Tuesday, October 21, 2008

2008 International Soca Award winners

Monday October 20th, 2008 – Machel Montano HD again dominated yet another awards celebration. This time copping six (6) accolades at the pretigious International Soca Awards held in St Kitts on Saturday. Montano’s 2008 SAO awards included ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Male Soca Artist of the Year’, ‘Performer of the Year’, ‘Best Soca Collaboration’, ‘Soca Band of the Year’ & ‘Song Writer of the Year’ (w/ Kernal Roberts).

Lucian star Ricky T walked away with a whopping four (4) awards including ‘Favorite Up-Tempo Soca’, ‘Best Soca Re-Mix Collaboration of the Year’ (w/ Mr Vegas), ‘Soca Road Mix of the Year’ and ‘Soca Song of the Year’ (tied with Faye-Ann Lyons).

Also grabbing up four (4) awards was female sensation Faye-Ann Lyons (‘Female Soca Artist of the Year’, ‘Soca Song of the Year’, ‘Female Performer of the Year’, ‘Favorite Up Tempo Soca of the Year’). Songstress Patrice Roberts was given the nod for ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ and ‘Favorite Groove Soca’ for her song ‘Wukkin Up’.

DJ Spice from New York won ‘International DJ of the Year’ for the 2nd time in a row and TORONTO-LIME.com received honours for a 3rd consecutive year as ‘Favourite Soca Info Website’.

The complete list of winners are as follows:

Best New Female Soca Artist


Favorite Up-tempo Soca – Male

Pressure Boom by Ricky T

Female Soca Vocalist of the Year

Mo Wuk by Patrice Roberts

Favorite Soca Information Website


Best Soca Compilation Rhythm
Lego Me Riddim

International Soca DJ of the Year

DJ Spice

Favorite Groove Soca – Female

Wukking Up by Patrice Roberts

Favorite Groove Soca – Male

Soka Junkie by Mr Dale

Soca Humor of the Year

Phone Card by Crazy

Soca Song Writer of the Year

Kernel Roberts & Machel Montano - (Unconditional Love, Blaze D Trail, Make Love)

Best Soca Re-Mix Collaboration of the Year

Pressure Boom (Remix) by Ricky T. ft. Mr. Vegas

Best Soca Collaboration Groove

Gyal Farm by Kerwin Du Bois & Shal Marshall

Best Soca Music Video

Desire by Skhi

Best DJ Soca Mix CD of the Year

Soca Twins Addicted 2 Soca Mix CD 08

Soca Artist Album/CD of the Year

Flame On by Machel Montano

Soca Road Mix of the Yea
Leh Go Me Riddim - Ricky T - Pressure Boom (Road Mix)

Soca Producer of the Year

Kerwin Du Bois - (Breathless, 2 Days, Gyal Farm)

Soca Chutney Song of the Year

Bring It by Hunter

Overall Female Soca Artist of the Yea
Faye-Ann Lyons-Alvarez

Overall Male Soca Artist of the Year

Machel Montano

Soca Song of the Year

Get On by Faye-Ann Lyons
Pressure Boom by Ricky T

Best New Male Soca Artist of the Year

Problem Child

Favorite Soca Online Radio


Male Soca Vocalist of the Year
Carnival Please Stay by Shurwayne Winchester

Female Soca Performer of the Year

Faye-Ann Lyons

Male Soca Performer of the Year

Machel Montano

Soca Duo or Group of the Year

3 Canal

Best Soca Collaboration up Tempo of the Year

Machel Montano & Mighty Sparrow - Congo Man

Best Soca Compilation Album/CD of the Year

Soca Gold - Various Artist 1 2008

Favorite up Tempo Soca of the Year – Female

Get On by Faye-Ann Lyons

Over All Soca Band of the Year

Machel Montano HD

Over All Soca Chutney Artist of the Year


Over All Soca Chutney Band of the Year

JMC Triveni

Best Soca Chutney Collaboration of the year

Hunter & Bunji Garlin - I Want Meh Rum

Courtesy of Toronto-Lime.com

1 comment:

Wuzdescene said...

... is no surprise dat Machel win 6 awards .... but what is shocking is dat ROLL eh win nuttin ....

'ROLL' by Machel and Patrice ... is one ah de baddest soca .... since 'Is Carnival' by Machel and Destra! ... well in my humble, trini opinion :-)

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