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Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2020 | 12:22 AM

The winner of the 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition was disclosed during the competition’s Grand Announcement Show last Sunday on CVM Television. Schoolteacher Treisha Williams with the song One Dose of the Holy Ghost was crowned the winner. The...

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2020 | 2:56 PM

A new administration was selected to lead and advocate on behalf of the Montego Bay businesses community. Two-term president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Janet Silvera, welcomed the team with a reception. Here are...

Published:Friday | July 31, 2020 | 12:25 AM

It was a virtual save for the culture as the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, sponsored by telecommunication network Digicel, managed to successfully host this year’s fully digital staging in spite of COVID-19 conditions and restrictions....

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2020 | 12:00 AM

This year, the Greatest Reggae Show on Earth was forced to switch gears and bring the vibes virtually due to COVID-19. Instead of patrons travelling from far and wide to Catherine Hall, St James, the Reggae Sumfest team brought a Taste of Sumfest...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The 10 Jamaica Festival Song Competition finalists put on a spectacular show last Sunday. Persons from all over the world were able to watch the soulful performances in the comfort of their homes. Something Extra brings you a few memorable moments.

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 12:05 AM

The 2020 staging of Reggae Sumfest will go down in the books as one of the greatest virtual productions locally. The performances had social media in a frenzy both Friday and Sunday night. Something Extra brings you the highlights.

Published:Friday | July 24, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The countdown is over. Reggae Sumfest’s virtual festival is tonight. And to celebrate, Something Extra is flashing back, one last time, to the social scenes of the 2015 and 2016 staging.

Published:Thursday | July 23, 2020 | 12:29 AM

They say, “Reggae must be lived, not played.” Just because we are going through a global pandemic doesn’t mean we shouldn’t still celebrate indoors. In honouring the staging of this week’s virtual Reggae Sumfest, Something Extra brings social...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Last Sunday, the 10 finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition 2020 entertained with live performance on TVJ, which was also streamed live on various online platforms. The finalists are: reggae singer Freddie McGregor; three-time winner...

Published:Tuesday | July 21, 2020 | 12:20 AM

For years, Reggae Sumfest has consistently provided quality live entertainment for a mixed audience of locals and foreigners. Now that it has gone virtual, let’s pay homage by celebrating previous stagings. Take a stroll down Sumfest memory lane...

Published:Friday | July 17, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Kingston East and Port Royal recently installed its new president to physical and virtual members and specially invited guests. Master of ceremonies for the event and a past president of the Rotary Club of Kingston, François St...

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2020 | 12:14 AM

So nice we had to go Unplugged twice! Celebrating local entertainment in a big way, Digicel has joined forces with Jamaica Cultural Development Commission to bring you Jamaica Festival Song 2020 Competition. Because Something Extra is so thrilled...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2020 | 12:24 AM

July 3 was Latonya Style’s birthday jamboree. The dancer, teacher, choreographer and entrepreneur received an outpouring of support from well-wishers, family and friends at her celebrations, held at Dance Ja headquarters in Barbican. Here is your...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:32 AM

Digicel added a fresh round of excitement to the Jamaica Festival Song 2020 Competition last Sunday. Fans were able to hear all the songs in one place on a special edition of the D’Music-powered Digicel Unplugged. Here are the highlights.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Former Group Operations Manager Lorna Lewis bids adieu after 24 years of innovation at Salada Foods Jamaica. The emotional, yet spirited celebration, was recently held in her honour at the company’s head office on Bell Road. Here are the social...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2020 | 12:00 AM

It has been said that “behind every successful woman is a tribe of successful women who have her back”. In this week’s Throwback Thursdays, Something Extra brings you highlights from last year’s revolutionary event, Emerge Summit.

Published:Wednesday | July 8, 2020 | 12:20 AM

With many anticipating the reopening of the local entertainment arena, photographer Oneil Grant takes us back to two very special occasions celebrating good music, fashion and spirit. Something Extra is in flashback mode as we bring you social...

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Discovery Bay’s signature attraction, Puerto Seco Beach, has reopened and one of the first shows of appreciation was to fathers two Sundays ago. The Guardsman Hospitality team, while practising physical distancing on the wide span of beach, hosted...

Published:Friday | July 3, 2020 | 12:09 AM

Sagicor electrified its audiences on its social media platforms last Sunday with the live stream of the company’s 50th anniversary Thank You concert on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and their website. Viewers were treated to a line-up of talented...

Published:Thursday | July 2, 2020 | 12:06 AM

The Digicel Foundation recently donated much-needed personal protective equipment to the Kingston Public Hospital. Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton was present at the downtown headquarters last week for the official handover....

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2020 | 12:16 AM

When July 1 comes around each year, it marks the celebration of International Reggae Day (IRD), a 24-hour virtual event anchored in the cultural mecca of Kingston, Jamaica, the home of Reggae music. Founder and producer Andrea Davis says it is “a...

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2020 | 12:18 AM

The Tru Tone Studio on Red Hills Road was flipped into party central last Saturday evening, with all COVID-19 social-distancing protocols observed, as it hosted Freddie McGregor’s 64th birthday party and virtual concert. Freddie was joined by...

Published:Friday | June 26, 2020 | 12:26 AM

Heeding the call for more safe blood locally to facilitate both treatments and urgent interventions, a team of donors from Advanced Integrated Systems supported the cause. The team donated the lifesaving commodity at the National Chest Hospital in...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:24 AM

It is believed that dinner is beneficial to an individual’s health when had with family. This was encouraged on Father’s Day, when Sagicor Group Jamaica gifted a few clients a family meal to celebrate their special day. Specially curated by Chef...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2020 | 12:10 AM

In celebration of Father’s Day, Sagicor Group Jamaica treated fathers to a relaxing spa day at the Adam and Eve Day Spa. The fathers, along with a special guest, indulged in a pampering experience and were also gifted with baskets. Here are the...

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