KINGSTON, Jamaica (Dec 6, 2010) - "Shine on Jamaica" by Cherine, Jamaica's Anthem for the Times , is featured on the 2011 Grammy nominated album One Pop Reggae. The track produced by reggae icons Sly & Robbie and David Norland has been widely acclaimed as one of the most prolific and relevant songs in recent reggae history.
"Shine on Jamaica" was originally featured as one of the leading tracks from Cherine' s EP The Introduction Dubstyle. The song, written and performed by Cherine was a hit which spent an impressive four weeks in the number one spot on both the New York and South Florida reggae charts and hit many top ten charts in Europe.
The creatively brilliant video for "Shine on Jamaica", which also features an appearance by Sly Dunbar with his magical drum sticks, was directed by Cherine. The video tells a compelling story about life in Jamaica and encourages Jamaicans to shine above any and all negativity. It has also been supported by reggae video charts and programs as well as online, both at home and abroad.
"Shine on Jamaica" is a powerful and inspiring song that reinforces unity, solidarity and love among Jamaicans. It also shines the light of hope for Jamaica's youth. The song, with renewed interest, continues to captivate listeners especially in this spotlight of worldwide recognition.
"Shine On Jamaica" appears on One Pop Reggae, one of two Grammy nominated albums for Sly & Robbie alongside the Taxi Gang this year. The winners for the 53rd staging of the Grammy Awards will be announced in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on February 11, 2011.
"Shine On Jamaica let no one hinder you"
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