Clarendon, Jamaica – January 8, 2011 – Clarendon rolls out the red carpet on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 5pm. at the Quarry, Bustamante High Way May Pen, Clarendon to honor reggae veteran Derrick Morgan at the First Annual Clarendon Music Awards, This historic and highly anticipated event features award presentations live performances, a VIP reception and dinner.
The First Annual Clarendon Music Awards will be a star-studded event and the largest event of its kind to recognize and honour Clarendon musicians and its entertainment industry. Clarendon has produced over years countless musical talents such as world famous Clarendonions, Millie Small, Barrington Levy, Toots Hibbert, Derrick Morgan, Freddie McGregor, Coco Tea, Liz Mitchell , Glen Washington, Denroy Morgan, Carlene Davis and I Octane to name a few. Some of these Individuals will be presented this year with special awards for their outstanding career and achievement.
The First Annual Clarendon Music Awards Chairman & Founder David Anderson of Temperature’s Entertainment Limited whose successful Trademark show, “The High School Link-Up Showcase” that links past students from all high schools in Jamaica, said “ this event will features the biggest names in the entertainment industry as well as emerging local talent from in and around Clarendon. The Clarendon Music Awards will Provides an avenue for good clean fun and create an opportunity to bring friends and family together while allowing for stress relief. This event will also create short and long term employment for community members and create new revenue for small businesses in Clarendon”.
The Winners will be selected from 46 categories and thousands of music fans have been texting vote for their favorite nominees from Clarendon. The Clarendon Music awards are about economic and cultural development of our community therefore, part of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Clarendon Street People Association-CLASP and the Pediatric Ward at the May Pen Hospital, in Clarendon.