Grammy award-winning Dancehall superstar, Lady Saw, will soon be honored for years of contribution to the music industry at the 2012 Reggae Sumfest.
Sumfest organizers will recognize Lady Saw (real name Marion Hall) for her successful career that has spanned three different decades.
“Sumfest is pleased to showcase the hottest female acts in the Jamaican music industry right now,” said Summerfest Productions executive director, Johnny Gourzong via press release.
“Among the hottest females on the line-up is Grammy award-winning artiste, Lady Saw, a true representative of the dancehall genre and, for this, she will be honored at the 20th staging of the festival.”
Lady Saw will the first female recipient of such a distinction and will join fellow Dancehall/Reggae legends, including Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and Beres Hammond.
Lady Saw is presently working on her newest album and will soon release her highly anticipated single “Love Sick” featuring British singer, Estelle.
Reggae Sumfest will be held at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bat from July 15 – 21.