Dalton Harris – #WorldWide Caribbean Artist Of The Week

Dalton Harris
Dalton Harris

Dalton Harris rose to fame from humble beginnings on the island of Jamaica. In 2010, Harris became the youngest winner of the Jamaican singing competition Digicel Rising Stars where the singer won a cash prize of $1.5 million JMD. He would face hardship after this financial boom however soon after.

He topped the Jamaican dance hall charts in 2014 with his single “Pauper”. In 2018, Harris entered season 15 of The X Factor in the United Kingdom. On the six-chair challenge, Harris was the last contestant to perform singing “Purple Rain” by Prince. He performed “I’m Feeling Good” in the semi-final and “Clown” from Emeli Sandé. His winner’s single was “The Power of Love” performed as a duet with James Arthur, who won the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012.

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