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UWI Bestows Honorary Doctorate On Award-Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Monty Alexander

Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican-born jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is being bestowed with a honorary...

Caribbean Roots Stars Pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T To Aretha Franklin

By NAN ET Editor Caribbean roots Hollywood stars and public figures are among millions around the globe paying R-E-S-P-E-C-T...

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the "queen of soul" who became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died...

Queen Thalia beats her dad on the regional stage

Queen Thalia has captured the Leeward Islands Calypso competition in Anguilla last night.  In doing so, she beat her...

‘Gallop’ is Road March, Insane wins Band of the Year (Main Results)

Monday Wear 2nd Runner-up: Exclusive Carnival 1st Runner-Up: Insane Winner: Myst Carnival T-Shirt Mas' 2nd Runner-up Icons 1st Runner-up Myst Winner: Insane Large Band of The Year 1st Runner-up Myst Carnival Winner: Insane Mas'...

Antigua and Barbuda comes close to winning Caribbean Culture Pageant

Former Miss Antigua and Barbuda Ayanna Dorsette came close to capturing another title last night. She was adjudged the first runner-up after participating in the...

Panache and Hell’s Gate tie for Panorama title

Second Runner-Up: Halcyon Steel Orchestra Joint Winners: Hell's Gate Steel Orchestra (Queen Thalia's Steel Pan War arranged by Khan Cordace) Panache Steel Orchestra (Tian Winter's Good...

Queen Thalia dethrones dad to win Calypso Monarch title

It was a father-daughter battle and the daughter prevailed in the 2018 calypso monarch competition. Queen Thalia beat her father King Zachari to win the title...

Cabinet mulls making Mary J Blige a cultural ambassador

Nine times Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige on Wednesday made a surprise visit on the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda. Blige is in Antigua...

Ge’Eve, King Vicious repeat Junior Calypso success

Results of the 2018 State Insurance Junior Calypso Results 5-12 Category 2nd runner-up De African Prince 1st runner-up Calypso Lilly Winner Ge’Eve Most improved calypsonian - De African Prince Best...

SJA and SASS are teenage pageant winners

Winner Miss Teenage – St Anthony Secondary – Reah Watkins Winner Mr. Teenage - – St Joseph’s Academy – Mjolnor Messiah, 1st runner up Miss Teenage...

Miss Antigua Platinum to compete in Miss Jaycees International

The Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission announced tonight that Ashely Boodhoo is the country's representative in the Miss Jaycees International Pageant. The pageant will take place at...

Kaseba’s withdrawal from Calypso Competition dubbed a cash grab

Kaseba, one of the finalists for the 2018 Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition, is being slammed publicly by at least on fellow artiste and...

Destra to marry in Antigua and Barbuda

Trinidian Soca star Destra Garcia will tie the knot in Antigua & Barbuda, the government here has announced. The "Marry this wine" singer announced her engagement...

Ricardo Drue performs first in Jumpy finals

Defending Jumpy Monarch Ricardo Drue will be the first competitor on jumpy stage at the Flow Party Monarch Competition on Sunday, 5 August at...

All set for new-look Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant tonight

Organisers are anticipating a "great show" as twenty young ladies prepare to participate in the Miss Antigua and Barbuda Pageant tonight. This year, twenty ladies...

ACB Gives Full Support to 2018 Panorama Competition

As confirmation of its continued commitment to the development of pan in Antigua and Barbuda, Acting General Manager of the Antigua Commercial Bank (ACB),...

ECAB Recommits to the Junior Party Monarch Competition

General Manager of the Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (ECAB), Michael Spencer, presented the Chairman of the Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission (ABFC), Maurice Merchant, with...

Five Islands Primary student crowned Optimist Petit

Ten-year-old Shanae Peters, student of the Five Islands Primary School and sponsored by Millennium Brokerage and Equipment Services, emerged the winner of this year's...

Finalists of the 2018 Calypso Competition revealed

The nine finalists to challenge the reigning Calypso Monarch, King Zacari, on Friday, August 3, was announced last night at the Wadadli Beer Calypso...

Calvin S defends unpopular changes to Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant

The coordinator of the Miss Antigua and Barbuda Pageant, Calvin Southwell, has said there is nothing strange about crowning three queens at Wednesday's pageant. He...

Calypso artists told to “sink or swim” at tonight’s semifinals

The Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition semifinals is tonight and calypso committee chairman Dion Simmons says that the artists will, “either sink or swim.” “If they...

Jamaica’s Protoje Tops Billboard Reggae Chart

Jamaican reggae singer, Oje Ken Ollivierre, popularly known as Protoje, remains atop the Billboard Reggae chart this week after landing there last week. Protoje remains...

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