Entertainment

Sadiki revisits Santa Claus

Friday, December, 8 2017    

Seven years ago when singer Sadiki recorded Santa Claus, crime was rampant in Jamaica. It still is, with over 1,500 homicides already recorded in the country this year. Read More

Dre Island into spotlight

Friday, December, 8 2017    

WE Pray, a collaboration between Popcaan and Dre Island is arguably one of the hottest songs currently on the local entertainment scene. Read More

Comedy Cook-up gets bigger venue

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, December, 8 2017    

THE annual Christmas Comedy Cook-up series is set to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston, on Tuesday, December 26.First held in 2004, this occasion is dubbed “The Praise and Laughter edition”. Read More

Music marks Marley milestone

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

BOB Marley Museum in St Andrew resonated with the sounds of reggae music on Saturday.The occasion, the 41st anniversary of the Smile Jamaica Concert, saw performances by acts including Runkus, Leo Banton and Royal Blu. Read More

Romain closes Appleton series

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

ROMAIN Virgo is this evening's finale of the 2017 Appleton Estate Signature Nights series scheduled for the new Serengeti Bistro at Hope Zoo in St Andrew.The singer, who will be backed by The Unit Band, is raring to deliver a memorable set. Read More

Nooks gets new trial date

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

EMBATTLED singer George Nooks's case was rescheduled to March 27, 2018 when he appeared before Judge Vaughn Smith in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree yesterday. Read More

Chronixx rocks MoBay

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Reggae superstar Jamar McNaughton Jr, more popularly known as Chronixx, wrapped up the Jamaica leg of his highly anticipated Chronology Tour at Pier One in Montego Bay, last Saturday, after the Kingston stop the previous night. Read More

Queson aims to inspire

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

EMERGING gospel singer Queson Brown has recorded an inspirational single called I Rise. Read More

Shaggy calls Sting, Wyclef, Fetty Wap

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

STING, Wyclef Jean, and Fetty Wap are the international acts to headline the 2018 staging of the biennial charity event Shaggy & Friends — the concert slated for the grounds of Jamaica House in St Andrew on Saturday, January 6. Read More

2017 ENTERTAINMENT HIGHLIGHTS - SPIRITUAL

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017. Read More

Bahamas International Film Festival to honour Grace Jones

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Jamaican actress, singer, songwriter and supermodel Grace Jones will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) taking place December 10-17. Read More

Iba Mahr raises alarm for charity

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

IBA Mahr is committed that the proceeds from his Tru Juice Sound Di Alarm Music Festival will go towards the Linstead Public Hospital in St Catherine for a second year in a row. Read More

2017 ENTERTAINMENT HIGHLIGHTS - BUNNY AND SCULLY

Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More

Minor bump for Grammy nominees

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

THE latest Grammy-nominated albums have seen minor increase in sales, one week after nominees for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced.Naturally, the sales have resulted in movement on this week's Billboard Reggae Album chart. Read More

Nooks' trial begins today

Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

GEORGE Nooks is slated to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree today. Read More



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