About The Awards

The Virginia Reggae award recognizes those who work tirelessly to keep the Virginia Reggae community vibrant. The V.R.A is the people’s award. It is totally up to YOU the general public to decide the outcome. YOU decide, from the submission of names to the final winners! Voting is the only way to guarantee that your favorites win the V.R.A. Any works done between January 1, 2016 and January 1, 2017 are eligible for the 2017 awards.

The cut-off date for voting is May 27, 2017 @ 7pm. Winners announce May 28, 2017 @ tba . 4:30pm - 7:30pm.


Anyone who resides in Virginia or Anyone Born in Virginia is eligible for a Virginia Reggae Award.

Submitting names:

  • Anyone can submit names of individuals affiliated with the Virginia reggae community
  • Individuals can submit their own names.
  • Everyone is invited to submit names for each category.

Names must be submitted @ VirginiaReggaeAwards.com


  • There will only be one winner per category
  • The favorite song award is the only shared award. This award is only shared if someone other than the singer wrote the song.
  • Voting results will not be visible to the public; this is to ensure that winners will not be known until the actual award ceremony.
  • Members of virginiareggae.com and virginiareggaeawards are ineligible to be nominated for awards.
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