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|Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 5:00 am Post subject: 2007 GROUP OF THE YEAR KOMPA MAGAZINE AWARD WINNER IS......
|LAST YEAR's winner was NU LOOK
*PART 1 is a short resume from us about what went down
*PART 2 shows you the number of votes + WHO voted for them on the 55 Member panel.
*PART 3 are some of the QUOTES from members of our panel FOR THAT CATEGORY.
The award goes to T-VICE
*Just like their 2007 Kompa Magazine CD of the Year win, T-VICE leaves no doubt as to whom our panel thinks deserves the award for GROUP OF THE YEAR FOR 2007. It was not close as the results indicate below in our panel breakdown. Congratulations are in order for T-Vice KOMPA MAGAZINE's GROUP OF THE YEAR for 2007 as voted by the 55 HMI Member panel.
1) T-VICE 32 Votes
Junior Hangout, Foolish, Shedley Abraham, Richard Nemorin, Kaliko, Kensy, Katalog, Ralph Conde, Erly Nu Vice, Wilson Hangout, Richie, Nickenson Prudhomme, Ralph Menelas, Fritz Bonheur, Theo, Ti Joe Zenny, Fabrice Rouzier, Shadine Menard, Mia Lopez, Kepy Records, Junior Vaval, Nandy Konparezon, Glasses, Reshka Productions, Stephanes Gilles, Ti Regi, Galamix, Roro Irene, Billy The Kid, AJ& M Atlanta, BerthoZenith.
2) DJAKOUT MIZIK 9 Votes
Ti Lunet, Mac D, Alex Thebaud, Frero Hangout, Papillon, DJ Superduke, Ti Lionel, Carel Pedre, Jensen Desrosiers.
3) KREZI 3 Votes
Olivier Duret, Alan Cave, DJ Rey.
4) ZENGLEN 2 Votes
Stanley Carimi, Prince Ello
4) NU LOOK 2 Votes
Carlo Vieux, Dave Parent
4) CARIMI 2 Votes
Papa Jube, Noel Records
7) KREYOL LA 1 Vote
* PIPO, ELIE LAPOINTE, TI MICHEL, and ROBERTO MARTINO did NOT vote in this category.
*QUOTES (Some Quotes from our panel members)
+FABRICE ROUZIER: "TVice hands down. They did it all this year. Krezi a close second but Zenglen deserves some serious points just because they are still around after all the unfortunate mishaps."
+RALPH CONDE: "Attendance at bals, their discipline, and the fact that they still understand the business very well, on top of other things make T-VICE the 2007 Group of the year."
+TI JOE ZENNY: "T-VICE wins this award. In 2007, they seemed to be the band that guaranteed the promoters the most money + their cd really did a great job for them in terms of the year."
+RICHIE: "In 2007 give it to TVICE as group of the year. Yo fel pou anne a."
+THEO KREYOL LA: "Indiscutable. Se kounien an ke neg yo gin yon jazz nan min yo. Most of their bals for 2007 were packed from what I gathered as well."
+RALPH MENELAS: "T-VICE wins this without argument."
+KATALOG: "Their cd did very well for them in 2007 + their marketting is excellent. T-Vice is my group of the year for 2007."
+FRITZ BONHEUR: "Right now in the hmi, T-VICE is running the show. They are the top group for 2007."
+ALAN CAVE: 'Without a doubt KREZI gets my vote for Group of the year. They came a long way."
+STANLEY CARIMI: "I will go with ZENGLEN as the group of the year for 2007. They survived despite all the troubles that they had."
+NICKENSON: "T-VICE gets the group of the year for 2007. Lots of gigs that did well, always on top of the news, and also their cd did very well for them."
+RORO IRENE: "T-Vice fe yon gro travay pou anne a. Pa gin menti nan sa."
+BERTHO/ZENITH: "Business la bien jere pou anne 2007 la. Always well matched in terms of booking + their cd did a lot for their business."
+DJ REY: "I will go with Krezi because they faced so many obstacles for 2007, and they overcame all of them."
+FRERO HANGOUT: "I will go with Djakout. Even though some people say that their cd was no good, in terms of bals/Live, they made up for it in a big way."
+GLASSES: "I'm not going to front. T-VICE is what's happening right now."
+RESHKA PRODUCTIONS: "Because of their management + the fact that they were booked constantly, and on top of that with a great CD, 2007 group of the year belongs to T-VICE."
+DJ SUPERDUKE: "Group of the Year would have to be Djakout for they costant lead when it comes to popularity. People go to Djakout just for Djakout including their music, their animation Hype and style. Always staying close to the masses. if i want to get a crowd hype it's simple I play Djakout."
+NANDY GEORGES: "They were in a slump, but after dropping that CD, their year became very bright."
+JENSEN DESROSIERS: "Djakout did more this year than any other band."
+JUNIOR VAVAL: "TVICE. Globally, tout bagay te macher pou yo nan 2007 la."
+MIA LOPEZ: "Defintely T-Vice, after 12 years these guys are still going strong and they always create the right chemistry and recipe to leave anther mark year after year... They are 100% strong this year between their additions, and their album they were definetly on top."
+CAREL PEDRE: "My pick is Djakout because they are still on top. They are on every festival line-up in Haiti, Canada & the US. And off course Djazz la te nan MTV."
+KENSY: "TVice wins the group of the year for 2007. They have a new maturity about their sound right now as displayed by the way thay they play right now."
*PANEL MEMBERS FOR 2007 KOMPA MAGAZINE MUSIC AWARDS WERE:
1) FABRICE ROUZIER (Mizik Mizik)
2) RICHIE (Zenglen)
3) ALAN CAVE (Zin)
4) ROBERTO MARTINO (T-Vice)
5) CARLO VIEUX (Carimi)
6) TI JOE ZENNY (Kreyol La)
7) SHEDLY ABRAHAM (Djazz La)
TI MICHEL/TROPIDISC (Producer)
9) RALPH CONDE
10) KENSY PRODUCTION (HMI Promoter)
11) NICKENSON PRUDHOMME
12) THEO JADOTTE (Kreyol La)
13) TI LUNET (Maestro for Gabel)
14) FOOLISH BROTHERS/RONY (HMI Promoter)
15) FRITZ BONHEUR (Popular Sound Engineer/Manager for Beljaz)
16) PAPA JUBE (SOBS/SAK PASSE RECORDS)
17) KATALOG (Singer for Gabel)
1 GLASSES (Takeover Entertainment/HMI Promoter)
19) CAREL PEDRE (RADIO 1 in Haiti/SPOTLIGHT Magazine)
20) BLACK PARENTS DAVE
21) TI REGI (Djakout)
22) RALPH MENELAS (Beljaz)
23) PRINCE ELLO (Poze)
24) STANLEY CARIMI (Drummer)
25) WILSON (HANGOUT drummer)
26) KENNY DESMANGLES
2 OLIVIER DURET (T-Vice)
29) DJ REY (Didi Santana manager/HMI PR)
30) RICHARD NEMORIN (Wow/Groov La fame)
31) MIA LOPEZ (Mia Media/Sakapfet.com)
32) ALEX THEBAUD (Carimi)
33) ERLY (Nu Vice)
34) AJ & M (Number 1 HMI promoter in ATLANTA)
35) BILLY THE KID (Respected HMI musician/Gigger)
36) FRERO (Hangout)
37) RORO IRENE (NU LOOK gongist)
3 REHKA (HMI Promoter/FOS BARON FESTIVAL in New York)
39) NOEL RECORDS/JACQUES NOEL (Noel/Cecibon record store in Miami)
40) DJ SUPERDUKE (BELMIZIK FM/Popular Boston HMI DJ)
41) KALIKO (INDYFEST Festival in Miami/Producer/Promoter)
42) ELIE LAPOINTE (Djakout)
43) KEPY RECORDS/PERRY (HMI Record Label BELO/DJAZZ LA)
44) SHADINE MENARD (HIP MAGAZINE)
45) MAC D. (Former KDANS vocalist)
46) TI LIONEL BENJAMIN (KREZI co-manager)
47) JUNIOR VAVAL (Prominent HMI radio host and MC)
49) NANDY GEORGES (KONPAREZON and HMI promoter/Representative)
50) STEPHANES GILLES (Sweet Micky/Groov La fame)
51) RULX JEROME (Galamix store/Promoter/Manager for Hangout)
52) LIONEL BEEPER (Record store/Producer)
53) JENSEN DESROSIERS (Phantoms leader/drummer)
54) BERTHO/ZENITH Promotions (HMI Promoter)
55) JUNIOR (HANGOUT keyboards)
PS: They were NOT allowed to vote for themselves or their bands. ONLY when 2 MEMBERS OF THEIR BANDS WERE NOMINATED in the same category were members given the option to vote for ONE pick.
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