The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism announced that Smokey Robinson will perform at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival. Running from June 26-30, 2019, the festival will also bring in notable artists French Montana, Popcaan and Davido.
A co-founder of Motown Records, Smokey Robinson has been a leader in the music business since 1960, when his group The Miracles sold one million units of their song “Shop Around.” During the next decade Robinson and his band produced 26 Top 40 hits. Robinson has received the Grammy Living Legend Award, BET Lifetime Achievement Award, the Heritage Award at the Soul Train Music Awards and the National Medal of Arts.
French Montana, a Moroccan-American rapper, singer and songwriter, founded Coke Boys Records and has a joint-venture recording deal with Bad Boy Records and Maybach Music Group. Since releasing his debut mixtape in 2007, his 2017 album “Jungle Rules” has reached number three on the Billboard 200 and his single “Unforgettable” has broken the top 10 in the United States.
Andrae Hugh Sutherland, known by his stage name Popcaan, is a Jamaican dancehall artist, DJ, singer and songwriter. His hits include “Clarks,” “Only Man She Want,” “Everything Nice,” “El Chapo” and “Family.”
Davido is an American-Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer from Atlanta, Georgia. In November 2017 he won the best African act at the MOBO Awards and became the first African act to perform live at the awards.