Reggae Juno Winning Song Controversy

June 7, 2021 Richard Banton 0

THERE is disquiet within the reggae music fraternity in Canada stemming from last Friday night’s announcement of the winner for the JUNO Reggae Recording of The Year category. I Pray by Nigerian-French-Canadian singer/songwriter Tome featuring [Read More]


Reggae Juno Goes Live

June 3, 2021 Richard Banton 0

FOR the first time in its 50-year history, reggae music will feature on the main stage at the JUNO Awards, scheduled for this weekend in Toronto. The JUNO is Canada’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards. [Read More]


Lyndon John X Wins Juno Award

July 1, 2020 Richard Banton 0

LYNDON John X is the winner of the Juno Award for Reggae Recording of the Year. The virtual ceremony was broadcast live on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday night. The Juno Award is Canada’s equivalent [Read More]


Making Case For Reggae Up North

March 23, 2020 Richard Banton 0

A new organization of reggae players in Canada have made gaining greater acceptance of the music in that country, its main objective. Reggae North, which formed in January, comprises artistes, musicians, producers and music enthusiasts. [Read More]


Wonderful Sounds From Tony Anthony

April 23, 2019 Richard Banton 0

Originally recorded by Tom Jones in 1969, That Wonderful Sound has always been popular in Jamaica. The oft-covered song’s latest reggae remake comes courtesy of singer Tony Anthony. Co-produced by the Toronto-based Anthony and Ifield [Read More]

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