MJW scraps swimsuit segment

THERE will be no swimwear segment at the grand coronation show of Miss Jamaica World 2018.Crown of Beauty Jamaica, new franchise holders of the pageant, made the announcement during its launch at the Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew yesterday. Read More

Delightful sets at Evening of Excellence
DESPITE being bitter rivals on the track and football fields, members of Calabar High and Kingston College choirs lifted their voices in unison to create beautiful music at Evening of Musical Excellence held at Calabar's chapel on Red Hills Road in St Andrew on...... Read More

RJRGleaner group clears air on policy
The RJRGleaner Communications Group has responded to the criticism of its policy regarding dancehall music on one of the stations within its portfolio.... Read More

Munga returns to court on May 29
The in camera hearing involving Munga Honorable was called up in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in the Corporate Area yesterday.... Read More

Reggae stays on Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

 The Billboard Reggae Album Chart which appears weekly in Billboard Magazine, will not be discontinued. That assurance was given by Alex Vitoulis, the publication's associate director and chart productions manager. Read More

Romain bumped by a Beast

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

After spending one week at number one with Lovesick , singer Romain Virgo has dropped to number four on this week's Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Read More

Dermot Hussey, Satellite Radio pioneer

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

This is the third in a 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio.  Read More

Munga back in court today

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

MUNGA Honorebel is slated to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in the Corporate Area today. He was last there in February. Read More

After 12: Celebrating with Aidonia

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Aidonia pulled out the crowd at his birthday party to Island Village Beach in Ocho Rios a few weeks ago, and what a party it was! KARL MCLARTY, the OBSERVER's roving nocturnal PHOTOGRAPHER reports. Read More

Dance stylist

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Choreographer Desha Ravers, the lone female in the Ravers Clavers dance group, made her debut in the United Kingdom last month at London's Pineapple Dance Studios. Read More

Jamaica Observer journalist recognized

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

AS the Jamaica Observer celebrates its 25th anniversary, one of its veteran writers was recognised for his sterling contribution to the Jamaica's Best School Band (JBSB) competition. Read More

Snow puts spin on Informer

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

Canadian dancehall artiste Snow continues to observe the 25th anniversary of the release of his debut single Informer. Read More

Seaforth is best of the bands!

BY BASIL WALTERS Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

EVEN before they were announced winners of the Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) competition last Sunday, celebrations for Seaforth High School erupted  inside  Vera   Moody  Concert  Hall at  the  Edna Manley  College  of the  Visual  and Performing  Arts in St... Read More

Promoting the One Love Peace Concert

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, April, 16 2018    

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the One Love Peace Concert. The Jamaica Observer presents a series of stories leading up to its April 22 staging.  Read More

Bob Andy for Dis Poem Wordz Fest

Monday, April, 16 2018    

For the first in his more than 50-year career, singer-songwriter Bob Andy will be performing works from his expansive catalogue without singing when he makes his appearance on the 2018 staging of Dis Poem Wordz and Agro Festival. Read More


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