Jermaine Edward Biography, Songs, Album, Net Worth, Lyrics

3 min

Jermaine Edward

Jermaine Edwards born to Bishop Janet and Rowan Edwards of the Light House Assembly was a typical pastor’s kid, good and when gotten the opportunity to get bad went all out.

Started playing music at age nine, became a music minister teaching choirs and later became a part-time teacher at a preparatory school.

Often described as a soulful, inspirational, motivational and prolific composer. Jermaine pays homage to Jamaica’s strong musical heritage but is not constrained by it. Energetic or soothing, his style is influenced by a variety of musical genres.


Born in St. Andrew, Jamaica on July 22, 1980, to Bishop Rowan Edwards and Pastor Janet Edwards, Jermaine grew up surrounded by Christian teachings. He took on the responsibility of a family at an early age; marrying Tracylyn when he was nineteen years young. Their union produced two daughters; Halil and Tehillah. He highlights his family as his greatest achievement.


His ear for harmony was apparent from an early age. Before he was ten years old, Jermaine was playing the keyboard at Sunday services and crusades where his father preached and was later ordained Minister of Music at his father’s church; Light House Assembly in Spanish Town, St. Catherine.

He began to seriously explore possibilities in the music industry in 1997 when he recorded an album as a member of the gospel group ‘Living Lights’.

His first album ‘ISLAND WORSHIP-A Jamaican Experience’, a collection of traditional worship songs was well received by local and international audiences birthing his music production in 2004. This was followed by his second album ‘ISLAND WORSHIP 2 A CLOSER WALK in 2006. Tracks on this second album were inspired by his quest to draw closer to God.

Faced with the choice of giving up gospel for secular music, Jermaine took some time to examine God’s thumbprints for his life, and chose to honour God over “ready cash.”  His decision to commit his talents to spreading the gospel, inspired the song ‘Make You Smile’ from his third album ‘Destiny’.

Album Destiny

Jermaine Edward

“Destiny” won the Reggae Vocal Performance of the Year-Male artist of the year, Engineered Recording of the Year Producer of the Year and Album of the yearat the Marlin Awards in 2010.

Three years later excellence was evident when Jermaine reminded us not to count him out with his fifth highly anticipated album titled -roduced by him and mastered by Kirk Franklin Master Engineer – Herb Powers. This album of grace was a game changer for Jermaine, with hits like Beautiful Day, Hallelujah and Don’t Count Me Out.

Jermaine Collaborations

ermaine cemented himself in the hearts of Corporate Jamaica.Becoming the first and only gospel artiste to be signed as a brand ambassador for the Caribbean region’s leading telecommunications provider – Digicel.

He has also shared platforms with the likes of gospel greats; Kirk Franklin,Donnie McClurkin, Travis Greene, Israel Houghton, JJ Hairston and ADA to name a few.

Being recognized as a local and international celebrity is a reality Jermaine struggles to grasp and his humbled traveling all over the world and seeing the impact his music has on people of different ethnicity.

He is grateful for every moment but never loses sight of God’s power to give and to take away.

Jermaine works hard to ensure that he and his music remains accessible, trendy and relevant. He is unpretentious and stresses that“being necessary is like salt that needs no advertisement “.

Jermaine Edward


This cd brought him to nine states in America, Turks and Caucos, booked a show for The Cayman Islands and England.

He now has a second album, A Closer Walk Island Worship 2 which speaks to all age groups pointing them to God.

The incredible rise of his career shows the love that people have for his music and now becoming a sought after minister helping youths focus in there every day walk with God.

Edwards says a grammy would be nice or some other award but what would be more important would be the ability to go into a school every morning and do devotion with good a sound system proclaiming God’s name so that His name would be lifted on high and youths would be drawn to Him.

When that happens his task on earth would be accomplished.

Listen to Jermaine Songs;

Thanks for reading today’s news from GHKasa and we urge you to spread this news across the various social media networks and do follow us on our social media platforms as well. on; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and more for the latest news over the web. Send your news stories to and via WhatsApp on 0241481651.

Like it? Share with your friends!