Video Alley Dancehall and Reggae top Ten Video Countdown chart
Video Alley Reggae Top Ten is a top ten-reggae music video countdown with the effervescent Suzie Q. Viewers are prompted to log onto the website, www.reggaetopten.com, during the show to vote for their favorite videos.
The website has over one million hits per month. Video Alley Reggae Top Ten has captured the hearts of both young and older viewers with interesting co-hosts, including reggae legends such as Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Coco Tea and Toots.
Dancehall acts such as Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Spragga Benz, Buju Banton, Rik Rok, Lady Saw and T.O.K. to name a few. Producer/Host Paula ?Suzie Q? Henry has remained true to her talent search roots (Reggae Trail TV Talent Search) and has incorporated a segment called Artist Spotlight where upcoming artists have five minutes to introduce themselves to the world with a short interview and premier their music video.
This segment has been the breakthrough for a lot of stars such as Natty King, ?No Guns to Town;? Richie Spice, ?Earth a Run Red;? and Fantan Mojah, ?Hungry? to name a few. Videos on the Edge is another segment of the program which shows the top five music videos which almost made it on the chart for the existing week.
Video Alley Reggae Top Ten was first aired in New York, October 6, 2001 on Caribbean International Network (CIN) Saturdays at 11 P.M. After only five months of being on air, Video Alley Reggae Top Ten made such an impact on the Caribbean community that Suzie Q had the privilege of interviewing New York's Governor George E. Pataki for Black History Month, February 2002.
Video Alley Reggae Top Ten is now aired in New York, Florida, United Kingdom, Africa, California and Jamaica with access via cable and satellite to over 50 million viewers.THE HOST
Suzie Q has built a solid reputation for herself as one of the leading ladies in the Reggae Music industry. Over the past 20 years, Suzie Q has gained experience from working both in front and behind the scenes.
Jamaican born Suzie Q started out as a radio DJ on the Island?s premier Reggae Radio Station, Irie FM,
where she hosted a show called the ?JAM? every Saturday 2 PM ? 7 PM which held the number one position for that time slot, while working weekdays as Irie Fm's Chief Accountant.
Between 1993 and 1995
Suzie spent most of her time traveling the world as one of the most sought after female DJ (selector), after clashing with the likes of Sky Juice (Metro Media)
, Panther (Black Cat), Johnny (Body Guard) to name a few with the unassuming beauty Suzie Q always coming out on top becoming a household name all over the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. Jamaicas first female dancehall selector can truly be defined as an Icon who is highly respected by her peers.
Authentically Caribbean, Truly Jamaican, 100% Reggae, Suzie is continuing her journey to become one of the innovative leaders in the Reggae Music industry by working with and creating television programs that are geared to inform the world about the richness of the Reggae and Caribbean Culture.
In 1999 she produced a television show, Reggae Trail TV, which took the viewing audience backstage at the hottest concerts, festivals, and showcases. It brought the most current happenings in the industry as they were occurring via cable.
The Reggae Trail Talent Search was also the first Jamaican made for television weekly talent show aired in Jamaica. Reggae Trail TV had its start on Wami TV in South Florida and then on CVM in Jamaica. In 2001 the show was brought over to Television Jamaica (TVJ), Caribbean International Network (CIN) in New York and Channel 7 in St. Croix, VI.Television Jamaica ( TVJ ) remained the show?s home until May of 2003 when Suzie Q decided to focus her attention on Video Alley Reggae Top Ten, which was experiencing a more rapid growth in popularity.
Since its launch in October 2001, Video Alley Reggae Top Ten has dominated independent Caribbean television programming.With the international popularity of Video Alley Reggae Top Ten the sky is the limit for the mother of two Suzie Q.
Suzie also created a 24 hour Reggae television station which can be seen on some of the top cable networks in Jamaica, covering Kingston & St Andrew, Mandeville,Ocho Rios, Santa Cruz, & May Pen. Fiwi TV is 80 % reggae music videos , it aims at giving artist and record producers an opportunity to be seen & heard.
The world can now embrace a true Jamaican woman taking Reggae music into a new direction. Authentically Caribbean, Truly Jamaican, 100% Reggae!RELATED PAGESReggae VideosDancehall VideosVideo ALLEY Reggae TOP TenReturn home from video Alley's page.