Terri Lyons Is Calypso Royalty

Written by: Nekisha Cyrus

Hands down, she is one of the most dynamic vocalists in the game with the musical versatility to match. Even though she hails from soca royalty as the daughter of a soca legend, the one and only Super Blue, she has been determined to create her own legacy in the music industry as a talented and successful singer, songwriter and entertainer in both the soca and calypso fraternity.

She is Terri Lyons and she is the 2020 National Calypso Monarch Winner.

She has been one of the standout acts and a crowd favorite at the ‘Back 2 Basics’ Calypso tent during the carnival season performing her well written and witty calypso piece ‘Meghan My Dear’.

 

 

With a winning performance that earned her the much deserving title, Terri performed both of her powerful social and political commentary calypso pieces ‘Meghan My Dear’ and ‘Obeah’, as she competed against twelve (12) finalists in the 2020 Calypso Monarch held on Thursday 20th February at the Queen’s Park Savannah.

As the newly crowned 2020 Calypso Monarch winner, she also earned a spot in calypso history as the fifth woman to win the title joining the likes of Calypso Rose, Singing Sandra, Denyse Plummer and Karene Asche (who also placed second in this year’s Calypso Monarch competition).

 

Super Blue with daughter Terri Lyons

Super Blue with daughter Terri Lyons

 

With her 2020 Calypso Monarch title win, Terri joins her family monarch winning legacy with her dad Super Blue who has seven (7) ‘Power Soca Monarch’ and ten (10) ‘Road March’ titles; and her sister Fay-Ann Lyons who is the only female to date who has won all three titles- the ‘Groovy Soca Monarch’, ‘Power Soca Monarch’ and ‘Road March’.

Additionally, to her 2020 Calypso Monarch success, Terri was also featured on the sexy Groovy Soca collaboration Throwback ting’ alongside Kes.

Terri Lyons and Kes

Terri Lyons and Kes

 

She is also a front line vocalist with the all-female soca band, Sass the band which was founded by Nadia Batson and continues to tour and perform regularly.

 

 

Outside of music land, Terri can also be seen on the screen as the Award-winning lead actress in the Award-winning short film ‘No Soca, No Life’ and will also be starring in the full feature film ‘Queen of Soca’. (Stay tuned for our full ‘Queen of Soca’ feature, coming soon on our website)

With all that said, Caribbean Entertainment Hub will like to officially congratulate the talented Soca diva and 2020 Calypso Monarch Queen that is Terri Lyons. As we continue to support her on her musical journey, we would like to also wish her all the best as she continues to represent and contribute to our musical landscape. To stay updated with her, you can follow her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/terrilyons82/.

But before we go, here’s a soca taste of Terri Lyons:

A Soca Taste of Terri Lyons:

1. Throw Back Ting Kes feat. Terri Lyons 0:45
2. Soca Army Terri Lyons 0:45
3. I Am Lions Terri Lyons 0:45
4. Gone Terri Lyons 0:45
5. Cah Stop Moving Terri Lyons 0:45

 

 

 

Hashtags: #TerriLyons #CalypsoMonarch2020 #Meghan #Obeah #Socaartiste #TrinidadandTobago

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