Jamaica | Mar 15, 2023

Happy birthday, Nadine Sutherland!

Mikala Johnson

Mikala Johnson / Our Today

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Nadine Sutherland.

Today marks a special day for Jamaican songstress Nadine Sutherland as she celebrates another beautiful year of life. The reggae singer, who turns 55 today, is known and loved for her bubbling and authentic personality.

Sutherland was born on March 15, 1968, in Kingston. She grew up in the quiet community of Above Rocks in St Catherine.

She began singing at a tender age and would eventually go on to win the then-popular Tastee Talent Contest in 1979 at just 11 years of age.

Following her historic Tastee win, Sutherland was signed to the Tuff Gong Label, where she was nurtured by music legend Bob Marley.  

She went on to become a successful artist in the 1990s and has been charting a course for herself within the music space both locally and internationally ever since.

Here are five songs from the princess of reggae to add to your playlist.

Baby Face

Release date: 1994

Synopsis: Probably one of her greatest hits, Nadine sings about her partner (who has a cute baby) and their journey together in this timeless track.

Wicked & Wild

Release date: 1992

Synopsis: This track is one in which the artiste sings of her emotions towards her man while pointing out how he makes her feel.

Inna Mi Blood

Release date: 2020

Synopsis: The princess of reggae sings of the oppression of a nation while highlighting some of Jamaica’s national heroes who would have paved the way.

Chatty Chatty

Release date: 2020

Synopsis: As the name suggests, this song is about those individuals who make mischief and create strife by spreading rumors.


Release date: 2022

Synopsis: The artiste uses this motivational track to uplift women of all ages reminding them of the strength that lies within.


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