Miami, FL, May 30, 2006 – Popular Bajan band Krosfyah along with Nu-Vybes Band International aka De Sugar Band of St. Kitts and Nevis, tied for the “Best Soca Group” award Saturday night at 13th annual ‘Caribbean Grammy’s.’
Edwin Yearwood accepted on behalf of his band Krosfyah but Nu-Vybes members were unable to attend the ceremony, since they were performing at the Atlanta carnival.
Nu-Vybes and Krosfyah beat out Machel Montano and Xtatik out of Trinidad and the Jam Band from the US Virgin Islands for the coveted spot at the Reggae Soca Music Awards at the Broward County Center.
Krosfyah is known for hits such as “Pump Me Up” and ‘Obadele’ while Nu-Vybes is gaining popularity for tunes like ‘“Don’t Stop The Tempo” and “On De Bandstand.”
Yearwood also thrilled fans with a performance. Hot new BVI group, Elvis White, took home the award for new soca artiste while treating fans to a taste of ‘Sexy Waist’ a new single from their upcoming album.
Other winners were Jah Cure and Freddie McGregor for reggae male vocalist of the year; Macka Diamond for best reggae female singer; Buju Banton and Anthony Cruz for reggae combination song; Richie Spice for best reggae cultural artiste; Junior Gong’s for best reggae song; Fantan Mojah for best new reggae artiste; Carlene Davis for best gospel/inspirational; Daddy Yankee for reggaeton song of the year and Rupee and Allison Hinds for best male and female soca artists of the year, respectively. (HBN)