MusicTT Congratulates Trinbagonian Marlin Awards Nominees
May 19th, 2022
Port of Spain, 18th May 2022: The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) is proud of all the local artists who have recently been nominated for the 2022 Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards which will take place on Sunday July 3rd 2022 at the Myles E. Munroe Diplomat Center, Nassau, Bahamas.
Trinidad and Tobago Artists have received 136 nominations total in 43 out of 54 categories. Positive, a local artist, is the Co-Top Male and Co-Top Overall Artist Nominee for the 2022 awards with 18 nominations. Sharing the Co-Top Male and Co-Top Overall Artist nominations with Positive is his colleague Kevin Downswell of Jamaica. Other artists include Nigel Lewis, Gates Praise, Vanessa Clarke, Brandon Best, Sherwin Gardner and Adahna Chadee, to name a few. These artists were nominated in categories such as Outstanding Reggae Vocal Performance, Male and Female; Outstanding Song; Outstanding Album; Outstanding Hip Hop Recording; Outstanding Inspirational Recording, Male and Female; and many more categories.
“MusicTT extends a heartfelt congratulations to all the T&T Gospel Artists who have been nominated for the Marlin Awards this year and look forward to cheering on each and every one of you on the 3rd of July. We are extremely proud to see the gospel industry growing and continuously producing products of excellence that are being recognized in such a big way.” – Melissa Jimenez, General Manager, MusicTT.
The Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards was launched on March 16th 1996 by recording artist, radio personality and media executive Kevin Harris. The awards were first known as the Bahamian Gospel Music Marlin Awards and were established to recognize outstanding achievement in Bahamian Gospel Music from 1996 to 2000.
In the year 2000 the awards were expanded to include eight (8) Caribbean Gospel categories and in 2002 the awards evolved even further to incorporate other styles of Caribbean Gospel Music and were subsequently rebranded the Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards. Awards are distributed in over Fifty (50) categories including New Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. There are also a number of special awards including the President’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
To find out more about the Marlin Awards and view the full list of nominations, visit www.marlinawards.com.
About the Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT)
The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) was established in 2014 with the mandate to stimulate and facilitate the business development and export activity of the music industry in Trinidad and Tobago to generate national wealth. As a subsidiary of Trinidad and Tobago Creative Industries Company Limited (CreativeTT), MusicTT provides industry-wide strategic direction and action plans toward the development of the music industry as well as guidance and access to music education and capacity development, especially in the business and monetization of local music and protection of the same. For further information, please visit www.musictt.co.tt
About the Trinidad and Tobago Creative Industries Company Limited (CreativeTT)
The Trinidad and Tobago Creative Industries Company Limited (CreativeTT) is a wholly owned State enterprise established by The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago through the Ministry of Trade and Industry. CreativeTT’s mandate is ‘to stimulate and facilitate the business development and export activities of the Creative Industries in Trinidad and Tobago to generate national wealth’ and, as such, the company is responsible for the strategic and business development of the three (3) niche areas and subsectors under its purview- Film, Fashion and Music. For further information, please visit www.creativett.co.tt