Rocky Dawuni Nominated for NAACP Image Award
Since its release in May 2010, “Hymns for the Rebel Soul” has received praise and extensive radio play for various tracks on the album. “African Reggae Fever” and “Download the Revolution” were subsequently featured on EA Sports, “FIFA WORLD CUP” and “FIFA SOCCER 2010” video games which have sold millions worldwide.
The Afro Roots Reggae singer has also graced various stages around the world in 2010, including the Vatican sponsored “JOSPFest” in Rome, “WE Day” in Canada and the recent “Freedom Awards” with Jason Mraz. Also nominated in the same category are “Oyo” (Angelique Kidjo,) “The Imagine Projec” (Herbie Hancok,) “The Sound of Sunshine” (Michael Franti) and “VOCAbularies” by Bobby McFerrin.
The 42nd NAACP Image Awards will be held on 4th March which will also be telecasted live on the FOX channel. The NAACP Image Awards has 53 competitive categories in the fields of motion picture, television, recording and literature.
More About NAACP Image Awards
An NAACP Image Award is an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature. Similar to other awards, like the Oscars and the Grammys, the 35 categories of the Image Awards are voted on by the award organization’s members (that is, NAACP members). Honorary awards (similar to the Academy Honorary Award) have also been included, such as the President’s Award, the Chairman’s Award, Entertainer of the Year and The Image Award Hall of Fame.