Advertisement
JIS News

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange (left), and Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Michael Lee Chin (right), celebrate with Derrick Morgan (centre), after he was honoured for his contribution to Jamaican music, at the Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony held yesterday (February 27) at the National Indoor Sports Complex in St. Andrew. Some 100 awards were presented to individuals and entities for their input to the music industry.

 

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange (second left), with dancehall artistes (from left) Sizzla Kalonji, Capleton and Yellowman. Occasion was the Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony, held yesterday (February 27) at the National Indoor Sports Complex in St. Andrew. The event climaxed Reggae Month celebrations.

 

Veteran recording artiste, Ken Boothe (right), celebrates with his trophy at the Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony, held yesterday (February 27) at the National Indoor Sports Complex in St. Andrew. Some 100 awards were presented to individuals and entities for their input to the music industry. At left is Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace.

 

Former Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Edward Seaga (right); and Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Mike Henry (centre), enjoy a light moment with Ska icon, Derrick Morgan, one of scores of musicians, recording artistes and producers, which included Mr. Seaga; former Prime Minister, the Most Hon. P.J. Patterson, who gave legal services to the industry; and other individuals and entities who received awards for their contributions to the music industry. Occasion was the Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony, held yesterday (February 27) at the National Indoor Sports Complex in St. Andrew. The event climaxed Reggae Month celebrations.