Beyond the Headlines, Freedom March take home wins at Elevation Awards 2020

Beyond the Headlines, Freedom March take home wins at Elevation Awards 2020

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For a second consecutive year, two of Verizon Media Group and Paramount Systems’ talk show programs have been recognized as industry leaders, retaining top spots at the 2020 Elevation Awards

Clint Watson

“Beyond the Headlines” with host Clint Watson won TV Talk Show of the Year and “Freedom March” with host Rodney Moncur won Radio Talk Show of the Year.

“It speaks to the strength of our team to continuously deliver a superior product and to meet the needs of our viewership,” said Watson, upon hearing the news of his win.

“…I’m excited about what we are doing with ‘Beyond the Headlines’ and where we are going to go. We will do great things next year. 

Rodney Moncur

“We are proud that we are the only nightly news analysis show in the country, which speaks to our commitment to always being there with the stories of the day and standing with our news product as a news analysis show.”

Watson said the show has been expanded this year to incorporate more graphics, more visuals and more connection with the audience, offering thanks and gratitude to his producers and technical team.

The TV show host also thanked his viewers who have been “remarkable, loyal and committed” for their continued support, along with the show’s title sponsor Aliv and senior contributors. 

Other winners of the night included:

Theodore Elyett for Fashion Designer of the Year

Julien Believe for Male Artist of the Year

Patrice Murrell for Female Artist of the Year

Najie Dun for Gospel Artist of the Year

Freddy “Got Stykez” Seymour for Music Producer of the Year

Shine for New Artist of the Year

Tebby for BIA Award

Twindem for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Judah Tha Lion — “Hallway” for Contemporary Song of the Year

Shine — “Feel Like Whining” for Traditional Song of the Year

Dyson Knight — “I Can Do It” for Soca Song of the Year

Nakhaz — “I’m A Bahamian” for Hip-Hop Song of the Year

Leon — “On My Mind” ft. DJ Ovadose for Collaboration of the Year

Cara T. Newton — “Faithful God” for Gospel Song of the Year

Cara T. Newton and the Red Alert Band — “More Than Enough” ft. Oslien Jadorte for Gospel Collaboration of the Year

Jay Shephard — “Real One” for Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year

Kyle Ferguson — “Jiggy Productions” for Video Producer of the Year

Baha Men — “Let’s Go” for Music Video of the Year

Anneisha Jones — “Behind the Beat: Unmasking the Bahamian Sound” for Short Film of the Year

Najie Dunn — “Hallelujah” for Gospel Music Video of the Year

“The New Sawyer Boy Show” for TV Series of the Year

Bamboo Shack — “National Boyfriend Day” for TV Commercial of the Year

Das Quay for Sketch Comedian of the Year

Latoya Laughs for VLOG of the Year

DJ Godson for Party DJ of the Year

10th Year Seniors for Blog of the Year

Shawn Hanna — “Shawn Hanna Photography” for Photography of the Year

Jaquay Adderley for Entertainer of the Year

Allan Wallace for Visual Artist of the Year

Kes — “Savannah Grass” for Caribbean Music Video of Year

Sherwin Gardner — “Trouble” for Caribbean Gospel Song of the Year

Positive — “We Go Dancing” for Caribbean Gospel Music Video of the Year

Koffee — “Toast” for Caribbean Song of the Year

Koffee for Caribbean Artist of the Year