Glacia, a native of the island of Jamaica, began singing at four years old. This led to national and international engagements. Shortly after high school, she became involved in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Jamaica and Canada, and participated in their discipleship and arts based programs.
Glacia has ministered extensively as a missionary, visiting hospitals, prisons, and schools as well as on the streets. Ministering to the poor, she has worked with various church groups and secular entities. One of which was the Bob Marley International Reggae Day in Kingston Jamaica. Glacia’s unique gifting has gained her audiences with a wide cross section of dignitaries and politicians, she was the first gospel artist invited to the Prime Minister’s Private Gala in Jamaica.
An anointed, talented, writer, poet, composer, co-arranger, singer, songwriter and worshipper, Glacia has worked closely with award winning producers of Jamaica: Jon Williams, Alex Martin –Blankin, Dennis Rushton, as well as gifted and internationally acclaimed singers, songwriters and producers, Roby Duke, Terry Clarke; Robert Varnadore; Mark Brown; Robert D. Watson (Composer for film and Television)
Carolee Mayne; Tommy Walker (Integrity Music). The renowned, Eddie Perez (who has worked with the likes of Ashanti), Maurice Gregory (aka) Brian who has worked with Jamaica’s first Stella Award winner; Papa San, Grammy winners Beenie Man; Shaggy, Kanye West; other reggae artists like Diana King and Wayne Wonder. Glacia has also recently recorded with the legendary Thomas Mc Clary of the Commodores whose artistry and success speaks for itself.
Her original song” Hold My Hand Today”, produced by Jon Williams held the number one position on the Caribbean Gospel Music Charts for over six months,” It’s Not Over Now”, held the same position for three months, and was also featured in the successful Hollywood Production of ”Portrait of a Poet”.
Glacia’s song “Survivor” was written for her fellow countrymen in response to Hurricane Ivan. It has been topping the charts favorites, bringing hope in the face of adversity to all who hear it. And also earned the prestigious” Rock/ Pop Song of the Year”- 2006 Marlin Awards.
Glacia has several musical recordings and has been the recipient of many awards. The awards include:
- The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)
Original Song Competition – Winner, Most Outstanding Song (1998)
JCDC, Most Outstanding Performer (1998)
- The Jamaica Cultural Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP)
Best New Artist (1998 – 1999)
Songwriter of the Year (1999)
Gospel Song of the Year, “It’s Not Over Now” (2000)
- The Jamaica Federation of Musicians (JFM)
Best Gospel Song -- “It’s Not Over Now” (2000)
Membership Award --“JFM and JACAP” (2003)
- The Marlin Awards
Rock/ Pop Song of the Year --- “Survivor” (2006)
- The Lifestyle Gospel Entertainment Media Group
Achievement Award -- (2007)
Glacia’s travel has taken her internationally to New Zealand, USA, Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Canada, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands. Her heart embraces those who have been rejected and dejected by society and their situations. And has joined forces to release hope to the hopeless by utilizing her music to soothe their pain and offer counsel and help.
A humanitarian at heart, her giftings have applauded the efforts of many charitable organizations including, Heart For the World, Great Love Foundation, Food For the Poor, New Hope Children’s Home in Mandeville, Jamaica WI, and several Sekelela Zambia’s Orphans Inc, events in Florida: providing housing, food and medical relief for Zambia’s HIV/AIDS orphans. As well as relief for the sick and abandoned in Lesotho Africa and the homeless in down town Hollywood, California. Glacia is also heads her own charity, fund “The Survivor Fund” which is based in Jamaica W.I. She donates all the proceeds from her award winning single “Survivor” to those who sustained damages from hurricane Ivan.
“You Can Start Over, Like a True Warrior
Pick up the Pieces and Start Again.
Because Survivors Never Quit; They Stand to the End” – Glacia
Glacia has ministered alongside reputable artists and speakers such as Helen Baylor, BeBe Winans, Anointed, Dr. Myles Munroe, Grammy award-winning Bob Carlisle, Carolee Mayne, Valerie Boyd, Skeeter Davis, Tommy Walker (Integrity Music) Stellar award-winner, Papa San, Sitchie, Lester Lewis, Nigel Lewis, Candi Staton, Carlene Davis, Delaine Bailey, Judy Mowatt, (formerly of Bob Marley and the Wailers), Beenie Man, Luciano, George Banton, Shawn Walker, Grace Thrillers, Barbara Jones, Arvind Graham, Yami Bolo, Claudelle Clarke, Nadine Sutherland, Shaze, Ken Boothe, Ernie Smith, Junior Tucker, Sandra Brooks, Mighty Diamonds, Sis Skully, Fab Five, Joan Flemings, Diania King, Maurice Gregory, Sean Paul and many others.
Glacia has been featured as a guest on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), The Jeff Majors Show
(The Gospel of Music), Los Angeles California, The Gospel Music Association (GMA), Seminar in the Rockies, Colorado Springs, WRMB, WCNO, MYSTIC 1580, all of South Florida, Love TV and FM Radio, TVJ, IRIE FM, KLASS, FM of Jamaica WI, BCAT and WLNY TV, Word Network of New York, Lesotho Radio, in Africa and a host of others.
She has graced the covers of many entertainment magazines, and has also been featured as a chart topper in the Air Jamaica – In Flight Magazine, The Daily Gleaner, The Star, The Caribbean Challenge, National Weekly, Miami Post, and other leading media houses.
Preserved from the coils of death, Glacia’s passion celebrates God’s verdict for life and its maximum fulfillment."To Live Is To Love And To Love Is To Live" - Glacia.