A song produced by locally-based recording studio Slaughter Arts Media has won an international soca award.
“Rum Please,” which was sung by Fya Empress of St Vincent received the “Best Female Power Soca” award in the recently held SAO Soca Awards Limited’s 11th Annual International Soca Awards ceremony in Grenada.
It was produced by Patrice Regis and Nigel Nicholas.
A press release informs that “Rum Please” also led to the crowning of Fya Empress as RoadMarch Queen of St Vincent in 2012, and was the most played and popular song in St Vincent for 2012.
The total list of nominations for the “Best Female Power Soca of the Year” were: “Cinnamon” of St Kitts with a song called “Mash Up”; Claudette “CP” Peters of Antigua with a sing entitled “No Tomorrow”; Destra Garcia of Trinidad and Tobago with “Carry On” and Alison Hinds of Barbados with “Soca Till We Die.”
The International Soca Awards was held at Spice Basket, Beaulieu.
The award ceremony featured over 30 categories and performances, with a red carpet event, pre show, and more.