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. Read more


Pageant pain

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 10 2019    

Keneea Linton-George, former coordinator of Miss Jamaica World, is surprised Miss Universe Jamaica Iana Tickle Garcia failed to place in the pageant's grand final on Sunday. Read More

Mystic Revealers for Rootz Fest

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 9 2019    

MYSTIC Revealers, the Bull Bay-based roots-reggae band, are among headliners for the fifth Rastafari Rootz Fest, scheduled for Long Bay Beach Park from December 20-22.They are slated to perform on the second day. Read More

Commendations for Coppershot

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Monday, December, 9 2019    

HUNDREDS of patrons, including entertainment personalities, made the journey to Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine for Coppershot's 25th anniversary last Saturday night. Read More

Harris seeing True Reflections

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, December, 9 2019    

Author Latoya Harris hopes to provide a ray of hope to readers of her novel True Reflections. Read More

Rally Banks steams on

Monday, December, 9 2019    

Singjay Rally Banks believes entertainers have a responsibility to be good role models. Read More

Milton Blake overcomes Obstacle

Monday, December, 9 2019    

Six years after his debut album was released, roots singer Milton Blake returns with Temporary Obstacle, produced and distributed by Pickout Records.Released in November, the 12-song set hears Blake wailing against oppression and praising Rastafari, which has been... Read More

Stick Figure burns Billboard chart

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, December, 9 2019    

World on Fire by Northern California reggae band Stick Figure is the top- selling album of 2019, according to Billboard magazine's Top Reggae Albums year-end tally. Read More

NDTC Singers step into spotlight

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 8 2019    

With 57 years under its belt, the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) has become known as a force in the world of dance, but in recent years the singers of the company have been stepping into the limelight and making a name for themselves. Read More

JMTC kicks off Christmas season

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 8 2019    

There is something about Jamaican Christmas music that adds a certain punch to the season. This could be felt at the annual holiday concert staged by the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company (JMTC) at Alhambra Inn, in St Andrew, last Sunday. Read More

I-Cient-Cy Mau set to rock Trench Town fest

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, December, 8 2019    

As a youth in Trench Town, Desmond Williams recalls seeing some of his musical heroes including Bob Marley and Delroy Wilson walking through the community. Most times, they had a guitar or their latest 45 record in their hands. Read More

FLIGHT keeps soaring

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicabserver.com | Sunday, December, 8 2019    

Flight, the short film by local directors Kia Moses and Adrian McDonald,continues to rake in awards on the international film festival circuit. Read More

Konshens's wife breaks silence

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, December, 7 2019    

Latoya Spence (nee Wright), wife of dancehall deejay Konshens, has cleared the air about the state of their relationship. Read More

Freddie goes Live

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, December, 7 2019    

WITH a career spanning 56 years, Freddie McGregor is scheduled to headline ignite Live in the Estate tonight in Siloah, St Elizabeth.The event is hosted by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum. Read More

K Sling gets a buzz

Saturday, December, 7 2019    

Emerging dancehall deejay K Sling is getting a buzz for Affi Come Back , which was released on the Anthony Records label on September 13. It is available on all digital download platforms. Read More

Tahiti Kabana was blazing

Saturday, December, 7 2019    

The fifth staging of Tahiti Kabanas was smooth sailing, according to promoter Nashwell Thomas. Read More


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