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Alaine promises ‘Love, love,love-filled MJW Talent Show

The Spartan Health Club has garnered a reputation for having some of the best bodies around from athletes to music artistes alike. They have also produced, over the years, some of the many beach body finalists at the internationally acclaimed Miss World pageant. This year will be no different as the organizers are stepping it up a notch to ensure that this year’s Miss Jamaica World staging maintains its as status one of the most sought after events on the entertainment calendar. The buzz has started with the various fast track competitions that have been staged, Softsheen Carson Model and Venus Embrace Beach Beauty. This Saturday, the third fast track competition will be staged, the MJW Talent, at the newly opened Spartan Health Club Wellness Centre.  The Talent show promises to be an explosive display of Jamaican beauties displaying their  ability to perform. The headline acts for the event aren’t to be left out as veteran reggae artiste John Holt and songstress Alaine are billed to take the event to even higher heights.

Songstress Alaine Laughton who is billed to perform at this Saturdays fast track Talent show.

The Vivacious Singer/songwriter/producer, Alaine Laughton has established herself in the reggae music industry as a true talent. Her bubbly, warm personality, effervescent smile and unforgettable songs have placed her in a league of her own. She grew up studying piano, acting and singing on stage, radio and television so the stage was a right fit for path to stardom. After giving up a career in investment banking in New York to pursue her musical career, Alaine has never looked back and she headed home, back to Jamaica where she began working and recording songs with many of the islands top producers and immediately gained airplay and recognition among industry insiders. A very versatile recording artiste, Alaine has penned songs with R&B flavours such as ‘No Ordinary love’ ‘Sacrifice’ and ‘Rise in Love’ as well as authentic dancehall hits such as “Wine” Make Me Weak’ and ‘Gi yuh what u want’.   Alaine released two successful albums in Japan. Sacrifice(Avex, 2007) and Luv-a-dub(Koyashi Haikyu,2009).

 

2010 saw Alaine’s career further expanding with the formation of her record label 1Thirty1 Records. ‘You are Me’ the company’s first release is a powerful song inspired by the violent events which took place in Tivoli Gardens in Western Kingston, Jamaica.   Alaine also made her first trip to Africa, headlining the sold out ‘Sepetuka’ in Nairobi Kenya performing to a crowd of 12,000 for which she was awarded performance of the year.(Kingston 10 Reggae Awards)

She later inked an endorsement deal with telecommunications giant Lime for her collaboration with world renowned superstar Shaggy for their smash hit ‘For Yur Eyez only’. Six years after her return home this beautiful, gifted musician, in the words of her songs is ‘Still Smiling’ and continues to rise ‘Up Up Up.’ Alaine promises a “great show” come Saturday. “I’m really looking forward to giving it my all and really enjoying every minute of it so people can come out and expect a performance filled with Love, love, love,” she stated.