The 2010 nominees for the special 30th International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) Anniversary will officially be revealed live worldwide, on March 16th at 1:15pm (AST), from House of Angostura, Port of Spain. Television and radio stations worldwide, along
with other media will broadcast the announcement of the 30th IRAWMA nominees. Special awardees will be announced later Immediately thereafter, music fans and the general public can visit www.irawma.com to vote for their best of the year 2010. Voting can also be done by mailing in the ballot or by voting via text. Hundreds of music experts participated in the nomination selection process, which closed on January 31st. Music experts (entertainers, media representatives, producers, promoters and record labels representatives) from around the world submitted nominations for the best of 2010, based on the criteria that were given. In the early afternoon on Wednesday, March 16th at 1:15pm live from Trinidad and Tobago, Reggae and World Music fans worldwide can watch, view and listen to the announcement live via radio, television, internet and cell phone, etc. The Awards weekend celebration begins Thursday, May 26th and continues through Monday, May 30th, 2011. The historic 30th IRAWMA Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 28, at National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain, Trinidad and the concert Reggae Meets Chutney/Soca celebrating the winners will be held on Sunday May 29. Fans worldwide will be the first to watch and listen to the IRAWMA nominee announcements via TV, radio, internet or cell phone. Music fans can then visit www.irawma.com to cast their vote for their favorite nominee(s). Let the voting begin! See the announcement time zone schedule in various countries on the attached pages. We invite you to visit www.irawma.com for more information on this historic event.