Saturday, August, 25 2018    

Jamaican singer Diana King has given one of her rare media interviews in which she speaks of her personal life, love, marriage and career. Read More

Emily Maddison crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2018

Saturday, August, 25 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Nineteen-year-old Emily Maddison was crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 last night at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel.Maddison, a recent graduate of Campion College, won four sectional prizes including 'Best in Swimwear'. Read More

Sean Paul, Ed Sheeran collaboration?

Friday, August, 24 2018    

British singer/ songwriter and multi-award-winning Jamaican act Sean Paul could be working together soon.According to Internet reports, Sean Paul has offered to help Sheeran break into to the French market with a possible collaboration Read More


Friday, August, 24 2018    

The National Gallery of Jamaica continues its Last Sundays programming this Sunday with a performance by vocalist Nikeishia Barnes and the final day of viewing the exhibition Daylight Come... Picturing Dunkley's Jamaica , by master artist John... Read More

Catch Di Riddim

Friday, August, 24 2018    

Don't count Ammoye outSinger Ammoye's song, Don't Count Me Out, is number one on the Rebel Vibez Top Ten Canadian Reggae Chart. It is produced by Donovan Germain. Read More

Afrobeats on the Beach this Saturday

Friday, August, 24 2018    

The Sankofa Sessions, an African music space held on Tuesday nights at the Stones Throw Bar, Mary Brown's Corner in St Andrew, is expanding its repertoire this weekend with the staging of the back-to-school edition — Afrobeats on the Beach at Wickie Wackie Beach in St Thomas, come... Read More

New Miss Universe Jamaica to be crowned tonight

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Tonight, the Miss Universe Jamaica Beauty & Wellness pageant takes place at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston. Sponsored by Island Energy, the pageants will see 24 finalists compete for three titles: Miss Universe Jamaica, Miss Grand Jamaica and Miss Intercontinental... Read More

The return of Bull Pus

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Norman “Bull Puss” Bryan plays a supporting role that has always been critical to the Jamaican music industry. He is the man who shops songs to dances and radio stations, ensuring they become massive hits. Read More

Ms Ja World finalists in early face-off

Friday, August, 24 2018    

SANDALS Montego Bay will be the venue for Saturday's two events in the 2018 Miss Jamaica World pageant — the Top Model and Beach Beauty fast track competitions.Co-franchise holder Weston Haughton said the occasion promises to be a memorable one. Read More

Power star to work with local charities

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Actor Michael Rainey Jr does not take his role in the hit American television series Power , lightly. He plays the intense, controversial Tariq St Patrick, one of the show's popular figures. Read More

When Dragon schemes

Friday, August, 24 2018    

The latest staging of the party series My Scheme unfolded in the St Lucia car park on Tuesday, July 31, much to the delight of patrons who came out to make fashion statements and celebrate Pre-Emancipation. Dragon Stout kept the crowd going with its Spitfire addition, which saw patrons... Read More

Virgin territory

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

Rapper Lucas Musiq declares his difference from gospel music colleagues. Not only is the 24-year-old fusing other genres with dancehall and reggae, but he also uses his virginity as part of his ministry. Read More

Omari takes royal route

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

Gospel singer Omari plans to release a double album this year. Titled Royalty, the 24-track set will be out on his Hub Entertainment label. Read More


BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

OVER the past 25 years, the name Johnny Gourzong has become synonymous with the staging of Jamaica's premier music festival, Reggae Sumfest. Read More

Junior History' falls on bad times

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —During the 1980's and up to the year 2000, the duo of Cat Paw and Junior History were household names in Montego Bay, as the two provided top-class entertainment across the resort city. Read More




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