Jamaica International Dancehall Queen Information Page
Ladies Dancing Competition

Reggae Dancehall Queen was first just a name given to a dancehall fashion Queen.

The first title was won by Carlene Smith in 1991 at the once famous Cactus Night Club in Portmore, St Catherine Jamaica.

The Official competition was started in 1996 by Brian "Big Head" Martin.

Jamaica dance-hall queen is now recognized as the official competition used to crown the hottest female dancer.

Dancehall Queen Carlene - First Official Dancehall Queen

This led to the making of the Movie with the same name in 1997.

Starring Audrey Reid, this movie is about a single mother who entered the dancing competition to make extra funds for her family.

Beenie man and Chevelle Franklin then recorded a single with the same title, which to date is a major hit in the dancehall sessions and parties.

The competition is now internationally known and attracts dancers from all over the world. Places such as Germany, Canada, England USA, Japan and Jamaica.

This is one of the most anticipated calendar event in Jamaica, which is held at Pier One Montego Bay.

The first foreign winner was Junko Kudo from Japan. She won the title in 2002.

Related Topics
International Dance Queen 2010..Previews and Reviews

For most dancehall models (dancers) this is the medium used to gain popularity in the dancehall and reggae music industry.

The competition was suspended in Jamaica in 2016 due to crime and Violence in Montego Bay, St. James area. We are hoping that it will return in 2017.

Pages related to Dancehall Queen

We value your feedback

Share your views, comments, or your take on this? Share it!

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

The Staging Of 2016 International Dancehall Queen Cancelled 
Fans of the popular International Dancehall Queen which is held annually in Montego Bay, Jamaica were left very disappointed as it was reported that the …

Bottles Rained at the 2012 International Dancehall Queen Competiton as Portmore dancer "Sher Rumbaar" was declared the Winner 
The 16th staging of the International Red Label Dancehall Queen, which was held on July 28th, 2012 ended before the queen was crowned as patrons rained …

Jahnoia Christie is The 2014 International Dancehall Queen Not rated yet
Dancehall Queen float parade on Handcart in Montego Bay History was created on Sunday Morning August 3,2014, when the newly crowned International Dancehall …

Gambian-Swedish Binta Coker wins 2013 Euro Dancehall Queen Competition Not rated yet
Binta Coker, Gambian-Swedish of Blackout Crew, from Stockholm, emerged the winner of the 2013 Euro Dancehall Queen Competition held on 25 October 2013 …

Dancehall Queen Viviane Nomakanjani said she's not a hooker Not rated yet
Dancehall Queen Viviane Nomakanjani this week threatened to quit music if fans continue to spread what she termed “malicious rumours” about her. The …

Dancehall Queen Carlene house put up for foreclosure by Bank Not rated yet
The first Official dancehall queen Carlene is disputing claims that a house belonging to her and her lover Danhai Williams was foreclosed by a local bank …

Dancehall Queen Miss Vee Not rated yet
Sharon Matorwa aka Miss Vee is a Dancehall Queen base in South Africa. She is originally from Cape Town. Miss Vee started singing when she was six years …

Dancehall Queen Stacey aka Stacie Not rated yet
Dancehall queen Stacey who's real name is Denise Cumberland is from Kingston, Jamaica. Before wining the dancehall queen competition she was a back …

International Dancehall Queen 2011 Not rated yet
International Dancehall Queen 2011 The annual Red Label Wine International Dancehall Queen contest 2011, will be held on July 30, 2011 at Pier One in …

Lady Chann UK dancehall Queen Not rated yet
Lady Chann is having a right old natter. Dancehall in the UK is a strange beast, but its latest queen is anything but weird. Sitting in a Walthamstow …

Click here to write your own.

Return to Dancehall and Reggae Music homepage from here

Help us to keep Dancehall & Reggae Music Genres alive. We are asking for a small contribution to Keep our site online. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION.

To have your Music, Video, Album, Press Releases or posted or promoted on our site [Click here to contact us for more info]

Who Is The Most Underrated Reggae Entertainer You know?

Over the years there are a lot of good Dancehall and Reggae music entertainers who has been pushed unto the back burner for some reason not of their own.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO....

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY

Producers, Artists, Publicist and Managers Get your  Product Out to Over 20,000 Music industry players.  Our players Include Radio Stations, Sound Systems and Deejays.  Click here to Contact Us For More detail.

Send Your Music, Video and Press Releases to info@dancehallreggaeworld.com

SEARCH THE SITE

What's New? Click here and See

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY

Producers, Artists, Publicist and Managers, Let us help you get your  Music Out to Over 20,000 Music industry players.  Our players Include Radio Stations, Sound Systems and Deejays.  Click here to Contact Us For More detail.

Featured artist

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • XML RSS
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!

Jamaica Sunshine Toutrs is an authentic Jamaican Tour Company

Recent Articles

  1. Reggae Girlz World Cup Send-off celebration

    Apr 17, 19 03:42 PM

    Reggae Girlz World Cup Send-off celebration - The Reggae Girlz made history by becoming the first Caribbean country to qualify for a FIFA Women’s World Cup.

    Read More

  2. Swashii Drops New Track for 4/20

    Apr 17, 19 02:54 PM

    Swashii Drops New Track for 4/20 - Fast rising Dancehall artiste Swashii is ready to blaze the airwaves with his newest track, a high energy song aptly titled “4/20”.

    Read More

  3. Chuck Fenda pleased with Cardi B's Instagram post

    Apr 17, 19 11:17 AM

    Reggae Soul artiste Chuck Fenda is flattered that International Rapper Cardi B chose to vibe to his single 'Coming Over Tonight' in an Instagram post a

    Read More

  4. Koffee Tops Billboard Reggae Album and UK's Singles Charts

    Apr 11, 19 04:16 PM

    Koffee Tops Billboard Reggae Album and UK's Singles Charts - At just nineteen (19) years old, Jamaican roots reggae music singer Koffee created history when her debut album "Rapture" topped the Billbo…

    Read More