Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ronaldo London is new Calypso Monarch

Ronaldo London is the new Calypso Monarch

Ronaldo London is the new Calypso Monarch

Ronaldo London is the new Calypso Monarch.

London, who also holds this year’s Young King title, dethroned former champion Helon Francis on Thursday night with his song ‘Man's Imagination’ to take the title.

He won $700,000 for his efforts. Karene Asche placed second and won $400,000 while Fran­cis placed third and won $200,000.

London's win gives his family its fifth title.

Brian London, his uncle, won the Extempo title on the same night, beating Black Sage into second place. Brian also holds the Ken 'Professor' Philmore calypso competition that was held in San Fernando.

London's brother Rivaldo is also the Junior Calypso Monarch.

Below are the full results from the Calypso Monarch competition

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 - 'Man's Imag­i­na­tion'

14. Alana "La­dy Watch­man" Sin­nette-Khan - 'Pres­sure Does Buss Pipe'

15. Dawren "Pharoah" Greenidge - 'For­mu­la'

16. Alex "To­ba­go Chalkie" Gift - 'Trav­el Ad­vi­so­ry'

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