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BMAs show up local talent

Sister Marshall on stage at the Barbados Music Awards last night. (Insight Digital) Paula Hinds performing at the Barbados Music Awards last night. (Insight Digital)

Mon, January 14, 2013 - 5:09 PM

THE BARBADOS Music Awards (BMAs) held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last Sunday had many positives.

Barbados does not lack for singing talent and an ability for it singers to step up to the crease when it matters most.

Take for example the vocal support that the inhouse mass choir gave to Cissy Houston during an emotional singing session. Houston who was here to accept the International Icon Award in memory of her late daughter Whitney Houston and a Life Time Achievement Award for herself shared some of her legendary vocal skills with patrons.

It was when the matriarch took to the stage one realized the origin of Whitney Houston’s stirring and heraldic voice. (JS)

Full story in tomorrow’s DAILY NATION

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