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List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago

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List of Trinidad and Tobago bands, listed by their level of fame. This Trinidad and Tobago musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Trinidad and Tobago bands are included, as well as many Trinidad and Tobago musicians of underground status. This list of Trinidad and Tobago musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Trinidad and Tobago bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Billy Ocean is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Pop music, Rhythm and blues & Soul music; Nationality: United Kingdom

Albums: Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car, Billy Ocean, Suddenly, Love Zone, + more

Billy Ocean (born 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular Trinidad–British ...more

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Haddaway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Synthpop, Pop music & Electronic music; Nationality: Germany

Albums: What Is Love, Haddaway, My Face, Collectors Edition - The Drive / Let's Do It Now, The Drive, + more

Nestor Alexander Haddaway (born 9 January 1965) is a Trinidadian-born German vocalist and musician best known for his 1993 hit single "What Is Love".

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David Rudder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Calypso music and Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Albums: The Gilded Collection 1986 - 1989, Beloved, Zero, eclectica, 1990, + more

David Michael Rudder (born 6 May 1953) is a Trinidadian calypsonian, known to be one of the most successful calypsonians of all time. He performed as lead singer for the brass band Charlie’s ...more
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Machel Montano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Albums: The Xtatik Experience, B.O.D.Y., Book of Angels, Flame On, 2000 Young To Soca, + more

Machel Montano (born 24 November 1974) is a Trinidadian soca singer, actor, record producer and songwriter.
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The Mighty Terror is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
The Mighty Terror

Albums: Pan Poetry

Fitzgerald Henry (13 January 1921 – 14 March 2007), better known as the Mighty Terror, was a Trinidadian calypsonian.
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Wintley Phipps is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Christian music, Contemporary Christian music & Gospel music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Albums: Spirituals: A Symphonic Celebration, Favorite Hymns of Billy Graham, No Need to Fear, The Sun Will Shine Again, The Classics

Wintley Augustus Phipps, Sr. (born January 7, 1955) is a vocal artist, and founder of the U.S. Dream Academy, Songs of Freedom Publishing Company, and Coral Records Recording Company. He ...more

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Destra Garcia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Destra Garcia (born 10 November 1978) is a Trinidadian singer and songwriter of soca music. She is also known by her mononym Destra. Known as one of the "First Ladies of Soca", she is ...more
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Bunji Garlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Dancehall, Reggae & Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Albums: Global, Revelation, The Black Spaniard, The Chronicles, Graceful Vengeance, + more

Ian Antonio Alvarez (born July 14, 1978), better known by his stage name Bunji Garlin, is a Trinidadian ragga soca artist.

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Kes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago

Albums: Wotless Carnival Album

Kes is a soca band formed in Trinidad in 2005. The group's musical style primarily consists of soca, influenced by calypso, dancehall and reggae, with elements from other genres such as rock and ...more
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Shurwayne Winchester is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Shurwayne Winchester Genre: Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Shurwayne Winchester is a Tobagonian soca musician from The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, who has twice won the Road March title.
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Ravi Bissambhar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Ravi Bissambhar Genre: Chutney Soca; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Ravi Bissambhar (born October 27, 1982) is a Trinidadian chutney musician.
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Denise Belfon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Denise "Saucy Wow" Belfon (born 23 November 1968, in Trinidad) is a soca and contemporary R&B songwriter and dancer.
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Patrice Roberts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Soca music; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Patrice Roberts (born 11 April 1985) is a Trinidadian soca singer. She is known as one the "First Ladies of Soca". She came to national attention in 2005 with the huge hit ...more
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Rikki Jai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Rikki Jai Genre: Chutney Soca; Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Rikki Jai is an Indo-Trinidadian chutney and chutney-soca artiste born Samraj Jaimungal in Friendship Village, San Fernando, Victoria County, Trinidad and Tobago.
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Romeo Stodart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Romeo Stodart
Romeo Stodart is a member of the musical group, The Magic Numbers.
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Daisy Voisin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Daisy Voisin (23 September 1924 – 7 August 1991) was a Parang singer and composer. Voisin was born in Erin, Trinidad and Tobago. She began her singing career in the Village Council and other ...more
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J. Lani is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
J. Lani
Jelani din Abdul Saleem (born. 1989), known by his stage name J. Lani, is an England-born Trinidadian Electro-Hop Record Producer
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Desperadoes Steel Orches... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Desperadoes Steel Orchestra
The Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, also called Despers, is a steelband from Laventille in Trinidad.
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Sforzata Steelband is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Trinidad and Tobago
Sforzata Steelband
The Sforzata Steel Orchestra was created on 29 July 1975 by arranger Merlin "Mutt" Gill, who had left the nearby Scherzando Steel Orchestra.