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Thrilling Performances From Jennifer Hudson, Lady Saw and Beenie Man At Reggae Sumfest

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Grammy award winning Jennifer Hudson, one of the headliners for this year’s Reggae Sumfest, delivered an amazing performance during International Night 2 of the just concluded music festival at Catherine Hall in Montego Bay. Hudson, who was making her second visit to Jamaica, left patrons begging for more after her almost hour long set which included hits such as “Whatever Makes You Happy,” “Pocketbook,” “Spotlight,” and “Where You At.” Sponsored by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), Reggae Sumfest is an annual event which attracts a number of international and local acts.

Jennifer Hudson thrills audience during International Night 2 at Reggae Sumfest
Jennifer Hudson thrills audience during International Night 2 at Reggae Sumfest

Among this year’s headliners were Common, T.I., Yazz, Beenie Man, Cocoa Tea, Lady Saw and Christopher Martin.

American rhythm and blues superstar, Jennifer Hudson shares the stage with Digicel MEGA Sumfest contest winner, Allison Roberts, as they perform Spotlight, before thousands of adoring fans.
American rhythm and blues superstar, Jennifer Hudson shares the stage with Digicel MEGA Sumfest contest winner, Allison Roberts, as they perform Spotlight, before thousands of adoring fans.

 

Jason Hall, Jamaica’s Deputy Director of Tourism, Cruise, Events & Attractions greets Hudson during the Reggae Sumfest press conference at Iberostar Rose Hall.
Jason Hall, Jamaica’s Deputy Director of Tourism, Cruise, Events & Attractions greets Hudson during the Reggae Sumfest press conference at Iberostar Rose Hall.

King and Queen of the Dancehall Beenie Man and Lady Saw closed Dancehall Night and International Night 2 respectively. Beenie Man delivered an electrifying performance while Lady Saw made history, becoming the first female to close the show in the festival’s 23 year history.

Beenie Man
Beenie Man

 

Lady Saw
Lady Saw

 

 

 

 

 

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