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JaRIA Honour Awards Virtual Presentation Slated for July 4th

June 28, 2021

Luciano, Stephen “Cat” Coore, Owen Gray and the late Ewart “U-Roy” Beckford Among 27 Awardees Kingston, Jamaica –The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) will stage their much-anticipated annual awards ceremony, the JaRIA Honour Awards, on July 4, with 18 distinct award categories recognizing the Exceptional Contributions and Extraordinary Impact of a broad swathe of local and international music practitioners.

The JaRIA Honour Award goes to...

January 17, 2021

THE Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) has released the names of the recipients of it annual Honour Awards which is set for Sunday, February 28 to cap off the month-long celebrations of Reggae Month.

Gospel Spotlight: Spirit-filled Reggae Wednesdays at the Park

February 28, 2020

Just in case everybody didn’t know, “Sin nah wear again!” Those were the words of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) alum, Ryan ‘Testify’ Davis, before he exhorted the crowd to “buss a worship” inside Emancipation Park in Kingston, at the Ash Wednesday curtain-closer for Reggae Wednesday...

Industry Players Hail Reggae Month 2020

March 1, 2020

With over 100 events unfolding over a blissful 30 days, all of which enjoyed varying levels of success, Reggae Month 2020 is being hailed by many industry players as the best ever. The calendar was chock-full of ­activities, among them the weekly Tuesdays on the Mound, Reggae Wednesdays, Children of the Icons Concerts, Grounation, JaRIA Reggae Open University, Reggae Films in the Park, Dennis Brown Tribute Concert, JaRIA Reggae Awards, Meet Us On Beat Street and Jamaica Music Conference (JMC)...

JaRIA Honours Reggae Pioneers, Upstarts at 12th Award Show

March 02, 2020

Local music trailblazers were commemorated for their cultural excellence and impact at the 12th annual Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) honour awards held last Tuesday (Feb. 25) at the Little Theatre, Kingston.
The signature award show, which convenes the series of activities hosted for Reggae Month, unleashed magical moments of the island’s rich musical and cultural history...