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Video: Collie Buddz Nominated For Grammy

Video: Collie Buddz Nominated For Grammy

The Grammys are being held tonight [Feb 4] in Los Angeles, with Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category, with the category won by Julian Marley & Antaeus. Widely regarded as the most prestigious award in the musical entertainment industry, Collie Buddz is believed to be the first Bermudian singer... Read more of this article

Francis Patton Wins People’s Choice Award

Francis Patton Wins People’s Choice Award

Skyport announced that the People’s Choice Award winner of the Christmas Carol-off – which was decided by a vote on Instagram — is Francis Patton Primary School, which will received $1200. In a post on social media, Skyport said, “The People’s Choice Award Winners are: Francis Patton Primary School. $1200 goes to them... Read more of this article

Bermuda Institute & Northlands Win Grand Prizes

Bermuda Institute & Northlands Win Grand Prizes

The Great Christmas Carol-Off winners have been announced, with the performances of such a high caliber that Skyport upgraded the prize money to a total of $13,000; Bermuda Institute’s Senior Choir won the $5,000 grand prize, Northlands Primary won a new $5,000 grand prize for primary schools, and Warwick Academy’s Middle School Choir earned... Read more of this article

Photos: Final Day Of Christmas School Carol-Off

Photos: Final Day Of Christmas School Carol-Off

In joyous celebration of the festive season, the ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ concluded at the airport today, December 14th. The event featured spirited performances by talented school choirs, with these young carolers vying for over $8,000 to bolster their music programs. The winning school will receive $5,000, the second-place winners will... Read more of this article

Eight Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport Day #3

Eight Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport Day #3

The festive musical competition, ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off,’ at the airport continues, with numerous students participating as schools compete for over $8,000 in prizes to bolster their music programs, and you can watch the event live below. The event commenced on Monday, and you can watch videos of past performances here. The festive presentations... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Carol-Off At Airport Day #2

Photos: Christmas Carol-Off At Airport Day #2

In a harmonious celebration of the holiday season, the ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ continued at the airport today [Dec 13], featuring spirited performances from talented school choirs. These young carolers are competing for a symphony of prizes totaling over $8,000 to support their music programs. You can view six videos from today here,... Read more of this article

Six Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport Day #2

Six Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport Day #2

The musical merriment of the ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ at the airport continues today [Dec 13] — with hundreds of students taking part as schools compete for over $8,000 in prizes to support their music programs — and you can tune in and watch live below. The event started on Monday, and you can view videos of Monday’s performances... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Carol-Off At Airport Day #1

Photos: Christmas Carol-Off At Airport Day #1

The ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ started today [Dec 11] with school choirs from across the island, including Saltus Upper Primary, Elliot Primary, Gilbert Institute, Paget Primary, Victor Scott, Harrington Sound, and Northlands Primary, gathering to showcase their musical talents. The festive performances aren’t just for applause; there are... Read more of this article

Nine Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport

Nine Videos: School Carol-Off At Airport

[Updated] The ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ is taking place at the airport this week — with hundreds of students to take part as schools compete for over $8,000 in prizes to support their music programs — and you can tune in and watch live below. In an effort to streamline today’s coverage we have added all the videos in advance,... Read more of this article

14 Schools To Take Part In “Christmas Carol-Off”

14 Schools To Take Part In “Christmas Carol-Off”

The ‘Great Christmas Carol-Off’ will take place at the airport from December 11th to 14th, with fourteen schools set to compete for prizes to support their music programs, with the winning school to receive $5,000, the second-place winners will receive $2,500, while the People’s Choice Award winner, chosen by the public, will be awarded... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz Album Nominated For Grammy

Collie Buddz Album Nominated For Grammy

The ‘Cali Roots Riddim 2023′ album by Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category. The Grammys — set to be held on February 4, 2024 — in Los Angeles, will see a vibrant mix of talent vying for the coveted awards. In the Best Reggae Album category, Collie Buddz faces competition... Read more of this article

‘Makerspaces’ For Musicians And Visual Artists

‘Makerspaces’ For Musicians And Visual Artists

Makerspaces “will incorporate technology and tools to enable artists and creatives to hone their crafts, and will extend to musicians and actors, filmmakers and other visual artists” as “unused government buildings can provide the venue for new artistic offerings and the encouragement of artists of all ages.” This is according... Read more of this article

Slanga’s New Song Pays Homage To Bermuda

Slanga’s New Song Pays Homage To Bermuda

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian reggae singer Ronae Burgess, who performs under the name Slanga, hopes his new song, Bermuda [441], helps put the island on the map and strikes a chord with local audiences. An official video for the song, which serves as a love letter to the island, has also been released on YouTube. “I find it interesting that... Read more of this article

Bermuda Idol 2023 Set To Be Held On March 18

Bermuda Idol 2023 Set To Be Held On March 18

Bermuda Idol 2023, presented by HOTT 107.5 and Magic 102.7 FM, is set to take place on Saturday, March 18 at 7.00pm at the Ruth Seaton James Theatre. The event will feature a number of finalists, including: Jada Christine Royalty Natasha Krista Clevie Hailey Nickai Y Viels Lyaness Sean Dickinson Monroe Darrell Tickets cost $70 and can be purchased... Read more of this article

Bermudian Sings In Paramount Super Bowl Ad

Bermudian Sings In Paramount Super Bowl Ad

[Written by Don Burgess] Super Bowl? Super voices! A Bermudian and his wife have their singing talent showcased in a $7,000,000 ad that will air during the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chief’s Super Bowl today. Chris West and his wife Deni Hlavinka’s voices can be heard during Paramount Plus’ commercial featuring Sylvester Stallone. The... Read more of this article

Audio: Song Commemorates Johnny Barnes

Audio: Song Commemorates Johnny Barnes

A new song celebrating the life of Bermudian Johnny Barnes has been released on YouTube. The song, which is simply called Johnny Barnes, is written by Greg Morrison, who provides backing vocals and plays acoustic guitar on the record and produced by John Woolridge. Mr Barnes, who died aged 93 on July 9 in 2016, was well known after staking a spot at... Read more of this article