Ronaldo London is 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'