In a thrilling display of musical talent and infectious energy, Delroy 'Fireman' Hooper emerged victorious, capturing both the 2023 Soca Monarch title and the coveted Road March crown in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. With his captivating song 'Madness,' Fireman claimed first place in the Road March category, solidifying his status as a Carnival champion.
The Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) released the official results, revealing Fireman's exceptional performance with a remarkable 69 points for his electrifying anthem 'Madness.' Hooper is a veteran soca artist who has been performing for over 20 years. He is known for his energetic performances and his ability to connect with the crowd. He is also a talented songwriter, and his songs are often popular with both soca lovers and carnival revelers.
Securing second place was Zimbroy 'Ghaza' Joseph, whose vibrant tune 'Carnival is in d air' garnered 41 points, further contributing to the vibrant Carnival atmosphere. The energy and spirit of Joseph's composition resonated with audiences, earning him a well-deserved spot among the top contenders.
Claiming the third-place position was Esron 'Speilberg' Culzac, captivating listeners with his infectious track 'Head ways,' which amassed an impressive 27 points. Culzac's composition showcased his artistic prowess and ability to capture the essence of Carnival festivities.