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Carlene Davis lands 7 Marlin Award nominations Featured

Entertainment News Written by  PRISM Monday, 30 August 2010 11:45 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
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They say ‘hard work is the key to success’ and pastoral minister and gospel singer Dr. Carlene Davis is the epitome of that quote. Following an intense summer campaign with concerts in Africa, North America and the Caribbean the accomplished singer was given the nod seven (7) times at the recent announcement for the prestigious 2010 Marlin Awards.



She was nominated in the following categories:


*Adapted Reggae Recording of the Year -”Rivers of Babylon”

*Album of the Year-”True Worship”

*Engineered Recording Of the Year-”True Worship”

*Packaging of the Year-”True Worship”

*Reggae Vocal Performance of the Year-Duo/Group-”Hand Full of Salt” featuring The Grace Thrillers

*Reggae Vocal Performance of the Year-Female-”After All I’ve Been Through” *Traditional Vocal Performance-Female-”God Has A Way”

The Marlin Awards recognizes and honours outstanding achievement in Caribbean Gospel Music. This year’s award show will be held on Saturday October 30th as the final event of Marlin Weekend 2010 slated to run from Thursday October 28th - Saturday October 30th. The weekend of events will include the hosting of Marlin Summit, Marlin Workshops, Marlin Fest and the Marlin Awards. All events will be held in Nassau, Bahamas.

There are over one hundred (100) artistes participating this year representing fifteen (15) countries including Africa, The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Guyana, Jamaica, Tortola BVI, Trinidad & Tobago, St.Croix, St.Kitts, St.Lucia, St.Maarten, St.Thomas, The United States and for the first time Hawaii.

The Marlin Awards was launched in 1996 by entertainment executive Kevin Harris. From 1996-2000, the awards were known as The Bahamian Gospel Music Marlin Awards and were only presented for outstanding achievement in Bahamian Gospel Music. In keeping with the original vision of the Marlin Awards, in the year 2000 the awards expanded to include eight (8) new categories to recognize other styles of Caribbean Gospel Music. In 2002 the awards were officially renamed the Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards, fully integrating all Bahamian and Caribbean gospel music styles. Since its inception the awards have grown, starting with sixteen (16) categories to now over fifty (50) categories which include the prestigious Song & Album of the Year awards.

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