Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant in London today. Read more


Daybreak heads to Sabina Park

 Promoters of Daybreak Breakfast Party are promising a bigger and better staging at next Saturday's execution, at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More

Bounty rode high at Footloose
The turnout at last Saturday night's staging of Footloose was more than the promoters, Broadway Productions, could ask for. The Mas Camp, at Stadium North, was filled to capacity, as patrons filed in to hear their favourite retro music and to also witness a performance by the self-styled...... Read More

Malica puts spin on classic
IT has been three months since singer Malica's song Oh Me Oh My was released, and with Christmas in the air, she sees enough potential for it to be a smash in 2020.... Read More

Du'Rite calls for end to violence
Reggae artiste Du'Rite believes that the factors driving gun violence in Jamaica has morphed from political to sociocultural, a move which signals a dangerous threat to the security of the nation.... Read More

Mentorship needed

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, December, 14 2019    

Recording artiste Serani is calling for established Jamaican artistes to provide support and mentorship for their up-and-coming counterparts.“One of the nicest times in dancehall music was when Bounty Killer was running the place with The Alliance; that was... Read More

Queen Omega in seventh heaven

Saturday, December, 14 2019    

Trinidadian singer Queen Omega, who is currently in Jamaica recording songs for her seventh album, is scheduled to perform at the Dub Club in St Andrew tomorrow. Read More

Iba Mahr sounds fifth alarm

Friday, December, 13 2019    

Iba Mahr and his Harar Music Group are again committing to giving back to the Linstead Hospital in St Catherine for the fifthconsecutive year. The singer made the announcement at the launch of the Tru Juice Sound The Alarm Music Festival at the hospital on... Read More

Stevie Face for Rebel Salute

Friday, December, 13 2019    

Stevie Face believes that reggae music is still one of the most popular genres worldwide and will remain so for a very long time. Read More

From Pit To Pulpit

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Plays often teach life lessons that even a watchful audience never knew they needed. Mikhail Solomon's thrilling drama, From Pit To Pulpit, is one of those. Read More

Ninja released from hospital

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Black Queen, a close friend of incarcerated deejay Ninjaman, says he has been released from hospital and a date for his surgery has been postponed. Read More

Brand new OMI

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Five years ago, OMI dropped his début single Cheerleader. Little did he know the song would catapult him to worldwide fame and gold record status, a feat enjoyed by not many Jamaicans on their first track. Read More

Patois to di worl'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 13 2019    

As the debate rages regarding the formalisation of the Jamaican native tongue as an official language, the proponents of this moot were quietly celebrating last Saturday night with the performance of Dr Andrew Marshall's patois cantata, Jiizas A-Go Baan, staged at the Courtleigh... Read More

Ja Frenzy returns

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

The second Jamaica Frenzy event is scheduled for March 31-April 5 in Negril. A house music blitz featuring the genre's top spinners, it was first held in that resort town in March. Read More

Xodus has the Remedy

Friday, December, 13 2019    

Carnival group Xodus is ready to give revellers a taste of its 2020 carnival festivities with Remedy, dubbed the ultimate soca fete. This takes place tomorrow at Janga's Sound Bar, Belmont Road, Kingston. Read More

'Tea Cup' gives back

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Terrel Pencle, a dietician and promoter of the popular Tea Cup Breakfast and Brunch series in Clarendon, believes in giving back to the community. So, two years ago he started the Tea Cup CXC and CSEC Support Fund. Read More


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