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Sunday 9 August, 2020

Loop hosts 1st Jabbie Awards, Patrice Roberts wins Carnival 2018

LoopTT hosted its first annual Jabbie Awards, our overview of everything that went down this Carnival season, and presented our picks for who won this season, from best pavement march, best collab, who got a little too salty, and even which artist hit us a ghost this season. 

It also allowed us to revisit some of the major happenings (and they were many) over the short, but intense season. In the end, we declared Patrice Roberts as the ultimate winner of Carnival 2018. From her body of music, collaborations, social media game, and fashion, even though she may not have won Road March, there's no debate that this year was hers. 

Check out the full list of winners below. If you want to check out the full video, visit our Loop Facebook page


People’s Road March: ‘Top Striker’, Lil Natty and Thunder 

Best J'ouvert song: 'Bacchanal and Water', Bunji Garlin

Breakout Artiste:  Nailah Blackman

Best Collab: 'Full of Vibe’, Voice and Marge Blackman

Best Dressed Artist: Patrice Roberts, Shal (tie)

Best Hustle: Iwer George

Best Carnival Baby: ‘Body’, Kees Dieffenthaller

Best Slow Wine Song: ‘Tingo’, Nessy Preppy

Best Winin' Song, Period: ‘Doh Play Dat’, Machel Montano

#SaltBae: Ultimate Rejects

Best Fete: 

All inclusive: St. Mary’s All Inclusive (CIC) 

Overall: Bacchanal Rd, Soca Brainwash (tie)

Best Recharge Song: 'Splinters', Shal 

Best Fence/Wall Song: 'Soca Kingdom', 'Showtime' 

Pan in Yuh Pwef: BP Renegades and their winning season

Ghost of the season: Kerwin Dubois

Best Feel-Good Song of the Season: ‘Full of Vibe’, Voice and Marge Blackman

Best Prop of the Season: Recession Hulk, featured at all of Blaxx's performances

Honourable Mentions:

-Iwer x Machel at Jam Nation

-Best forward: Machel brings on Lil Natty and Thunder at Tribe Ignite

-Carnival’s Best Kept Secret: Breakfast Is

-Sunny Bling at Army Fete

Who Won Carnival 2018: Patrice Roberts


Let us know, who were your personal winners for Carnival 2018? Share in the comments below! 


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