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Amazing Grace

Chris Blackwell from London started Island Records 50 years ago for only £1000 and it’s still going strong.  To celebrate the iconic Grace Jones performed at  the anniversary event in London.

Grace Jones on stage

The night included rhythm specialist Sly and Robbie, Marcia Griffith, Rita Marley and Erica Newell who all helped kicked the night off in Shepherds Bush.

Grace Jones' Bum

However while performing ‘Pull up to my Bumper’ Grace turned around and showed her fishnet cover bumper to the audience !!! I know, I know but she’s got a sense of humour LMAO!!!!

Grace Jones and Kid Creole

Backstage Kid Creole bumped into Grace

Grace Jones Backstage

The 61 year old said to Flyer: ‘Thank you for the compliments but I have some great designers behind me. My outfit was designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier and my head piece by hat designer Philip Tracey’.

VV BROWN

New comers Tinchy Strider and VV Brown also performed on the opening night. Sade Says Your dress hurts my eyes VV!

Images courtesy of Flyer Newspaper

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Island Records @ 50!!!!

Island Records whose stars include Bob Marley, Amy Winehouse, U2, Grace Jones and Tinchy Stryder,  have clocked up 5o years and threw a  celebrity packed party to celebrate

Juliette Lewis

Mixing lace, leather and sequins the very talented Juliette Lewis looked great

 Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia rocked some leather too

 Zezi Ifore

Known for her off the wall style Presenter Zezi Ifore looked quirky and cute

 Sophie Ellis Bextor

Love, love, Love your eye make up Sophie!

 VV Brown

And VV you’re great and all and love what you’re doing right now, but hmmmmmm just not sure about that dress

Many acts including VV Brown will be in concert at O2 Shepherd Bush between 26th – 31st May check out www.island50.com for more details

Images courtesy of Flyer Newspaper

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