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Raymond Ramnarine is the 2013 Chutney Soca Monarch.   Singing in Position 7 in the Finals with the song “I eh Marridin no more,” Mr. Ramnarine out sang 16 others to take home the $1 million first prize at the competition.
Ramnarine, the Frontline Singer for Dil-E-Nadan, came into the Finals in good standing, having topped the Semi Finals of the competition.
At the Finals, he received the judges' approval and secured the most text votes for first place.
The Finals of the competition, which was held at Skinner Park in San Fernando, got underway at 11pm on Saturday and finished just before 3am on Sunday.
Raymond Ramnarine was named the winner just before 4am.
Second Place went to Rikki Jai, the 2011 Monarch. He took home $300,000.
Defending Champion, KI Persad, placed 3rd and took home $200,000.
*The Top 10 winners in the 2013 Chutney Soca Monarch:
Raymond Ramnarine
Rikki Jai
Kenneth Supersad
Drupatee Ramgoonai
Anil Bheem
Hunter and Junjeezy, Rick Ramoutar (tie)
Prophet Benjamin
Omadath Maharaj, Sally Sagram (tie)
Saleem ‘Stinky’ Beharry
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