Vybz Kartel was the big winner at Youth View Awards 2017, picking up five awards.

Five years after his incarceration, is still running Dancehall!

The “Worl Boss” deejay was the biggest winner at the 10th annual Youth View Awards (YVA), held at the National Indoor Sports Arena in St Andrew on Saturday (Feb 18).

Vybz Kartel, who is serving a life sentence for murder, received five awards from his eight nominations in seven categories.

Kartel won the awards for Favourite Local Artiste (Male); Hottest Summer Song; Favourite Local Chart-Topping Song for Fever; Favourite Dancehall Artiste; and shared Favourite Musical Collaboration with Shenseea for “Loodi.”

Fast-rising received three trophies, Breakout Celebrity of the Year; Young Hot and Hype (Female); and Favourite Music Collab with Vybz Kartel.

, who got 10 nominations, won two trophies, Young Hot and Hype (Male) and shared honours with Jay Will Films in the Favourite Local Music Video category with City.

was named YVA Icon for his contribution to local music and the event.

The award ceremony saw a huge turnout this year and some well-received performance from the likes of Beenie Man, Freddie McGregor, Shenseea, Romain Virgo, among others.

The YVA event also celebrated its 10 year anniversary after being launched in 2008 to give recognition to Jamaican talents.

Winners in the following categories were as follows:

Favourite Dance Group: Ravers Clavers

Favourite Local Music Producer: DJ Frass

Favourite Artiste Female (local):

Favourite Dancer (Male): Ding Dong

Favourite Cultural Artiste: Chronixx

Favourite Local TV Show: Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall

Fashion Icon (Male): Quite Perry

Fashion Icon (Female): Shanice Allen

Favourite Local International Artiste:

Favourite Gospel Artiste: Kevin Downswell

Favourite Breakout Youth Athlete (Male): Javon Francis

Favourite Breakout Youth Athlete (Female): Toni-Ann Williams

Favourite Social Media Personality: Bad Gal DyDy

Favourite Legendary Artiste: Beres Hammond

Favourite Dance Move: LOL by the Tuff A Lie Crew

Celebrity Role Model:

Favourite Video Director: RD Studios

Favourite Radio DJ: ZJ Chrome

Party Selector of the Year: Creep Chromatic

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