New York – Songbird Alaine has been wowing crowds home and away with hit tracks from her new album, Sacrifice (Don Corleon Records, 2007). Now the songstress is preparing for some major festivals and tours in the coming months, including the “Reggae on the Hill” festival later this month in Barbados, UCLA’s Reggae and Jazz Festival in late May in California, and promotional tours in Europe and Japan slated for the upcoming months.
Bellowing notes in a pitch many of us will never be able to mimic, Alaine’s success has not been overnight. She’s been hitting the grind ever since childhood, first as a child actress, starring in numerous television programs and commercials that aired across Jamaica. She even copped a role in the acclaimed Hollywood movie, Clara’s Heart, starring opposite Whoppi Goldberg.
Alaine left Jamaica to continue her college education in New York, only to move back, realizing her passion for music was far greater than a career outside the entertainment industry.
It has been a life-changing decision for her, and for the thousands of fans who hail Alaine as the best female vocalist coming out of the Caribbean today. Coincidentally, Alaine was just bestowed with the nomination for “Best Female Vocalist” in the 2008 International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA’s), which will be held on May 4 at the Apollo Theater in New York City.