Canadian Singer-Songwriter Ed Roman Wins Best Reggae Song At Akademia Awards

akademiaMTS Management Group is proud to announce Canadian singer/songwriter Ed Roman is a winner at the Akademia Music Awards. Roman’s  song, “Jamaica” was named Best Reggae Song for September 2015. Winners are determined by the general voting process held by an expert panel of six judges, who are all former senior executives and industry veterans, from some of the largest record companies. Past winners include country rocker, Chase Allan; teen sensation,Temara Melek; and Swedish country artist, Hicks. For a complete list of winners, visit http://www.theakademia.com/winners2/.

“Jamaica” was written by Ed Roman, and the song appears on his 2014 album release, Letters From High Latitudes.  A video for the song was filmed while Ed was delivering humanitarian aid to the island country the song was named for.

Located in Los Angeles, California, The Akademia Music Awards is dedicated to recognizing excellence in music throughout the world and supporting musicians interested in receiving a higher degree of market exposure and professional recognition for their work. www.theakademia.com

Ed Roman is an Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist from Shelburne, Ontario, Canada.  Blurring the lines between pop, rock, folk, and country music genres, Ed’s uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America.  Ed is a 2014 Artists Music Guild Award Nominee and a 2014 Artists In Music Award Nominee.  He is also a 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner, a two-time 2015 IMEA Award nominee, a Josie Show Awards nominee,  and a two-time Indie Music Channel Award winner. Ed has performed at the Red Gorilla Music Fest during SXSW, The Millennium Music Conference, and SS Cape May, and he recently toured New York City and Philly in July. Recently, Ed traveled to Jamaica to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to the island, while shooting the music video for “Jamaica.”  His current album, Letters From High Latitudes (an homage to his Ontario home) is a critically-acclaimed vehicle for Ed’s socio-political, earthly-conscious and globally-aware messages.  This earthy, funky and magical mix of music has earned Ed Roman airplay chart recognition and won over legions of fans around the world, known as “Ed Heads.”  www.edroman.net

 

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