Youth 'Vybz' Awards at Indoor Sports Centre - Five wins for Kartel at 2017 Youth View Awards

February 20, 2017
Vybz Kartel
File Shenseea is slated to perform at Montego Bay Crab Festival on Saturday, May 20, at Pier One.
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Deejay Vybz Kartel's continued output even while incarcerated for murder has yielded him five wins in the 2017 Youth View Awards (YVA), held on Saturday at the National Indoor Sports Centre, Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew.

He nabbed solo wins for Male Local Artiste of the Year, Dancehall Artiste, Hottest Summer Song Fever, and Local Chart Topping Song of the Year Fever, as well as Musical Collaboration for Loodi (done with Shenseea).

Understandably, Kartel was unavoidably absent and could not accept the awards in person.

Shenseea was also named Breakout Celebrity, while Beres Hammond was named the Legendary Artiste. The list of winners reads:

• Dance Group: Ravers Clavers

• Local Music Producer: DJ Frass

• Breakout Celebrity: Shenseea

• Male Local Artiste of the Year:

Vybz Kartel

• Female Local Artiste of

the Year: Spice

• Party Selector of the Year:

Creep Chromatic

• Media Personality: Miss Kitty

• Male Dancer: Ding Dong

• Female Dancer: DHQ Sher

• Local Music Video Concept:

City - Alkaline (dir. Jay Will)

• Cultural Artiste - Chronixx

• Entertainment Show - Magnum

Kings & Queens of Dancehall

• Male Fashion Icon of the Year:

Quite Perry

• Female Fashion Icon of the Year: Shanice Allen

• Local International Artiste: Popcaan

• Gospel Artiste of the Year:

Kevin Downswell

• Sound System: Chromatic

• Male Breakout Athlete of the Year:

Javon Francis

• Female Breakout Athlete of the Year:

Toni-ann Williams

• Hottest Summer Song:

Vybz Kartel - Fever

• Social Media Personality:

Bad Gyal Dy Dy

• Legendary Artiste: Beres Hammond

• Musical Collaboration: Shenseea ft.

Vybz Kartel - Loodi

• Dancehall Artiste: Vybz Kartel

• Dance Move: LOL (Tuff A Lie Crew)

• Local Chart Topping Song of the Year:

Vybz Kartel - Fever

• Celebrity Role Model: Usain Bolt

• Video Director: RD Studios

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