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IRIE FM to confer Lifetime Achievement Award to Bunny Wailer

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The highly anticipated second staging of IRIE FM’S Lifetime Achievement Awards will be held on February 11, 2018 at the Bournemouth Beach Park Complex in East Kingston.

The announcement was made by IRIE FM’s Programmes Manager Ka'Bu Ma'at Kheru who informed the stations listeners that Grove Broadcasting Co. IRIE FM, will  confer its second annual Lifetime Achievement Award to the Honourable Neville Oriley Livingston OM (Bunny Wailer, Jah B) during a star-studded awards function slated for Reggae Month in St Andrew.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award first awarded in February 2017, is presented  annually during Reggae Month, to a Jamaican, distinguished by a body of work that demonstrates outstanding and exceptional leadership, dedication and achievement nationally and internationally, and who has shown exceptional leadership in industry advancement.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award also recognizes a Jamaican who has dedicated his/her life to a worthy cause or given to the community/nation in a major way, and Bunny Wailer exemplifies all the above.

 In October  last year, the only living Wailer was conferred the order of Merit the  nations third Highest honour  at Kings House in Kingston the islands  Capital.  

The first recipient of  the IRIE FM Life time achievement award was the James Chambers popularly known as  Jimmy Cliff. The award was presented to the musical Icon at the Summerton All Age  school in St James last  year February. The function was well attended and hailed as an exemplary  initiative  by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. Among the list of  officials in attendance at the  function was former Prime Minister of  Jamaica Percival James Patterson. 

Among the list of  entertainers slated  to pay tribute for this year’s staging of the event are: Marcia Griffiths and  Judy Mowatt of the  I Threes,  Daddy  U-Roy, Bob Andy,  Andrew Tosh, Dwight Pinkney  Nomadz, Abijah Livingston, (Asadenaki) Bunny Wailers Son and Blvk  H3ro.

Tributes will be  presented by Minister of Culture, Gender entertainment and Sports Olivia Babsy Grange,  Mayor of  Kingston Delroy Williams and Member of  Parliament for Port  Royal and  East Kingston, Philip Paulwell.

Contact: Pat Clarke
1-876-405-8157
www.iriefm.net

The highly anticipated second staging of IRIE FM’S Lifetime Achievement Awards will be held on February 11, 2018 at the Bournemouth Beach Park Complex in East Kingston.

The announcement was made by IRIE FM’s Programmes Manager Ka'Bu Ma'at Kheru who informed the stations listeners that Grove Broadcasting Co. IRIE FM, will  confer its second annual Lifetime Achievement Award to the Honourable Neville Oriley Livingston OM (Bunny Wailer, Jah B) during a star-studded awards function slated for Reggae Month in St Andrew.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award first awarded in February 2017, is presented  annually during Reggae Month, to a Jamaican, distinguished by a body of work that demonstrates outstanding and exceptional leadership, dedication and achievement nationally and internationally, and who has shown exceptional leadership in industry advancement.

The IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement Award also recognizes a Jamaican who has dedicated his/her life to a worthy cause or given to the community/nation in a major way, and Bunny Wailer exemplifies all the above.

 In October  last year, the only living Wailer was conferred the order of Merit the  nations third Highest honour  at Kings House in Kingston the islands  Capital.  

The first recipient of  the IRIE FM Life time achievement award was the James Chambers popularly known as  Jimmy Cliff. The award was presented to the musical Icon at the Summerton All Age  school in St James last  year February. The function was well attended and hailed as an exemplary  initiative  by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. Among the list of  officials in attendance at the  function was former Prime Minister of  Jamaica Percival James Patterson. 

Among the list of  entertainers slated  to pay tribute for this year’s staging of the event are: Marcia Griffiths and  Judy Mowatt of the  I Threes,  Daddy  U-Roy, Bob Andy,  Andrew Tosh, Dwight Pinkney  Nomadz, Abijah Livingston, (Asadenaki) Bunny Wailers Son and Blvk  H3ro.

Tributes will be  presented by Minister of Culture, Gender entertainment and Sports Olivia Babsy Grange,  Mayor of  Kingston Delroy Williams and Member of  Parliament for Port  Royal and  East Kingston, Philip Paulwell.

Contact: Pat Clarke
1-876-405-8157
www.iriefm.net

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