Screams erupted inside the Courtleigh auditorium as top dancehall artiste Busy Signal was announced as the winner of the Young Hot and Hype Personality of the Year category as well as Celebrity Role Model, at the inaugural staging of the Youth View Awards on Saturday February 2, 2008.
Looking very intense in a Carlton Brown design, Busy Signal stepped onto the stage to collect his awards with a brilliant smile as the fans screamed his name.
"It's just a overall joy because this is coming through the next generation straight to me… it's the youth of tomorrow and they chose me and mi just a give thanks for the support and the love they have for the music… I'm happy that they found something in me to gravitate to", says Signal
Cuddyz was the hotspot for the Youth View Awards afterparty and Busy Signal showed the audience how young, hot and hype he truly is. He outdid himself on stage as his young fans sang along word for word to the songs he performed. Busy Signal even gave an added treat by performing one of his newest and hottest singles "Curfew" which was well received by the crowd.
Busy Signal will be performing at the 4th annual Excellence in Music Awards on Thursday February 7. Signal has received five EME nominations in the categories - DJ of the Year, Song of The Year "Nah Go A Jail", Recording Artiste of the Year, Songwriter/Lyricist of the Year and Most Uplifting Lyrics in "Nah Go A Jail".