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10/24/2011 - Omaha Entertainment Awards First


Omaha, NE, October 23, 2011 - The nominations for the 2011 Omaha Entertainment Awards were announced on Saturday October 15th 2011. Omaha based Hip Hop recording artist Galvanized Tron is the first artist to ever receive 3 nominations in the same year from the OEA's.

The Omaha Entertainment Awards is held each year and produces an event that recognizes the performing arts, visual arts and live music of the Omaha area. The gala is a red-carpet event that thanks the artists who keep Omaha culture vibrant. All OEA nominees will be showcasing there talents on November 11th 2011 at various venues to be announced in Omaha, NE. The awards show itself will be held in February 2012 in Omaha.

Galvanized Tron, who originally hails from Jacksonville, FL, released his self titled album in November of 2010. The album was released on Omaha based indie Hip Hop record label J. Stephens Music. Since the release Galvanized Tron has maintained a full schedule with live performances (over 30 live shows) and has opened for National acts; Snoop Dogg and Tech N9ne, released a music video and has received national radio and media coverage.

J. Stephens Music began operations in 2004 has now had 3 Hip Hop artists in the last 4 years nominated for an OEA award. To be a nominee is an honor, and it's a prestigious accolade to add to Galvanized Tron's ever increasing list of accomplishments says Justin "Juse" Ellis who is part of the J. Stephens Music staff.

Robert L. Jefferson Jr, better known as Galvanized Tron, has been nominated for the following categories: Best Album (all genres), Best Artist (all genres) and Best Hip Hop Artist. Music Nominating Chair for the Omaha Entertainment Awards MarQ Manner said "I am pretty sure he is the first Hip-Hop artist to be nominated in Best Artist and Best Album. When asked about the OEA nominations; Galvanized Tron said "I am greatly appreciative for the support; it's an honor to be considered for these awards".

Johnny Stephens

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