Written by 3:34 am Music

Ammoye tops Canadian chart


WHILE writing songs for her 2021 album Water, Toronto-based singer Ammoye had an idea which resulted within the song Count on Me — considered one of the largest hits of her profession up to now.

A remix of the song, which can also be produced by Jamaican producers Natural High Music, is currently primary on the Reggae Vibez Top Ten Canadian Reggae chart.

“I used to be writing for my album when the concept got here to me. I had just come back from Belize and we were in lockdown throughout the pandemic, and through that point I saw all different uncertainties. I at all times go to my higher self to attach and work out what is going on on. Count on Me was a song that was channelled from my higher self,” Ammoye told the Jamaica Observer.

“Irrespective of how things look, I at all times have the support and things are at all times going to be okay. That is really the message within the song, offering support to anyone who’s going through distress and mental health issues,” she continued.

Count on Me (remix) was released in May. The song was given support by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Canada and utilized in considered one of its campaigns to assist construct awareness of mental health issues.

Born Shernette Evans, Ammoye is a five-time JUNO Award nominee within the Reggae Recording of the 12 months category, Canada’s akin to the Grammy.

Originally from Halse Hall in Clarendon, she migrated to Toronto, Canada, as a young person.

One the Billboard Reggae Albums chart Bob Marley and the Wailers clocks 146 non-consecutive weeks within the primary spot with Legend.

Shaggy’s Better of Shaggy: The Boombastic Collection is firm at two, much like Wisdom by Stick Figure holding regular over again at number three.

Sean Paul’s Dutty Classics Collection re-enters the chart at number 4, Biggest Hits by UB40 dips to 5, and Stick Figure’s World on Fire backtracks to 6.

Dutty Rock by Sean Paul is number seven, Set in Stone by Stick Figure at eight, Gifted by Koffee is nine, and Burna Boy’s Outside is 10.

On the Cayman Islands, Hot 104.1 FM is reporting that Faded Away by Kabaka Pyramid, featuring Buju Banton and Junior Byles, is primary on their chart.

In South Florida, Don’t Do It by Hopeton Lindo, Marcia Griffiths and Freddie McGregor spends a fourth week at primary.

Leroy Sibbles’ Brown Eyes steps up from 22 to 19, while Leroy Smart’s All the time and Eternally bolts from 16 to 13.

New entries are Original Culture DJ (number 22) by Brigadeer Jerry, and Let Me Please You by Novel-T and Peter G (number 24).

Richie Stephens’ Reverse the Curse spends an eighth week at primary on the New York Reggae chart while Fifty by Tanya Stephens and Patra bolts from nine to seven.

Terry Linen’s Playing Money Games steps up from 14 to nine while Hezron’s Save the Children is as much as 17 from 21.

The new entry this week is Faded Away by Kabaka Pyramid featuring Buju Banton and Junior Byles.

(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)