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Eighteen Through To Groovy, Power Soca Monarch Finals


40 soca artistes competed in a rousing soca semi-final last evening at the National Cultural Centre. 18 artistes; 9 in each category, have been selected to advance to the finals of the National Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition scheduled for Friday, July 7, at the SAAB Vigie.

The artistes will go against the defending monarchs; Ricky T, for the Groovy Monarch title, and Fross for the Power Monarch. The qualifying artistes below are listed in alphabetical order and not indicative of scores.

Groovy Soca Qualifiers   Power Soca Qualifiers
# Sobriquet Song Title   # Sobriquet Song Title
1 Alpha Smoke   1 Bronxx FT Mata Balance
2 Arthur Allain Feeling Irie   2 Ezra D’funmachine Hello Carnival
3 Blaize Temperature   3 Imran Nerdy Clock Out
4 Carlton Roberts Fly   4 Islah Man Craziness
5 Ezra D’funmachine Cho (Hot Head)   5 Ninja Dan AKA Karma Karma Coming 4 you
6 Imran Nerdy Unemployed   6 Ricky T Kay Ou (Your House)
7 J’urgen Layaway   7 Shemmy J Bird Boss
8 Qpid Celebrate   8 Slack Doh Ask Me For Money
9 Ti-Blacks Check kò’w   9 Subance Sue say


Tickets for the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch on July 7, are $60 or $150 VIP, and can be purchased from The Cell outlets and Steve’s Barbershop.

For updates relating to all carnival competitions, visit or @carnivalsaintlucia on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The CPMC wishes all artistes best of luck in the next round of the competition as they prepare for the Monarch.

SOURCE: Carnival Planning and Management Committee

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