After claiming the top spot on several major charts and eclipsing the million mark on VEVO with his monster hit ‘Puppy Tail’, Dancehall star Demarco continues to affirm why he’s among the top brass of the industry. Following recent announcements by the organizers of the Music Industry Achievers Awards (MIA) and The People’s Choice STAR Awards the blonde-haired singer has collectively nabbed four nominations at the upcoming award shows.
In the People’s Choice STAR Awards Demarco is nominated for ‘Male Deejay of the Year’ along with ‘Song of the Year’ for one of 2014’s biggest anthem ‘Good Book’. His nominations in the MIA Awards are of a similar reflection.
Alluding to the achievement Demarco says, “Last year my team and I broke a lot of new ground that saw the official launch of True Gift Entertainment (TGE) and rebranding and evolving of me as an artiste. It was a challenging year in several regards but the nominations are testament that, hard work and a focused mind will always reap good rewards. I must also use this opportunity to congratulate all the other nominees and thank both event organizers for their valiant efforts in highlighting and awarding real people within the industry for their tireless work through the years.”
The 5th staging of the Music Industry Achievers Awards in set to unfold on Friday, April 24th at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston while details surrounding the STAR Awards are still tentative.
Following a triad of concerts in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Los Angeles, California later this month Demarco will then turn his attention to the French speaking nation of Haiti for a one night showcase dubbed ‘DEMARCO LIVE IN HAITI’ set to unravel on Thursday, April 30th at the Centre Sportif Carrefour. According to one of the event organizers ‘Access Haiti’ anticipations are high for the Jamaican star who’s among a select grouping of foreign acts that enjoys a swelling fan base in Haiti despite the challenges and language barrier.
Similar sentiments of excitement were echoed by the ‘Celebrate My Life’ singer who said he was really looking forward to performing for his Haitian fans. Demarco’s single ‘Deh Pon Mi Way’ featuring Propally is currently one of the biggest songs occupying that space.
“I have seen several videos of my music being played at events in that region [WATCH VIDEO] and the reaction of the people is incredible. So come April 30th it’s going to be nothing short of a memorable performance for the people of Haiti.” – Demarco added.
Meanwhile, Demarco was in top form over the Easter Weekend delivering a pair of noteworthy performances to the large gatherings at the St. Ann Kite Festival in Richmond, Priory and the Montpelier Agricultural and Industrial Show in St. James. Later this week the singer is expected to begin work on a several new music video.