Tifa, Kartel top 2011 Youth View Award winners


Dancehall artistes Tifa and Vybz Kartel were the big winners at the 2011 Youth View Awards Saturday night.
Tifa, who walked away with four awards and Kartel, who took home five, delivered exciting performances at the fourth staging of the event at the National Indoor Sports Centre.

The even which was hosted by ZJ Bambino and Rocsi from BET’s 106 and Park's also saw performances from Denyque who kicked off the night followed by singer Raine Seville, who sand I Wanna Be Loved, backed by a live band, a tribute to Bob Marley.

Khago, Munga Honourable, Ce'Cile, Richie and Ikaya also delivered strong, energetic and exciting performances.

One memorable moments at the awards was the acceptance speech from Voicemail's Craig Jackson, after they won best group.
Jackson dedicated the award to fallen member Oneil Edwards and thanked the fans, promising more for 2011.

Also among the winners were Television Jamaica's entertainment programme Intense, which copped the ward for Best Entertainment show and Yendi Phillips won the award for celebrity role model.

Favourite Music Video : 'Straight Jeans and Fitted' - Vybz Kartel & Russian

Sound of the year: Coppershot

Favourite Dance Group: Card Unit

Chart Topping Song of the Year: 'Clarks' - Vybz Kartel, Popcaan & Gaza Slim

Favourite Selector: ZJ Liquid

Favourite Local Artiste of the Year (female): Tifa

Favourite Local Artiste of the Year (male): Vybz Kartel

Favourite Group/duo: Voicemail

Favourite Producer of the Year: Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor

Favourite Male Dancer of the Year: Ding Dong

Favourite Gospel Artiste: DJ Nicholas

Favourite Media Personality: ZJ Bambino

Favourite New Artiste: Khago

Fashion Icon (Female): Tifa

Fashion Icon (Male): Beenie Man

Favourite Song Collaboration: 'Straight Jeans and Fitted' - Vybz Kartel & Russian

Celebrity Role Model: Yendi Phillipps

Best Entertainment Show: Intense

Favourite Dancehall Female: Tifa

Favourite Dancehall Male: Vybz Kartel

Young, Hot and Hype (Male): Ding Dong

Young Hot and Hype (Female): Tifa

Video Director of the Year: Jay Will