The International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) will salute the king of reggae Bob Marley at the 37th staging of the IRAWMA awards slated for this May.
Marley has been crowned the special emperor of reggae and world music.
Shaggy, Sean Paul and Koffee lead the nominations for awards show which features 41 categories.
Among the awards to be presented are the Bob Marley award for entertainer of the year, best male and female dancehall artists and most cultural and educational entertainer.
The awards show returns to Jamaica after successful stagings in New York, Miami, Atlanta and Port of Spain.