Classic claims calypso crown

New Calypso king Classic (left) receiving his winner’s trophy from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

Classic is the newest calypso king of Barbados.

In one of the most keenly contested finals in recent years, Classic produced a sterling performance with his two songs In Bed Together and Something Fishy to dethrone defending champion iWeb and walk away with the MQI Pic-O-De-Crop title.

Donella was a close second

Just before 2 a.m. this morning, it was announced at Kensington Oval that Classic – who hails from De Big Show calypso tent – had amassed 98 points, four more than second placed Donella Weekes of All Stars.

Colin Spencer was good enough for third

Colin Spencer of Headliners finished third on 92 points, while Hee Haw and Adrian Clarke finished fourth and fifth respectively.

Defending champion iWeb did not even crack the top five


18 Responses to Classic claims calypso crown

  1. Linda Cumberbatch
    Linda Cumberbatch August 2, 2015 at 5:08 am

    Classic u won b cause every body went bed together lol
    Well deserve victory

  2. Shawndelle Pauline Greenidge
    Shawndelle Pauline Greenidge August 2, 2015 at 5:41 am

    Its about time them give it to he

  3. Vishska Bokeesh
    Vishska Bokeesh August 2, 2015 at 6:09 am

    Finally every body day does truly come perseverance and then victory. Congrat to classic from small i always had a pic-a-de-crop crown for you.

  4. Flojoe Maloney
    Flojoe Maloney August 2, 2015 at 6:18 am


  5. Sandra Mayers
    Sandra Mayers August 2, 2015 at 6:23 am

    Congrats Classic well done

  6. Pamela Bowen
    Pamela Bowen August 2, 2015 at 6:49 am
  7. Carolyn Robertson
    Carolyn Robertson August 2, 2015 at 7:03 am

    well done glad for him

  8. Violeta Patricia Piggott
    Violeta Patricia Piggott August 2, 2015 at 7:11 am

    Ppl wanna dont know how am feeling rite now to see this guy won He neverrrrr once give up Hard work really pays off Congrats to Classical Classic (kiss kiss kiss)

  9. Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin
    Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin August 2, 2015 at 8:18 am

    It long overdue, i wanted him to win from d first time the songs came out, HE DESERVE IT….it makes me feel good to say, CONGRATULATIONS “KING CLASSIC”!!!!

  10. Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks
    Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks August 2, 2015 at 9:12 am

    Listen nobody knows how I feel right now, I am so estactic,they can’t be nobody as happy as me right now, this gave me chills this morning when I pick up my phone and see the king. When I tell you he deserves that long ago, He keeps knocking at the door and they finally let him in. PERSEVERANCE CLASSIC Always had good songs from day one way back when, I am laughing all the way 3 big cheers for the king

  11. Cynthia Blackman
    Cynthia Blackman August 2, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Congrats …

  12. Alex Alleyne August 2, 2015 at 9:49 am

    For many years he was over looked , given a hard time and treated badly. Finally the judges open their eyes and placed the “X” in the correct box. All the best CLASSIC.

  13. Sonia Lynch
    Sonia Lynch August 2, 2015 at 10:46 am

    Congratulations classic .u won my crown many times

  14. Rawle Maycock
    Rawle Maycock August 2, 2015 at 11:48 am

    It’s your turn, Classic.

  15. Alex Alleyne August 2, 2015 at 11:53 am

    Classic and Colin Spencer are the 2 best in the business at this time . Always treated badly just like two of the best cricket persons in BDS. STOUTE and CARTER.

  16. Alex Alleyne August 2, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Mark the barber , I know you are as happy as all of us and saying ITS ABOUT TIME .

  17. harry turnover August 3, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Congrats Classic…..about time. ….but why does Ian Webster got to get on so girly girly…..must be advertising.


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