March 2, 2019

London Crowned 2019 Calypso Monarch

Ronal­do Lon­don has been crowned the 2019 Ca­lyp­so Monarch and has tak­en home the $700,000 first place prize at the Di­manche Gras ‘Kaiso­ra­ma’ at the Queen’s Park Sa­van­nah Thurs­day night.

Lon­don beat back a field of 16 with his song ‘Man’s Imag­i­na­tion’ to de­throne last year’s cham­pi­on Helon Fran­cis.

The judges gave Lon­don the top nod over Karene As­che who took 2nd place and $400,000, and Helon Fran­cis who placed 3rd and took home $200,000.

As­che sang ‘Lo­co and Bro­co’ in po­si­tion num­ber 2 while Fran­cis sang ”What Com­ing Next’ in po­si­tion num­ber 10. Maria Bho­la placed fourth and took home $100,000.

Those who placed be­tween 6th and 10th took home a purse of $40,000 while those who placed from 11th to 16th took home $25,000.

The com­pe­ti­tion end­ed just be­fore 12.30 am Fri­day.

The or­der of re­sults was as fol­lows:

1. Ronal­do Lon­don – ‘Man’s Imag­i­na­tion’

2. Karene As­che – Lo­co and Bro­co’

3. Helon Fran­cis – ‘What Com­ing Next’

4. Maria Bho­la – ‘False Alarm’

5. De­von Seales – ‘Two Face’

6. Win­ston “Gyp­sy” Pe­ters – ‘When Ele­phants Fight’

7. Kurt “The Last Bad John of Ca­lyp­so” Allen – ‘Wha Yuh Say’

8. Rod­er­ick “Chucky” Gor­don – ‘El Muro (The Wall)’

9. Du­ane O’Con­nor – ‘Re­spect’

10. Joanne “Ti­gress” Row­ley – ‘Who Feels It Knows’

11. Er­phaan Alves – ‘I Am’

12. Stacey Sobers – ‘Make T&T Great Again’

13. An­tho­ny “All­rounder” Hen­drick­son – ‘Where Are the Foot­prints’

14. Alana “La­dy Watch­man” Sin­nette-Khan – ‘Pres­sure Does Buss Pipe’

15. Dawren “Pharoah” Greenidge – ‘For­mu­la’

16. Alex “To­ba­go Chalkie” Gift – ‘Trav­el Ad­vi­so­ry’

source: Sampson Nanton for www.guardian.co.tt



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