Chutney Soca Monarch 2019 semi-finalists announced


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Thirty-seven artists have qualified for the semi-final of the twenty fourth Chutney Soca Monarch competition. Up to a hundred artists submitted songs, and they were reviewed by a screening committee who then chose the final 37.

The semi-final round will take place at The Rig, Gulf View, Trinidad on Saturday 26 January 2019 and the final will be on Saturday 16 February at Skinner Park in San Fernando, Trinidad.

Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal are expected to defend their title.

The semi-finalists are:

1. Kavita Ramkissoon
2. Russel Mohammed
3. Kenneth Salick
4. Kerron Tyron Williams
5. Kenneth Supersad
6. Surendra Ramoutar
7. Keiron Lal
8. Anil Pitie & Trevor Gore
9. Veejai Ramkissoon & Jerome Precilla
10. Vedesh Sookoo
11. Nisha Ramsook
12. Anil Rock
13. Neeshan Prabhoo
14. Ravi Babooram
15. Krishna Ramdass
16. Nigel Gobin
17. Imran Beharry
18. Ranjeev Ramdeen
19. Amit Sagram
20. Kess Ramroop
21. Nesar Hosein
22. Andy Singh
23. Jesh Ramnanan & Nisha Baksh Lutchmedial
24. Avinash Sookraj
25. Hemlatha Dindial
26. Rizaan Ali
27. Shiva Lakhan
28. Trishma Maharaj
29. Jason Peru
30. Amit Sooknanan & Amit Dookram
31. Nirmal Adesh Samaroo
32. Lalchan Babwah
33. KI Persad
34. Veekash Sahadeo
35. Samraj Jaimungal
36. Omadath Maharaj
37. Ricardo Melville