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Sweet Soca and Party Monarch Semi-finalists named

Reigning Sweet Soca and Party Monarch champions, Biggie Irie and Gorg, will be watching the outcome of the July 3rd semi-finals at the BRC Sweet N’ Spicy event to see who will be taking the stage for the Soca Royale at Bushy Park.  The semi-finalists vying for a chance to take the title were named this evening, June 21st, 2015 at Crop Over Grand Central, the NCF Headquarters, West Terrace, St. James.

In the SWEET SOCA competition
2015 PRELIMINARIES TABULATED BY PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS SRL

ARTISTE                                                    NAME OF SONG

Adrian Clarke                                                Soca Feeling
Damian Marvay                                            Survive The Weekend
Don Trent                                                      When Tomorrow Come
Edwin                                                             Party Ah De Year
Hypasounds                                                  Sugar Rush
Imani                                                              Fire Meh
iWeb                                                               All Inclusive
Kirk Brown                                                   You’re My Number One
Mikey                                                             Freedom
Mistah Dale                                                  Celebrate
Mr. Blood                                                     I Feel Alive
Nikita                                                            Wine Gyal
Red Plastic Bag                                           Spontaneous
Scorpio                                                         Obsessive Behaviour
Shaquille                                                      Life Support
T.C                                                                 Under De Influence

RESERVE
Sanctuary                                                     Two Step

The judges in this category were:

  • Chief Judge:  Leslie Lett
  • Jan Keizer
  • Andre Hinkson
  • Robin Watson
  • Anderson Bolden
  • Brian Cole
  • Alt: Alvin Mayers

 

In the PARTY MONARCH competition
2015 TABULATED BY PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS SRL

ARTISTE                                              NAME OF SONG

Adrian Clarke                                           We Festival
Chrystal Cummins-Beckles                   Queen of De Rhythm
Faith Callender                                         Road Rage
Hypasounds                                              How She Like It
Ishiaka McNeil                                         VYBZ
iWeb                                                           Last Time
King Bubba FM                                        Mash Up “When Ah Touch Down”
Kirk Brown                                                Trouble
Lil Rick                                                       We Bizness
Marzville                                                    Do What Yah Feel
Mikey                                                          Hands on De Road
Mr. Blood                                                   Let It Go
Natahlee                                                     Bacchanal Zombies
Peter Ram                                                  All Ah We
Rameses                                                     Start De Bacchanal
Sanctuary                                                   Feting Mode

RESERVE:

Supa Hype                                                 The Professionals

The judges in this category were:

  • Chief Judge:  Jude Eastmond
  • Ryan Boyce
  • Scott Headley
  • Dionne Knight
  • Kirk Worrell
  • Neil Newton

The draw for positions will be held on Tuesday, June 23 at scheduled meetings for the semi-finalists.  The Sweet Soca meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. and the Party Monarch at 6:30 p.m.  Artiste are required to provide the following:

(1)  Signed Contracts
(2)  scores for the song being performed
– Trumpet   (2 copies)
– Trombone  (1 copy)
– Tenor Sax  (1 copy)
– Alto Sax   (1 copy)
– Bass   (1 copy)
– Chord Chart   (3 copies)
– Lyrics  (3 copies)
– CD or copy of song   (1 copy)
– Drum Chart or Trumpet Score (1 copy)

There was an increase in the number of songs entered for the 2015 Sweet Soca and Party Monarch competitions. This year the NCF received 82 songs for Party Monarch up from 58 in 2014 and for Sweet Soca the number was 133 up from 114 in the previous year.

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