Jamaica’s Top Blogs

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 21, 2013

Above: Kingston (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

From a regular look at beauty and fashion in Jamaica, to cutting-edge commentary on Jamaican politics, Jamaica’s top bloggers took were honoured this weekend in the Jamaica Blog Awards.

It was the third iteration of the awards, which were founded by Corve DaCosta in 2010.

The process included five stages from a nomination period, screening of finalists and a final vote from Jan. 7 to Jan. 14. The latter was a weighting of judging and online voting.

Kimroy Bailey, who writes an eponymous blog at, was named Jamaica’s Blogger of the Year.

The other winners are as follows:

Best Music Blog – 13th Street Promotions

Best Technology Blog – Geezam

Best Beauty and Fashion Blog – Natalia oh!

Best Photography Art Blog – Cultural Voice

Best Company and Business Blog – Hummingbird Hall Wedding Blog

Best Lifestyle Blog – Maximize My Life

Best News and Current Affairs Blog – Veritas

Best Personal Blog – Kimroy Baily

Best Entertainment Blog – 13th Street Promotions

Best Overseas Jamaican Blog – Chef and Steward

Top Blog Post for 2012 – 100% Renewable Jamaica (Kimroy Bailey)

Best Twitter Micro Blogger -Jomarie Malcolm

Best Tumblr Blog – Lace and Zippers

Best Writing on a Blog – Negril Stories

Best New Blog – Just Hitched Now What

Best Video Blog – The Duke Powell Show

Best Jamaican Focused Blog – Petchary’s Blog

#HASHCON2012 Contest Winner – She Rose by Lace and Zippers

Personal Achievement Awards for Excellence in Blogging in Jamaica – Kirk Brown from Jamaipanese

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