Veteran dancehall deejay Rodney Price also known as Bounty Killer has been nominated for the 2019 Young Gifted & Black (YGB) Reggae Music Entertainment ICON Award.
The YGB Entrepreneurial Awards is based in New York.
The annual award function, which takes place during Black History Month each year, has over the last 14 years honoured "Unsung Heroes & Heroines" within the Diaspora.
The elated Bounty Killer showed his gratitude in an Instagram post.
Among those sending congratulatory messages for Price were artistes Richie Stephens and Charly Black.
The annual black tie awards, dinner and reception takes place on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in New York City.