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May 30, 2014
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Paul Campbell to receive IED Award

Paul Campbel

Jamaican actor Paul Campbell, who has had leading roles in films such as 'The Lunatic, Shottas', 'Third World Cop' and 'Dancehall Queen', will be honoured at the Second Annual Image Entertainment Distinction Awards (IED Awards).

Campbell, along with NFL wide receiver, Marion Manningham, a hero of the Giants Super Bowl XLVI victory, will be the two top honorees at the awards, to be held on Sunday at the Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn.

Other honorees arepresident/CEO of Vera Moore Cosmetics, celebrity make-up artist, DianePottinger, humanitarian Dr Dwight Williams, author JeanAlerte,actress/modelMylessaFord, promoter Derrick Sanders,Nigerian producerFemi Ojetunde, celebrity stylistMichael Barnett, business guruJitonGreene,and promoter Lanny Gee.Jersey Shore's Angelina and celebrity stylist Luke Destinwill be presenters.

"We are extremely pleased with our two top honorees - Mario Manningham, American football wide receiver for the New York Giants, and actor Paul Campbell, heralded as Jamaica's most popular actor. They have both excelled in their respective fields," said event founder,Diva Madonna.

Hosted by reality TV star Tara Wallace of VH1's Love & Hip Hop New York and comedian Jonathan Martin, the IED Awards will kick off at 6 p.m., sharp, with a star-studded 'Red Carpet & Cocktail Reception', which will be catered by Mango Restaurant and Country Kitchen.

The night's entertainment will commence with a fashion show by designers Khanami Creations and Petal Exclusive, followed by the awards gala (7- 10 p.m.), that will include a musical tribute to pop icon Whitney Houston and reggae superstar Dennis Brown. Performers include Mary J Blige's 15-year-old artiste Katlyn Nichol songwriter to Grammy artiste Ciara, Jimond Abston; reggae artiste Teddy Selassi and soul singer Autumn Tuesdae.

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