Machel Montano

Trinidad and Tobago Musician
Born Nov 24, 1975

Machel Montano is a soca singer, record producer and songwriter based in Trinidad and Tobago. He is the frontman of the popular soca band The HD Family, and is noted for his high energy, fast-paced, and often unpredictable on-stage performances.

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    Huffington Post - Jul 23, 2013
  • Tara Donaldson: Trinidad Carnival: 7 Things To Know Before You Go
    Huffington Post - Jan 29, 2013
  • Harry Belafonte And Machel Montano Lead Ny Parade To Mark Their Countries’ 50th
    Caribbean 360 - Aug 31, 2012
  • A Few Dark Clouds Over Labour Day Parade Trinidad Guardian
    Google News - Sep 13, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Machel Montano.


1974 Birth Born on November 24, 1974.
1984 9 Years Old In 1984, along with his older brother Marcus and neighbours, the group Pranasonic Express was started and, in 1989, the band became Xtatik. … Read More


1987 12 Years Old In 1987, he took part in the Trinidad and Tobago National Song Writers Festival, and placed second with his song "Dream Girl". … Read More


2007 32 Years Old After its debut in 2007, the bus was re-painted for 2008, the new images of Machel matching various photos from the album artwork of his 2008 CD, Flame On. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 Montano won the Road March, Power Soca Monarch and the Groovy Soca Monarch. … Read More
2013 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On 20 January 2013 Machel Montano released the official video for the single "The Fog" from his 16th solo album, "Machelements".
2014 39 Years Old …  Machel also won the Power Soca Monarch in 2014 for his song "Ministry of Road", however he was dethroned by Kerwin Du Bois and his hit song "Too Real" in the Groovy Soca Monarch category. … Read More


2015 40 Years Old He won the title again in 2015 with his hit song "Like Ah Boss".
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