18 semifinalists announced
The Big Show has taken the lion’s share of spots in this year’s Pic-O-De-Crop calypso competition.
Early this morning, the 18 semifinalists were announced for the much anticipated face-off on July 17 at the Wildey Gymnasium.
Among the six chosen from the Big Show was nine-time monarch Gabby, who heads an impressive list of very seasoned campaigners from the popular calypso tent, whose semis line-up also includes Adonijah, Biggie Irie, Classic, Mikey and Mr Dale.
Joining them will be four Headliners in Adrian Clarke, Crystal Cummins-Beckles, Colin Spencer and Blood, as well as Dre, Sammy G and Sir Ruel from House of Soca.
From The Experience Tent: Billboard, De Doctor and Enobong have been selected, along with Donella and Hee Haw from the All Stars.
The reserve is Niqa. Here is the full list of 18, which includes four female calypsonians: