Sharon Thomas Wins Chippie Karaoke Competition

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By Lesroy W. Williams Observer Reporter
” (Basseterre, St. Kitts)”It’s Chippie time again! UTS-Cariglobe Mobile Services (Chippie) ended a five-week karaoke competition held at Sugars Bar and Restaurant on Saturday October 11 which saw Sharon Thomas, #111, walking away with the grand prize of EC$3000. Second place went to Teresa Micco, a medical student, who received EC$2,000.00 and third place went to Cordella Gilbert who won EC$1,000. Over five weeks, 152 persons participated in a keenly fought contest, singing songs of all genres to an enthusiastic crowd on a Saturday night. Thursday Online Code for Issue # 729 is HEE However, only 10 persons would enter the finals. Sharon Thomas took the cake when she stole her way into the hearts of the many Chippie customers who voted for her. In order to win, contestants were given a Chippie number and only Chippie customers were allowed to vote for their favorite contestant. After each round, contestants were eliminated. On the night of the finals, the slate was wiped clean and the ten finalists had to start from scratch. In just under three hours, more than 4080 were texted to the Chippie number 7575 with the number of the contestant. Sharon Thomas accumulated 44.9 percent of the votes; Teresa Micco took 28.4 percent of the votes; and Cordella Gilbert got 22.1 percent of the votes. The competition was hosted by GQ of WinnFm and co-hosted by General Manager of Chippie, Mr. Alfred Harley and Sugars Operator, Mr. Reagan Hamilton.” Mr. Harley said that he was pleased with the outcome. The competition was one filled with some excellent performances from a wide cross-section of people which made it very interesting, Mr. Harley said. Mr. Harley said that he was pleased that Chippie could bring together such a diverse group of people on St. Kitts. “We have come a long way and people now know on St. Kitts and Nevis that if you want GSM Cellular phone service and you want good clean coverage that you can depend on with unbeatably low rates, it’s Chippie Time All the time,” Mr. Harley said. The competition was designed to promote awareness of Chippie in the Federation. Mr. Harley has extended sincere thanks to the many people who in one way or another made the competition a success.

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