Shernelle “Skarpyon” Williams, who judges initially overlooked for a place in the National Calypso Monarch Finals, unseated Lornette “Fya Empress” Nedd-Reid to take his first National Calypso Monarch crown, the prize money and a brand new car on Sunday.
He sang “Song of Hope” and “Until”.
Fya Empress was second, with “Just” and “My Gratitude”, while Shaunelle McKenzie and Dennis Bowman tied for third.
Shaunelle sang “I would never be a politician” and “Mama Cry”, while Dennis sang “Songs they hear” and “Way ye dey”.
(Look our for our full report on the show and our interview with Skarpyon.)