7th Annual QORIHC Awards Celebrate ‘Leading Ladies’

The 7th annual Queens Of Reggae Island Honourary Ceremonies (QORIHC Awards) is set to illuminate Jamaica’s entertainment scene on Sunday, March 24th, as it honours several distinguished female dancehall entertainers.

Hosted by the dynamic trio of Comedian Dufton ‘Duffy’ Shephard, Nyeisha-Yen, and iconic RReggae singer Nadine Sutherland, this event promises an evening of glamour and recognition.

Taking place at The Karl Hendrickson Auditorium at Jamaica College, the ceremony will kick off at 5 pm, featuring a star-studded lineup of honourees and performances. The dress code for the occasion is Fashion Formal Black Tie, ensuring an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication.

Among the esteemed recording artistes previously honoured are Spice, Lady G, Sister Nancy, Carlene Davis-Cowan, Rita Marley, Cedella Marley, Marcia Griffiths, Pam Hall, Gem Myers, Nadine Sutherland, and more. Additionally, renowned dancers such as Dancehall Queen Carlene, L’Antoinette Stines, Stacy Xpressionz, and Keiva Di Diva were previously recognized for their contributions to the industry.

This year’s dancers that will be honoured are Mad Michelle, KissKiss and Sher Luxury Doll.

Notably, all honorees have graced the event, except Spice, whose attendance is eagerly anticipated for her formal acceptance speech. This year’s theme, ‘Queens Reignited,’ aims to inspire and empower females.

Key Points About QORIHC Honorees:

  1. Diverse Categories: QORIHC honours individuals from various categories within the entertainment industry, ensuring representation across different genres and roles.
  2. Multigenerational Recognition: The honourees span multiple generations, showcasing the rich legacy and ongoing contributions of artists from different eras.
  3. Entertainment-Based: QORIHC focuses on individuals with significant connections to the entertainment industry, recognizing their achievements and impact.
  4. Minimum 10 Years Involvement: Honourees are individuals who have been actively involved in their respective fields for a minimum of 10 years, demonstrating dedication and longevity in their careers.
  5. Influential and Impactful: QORIHC celebrates individuals who have made a significant impact on their industry and beyond, recognizing their influence and contributions.
  6. Unbiased Selection Process: Honorees are selected through a transparent and unbiased process, suggested by peers, the public, and insiders, and researched by a private committee to prevent clique selections.
  7. Non-Discriminatory: QORIHC honours individuals without discrimination based on factors such as gender, ethnicity, or background, fostering inclusivity and diversity within the entertainment community.
  8. Timeless Recognition: Awards bestowed by QORIHC are not bound by time, meaning once an individual is honoured, they remain a part of the esteemed group of honorees indefinitely.

By adhering to these principles, QORIHC ensures that its honorees represent the best of the entertainment industry, embodying talent, dedication, and impact across generations.

QORIHC Awards has revitalized many dormant queens, reigniting their passion for music and highlighting the unsung heroes of the industry. With tickets available on Eventbrite.com for $50 USD or $7000 JMD at the door, attendees can enjoy an unforgettable evening celebrating Jamaica’s rich entertainment heritage.

The 7th annual QORIHC Awards aims to bring a night of reverence, celebration, and inspiration.

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