Shaggy, Sting working on album

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sting is scheduled to perform in Jamaica for the first time at the Shaggy & Friends concert on January 6 at King's House in St Andrew. The 66-year-old British artiste has been affiliated with reggae since the mid-1970s when he formed The... Read More

Putting a Pulse on the Grammys
The 60th Grammy Awards take place on January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There are five nominees for Best Reggae Album. They are: Chronology by Chronixx; Stony Hill (Damian Marley); Avrakedabra (Morgan Heritage); Lost In Paradise (Common Kings) and Wash House Ting by J...... Read More

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017.  EARL “WYA” LINDO... Read More

Jay Will 'Bruk Out!'
Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary, directed by Cori Wapnowski and co-produced by Jay Will, Janet Ginsburg and Stacy Frankel, has been making the rounds at festivals around the world.... Read More

NDTC shares Emerald Edition

BY RICHARD JOHNSON | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

IN his wisdom, Rex Nettleford, co-founder of the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC), introduced a cadre of singers and musicians to the company to act as fillers and add dimension to the the company's performances. Read More


Sunday, December, 10 2017    

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017.  Theatre practitioner David Tulloch had another phenomenal year in 2017. Read More

Amazing Grace

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Jamaican actress, singer, songwriter and supermodel Grace Jones will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), currently underway until December 17. Read More

Orville Manning's festival tomorrow

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

The annual Orville Manning and Friends Concert takes place tomorrow, December 10, at the Spanish Town Methodist Church at 30 White Church Street. Showtime is 5:00 pm. Read More

Khardos is on a musical mission

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

AMONG the fledgling artistes on the music scene is Khardos. He said he is aiming for greatness.His most recent recording, Black Drawz, is produced by Gio Dan Productions on the Black Drawz Riddim. The track features Ganggoolie. Read More

First Dance Studios marks milestone

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

FIRST Dance Studios is celebrating five years of the arts with the staging of its Annual showcase at Iberostar Rose Hall Resort & Spa on today and tomorrow. Read More

Stella Maris Prep hosts annual Christmas concert

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

STELLA Maris Preparatory School will be hosting its annual Christmas concert at Little Theatre in St Andrew, today and tomorrow.Show times are today at 6:00 pm (grades 2 to six) and tomorrow at 4:00 pm (nursery to grade 1). Read More

Christine Keeler dies at 75

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

Christine Keeler, the British party girl whose dalliance with Jamaican musician Aloysius “Lucky” Gordon, led to the infamous Profumo Affair that toppled the British Government in 1963, died on December 5 at age 75. Read More

Singer chased out of Congo enjoying life in Brazil

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

Isabel Antonio, a 16-year-old singer and refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, poses for a portrait at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 6, 2017. She lost her country and childhood in one of Africa's most terrible wars, but Congolese refugee Isabel Antonio has won the... Read More

2017 Entertainment Highlights - EDI FITZROY

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

The Jamaica Observer continues its daily look back at people, events and works that made an impact during 2017.  EDI FITZROY  Read More

Dubplates, Ky-Mani to score with concert

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

AMERICAN reggae band The Dubplates will be performing alongside Ky-Mani Marley as part of a special concert and football match in Charleston, South Carolina, next year. Read More


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