Ayana John Winner of $5000 Got Rhythm Competition
The GotRhythm.com eSoca Competition 2008 came to an end at mid-night August 8th. Congratulations to Ayana John for winning the inaugural competition with Kimberley Inniss in 2nd place and newcomers Rhea & JayCee in third. The order is as follow:
Song Artist Prize
1. Just The Way Ayana John $5000
2. Merry Go Round feat. Alicia Kimberley Inniss $2500
3. Handle It feat JayCee Rhea $1250
4. Nah Missin Meh Edwin Yearwood
5. Wrong Gal RPB
6. Show Me Kirk Brown
7. Dat Is What I Talkin’ Bout Andy Armstrong (Blood)
8. In a Party Mood Hypa Soundz
9. Big Girls Biggie Irie
10. Baby Oh Baby Adrian Clarke
The producer of the winning song is Darron Grant and he will receive $1000.The customer who purchased the most downloads is Jackie Clarke with 428 downloads and she will receive a Video Camcorder. This competition attracted customers from Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Japan. Special mention must be made of Ikeda Kiyotaka (Kanagawa Japan) who purchased 80 downloads and was leading the customer download competition for over one month and was only passed during the last few days of competition.
The awards will be presented at The VIP Party, which will be held at Café Jungles in The Gap on August 30th. There will be performances by several Top 10 artists. Additionally all eSoca customers are eligible to enter the customer draw for a Blackberry Smartphone, Digital Camera and an MP3 player, which will be held at the VIP Party.
The eSoca competition ran from May 22nd – August 8th 2008, and a total of 189 songs from 126 artists were entered mostly from Barbados but there were entries from United Kingdom, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica. The winners were determined based on the number of songs purchased from GotRhythm.com. This competition is the first of it’s kind and Got Rhythm Inc. will present similar online competitions in other regional territories. The next eSoca competition is scheduled to kickoff in November and will be centered around T&T Carnival 2009. GotRhythm Inc. intends to continue to use technology in innovative ways to promote the music and art of the region by making it easily accessible to local, regional and international customers, in a manner that provides tangible revenue streams to artists and music producers.
Boyce note;Congrats to all the winners of the Got Rhythm from Boyce Voice!
Ayana please remember I was always a fan of yours and Darron Grant as administrator of Boyce Voice we are partners in any money prizes u benefit from..
Congrats to Got Rhythm management in orgainising this innovative competition to spruce up interest in their site and encourage more download sales…