Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Spotlight: Charmaine Blackman

I found this short biography somewhere, please forgive me for not crediting the source, I just can't remember where.

CHARMAINE BLACKMAN has been singing for 17 years professionally. Her versatility, superb range and exceptional talent have helped to establish her as a leading voice in the field of music in Guyana.

She has sung with many of Guyana’s top bands and her voice and features have been associated on Radio and Television commercials for some of the major companies in Guyana.

Touted as Guyana's most recorded voice and the Artiste with the most Music Videos with over 100 Audio recordings featured on 15 CDs Ranging from Ballads to Hip-hop, Disco, Reggae and Soca, 5 of which are Solo Albums. She was crowned Road March Queen in 1997 in Guyana's Mashramani Celebrations, toured to over 15 countries and enjoys airplay in countries like France, Guam, England, Malta, USA, Canada, Brazil and the Caribbean. Charmaine has appeared on Stage with the cream of top Caribbean Artistes that include Eddie Grant, Shabba Ranks, Buju Banton, Alison Hinds and Square one, Krosfayah, Gregory Isaacs, Machael Montano and Xtatic, Shadow, Calypso Rose, Boris Gardiner, Super Blue, Lord Kitchener, Dobby Dobson, just to name a few.

Charmaine also has to her credit over 25 music videos, and moved to another level by being the Co-Executive Producer for the locally produced movie “THE WILL TO LIVE” in which she is also featured.

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