Richie Loop is undoubtedly starting of the New Year with a bang, only two weeks into the year and already he has graced what was described to be on of the biggest and greatest historical events - The Bayfront Park Amphitheatre in downtown Miami, where he opened for the first ever Buju Banton and Friends. To add to the joy of this achievement, he has received a whopping ‘eleven’ award nominations thus far.
The 4th Annual Youth View Awards, has recognized Richie Loop in the category Favorite New Artiste of the Year. The Youth View Awards as the title suggests, is the sole award show targeting Jamaica’s youth demographic, primarily teens and young adults. The general public vote in each category via text messaging to select a winner from the choice of nominations. The hosts for the awards show this year are ZJ Bambino and Rocsi Diaz of BET's 106 & Park.
Additionally, Richie Loop is nominated in the category of Best New Artist of the Year (Male) via Hitz 92 FM Music Awards for 2010 with song My Cupp. In addition CariVibez 2nd Annual Video Web Awards whereby each awardee will receive the Global Tower of Recognition. Richie Loop has been nominated for two categories inclusive of - Breakout Video of the Year: Richie Loop - My Cupp and International Video of the Year Richie Loop-Cupp Cupp Remix.
The Star People's Choice Awards 2011 Video Web Awards also has contributed greatly to the recognition of Richie Loop’s work, by indicating two additional nominations namely; Best New Male Artiste and Song of the Year.
Another big surprise came when he received an email from his home town, indicating that the Clarendon Music Awards & Dinner hosted by Temperature’s Entertainment, which is a professional company that specializes in staging music events all over the world. Temperature’s has successfully staged shows in Jamaica, the United Kingdom and Canada since 2004. It is with much joy that Richie Loop hopes to be successful at this event within the categories that he has been nominated for, namely: Male artiste of the Year, Producer of the Year, Best New Artiste , Recording Artiste of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Rhythm of the Year – Dancehall.
Richie believes that just being nominated is an indication, that the industry leaders are appreciative of the efforts of not only himself but all the nominees, and for that he is thankful, and this will only motivate him to work harder for 2011.