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More Grammy success for Rihanna

More Grammy success for Rihanna

Barbadian superstar Rihanna has added another Grammy to her collection. During the 60th annual Grammy Awards show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday night, Rihanna, who had previously won eight Grammys, copped the award for best rap/sung performance for her collaboration with Kendrick Lamar on Royalty off his album Damn.   While accepting the award, […]

Marzville in International Soca Monarch final

Marzville in International Soca Monarch final

One Barbadian has made it through to the final of Trinidad’s International Soca Monarch competition. Marzville is on the list of 12 finalists who will be competing for the grand prize of $300,000. The final round comes off on Fantastic Friday, February 9 in Port of Spain. Second and third prizes are $200,000 and $150,000 respectively. […]

Christmas treat for children at Queen’s Park

Christmas treat for children at Queen’s Park

It was a day of fun and entertainment, for some 350 children who participated in the annual Christmas party, at the historic Queen’s Park today. In attendance at the Boxing Day event, hosted by Sharon Bellamy-Thompson, were children from five children’s home, five special needs schools and from various communities across the island. The children […]

Hennessy Artistry 2017 a hit with fans

Hennessy Artistry 2017 a hit with fans

Thousands of patrons attended last night’s Hennessy Artistry 2017 concert spectacular. The event featured crowd moving performances from Tory Lanez, Movado and Sizzla at the Kensington Oval venue. A special highlight came with loud cheers from the crowd when host Vayne and Peter Coppin mentioned Barbadian international superstar Rihanna was in the audience. Reggae legend Beres […]

Miss Universe Barbados 2017 crowned

Miss Universe Barbados 2017 crowned

Twenty-six year old Lesley Chapman-Andrews is Miss Universe Barbados 2017. In addition to the coveted crown and over $100, 000 in prizes, the confidently beautiful freelance consultant also walked away with the Miss Congeniality title at the end of Saturday night’s competition. First runner up was Jamila Forde, who also ended up in that same […]

A journey to lyrical excellence

A journey to lyrical excellence

A new cultural initiative called Writer’s Block was officially launched today at Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St Michael. The initiative, the brainchild of Bakari Murray, seeks to provide song writing and music development scholarships and recording contracts for talented artists. Murray said he got the idea while he was recording songs in his community. He […]

Stiffy is king of the road

Stiffy is king of the road

Bashment Soca King Stiffy is in winners row yet again for Crop Over 2017. His popular song Tip and Ben Ova was adjudged Tune of the Crop tonight for the most popular tune on the road during today’s Grand Kadooment parade, which signals the climax of the annual premier cultural festival. This is Stiffy’s first […]

iWeb claims third calypso crown

iWeb claims third calypso crown

iWeb is the 2017 Pic-O-De-Crop calypso monarch. After putting down two very solid performances at the Kensington Oval on Saturday night, the seasoned performer, who previously won the title in 2013 and 2014,  amassed 108 points to capture the coveted crown for a third time, dethroning Queen Aziza in the process. Singing Salesman and Pray For the […]

Few skirmishes reported at Foreday jump up

Few skirmishes reported at Foreday jump up

Lawmen are reporting an almost uneventful 2017 Foreday Morning jump up. Police Public Relations Officer, acting Inspector Roland Cobbler tells Barbados TODAY, they saw high levels of intoxication by revellers and, in another instance, persons from one band had to receive medical attention after being injured along the parade route. “In that case, the rope […]

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