Another international award for Calypso Rose

Calypso Rose (Photo via CNC3)
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Calypso Rose, 78, must find room again in her trophy cabinet for yet another international award.

The holder of this country’s highest award, the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is to be awarded the Grand Prize for World Music at the Sacem Grand Prix in France in December this year.

She is among a list of awardees that includes English songwriter Ed Sheeran, in an event that will celebrate the outstanding in songwriting, music publishing, humour and classical contemporary music at Salle Pleyel on the evening of Monday 10 December.

The Sacem Grands Prix are musical awards given annually to professionals in the world of music by the Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers (Sacem).

They give rise to an annual awards ceremony, which has been held since 2006.

Calypso Rose, whose real name is McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis, is no stranger to winning top international awards.

Read more at: CNC3

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