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Videos: Bermudian Jo-1 Shines Internationally

Videos: Bermudian Jo-1 Shines Internationally

[Written by Patrick Bean] No stranger to stage, video, or fame, Bermudian performing artist Joanne Ball-Burgess continues to enliven all genres with her eclectic mix of music, dance, and dramatic foreplay beyond the island shores of her birth toward the international arena from her new base of operations in Kenya. Also affectionately known as Jo-1,... Read more of this article

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

[Written by Don Burgess] A Bermudian man travels to the US next month to audition for ‘The Voice.’ Nkosi Hollis tweeted that he has “so many emotions bottled up inside” as he is set for to try out for the NBC singing show.In November he was contacted by one of the programme’s casting directors after she saw his cover of Sam Smith’s... Read more of this article

Nkosi Hollis Singing His Way To Success

Nkosi Hollis Singing His Way To Success

[Written by Don Burgess] Could a Bermudian man end up being “The Voice?” Nkosi Hollis hopes so. Mr Hollis said he has been asked to come in for an audition next year for a chance to appear on the popular singing contest which airs on NBC television. He was contacted last Friday by one of the show’s casting directors about the opportunity. “I... Read more of this article

Music Video: Joanne Ball-Burgess “Body Drop”

Music Video: Joanne Ball-Burgess “Body Drop”

Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess, also known as Jo-1, who rose to fame through East African dance show Sakata, has released a new video for her latest song “Body Drop”. A spokesperson said, “Jo-1 is back and this time with a bigger banger that will get you to pop, lock and let your body drop. The blend of dancehall and pop will have you dancing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teen Idol To Showcase Young Talent

Bermuda Teen Idol To Showcase Young Talent

Massassi Smith, Mikhyla Ming, Emanuel Humphrey, McKenzie Hassell, Sierra DeSousa, Dakota Tucker, Tylasha DeSilva, and Andreia Goncalves will be competing in the 2018 Bermuda Teen Idol on November 10th at the Ruth Seaton James Center for Performing Arts. The event will be hosted by Inter-Island Communications who said, “Get your tickets today for... Read more of this article

Audio: Slanga Releases Song “Heart Cries Out”

Audio: Slanga Releases Song “Heart Cries Out”

Bermudian singer Ronae Burgess — who performs under the name Slanga — has released his latest song, a track produced by ZMCK and titled “Heart Cries Out.” Mr. Burgess told Bernews, “I began writing songs in 1995 although the first time I actually held a mic was around 1989 deejaying with Ninja Move Hi Fi sound system. I recorded my... Read more of this article

Terron Webb Wins Junior Calypso Competition

Terron Webb Wins Junior Calypso Competition

Young Bermudian singer Terron Webb, who lives in St. Kitts and Nevis, has won the Nevis Junior Calypso Competition with his song “Change D Thinking”.The talented young singer went up against 13 other Junior Calypsonians and won the crown once again with his song Change D Thinking. This is his second time winning in Nevis, and he has won the crown... Read more of this article

Bermuda Artist Amaya Previews New Song

Bermuda Artist Amaya Previews New Song

Bermudian singer Amaya has previewed a new song, saying “I feel like, as a Bermudian artist, we have to recognize Bermuda’s talent, whether we sing, dance, ride bikes, or build things.” Amaya said, “I was born and raised in Bermuda. I started singing when I was 3 years old; my mom used to sing in a group called Choral Dynamics... Read more of this article

Video: Candace Furbert Performs In London

Video: Candace Furbert Performs In London

Bermuda’s Candace Furbert — a former winner of Bermuda Teen Idol — sang at London’s Union Theatre this past Sunday [April 29], performing the song “I Don’t Want to Perform Anymore” from the musical ‘Grace Notes’. The video’s description says, “A song from the musical ‘Grace Notes’ [with music by Christopher J Orton... Read more of this article

Nadanja To Host Pre – Mother’s Day Show

Nadanja To Host Pre – Mother’s Day Show

Nadanja Bailey is set to host a Pre – Mother’s Day show on Saturday May 5th at The Ruth Seaton James Theater starting with a cocktail reception at 7.30pm. An Image Entertainment spokesperson said, “The night will include comedy from Bruce Barritt and Skeet Carter from Comedy Central, and Bermuda’s best singers including Last... Read more of this article

Magma To Release ‘Level Di Vibes’ Remake

Magma To Release ‘Level Di Vibes’ Remake

Bermudian reggae artist Adam Mayo aka ‘Magma’ is set to release a remake of the Half Pint’s classic ‘Level Di Vibes,’ with Magma saying it was “humbling to be in the studio with him to do over the song.”“The radio disc jockeys love the smooth feel of Love Life and I am getting a lot of love for Level... Read more of this article

Marvin Ford Lands Part In Sting Musical In UK

Marvin Ford Lands Part In Sting Musical In UK

Bermudian singer Marvin Ford has landed a part in the “The Last Ship” musical, which features an original score with music and lyrics by Sting, and is set to premiere in March in the United Kingdom. The “Last Ship” will premiere in Newcastle from 12 March – 7 April, before embarking on a tour of Britain and Ireland, with Mr Ford... Read more of this article

Singer Jesse Seymour Joins Big Chill Band

Singer Jesse Seymour Joins Big Chill Band

The Big Chill announced that singer Jesse Seymour has joined the band, calling him an ”amazing Bermuda talent,” and noting that he won the Bermuda Idol competition and was also selected to sing with the America’s Cup Band in 2017.Tony Brannon said, “The Big Chill is excited to welcome Jesse Seymour in 2018. Jesse Seymour is... Read more of this article