The final of the 22nd Chutney Soca Monarch competition will be held at Skinner Park, San Fernando, Trinidad this coming Saturday, 11 February, 2017.
Defending monarch KI (Kris Persad) will go up against nine other contestants in a bid to retain his crown for a fourth consecutive year. Also in the mix is Saint Lucian artist Ricky T, who will perform with Hunter on the remix of True Rum Drinker.
The finalists, in order of performance, are:
1. Shivan Ragoonath & Slammer Cutter – Ah Doh Mine She
2. Lalchan Babwah (Hunter) – True Rum Drinker (Remix)
3. Rick Ramoutar – Keeper
4. Nishard Mayrhoo – Mr Take Yuh Gyal
5. Riki Jai – Single Woman
6. Michael Ramroop (Showtime) – Mr. Popular
7. Ravi Bissambar – Budget
8. Rooplal Girdharie – Bharan De Paniye
9. Omadath Maraj – Ramsingh
10. Kris Persad (KI) – KI Make Me Do It