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Reggae/Dancehall and other music news in May highlights

Reggae/Dancehall and other music news (Bits 'n' Pieces) highlights throughout the month of May 2014

30/05/14 Albums Galore
Albums! albums! albums! Oh yes, albums coming at you like never before but it's all good. Jamaican artistes have taken a step in a positive direction. We missed a few releases including the début albums of Bugle 'Anointed' and D' Major 'It's Major.'  You know you're D'Major's A1 from day 1 if you're still rockin 'QT' Demo.  Big up to those who snatched Billboard Reggae Albums #1 spot like Sean Paul 'Full Frequency' rrrrrrr, singy, singy Taurus Riley 'Love Situation' and Chronixx 'Dread and Terrible' project, it's a good look.  Big ups to Tafari who also hit Billboard Reggae Albums chart with his début album 'Rud3 Lov3' off his indie Rud3 Music label. Support the music by purchasing the album(s) of your choice #1Love. 

20/5/14 Michael Jackson's Hologram Wows The Billboard Music Awards!
Close to five years after his death a virtual Michael Jackson stole the show at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards with a 'Hologram'

8/05/14 Linkage Radio handed down Lifetime Achievement and other Awards 
Chronixx and I-Octane walked away with three awards each at the 5th annual Linkage Awards recently at Evander Child's High school in the Bronx, New York.  NBC Voice 2013 winner Tessanne Chin was awarded Female Recording Artiste of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year while Etana, Tony Rebel, Lady Junie and Sister Nancy each received Lifetime Achievement Awards..Read more

13/02/14 Rihanna VEVO Slayage
Rihanna's VEVO became the first to exceed an aggregate of 5 billion views sometime in the past week or so according to VidstatsX, which shows 5,036,358,777 views #VEVOKilla more

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