Dexta Daps Leads 2024 Caribbean Music Awards Nominations 

Dexta Daps Leads 2024 Caribbean Music Awards Nominations 

Dexta Daps leads the nominations for the 2024 Caribbean Music Awards. The Jamaican dancehall and reggae performer received eight nods, including performer of the year (dancehall) and the People’s Choice Award.


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Skinny Fabulous follows with six nominations. Masicka, Yung Bredda, Bounty Killer, and Machel Montano each have five nods. Asa Bantan, Tee Jay, Cham, Byron Messia, Patrice Roberts, Rajah Wild, Nailah Blackman, and Problem Child are next in line with four nods each.

The Caribbean Music Awards recognizes artists, producers, and industry professionals who have significantly contributed to the Caribbean music landscape. This year’s nominations list includes more than 40 categories spanning a diverse range of genres, including reggae, Soca and dancehall.

This year, the awards introduce new categories such as International DJ, French Caribbean Artist, Latin Caribbean Artist, and Bouyon Artist of the Year, alongside Chutney, Calypso, and Konpa Honors.

The awards are presented by the Caribbean Elite Group, which also produces Caribbean Elite Magazine – a print and digital publication which highlights Caribbean entertainers, artists, producers, promoters, cuisine, travel, fashion and entrepreneurs.

Voting is underway at the official Caribbean Music Awards website at and will conclude on Thursday, June 30. Winners will be celebrated on Thursday, August 29 at King Theatre in Brooklyn.

For the complete list of nominations, visit Here are the nominees in selected categories:

Entertainer of the Year

Maya Fairy

Julie Mango

Jr Lee So Crazy

Majah Hype

White Yardie

Yung Bredda

Dale Elliott

People’s Choice Award


Skinny Fabulous

Patrice Roberts

Asa Banton

Dexta Daps


Yung Bredda

International DJ of the Year

Private Ryan

DJ Puffy

Travis World

DJ Young Chow

DJ Riggo Suave

DJ Kevin Crown

DJ Osocity

DJ Stakz

Music Event of the Year

Brunch and Soca

Dominica World Creole Music Festival

I Love Soca

Soca Brainwash

Stink and Dutty

Reggae Sumfest

St Kitts Music Festival


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