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Richie Loop Receives Double EME Nominations!! 02.18.11

Richie Loop Receives Double EME Nominations!!

Scikron Media -Kingston, Jamaica: The 2011 Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) Awards, has indicated that new artist Richie Loop has received nominations for two major awards categories; namely Best New Artist (Male), and Song of the Year (Dancehall, for 2010.

Richie Loop considers his nomination for BEST NEW ARTIST (MALE), as a blessing, and is honoured to share the category with fellow worthy artistes such as; Vybrant, Popcaan, Versatile, Protoje, Dj Liquid and T’nez.

Richie Loop's blazing single 'My Cupp' which stood atop most charts in Jamaica and the Caribbean, has also been given an accreditation of its success by being nominated in the category for SONG OF THE YEAR (DANCE HALL). This category has afforded him the opportunity to share nomination with major hits such as Clarks, Stulla, Hold Yuh, Rum & Red Bull, Mad Over, Dumper Truck, This Is How We Do It, Nah Sell Out Mi Fren Dem and Jim Screehie respectively.

The Excellence in Music Awards, since its inception in 2008, has been the foremost awards event, for music participants, both locally and internationally. The EME Awards has been revamped this year new date and venue, but its heightened anticipation by music industry members has remained the same. The date for this year’s EME Awards will be March 12th, and the venue will be the East Lawn of Devon House on Hope Road March 12. Richard 'Richie B' Burgess, the C.E.O. of the EME Awards, said that the decision was made to change the date of the event from a Thursday to a Saturday, to enable more people to attend the event. (The Gleaner-More Bout the fans, February 13, 2011).

Richie Loop, who recently won the award for the Producer of the Year at the 2nd Annual Clarendon Music Awards, expressed his appreciation and gratefulness for his EME Awards’ nominations by stating that “it shows the industry is expressing their approval and appreciation of his work, as well as the fans voices and choices are being heard, and the fans have given me tremendous support by participating in all the online promotions." He also added that "I wish to say thank you to everyone namely the organization, the industry peers, my team and especially the fans, for supporting.

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