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Two-time GRAMMY® winner James Ingram was a soulful, chart-topping singer and songwriter. A 14-time GRAMMY nominee, Ingram earned two GRAMMY Awards in the 1980s: Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male for “One Hundred Ways” and Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for “Yah Mo B There,” a duet with Michael McDonald. As a songwriter, he collected several hits with an impressive roster of artists including Ray Charles, Michael Jackson, and the Pointer Sisters, among others. Ingram’s rich voice and masterful songwriting has made a lasting impact on theRead More
British-Jamaican Reggae singer Bitty McLean will be hitting the road with Sly and Robbie & The Taxi Gang for the North American Love Restart Tour. Promoting the LP of the same name, it was released in August 2018 and the singer is itching to take the sound on the road. “Since the album was released, I’ve been getting some great feedback so I’m really excited to feel the live energy from my fans,” McLean stated. The LP was produced collaboratively through three labels – Taxi Records, Silent River and Tabou1.Read More
CASTRIES – Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – Saint Lucia has won the award for the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals Montego Bay on January, 28, 2019. Saint Lucia has won this award ten times, with the most recent honour in 2018. The red-carpet award ceremony celebrates the most prestigious travel professionals and tourism brands in the Caribbean and North America. The World Travel Awards followed with the 37th edition of the Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which is hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) from January 29 – 31, 2019. “To be continuously recognized as theRead More
Three artistes announced for Jazz ‘n Creole 2019 Roseau, Dominica – (January 29, 2019) Three artistes have been announced for Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole carded for May 3 – 5, 2019, at Fort Shirley in the Cabrits National Park.  Marva Williams, Festival and Events Manager (Ag) at the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) made the announcement at a concert featuring British artiste Joss Stone.   On the line up for this year’s 10th edition of Jazz ‘n Creole are Johan Chuckeree of Trinidad and Tobago and Dominica’s own Mel and The Smith Brothers.    JohannRead More
Estelle, Beenie Man, Christopher Martin & More to Perform in Jamaica with a Simulcast to Live Viewing Parties in Top Cities Across the Globe NEW YORK, NY – VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, will kick off its 40th Anniversary with a return to Jamaica for the launch of its highly anticipated, Strictly the Best compilation album. The event, Strictly The Best – LIVE Montego Bay will take place at UsainBolt’s Tracks & Records restaurant in Montego Bay on Wednesday, January 30.  For the first time VP Records is taking the launch of the seriesRead More
RECORDINGS BY AEROSMITH, MILES DAVIS, FATS DOMINO, ELLA FITZGERALD, DOLLY PARTON, TOM PETTY, NINA SIMONE, AND FRANK SINATRA AMONG 2019 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS  25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 24, 2019) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinguished GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. The latest additions recognize a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance.Read More
Are you longing for it yet…That Carnival ting? For a few, it is a sweet ache. For others, an insatiable craving. And the rest of us? We just know that we need it now! It is the kind of feeling that the current dictionary simply has no words for. However, the deep desires that it freely unleashes in Soca lovers, is expressed in every fete, by every bumper pushing seductively back, and in our bodies when our feet and waistlines take over the road.The Precision Productions team is quite familiarRead More
British-Jamaican Reggae singer Bitty McLean will be hitting the road with Sly and Robbie & The Taxi Gang for the North American Love Restart Tour. Promoting the LP of the same name, it was released in August 2018 and the singer is itching to take the sound on the road. “Since the album was released, I’ve been getting some great feedback so I’m really excited to feel the live energy from my fans,” McLean stated. The LP was produced collaboratively through three labels – Taxi Records, Silent River and Tabou1.Read More
Piarco, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – After 2 years of successfully bringing the world to Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, the ultra all-inclusive event ‘Gateway to the World’ returns to satisfy the festival appetites of T&T’s discerning party goers. With its theme ‘Welcome Home’ the 2019 edition of this all-inclusive affair takes place at the car park of the old Piarco International Airport on Friday 1st February and will deliver an event which is truly worthy and representative of the twin-island republic’s cosmopolitan culture. Organizers of the event, FODAT LTD, are goingRead More
Various ArtistsReggae MandelaGenre: ReggaeLabel: VP RecordsRelease Date: 8 February 2019Catalog Number: VP2524EAN/UPC: 054645252461Open This Promo VP Records celebrates the life and legacy of the South African leader, Nelson Mandela, 100 years after his birth and 25 years after his election in April 1994 as President of South Africa. Released for Black History Month 2019, Reggae Mandela chronicles the awareness within the reggae community of Mandela’s struggles, as well as the collective celebration of his victory over apartheid, his freedom, and his ascension to the presidency. The collection begins in the late 70s with the MightyRead More