The top ten in the Soca Champion competition was announced on Monday and the finalists are already working hard to secure votes in hopes of winning the Barbados TODAY competition.
Among the finalists is last year’s inaugural winner Azizi, veteran calypsonian Grynner and newcomers Mr.Veejay & King Julian. The champion will be crowned at the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Soca Royale finals on July 24, at Bushy Park.
Those vying for the grand prize
of $10,000 are:
Mr Veejay & King Julian – Summer Again
Joaquin – This Place
Sammy G – Mash Up The Place
Damian Marvay – Know The Face
Azizi – My Reason
Donnell – Wet Me
Grynner – Turn On The Speaker
Hypasounds– Bam Bam Back
Faith Callender – Haunted
Mistah Dale– Nuttin Sweetah
Additionally, the Junior Champion will be announced just a day before on Saturday, July 23, at the Junior Monarch finals. The prize is $2,000.
The Pic-O-De-Crop–Champion hopefuls are battling for the coveted $15,000 prize. The winner will be announced at the Pic-O-De-Crop finals on Saturday, July 30.