Canada's top honor was handed out in Hamilton, Ontario at the 44th annual ceremony. Voted by members of CARAS (Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences), the organizing body agreed that "Welcome the King" (produced by Kheilstone Music) is the Reggae Recording of the Year.
Taking "I give thanks for this award, and to the JUNO's for recognizing my work. I thank my fellow nominees for making music and contributing to the industry. I make music about life and I'm glad it's appreciated by my fans!"
While at the Warner Music Canada JUNO after party, Exco performed an impromptu set which included Bob Marley's "One Love," earning him several new fans who want more of his music to which he said "my album Country Man is officially available on Wednesday March 18th via Pacific Music and Art / Warner Music Canada!"
The work continues for Exco who will host 2 album parties. The first will be held on March 18th at Crawford's, 718 College Street West in Toronto, and the second on March 19th at Belleeny's, 4000 Steels Avenue West in North York.