The Barbados Music Awards 2011 were held in the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium in Barbados on January 8th 2011.
Barbados' finest singers, songwriters, performers and producers were awarded for their talent.
A star studded cast of nominees and attendees enjoyed this glamorous red carpet affair which has been running annually for six years. Prizes included Songwriter of the year, Song of the year and Entertainer of the year.
Pre-event workshops and presentations took place on 5th, 7th and 8th January at The Hilton Hotel, where a musically aware crowd discovered, created and networked.
Winners at the final awards ceremony on the evening of the 8th January included Rihanna, Blood and Red Plastic Bag.
View the full list of Barbados Music Awards 2011 winners below:
Barbados Music Award winners 2011:
» Band Of The Year - krosfyah
» Female Entertainer Of The Year - Rihanna
» Male Entertainer of the Year - Blood
» Instrumentalist of the Year - Arturo Tappin
» Best Reggae/Dancehall (Artiste/Group) - Buggy Nhakente
» Best Soca/Ragga soca/Calypso (Artiste/Group) - Anderson Blood Armstrong
» Best New (Artiste/Group) - St Leonard's Boys' Choir
» Best Gospel (Artiste) - Toni Norville
» Best Soul/R&B (Artistes/Group) - Shontelle
» Best Jazz (Artiste/Group) - Arturo Tappin
» Best Rap/Hip Hop (Artiste/Group) - Danny Reid
» Choir/Chorale Of The Year - St Leonard's Boys' Choir
» Song Of The Year - Rihanna (Rude Girl)
» Best Collaboration (Love The Way You Lie) - Eminem featuring Rihanna
» Best Soca Single (Female) - Indrani (Fyah Wata)
» Best Ragga/Mid-Tempo Single (Female) - TC (Down De Road)
» Best Social Commentary (Male) - Red Plastic Bag (Signs)
» Best Social Commentary (Female) - TC (Stimulus)
» Best Pop/Rock/Alternative/Dance Single - Rihanna (Rude Girl)
» Best Reggae/Dancehall Single - High Grade (Pressure Point)
» Best Gospel/Inspirational Single - Toni Norville (Reach Out In Faith)
» Pop/Rock/Alternative/Dance Artiste/Group - Rihanna
» Compilation Of The Year (Various) - Soca Dons And Divas
» Album Of The Year (Artiste/Group) - Rihanna (Rated R)
» Producer Of The Year - Anderson Blood Armstrong
» Songwriter Of The Year - Mr Dale
» Music Video Of The Year (Male) - Edwin Yearwood (Chrissening)
» Music Video Of The Year (Female) - Rihanna (Rude Boy)
» Best Soul/R&B/Hip Hop Single - Shontelle (Impossible)
» People's Choice - High Grade