WATER BY BERBICE
• UNSTOPPABLE BY CRAZY
• WORK OF ART BY JAMSEY P.
• CARIBBEAN GIRL BY NADIA BATSON
• FLAME ON BY MACHEL MONTANO

Soca Song of the Year
• GET ON BY FAYE-ANN LYONS
• SOKA JUNKIE BY MR. DALE
• PRESSURE BOOM BY RICKY T.
• GYAL FARM BY KERWIN DU BOIS & SHAL MACHEL
• PARTY ANIMAL BY PROBLEM CHILD

Favorite Soca Info Website
www.tropicalfete.com
www.toronto-lime.com
www.bajanfuhlife.com
• www.socaordie.com
www.trinijunglejuice.com

Over All Soca Band of the Year
• RED HOT FLAMES
• EDWIN YEARWOOD & KROSFYAH
• SMALL AXE BAND
• NU VIBES BAND
• MACHEL MONTANO HD

SOCA PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
• RED BOYZ – (BAND ON FIRE, ME & YOU, CHIPPIN’)
• KASEY PILLIPS – (ROBOMAN, MY POSSE, MIND YUH BUSSINESS)
• PARRY JACK – (AH NOT GOING, BASHMENT FREAKS, DO ME BABY)
• NEIL BERNARD – (GET ON, HAVING AH TIME, PELE PELE PA)
• KERWIN DU BOIS – (BREATHLESS, 2 DAYS, GYAL FARM)

Best Soca Music Video
• ROLIN‘- BLAZIN’ D TRAL MEDLEY BY MACHEL MONTANO & PATRICE ROBERTS
• SOKA JUNKIE BY MR. DALE
• DESIRE BY SKHI
• PUMPIN‘ BY PETER RAM
• CAN’T WAIT BY LIL RICK
• PASSA PASSA BY CASEY
• WINE DOWN LOW BY DEVON MATTHEWS
• STRANGE NAME BY BLACKIE
• MONIKA – SOCA ELVIS
• THINK IT OVER -TERRY SEALES

Best Soca Re-Mix Collaboration
• PATRICE ROBERTS ft MACKA DIAMOND – WUKKIN’ UP REMIX
• FARM P ft KERWIN DU BOIS – SEXY CHOCOLATE GIRLS – REMIX
• PETER RAM ft AIDNIA – PUMPIN REMIX
• FARMER NAPPY ft ANHONY B. – CHIPPIN’ REMIX
• RICKY T. ft. MR. VEGAS – PRESSURE BOOM (REMIX)

Best Dj Soca Mix CD of the Year
• 2008 SOCA MIX BY DJ CHOICE-ONE MD
• SOCA FEEIN” 2008 pt2 BY DJ REE
• 2008 XPLOSION MIX 2 BY DJ STEPHEN
• 2008 GROOVY SOCA MIX EXCLUSIVE BY DJ Jester (from X-Caliber International)
• WE GOT THE FLAVOR BY LeXXXus SOUND & CENSORED
• UNITE DE SOCA 2008 MIX Pt 1 BY MISS BOOMARANG
• ADDICTED 2 SOCA BY SOCA TWINS
• DJ MIX BY THREEKS SOUND BERLIN
• 2008 SOCA MIX VOLUME 1 BY DJ SPICE

Over All Soca Chutney Artist of the Year
• HUNTER
• RIKKI JAI
• DE HITMAN
• RAVI B
• RAYMOND RARNAIN

Over All Soca Chutney Band of the Year
• DIL E NADAAN
• GEMINI BAND
• JMC TRIVENI
• KRAMA BAND
• SUPER TONES BAND

Soca Chutney Song of the Year
• FIRE WATER BY DE HITMAN
• INTOXICATED BY RAYMOND RARNAIN
• BRING IT BY HUNTER
• AKLA RUM IS MEH LOVER BY RAVI B
• MONIKA BY SOCA ELVIS

Favorite Soca Online Radio
•WWW.REDHOTFLAMES.COM/RADIO_LINK.HTM
• WWW.THEFRONTLINERADIO.COM
• WWW.RADIOBAJAN.COM
• WWW.SOCA919.COM
• WWW.WACKRADIO901FM.COM

SOCA ROAD MIX OF THE YEAR
• FARMER NAPPY – CHIPPIN’ (ROAD MIX)
• KERWIN DUBIOS & SHAL – GAL FARM (ROAD MIX)
• LEHGO ME RIDDIM – RICKY T – PRESSURE BOOM (ROAD MIX)
• FAYE-ANN LYONS – GET ON (ROAD MIX)
• ROY CAPE ALL STARS FT. BLAXX – BREATHLESS (ROAD MIX)

Best Soca Chutney Collaboration of the year
• HUNTER & BUNJI GARLIN – I WANT MEH Rum (RE MIX
• D HITMAN & BUNJI GARLIN – BRING D RUM
• D’HITMAN & BLAZER DAN – BHANGRA PARTY
• DIL – E – NADAN Ft. BUNJI GARLIN – BAND ON FIRE
• RIKKI JAI & SHAWN NOEL – PAGAL

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