Twelve calypsonians have gotten the nod from the judges at the elimination round of the 2012 Calypso Monarch competition held on Sunday night.

The calypsonians who made it to the quarterfinal are: Lightning , Triumph, Web, Hunter, Vigilante, Checko, Pickie, Black Diamond, Scrunter, Jamma B, Derros and Comforter.

None of the female competitors at the eliminations were able to secure a spot in the next round of the competition.

Some fifty-four calypsonians took part in the eliminations.

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