Contact Us

R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj to Headline Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica

R Kelly / Nicki Minaj
Michael Tullberg / Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Chart-topping artists R. Kelly and Nicki Minaj are set to headline the annual Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The seven-day festival kicks off July 17 and wraps up July 23.

The R&B king will headline the International Night of the event on July 22 along with reggae crooners Beres Hammond, Tanya Stephens and others. Meanwhile, the Harajuku Barbie will headline the final International Night concert on July 23. Among the reggae superstars co-headlining that bill are Gyptian, Wayne Wonder and Jah Cure.

“Nicki Minaj, one of the hottest acts in the world right now, will be treating her multitude of fans to a scintillating performance,” said Johnny Gourzong, executive producer of the event via a press release. “[We’re also] excited to be presenting R. Kelly on the Sumfest stage. We have been trying to contract him for the last five years and it is great to see that it is finally happening.”

For tickets and more information, visit

Reggae Sumfest Lineup:

Thursday July 21: Dancehall Night
Vybz Kartel
Beenie Man
Elephant Man
Kip Rich
Jah Vinchi
Chan Dizzy
Nesbeth Iyahblazze
Phood Kartel
Mad Dog
Mr. Slick

Friday, July 22: International Night (1)
R. Kelly
Beres Hammond
Half Pint
Tanya Stephens
Christopher Martin
Richie Loops
Paul Elliott
iBa Mahr
Belinda Brady

Sat., July 23: International Night (2)
Nicki Minaj
Jah Cure
Wayne Wonder
Cherine Anderson
Laza Morgan
Ashley Martin

Watch the R. Kelly ‘Fiesta’ Video Feat. Jay-Z

Watch the Nicki Minaj ‘Super Bass’ Video

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Best of PopCrush

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for PopCrush quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!