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Show stopper

Didn’t disappoint! Rihanna stunned at the 2017 Met Gala, where the singer and red carpet mainstay sashayed in a show-stopping outfit that instantly became the talk of social media. This year’s Met Gala theme was an ode to Commes des Garcons founder Rei Kawakubo, with many of the celebrities in attendance wearing garments both crafted and […]

Spectacular Reggae on the Hill

The highly anticipated and ever popular Reggae on the Hill was quite a spectacular show, or in the words of the younger people, ‘it was lit’. Reggae on the Hill brought the Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival to a grand climax last night at the historic Farley Hill National Park. Organizers were expecting just over 20,000 […]

Hundreds flock to Reggae on the Hill

Hundreds of reggae lovers have descended on Farley Hill National Park as the 2017 Reggae Festival culminates with the popular Reggae on the Hill show. Fans have been strolling in with coolers, picnic chairs, blankets and umbrellas in hand, ready to party. The BCC Ensemble, Triple X, Amber Orano and Super Frost have already performed […]

Technical glitch affects Vintage Reggae show

Technical difficulties brought last night’s Digicel Vintage Reggae and Dance to a standstill for nearly an hour. Minutes into the performance of Jamaican artist Flourgan, shouts of “we can’t hear you, we can’t hear you” could be heard coming from patrons. Flourgan had to leave the stage around 11:25 p.m. as technicians rushed to get […]

Too lewd

Local entertainment promoter FAS Promotions is being accused of promoting prostitution through song during last night’s Digicel Barbados Reggae Beach Party, a charge the company denied. A self-proclaimed prostitute known only as Natalie performed the now popular song Dirty Harry with singers SK and Pummydoo during the early hours of the show. The song, which […]

4 City’s big plan

There’s a talented group rocking Barbados as it makes the rounds across the country at various events. 4 City, which is led by Phillip ‘Phillen’ Price, is weaving its way into the hearts of Barbadians one performance at a time. So far it has only received raving reviews from its acts at Power Play 2, Boosted […]

Carnival in Boscobel

‘ALL A WE IS ONE’ was the theme of Boscobel Carnival today as residents of St Peter revelled under the Saturday afternoon sun. The inaugural festival saw scores making their way along the Diamond Corner to Boscobel Pasture route. The event was organised by resident Sasha Edwards, as a release for the residents who have […]

Edwin, Lil Rick out of Int'l Soca Monarch

A Bajan invasion was expected this year for Trinidad and Tobago’s International Soca Monarch semi-finals on February 5th, but that will not be the case as two of the highly anticipated performers have opted out of the competition. For the first time, seven Barbadians made the cut from the 66 names that were released January 18th. […]

Rihanna among leading Brit Awards nominees

Rihanna has scored multiple nominations for this year’s Brit Awards, which honours music released both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna’s “This Is What You Came For” is among the songs to earn nominations in both the Best British Single and British Artist Video of the Year categories. The Knowles sisters, […]

Hundreds ring in the New Year at Elevate

Hundreds of people rang in the New Year in style, glitz and glamour as Elevate Suit and Tie presented its third installment at Belle Plantation last night. Keeping with the theme Via Monte Napoleon, patrons took a page out of the famous Italian fashion district for the premium all-inclusive event. The females were elegantly attired […]

Sandals and Ocean Two Resorts did not disappoint

Sandals Barbados and Ocean Two Resorts were among popular party spots for visitors and locals last night as they ushered in the New Year. From as early as 6:00 p.m., guests at Sandals’ second NYE Gala enjoyed fine dining, mingled with each other and danced to the lovely music. A heavy downpour just after 9:00 […]

Top marks for Hilton’s ‘Light it Up’ event

Patrons at the ‘Light it Up’ Old Year’s Night party at the Hilton Hotel said goodbye to 2016 and ushered in 2017 in grand style; and not even the intermittent showers could dampen their spirits. The open-air event was filled with glitz, glamour, a wide variety of food, entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show. While […]

Bajan artistes win big

Hypasounds, King Bubba, De Red Boyz and Dwain Dwaintrobus Antrobus have ended 2016 in fine style. The four all copped top awards at the 2016 International Soca Awards held in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday night. Hypasounds copped the award for Best Uptempo Song; King Bubba for Best Soca Music Video; De Red Boyz won […]

DJ Puffy is World DJ Champion

Barbados’ DJ Puffy has won the Redbull Thre3style World DJ Championships in Santiago, Chile. On Thursday Andre ‘DJ Puffy’ Parris, made history when he became the first Barbadian to advance to the finals of the competition. Several of his fans took to social media to offer congratulations, among them the Faculty of Social Sciences of […]

Technical difficulties mar Hennessy Artistry

The perfect blend was not so perfect last night at the 2016 Hennessy Artistry show held at Kensington Oval. An unexpected ingredient – technical difficulties – affected the performance of the talented entertainers throughout the night. This resulted in delays from start to finish. At times performers had to appeal for more volume on their […]

Mega high and low

Hit after hit after hit echoed through Kensington Oval last night and it had nothing to do with cricket. From the sweet Bajan spouge beat of the 60s and 70s, to unique soca rhythms, to jazz and pop, a medley of authentic Bajan music could be heard for miles as the country celebrated its Golden […]

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