#33 CAMEAL DAVIS (Model, Vocalist)
with a beautiful voice and an enchantingly positive spirit, Cameal Davis is an entertainer
who inspires people across generations. She is a multi-talented singer and
actress who delivers a powerful performance in any genre or role given. With
musical inspirations from legendary performers including Whitney
Houston, Jennifer Hudson and Fantasia, she embodies the art of performance and
possesses the ability to actively engage her audience. Despite her youth,
Cameal exemplifies what can be achieved through hard work, discipline and
and acting was always an important part of Cameal’s life, and according to her
“Serves as a way to balance and focus” the rest of her life. From a very young
age it was evident that she was destined to be on stage. Cameal started honing
her talent in High School, where she entered the JCDC School festivals year
after year. Her talent and hard work paid off in the form of numerous awards,
including silver and gold medals, as well as certificates. In recognition of her superior stage presence,
Cameal was affectionately dubbed “The Diva” by the judges. During this time, Cameal
was also a member of Father Ho-Long and friends and was a part of the epic
her continued growth in talent and charisma, Cameal’s star continued to shine. The
name Cameal Davis rapidly became a household name throughout Jamaica, during
the 2008 season of Jamaica’s popular talent competition, Digicel Rising Stars.
Each week, she delivered a powerful performance, with songs such as “Land of
Love”, “Ironic”, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” and “I Don’t Want to Know”, and
the audience responded with their votes.
Her cover of Jennifer Hudson’s “Spotlight” claimed the most votes of the
season. On October 3, 2008, most of
Jamaica eagerly watched and frantically voted to ensure their favorite artist.
Cameal Davis made history and became the
first female to win the competition.
followed up on her victory with live performances at some of Jamaica’s most
prominent music events, including Reggae Sumfest and the Jamaica Jazz and Blues
Festival. Her video “Believe” has been widely recognized for the artistic
representation, performance and positive message. After eight years, the video still receives a
significant number of views.
of Rising Star also led to notable collaborations with other artists, including
“We Can”, with Assassin aka Agent Sasco, “Candle in the Wind”, with Tazz and
“I’m Doing Good”, with Romaine Virgo.
Cameal carefully considered her projects following Rising Star and leveraged
the opportunity to spread a positive message.
Rising Star success also led to the lead role of “Effie” in the 2009 musical
theatre production of “Dreamgirls”
Cameals unique ability to capture her audience was quite evident in her
performance as she received standing ovations nightly and received the “Best
New Cast Member”, “Best Female Lead Role” and “Cast member of the Year” awards.
This performance revealed her depth and ability as a well-rounded
Cameal decided to pursue her education, her career as a performer continued to
soar. She became a member of the UWI Pop Society and Drama Club as this
enabled her to balance her passion for the arts while continuing to focus on
academics. This involvement afforded her the opportunity to be selected as a
member of the UK Performing Arts Tour in 2012. She proudly received the honor to
represent Jamaica as part of the Jamaica 50 celebration in the U.K. with the
prestigious group of talented actors, singers and dancers from the University
of the West Indies.
is committed to making a positive change in the world, her selfless
contribution and involvement with the talented group, “Voices for Climate
Change” has helped her to reach and educate thousands about the effects of
climate change on our environments and by extension the world. Even off the
stage, Cameal is a role model, who recently graduated with honors from
University of the West Indies, with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism
as a member of the Dynamic WCOPA Team Jamaica 2017, the future is bright for
this talented entertainer as she expands her reach from Jamaica to the rest of
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her expenses for the trip which amount to approximately $3500usd
inclusive of accommodation in LA, associated visa fees round-trip
airfare from Jamaica to LA, and competition fees. Funds will go to the
National Director for Jamaica: Miss Lisa Hayles who is in charge of
paying over her fees to the international body of WCOPA.
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