International recording artist Richie Stephens is set to collect two more American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) awards in London England on Monday, October 16, for his contribution to Rihanna’s smash hit single “Work” with Canadian Rapper Drake.
Stephens will receive awards for “Song of the Year” and “Digital Sales of the Year” for Dancehall-infused banger featured on the Bajan pop star’s “Anti” album.
Rihanna’s “Work” was produced by Jamaicans Matthew ‘Boi-1da’ Samuels, Sevn Thomas and PartyNextDoor, samples “The Sail Away Riddim”, released in 1998 by Richie Stephens’ Pot of Gold label.
“I got a special invitation from Asap to collect two more awards in England for my contribution of Rihanna’s Work,” The “Real Reggae Music” singer wrote on Instagram. “The award will be taken place on the 16th of October 2017 in London England”
“I am so [grateful] to the almighty and my fans for allowing me to still do my thing after so many years in the music business.”
“I feel blessed and honoured every day of my life …Glory be to God…
Love and blessings to my wonderful fans world wide…,” he added.