Document variety of feminine finalists in Jamaica 2024 Pageant Tune Competitors

Historical past is within the making as Jamaica’s Minister of Tradition Oliva Grange introduced that an unprecedented variety of females have been chosen as finalists within the 2024 Jamaica Pageant Tune Competitors.

For the primary time within the practically 60-year historical past of the competitors, extra feminine finalists will compete, with six ladies chosen in comparison with 4 males. This announcement was made on the finish of Might 2024.

VPAL Music, the official distributor of the Pageant Tune Competitors compilation will make the challenge out there on all streaming platforms on July twelfth, 2024.

The six feminine finalists are:

1. Auraiya Hope (Proud Jamaican)

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2. Sister Novelette (Fi Mi Island Residence)

3. TrishMaq (Jamaica is a Large Model)

4. Kimiela ‘Sweet’ Isaacs (# One Jamaica)

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5. Trisstar (Jamaica Jamaica)

6. Pepita (We’re Jamaicans)

The 4 male finalists are:

1. Lex M.D (Jah Love this Land).

2. Renzzah (Waa Again Jamaica)

3. Reggae Maxx (Higher Jamaica)

4. Casey Donaldson (Candy Jamaica)

Minister Grange famous that the range within the choice of finalists is a illustration of the tireless work put in by the Jamaica Cultural Growth Fee (JCDC) in unearthing and showcasing Jamaican tradition.

“I’m notably glad about the truth that for the primary time, so many ladies would have been chosen within the prime 10. They had been chosen by the judges who had been very crucial and targeted on what they thought-about to be the most effective entries. This 12 months will probably be attention-grabbing to see the battle between the women and naturally the gents,” the Minister famous.

Donovan Williams of VPAL Music added: “The final 4 years we’ve seen a gradual progress in curiosity throughout the USA and UK diaspora together with Germany, Brazil, South Africa and France for songs from the Jamaica Pageant Competitors.  Having this many ladies compete this 12 months will proceed to boost the competitors degree.”