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Magnum Kings & Queens Of Dancehall Season 5

ABOUT THE SHOW

Launched on TVJ in 2008, Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall continues to showcase some of the best fresh Dancehall talent ever to premiere on Jamaican TV. The interactive talent competition filmed live in Kingston, has energized television viewers. 
 
Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall’s mission is to unearth and showcase authentic Jamaican dancehall talent.  The voted King & Queen of Dancehall will be given the tools with which to construct a viable career as dancehall artistes.
 
PAST KINGS & QUEENS 

SEASON / YEAR

KING

QUEEN

Season 4 - 2011

Hurricane

Nioma

Season 3 - 2010

Press Fyah

Bumpa

Season 2 - 2009

Poor & Boasy

Tiki

Season 1 - 2008

Singer Jah

Baby Tash

 

CHANGES FOR SEASON 5

There are a few exciting changes for the 5th Season of Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall:

HOST

The gorgeous 5-foot-7 beauty, Yanique Barrett, was a hit on the Magnum stage last season.  Yanique is eager to once again usher in a fresh new crop of dancehall princes and princesses for Jamaica’s viewing pleasure.

JUDGES

Cordell ‘Scatta’ Burrell, Miss Kitty and Professor Nuts will return as the Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall Judges.  We will also be introducing guest judges throughout the show.

NEW DIGICEL’S DI ENDZ

Donald Anderson aka Iceman

NEW LIVE SHOW VENUE

76 Constant Spring Road (Next door Weekendz)

AIRING DATES & TIMES

January 7 – April 21, 2012
Saturdays 9:30PM – 11PM
 
AIRING SCHEDULE 

Saturday Jan 7

1st Audition show

Saturday Jan 14

2nd Audition show 

Saturday Jan 21

Live Show 1 

Saturday Jan 28

Live Show 2 

Saturday Feb 4

Live Show 3 

Saturday Feb 11

Live Show 4 

Saturday Feb 18

Live Show 5 

Saturday Feb 25

Live Show 6 

Saturday Mar 3

Live Show 7 

Saturday Mar 10

Live Show 8 

Saturday Mar 17

Live Show 9 

Saturday Mar 24

Live Show 10 

Saturday Mar 31

Live Show 11 

Saturday Apr 7

Live Show 12 

Saturday Apr 14

Live Show 13 

Saturday Apr 21

Final Live Show 

 CONTESTANT AUDITIONS

Auditions will take place in November and December 2011 at 5 locations across the Island for 1 day only.
 
Our 3 resident Judges will select 5 princes and 5 princesses from each of the 5 audition location (50 semi-finalists) The judges will then deliberate and select the Top 28 Live Show finalists (14 Princes and 14 Princesses). 

DAY

DATE

TOWN

VENUE

TIME

Saturday

November 26

Ocho Rios

Amnesia Nite Club

9AM – 3PM

Sunday

November 27

Montego Bay

The Wexford Hotel

9AM – 3PM

Sunday

December 4

Portmore

Portmore Town Centre

9AM – 3PM

Saturday

December 10

May Pen

Tolans Total Gas station

9AM – 3PM

Sunday

December 11

Kingston

Ranny Williams Centre

9AM – 3PM

 Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall is open to anyone 18 years and older, who is not currently signed to a management or recording contract, and is a citizen of Jamaica or has a visa, entitling them to enter and work in Jamaica. At the auditions, participants may either perform individually or in groups. Participants who are unsuccessful at one location may try again at any other location.
 
PRIZES

The 2011 Magnum King and Queen will each receive: