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Beenie Man, Actress Selita to receive 2016 Icon Award

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Beenie Man
Selita Ebanks

International dancehall/reggae artiste, Beenie Man will be recognised for his contribution to the global music industry when he will be presented with the first Icon Music Award at the third staging of the Ocean Style Icon Award Dinner during the Ocean Style FashionShowcase Weekend. International fashion-model turned-actress Selita Ebanks will also be recognised with the Icon Fashion Award, for her contribution to the fashion industry.

"The Icon Award gives us an opportunity to celebrate some of the success of our industry leaders from the Caribbean. This year, we are pleased to present the award to two recipients, dancehall and reggae veteran Beenie Man and Cayman-born fashion model and actress Selita Banks - both whom are recognised around the world in their respective fields, and who have proudly represented the Caribbean on a global scale," stated Ocean Style founder Douglas Gordon.

Beenie Man and Selita will be presented with their awards at the Ocean Style Icon Award Dinner on Friday, November 25 at the Secrets Resorts and Spas in Montego Bay during the Ocean Style FashionShowcase Weekend. The weekend will see several local and international celebrities making their way to the Second City for four days of fun, fashion, entertainment and golf.

The dinner will be hosted by presenting sponsors Stocks and Securities Limited, Mont Blanc and Reggae Tech, and covered by MTV.