Junior winners wow audience
Summa and De MC are the Scotiabank Junior Monarchs for 2016.
After a very keenly contested competition in both categories, the results were announced early this morning to a packed audience at Kensington Oval.
Summa took the title in the eight-12 category with Go Away Recession, which earned her 418 points.
Second place went to Star Diamond who sang Calypso Queen, which earned her 408 points.
With 390 points Browne Star was third with his song Train We Up. Fourth place A@-Lee-ah was not far behind with 385 points.
Summa also took the prize for Best Soca song in the eight-12 category.
Browne Star also walked away winner of the inaugural Barbados TODAY Junior champion competition.
In the 13-18 category, the competition was fierce and just two point separated winner De MC from second place Raheem.
De MC scored a whopping 450 points for his song Outta Love, making him the first male to take the 13-18 crown since 2008. He was first out the blocks on the night and set the pace so high, the others clearly struggled to catch up.
His adoring fans were cheering at the top of their lungs even before he touched the stage.
Raheem, another crowd favorite, scored 448 points.
Third place went to Sparkle T who sang Happy Birthday. She amassed 440 points. RJ who sang Barbershop was fourth with 423 points.
Sparkle T was awarded the prize for the Best Soca song in the 13-18 category.
Please see Wednesday’s edition of Bajan Vibes for a full review of the finals. (DB)