1997 Nominee – Guitarist of the Year – 7th annual LA Music Awards – Marino Soundwaves
Award Winner – 12th Annual LA Music Awards Outstanding 911 tribute album
Recipient – Independent Spoken Word Album of the Year – 2007 Hollywood FAME Awards Hendrix: “Jimi Speaks”
2011 Nominee – Instrumental Artist of the Year – 21st Annual LA Music Awards
2011 Nominee – Music Video of the Year – 21st Annual LA Music Awards “Satisfaction”
Guitar legend Marino De Silva featuring Benny “The Voice” Mardones. Starring Tonya Kay. Music video by Angela Black, Art, Media, Entertainment.