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Pemberton & Rhymer crowned 2017 Prince & Princess

- the two crowd favourites & eventual winners were first time pageant contestants
Lyriq Rhymer (left) and Jabari Pemberton were crowned Virgin Islands Prince and Princess 2017 on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the Evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during the talent segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
Contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
Contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
Contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
Contestants during the evening wear segment at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during their Ambassadorial Speech at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The princess contestants during their Ambassadorial Speech at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during their Ambassadorial Speech at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
The prince contestants during their Ambassadorial Speech at the 2017 Prince and Princess pageant. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a night filled with talent and intelligence, July 23, 2017, and a date that Lyriq Rhymer and Jabari Pemberton will not soon forget, as they were crowned this year’s Virgin Islands Prince and Princess.

This event, which is the first official show to kick start the festival activities, got underway at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town.

It was evident that Pemberton and Rhymer were the crowd favourites, as the jam-packed hall erupted while they were performing in the various segments of the show.

Pemberton sweeps awards

Jabari Pemberton walked away with the most sectional prizes in the boys section to easily bring home the crown.

He was awarded: Best Introduction Dance, Best ambassadorial Wear, Best Ambassadorial Speech, Best Triple S wear (sun, sand, sea) and Best Talent.

In an exclusive interview with Pemberton, he disclosed that this is the first pageant he has competed in.

“I feel awesome. I feel like a real prince. The preparation was good overall and as a matter of fact, the pageant was something that I really wanted to do and it’s going to be fun being the prince,” adding that other young boys should conqueror their fears and compete in the pageant if it is something that they want.

The first runner-up was Sherwood Charles and second runner-up was Xhayne Pemberton.

Sherwood was awarded Best Evening Wear, while Xhayne walked away with awards for Mr Congeniality, Mr Popularity and Most Photogenic.

‘Never give up’- Rhymer

On the other hand, the crowd’s favourite princess was Lyriq Rhymer.

Rhymer copped the majority of the prizes in her section, which led her to being crowned this year’s festival princess.

She received awards for Best Ambassadorial Wear, Best Ambassadorial Speech, Best Triple S Wear (sun, sand, sea) and Best Evening Wear.

Speaking with our news reporter, Rhymer, like her male counterpart, stated that this is the first time she is competing in a pageant.

“I feel good. I feel great.”

Rhymer advises other young girls to “never give up” and to come out and showcase their talents.

Tyaisia Cameron received first runner-up and second runner-up went to Ashonte Brewley.

Tyaisia won Best Introduction Dance and Best Talent, while Ashonte was voted Miss Popularity.

Most Congeniality and Most Photogenic were awarded to Anaya Findlay.

Other contestants in the competition were K’mari Grant, Adrian Gilbert and Christian Sommersel for the boys, and Emoyah Matthew and Tehillah Hutchinson for the girls.

69 Responses to “Pemberton & Rhymer crowned 2017 Prince & Princess”

  • parent (24/07/2017, 07:18) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    Well deserved
  • Lyriq win! (24/07/2017, 07:36) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    Yayyyy Lyriq !!!!!! U did it for your fans ! Congrats! Cgb 4 life !
  • LOL (24/07/2017, 08:01) Like (20) Dislike (23) Reply

    Congrats they all did well.
    She deserve the crown as it was tight competition between her and contestant number two, but all those segment she won she did not deserve it especially evening wear. That should have gone to contestant number one. these judges making them score off of the crowd reaction. Secondly for the boys the winner should not have gotten best talent. yes he is beating the drum but you could have hardly heard them because the music was too loud and he was going faster than the music. The guy that song the calypso he should have gotten best talent but you cannot blame is the judges. These judges, what to see like the ch****** just take her all friends and family and ask them if they want to judge, come on man. Forward you need to go back to the drawing and select judges that know what they are looking for when it come to an individual intellect, stage presence, pose, interaction with the crowd not the other way around. but I is only one opinionated person.

    • pimpjuice (24/07/2017, 10:02) Like (15) Dislike (9) Reply

      salty much?? hmmmm.....number #1 couldnt get best evening wear looking like a lil dare devil. but let me continue to sip this bush tea

    • hm (24/07/2017, 10:06) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
      evening wear #3
    • Awesome (24/07/2017, 12:03) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
      You don't know what to say don't you cause you clearly contradicting yourself. In your words "She deserve the crown as it was tight competition between her and contestant number two, but all those segment she won she did not deserve it especially evening wear." If she did not win all those segments you would start to wonder how she won? Correct? Lyriq did an awesome job you clearly wanted number two to win which is fine everyone has their favorite. And all the children did a tremendous job but Lyriq came to Win.
      • LOL (24/07/2017, 14:06) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
        What I was suppose to say if she or 2 win they but would of deserve it because they was consistant. Points is what make you place any real person what knows about pageant would tell you that. You think by winning a segment makes you the automatic winner no. So i am contradicting myself.
        • Awesome (25/07/2017, 09:17) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
          @LOL Yes you are and i stand by It. Number 2 was not consistent. Her Talent was THE BOMB but that was about it. Her Fans hyped her up the most for her talent the other segments they didn't. Y? because she was not consistent.
          • sha (25/07/2017, 23:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
            Exactly! That little girl got whatever she deserved! Her intro she spoke slow and draggy! But even if you took away best evening wear from number 4, sorry to say that number 2 still wouldn't have won overall!!
  • what (24/07/2017, 08:44) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
    When the leader puts her brotherinlaw as a judge and the member of the church what do you expect
    • Awesome (24/07/2017, 12:38) Like (7) Dislike (11) Reply
      Oh Please the leader wasn't even backing for Lyriq so wheel and come again with your non sense. I doubt the majority of judges knew who Lyriq was before the show.
      • LOL (24/07/2017, 15:33) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
        Please is she popular so them well know who she is not bashing but tola is small.
    • what (24/07/2017, 12:45) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      Now I am not here to say who should have one or whose dress was better from my taste but if the leader put her brother-in-law as a judge that is utter nonsense and even a conflict of interest putting a member of the church.

      I've always said the judges of contests ought to be screened and not merely handpicked.
    • what (24/07/2017, 12:52) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      my bad brotherinlaw use to judge in the old days to
  • ann (24/07/2017, 08:58) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Hope no one says cheat
  • Worst! (24/07/2017, 09:12) Like (23) Dislike (16) Reply
    1) The condition of the cultural center was ridiculous.
    2) Who picked those judges? Majority was affialted with the princess. (From the bay)
    3) Could not hear the boy talent who was drumming. The music was to loud.
    4) The princess had the ugliest gown on the stage and couldn't walk in that gown she was tripping up/falling over.
    5) Let's do better for next year!
    • To Worst (24/07/2017, 10:14) Like (19) Dislike (4) Reply
      You are the worst. Let the children shine. Jeez
    • VG (24/07/2017, 10:22) Like (12) Dislike (7) Reply
      Tell me who dress was prettier than number 4. I waiting.
      • @VG (24/07/2017, 17:12) Like (9) Dislike (4) Reply
        #6 had the best dress. Her dress had no flaws and fitted her perfect. While I have nothing against #4 or any of the others, she should not have won best gown. It folded on her in the front. The can can was showing and that's not suppose to happen in an evening wear. It had too much can can for
  • .... (24/07/2017, 09:27) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    who were the judges?
  • never miss a show (24/07/2017, 10:04) Like (17) Dislike (7) Reply
    this one was...money had to be paid...
    listen to my comment they need to bring in people to judge these kids show it looks real bad when they cheat these innocents kids i don't no contestant #2 but she deserve the win from start to talent she was on point she even walk the best in evening wear as her gown wasn't the best thou i honestly think best dress is the princess in green and ambassadors outfit was to go to the Matthew princess best ambassadors speech was to go to the princess in white evening wear i think that was #4....as far i see the judges eyes was on the popular last names....
  • Team Lyriq!!! (24/07/2017, 10:23) Like (22) Dislike (8) Reply
    i wonder if number 2 had won the show the comments wud still be so negative??? she showed up and showed out win or loose Lyriq Rhymer knows shes a princess we didnt need a crown to prove it but guess what da judges saw wat we saw ans she deserved her WIN...to come here and try to find all sorts of flaws on a 10 yr old shows how small mind half of u are its a kids show if u dont like wat was done dats u but done come here tryin to bash the kids for a job well done keep ya negative an nasty comments to urself......TEAM Lyriq!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!as for you CONGRATULATION U DID A DAM GOOD JOB FOR SUCH A SHY LITTLE GIRL #LITTLE BUT FIERCE
    • horrible (24/07/2017, 10:43) Like (20) Dislike (33) Reply
      That Lyric girl was horrible! Didn't even have her to place. Her clothing wasn't for her body type and her talent was really bad. That child sounded horrible! Top three girl was ashonte Brewley, Eshonya Matthew and Tyasia Cameron. I'm sorry but team Lyric honestly can't sit and possibly feel or think that little girl was great in all those segments she was awarded. The audience won that show last night NOT the princess. Those judges picked off of popularity
      • @horrible (24/07/2017, 11:10) Like (16) Dislike (11) Reply
        something is seriously wrong with you......Ashonte voice was very squeaky and although lyriq yes have a tiny voice as Ashonte she spoke with more Clarity....and I guess as lyriq didn't expose her skin her clothing wasn't her body type....hmmmmm......if the judges really picked off of popularity....*lookinginthesky* I wonder if Ashonte would have gotten popularity with all them Brazilian votes with no mutual friends it was highly evident who really was the popular contestant as you've highly indicated "Those judges picked off of popularity"......not even Miss BVI contestants ever raked in sooo much likes in less than a few hours lol.....anyways stop all the BS and congratulate all the kids they did a great job.....only one can wear the crown and the judges decisions are FINAL.....#teamlyriq
      • iiii (24/07/2017, 11:17) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
        HORRIBLE, you sound salty bad. either way. if someone else won, it would have been the same comments. Cant please nobody round here.
      • Awesome (24/07/2017, 11:21) Like (30) Dislike (2) Reply
        That Lyric girl you referring to is LYRIQ and she is a child. You wanted someone else win which is fine but to degrade a child like that you salty much and may need some snickers. Lyriq Rhymer is Festival Princess 2017-2018 now bury your head in the sand.
      • HAHAHAH (24/07/2017, 11:23) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
        @horrible..... did lyric win talent? what is your argument here? she won every other segment. you cant win talent only and WIN a show. you sound stupid
      • never miss a show (24/07/2017, 11:32) Like (14) Dislike (10) Reply
        thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that's my top three also...

        When two judges from CGB hell yes the CGB child must win
      • Squad (24/07/2017, 11:41) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
        Thank you @Horrible for your stupid nauseating comment for she still is PRINCESS 2017. She's a child and acted as such, she showed up and showed out. Popularity doesn't win shows, consistency does, and she was CONSISTENT! It was a very tight race, but she persevered. You clearly know nothing about pageants and the criteria, I cant even blame you for typing all that BS! Her name is LYRIQ RHYMER, learn to read and you'll get the spelling right. Have a beautiful summer, and try to enjoy this year's festival as Princess 2017 will. Love ya.
      • Judgy (24/07/2017, 12:41) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
        Which High Court Judge are you...can you tell us where you earned your credentials?

        Let us ALL keep in mind that our OPINION is just that an OPINION. We were not on the panel of judges and no two people will automatically think the same.

        GET OVER YOURSELVES and ALLOW THE PRINCESS TO SHINE!

        Congratulations to all contestants. You are braver than many of us adults and are an inspiration.

        The fact that you participated and kept your chin up throughout the show shows you are all winners.

        Now prince, remember to let your princess take the lead and not walk ahead of her.
      • @ Horrible (24/07/2017, 17:17) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        I think you are a horrible person to put that comment for God's sake she is just a kid . Would you be able to walk on a stage ???I doubt it cause tou are a hoerible horrible person
      • Concerned (24/07/2017, 20:47) Like (9) Dislike (3) Reply
        sour puss. Lyriq already has the crown. that's why tola will never get better. Nasty ppl. it was a kids show why you all have to be so damn nasty
  • good job (24/07/2017, 11:44) Like (8) Dislike (10) Reply
    ALL OF THE KIDS DID AN AMAMZING JOB IT ISNT EASY TO COMPET IN ANY SHOW IN THE BVI ..IN MY HONEST OPINION LYRIQ DIDNT DESEVER TO WIN THE SHOW...BUT WHATS DONE IS DONE.. FOR THE BOYS WAS ALSO TIGHT BUT FOR EVENING WEAR AND SSS INTRO SHOULDVE GONE TO NUMBER1 BUT NOT NONE THE LESS THEY ALL DID WELL
  • My fries can use your salt (24/07/2017, 11:46) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    Sooo sad that yall acting like who win didnt work for it. Lol stop fooling yourselves...LYRIQ CAME WORKED AND GOT THE REWARD!! But guess what nothing yall who have to HIDE behind fake names to try and bash her will change anything!! She's been a princess for 10 years already..we only lending her to the BVI for 1 year. Yall want a win next year you should hire her chaperone Derese...she produces winners:) start from now
  • Hmm (24/07/2017, 11:51) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is such a shame that its ADULTS that is talkin down on the kids like that SMH... Come on man!!!
  • Hmmm (24/07/2017, 12:18) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    It is so sad, to see what is being typed here by adults, how can grown people sit here and talk down kids like that. That is so SAD, These kids went up there and did their best. And whoever won, that is on the judges, not the kids. So some of you are upset because Ms Lyriq won, but that's not her fault, she did her thang and won, but that is on the judges, if you don't agree with their result.

    But don't sit behind your computer and drag a 10 year old child for going on stage in front of so many people to perform and do her best. That is very LOW of some of you. Grow up
  • Just saying (24/07/2017, 12:23) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nice photos.vino
  • Follow criteria (24/07/2017, 12:26) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    People on here saying the show was a cheat and reason is all contestants was given a criteria to follow so if you follow it and then others don't and they win then it's a cheat why give a criteria if the judges won't use it?? There are segments where the contestants was to model a certain way and they winners of the segment model how them want so what's the propose of having rules if they don't follow them. Smh
    • LOL (24/07/2017, 19:28) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      This sound like contestant number 2 chaperone lol how dare you put that little girl in that ugly dress the nerve of you Chaperone.
    • sha (24/07/2017, 22:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Model a certain way???? These are children, does that sound like it makes sense????? Strupes
  • Wowie (24/07/2017, 13:05) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply

    Please tell me the names of the judges. Really two judges from CGB? Cannot believe.
    • Truth (24/07/2017, 15:18) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      There was one judge with a cane garden bay connection. Next time bring the judges from Russia or Seria and we won't have any issues. People are so petty and it's sad with this being a kids show and all the kids did so well. It makes you wonder if anyone really cares about the kids or they just want to satisfy their own little egos.
  • Spectator (24/07/2017, 13:43) Like (13) Dislike (15) Reply
    Let me start this off by saying that i do not know any of the contestants. We all may have our own opinions on how the show should have turned out. In my opinion, the boys were judged fairly except for the talent portion who i felt should've gone to the 1st runner up. However, there were a few things that confused me when they were announcing the winner for the segments dealing with the girls.
    1)- SSS Wear- Before the sun, sand and sea segment, the hosts specifically said that the outfits should not have been a costume. Contestant number 4 outfit was clearly a costume but yet she was the winner of that segment.
    2)- Evening Wear- All of the young ladies dresses were BEAUTIFUL. However, most of them did not walk their dresses well. Because of the fact that i was sitting in the front, i saw every imperfection that went on. Number 4 and number 1 both tripped while walking in their dresses and numbers 3 and 5 did not walked their dresses very well. Number 2 walk her dress extremely well with grace and poise and her dress along with number 6 dress was actually the best two out of the girls.
    3) Ambassadorial Speech- I honestly think that Number 3 delivered her speech very well and the best out of all. She spoke very clearly and looked confident while delivering her speech to the audience with out any flaw unlike some others. She stood tall and had the audiences attention.
    Overall i honestly thought that princess number 2 would have won the show and princess number 6 as the 1st runner up. But what else can i say? We don't know what exactly the 'judges' were looking for. All the contestants (both boys and girls) did well and they put on a really good show. This year was one of the best in a really long time.
    • Spectator (24/07/2017, 15:52) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      dont forget that number 2's dress was terribly designed (meaning looked terribly atrocious) and her can-can under the dress was showing, and the dress was too short as you could have seen her black ballet shoes. you had me for a minute but you lost me. you DO know the contestants by the way you have written.
      • roll eye (25/07/2017, 11:39) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
        best dress own was showing also
      • i have to agree with spectator (28/07/2017, 13:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        although number's two dress was not the best she did walk and showed her dress better than the rest contestants. Number 3 had the best dress in my opinion tho.
    • SMH (24/07/2017, 15:56) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      spectator....you sound like someone in loser's camp. the exact words i heard lastnight from the horse mouth.... you start off lying tho, bout your don't know any of the contestants....runway!
  • apple pie (24/07/2017, 13:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    excellent colours vino and parents
  • ahmother (24/07/2017, 14:56) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    yall should join the committee and help instead of the bs
  • Looking (24/07/2017, 15:06) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Children is who yall here bashing so yall sickening dread nobody ain suppose to down lil children ah win is a win a loose ah loose virgin islanders open yall eyes this ain the way we to act on children. if you can speak it here you going chat it around our youths feeding them with negative ways .... when my child compete and win i await yall comments let me set fire to yall behind...and if so much have a problem with the judges give the committee more money to get professional persons fly in...let them raise the ticket price and go in a.c yall still going bawl...ahyo really let me down to know is children ahyo washing ahyo mouth on so.....
    • @Looking (24/07/2017, 15:41) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      I applaud your comment although we need not fly judges. There seems to be a case of the same set of judges and hosts selected by who-knows-who basis and that needs to stop.

      We as adults must set an example and watch how we act, what we say as children are mimicking our actions.
      • @@Looking (24/07/2017, 17:10) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply

        How many people ACTUALLY WANT TO BE JUDGES? That's the problem in the BVI. Festival, Queen Shows and everything else, you ask people to join, they may do so initially but because they're not making money and it's not a big position to show off, they stop showing up. Everyone complains about what needs to be done but when it comes to joining in and helping, hardly anyone can be found. Look at our annual Parade and make all the excuses you want, it's a damn shame. Tell us why we have the same people in the Parade year after year while thousands complain about this that or the other but refuse to get involved. The children are mimicking our actions yes and LYING and being HYPOCRITES are the biggest issues around here and you fall right into that category pretending to give a sh*t. Everyone sits on the sidelines while others work their @&&e$ off for free, sacrifice their time for free and only when it's all over the same lazy &^%$£ come off their sidelines talking about how it should be. If you know how it should be done, get involved, if not, STFU!

  • Lyriq's uncle (24/07/2017, 17:07) Like (38) Dislike (1) Reply
    Beautiful, honor student every term, a personality that commands your attention and can articulate words far beyond her 10yrs. To all the negative comments thank you for your freedom of speech towards a child that was having fun. I can assure you that all your comments won't affect lyriq in any way as she really don't care what people thinks of her. If you remembered the words to her talent" love makes the world go round" hopefully some of you can leave the island and see the world. Lyriq has and will continue to do so to expand her mind beyond negative small minded individuals. princess#4
  • get over it (24/07/2017, 18:02) Like (13) Dislike (3) Reply
    Since ayo want the crown so bad why ayo don't come Cane Garden Bay for it.
  • Team lyric (24/07/2017, 19:13) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    You all need to your salty behinds and stop talking stupidness LYRIQ RHYMER worked for her win ok. So back off, she is only a 10 year old girl.
  • Inspired (24/07/2017, 22:10) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    You know you did great when people hate....leave the girl alone!! You haters really think she as a 10 year old going have time to take ya"ll on. If you all haters can clearly see from what she said this show has made her more stronger to believe she can do anything knowing how she was shy and now she can believe In her self. This lil bundle of joy has proven and shown that they're is hope for a future generation after all because she took her fears and turn it in to her strength to believe in herself great job lyriq go and shine!!!! So please bvi encourage the youths and not be savages
  • Let's Do Better! (25/07/2017, 06:56) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    I read in utter disbelief the personal attack some of you are making upon a CHILD in your comments. As "GROWN' adults we HAVE TO DO BETTER!! We look around and watch in shame the actions of the young people in the BVI and say how they are so rude but can you blame them if the adults they look up to are acting the same!?
    Yes we are all entitled to say how we feel but to sit and degrade CHILDREN, who we say are the FUTURE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS; is just distasteful! I am sure some of you would NEVER be able to do what those children did on Sunday, so please be mindful of your words!
    I do not know any of the contestants but a smashing job well done to ALL of you! You were able to overcome fear, anxiety and shyness to entertain what people call the TOUGHEST crowd to please!!
    Job Well Done!
  • Congratulations (25/07/2017, 08:12) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    Lyriq, CONGRATULATIONS. Despite what others say, continue BELIEVING in yourself.

    A tough but important lesson to learn as a child - that even when you do good there are those who will find fault. Take this experience with you into the future and use it to your advantage. Always think positive. When they throw stones, collect them and build your palace.

    Good Luck Hon and may God continue to cover you and your family. Your future is bright.
  • little hill (25/07/2017, 12:28) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    from NORTH SOUND TO CANE GARDEN BAY , ORLANDO AND MORE LYRIQ IS LOVED WIN OR LOOSE SHE HAD HER FAMILY BEHIND HER . IT IS SO SAD TO SEE PEOPLE TEARING DOWN A 10 YEAR OLD !!!!!
  • Hi Haters :) (25/07/2017, 12:56) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    My name is Zaria, Look me up on facebook... All the Haters SHUT UP!!! So what? if she trip or stutter or fall.. the judges choose her and she win.. if yo salty then drink some water, if hot then go stand in a freezer go cool off.. Ayu always have something to say about people and them chirren.. and MOST ayu talking aint from here, kids cant do no better and always bashing people.. just shut up and go live yall life.. Now I wish someone would come for me. oh yeah, yah cant cause yo busy hiding behind fake names.. #SickofAYU
  • SMH (25/07/2017, 13:18) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Number 4 did not deserve best dress. Also her out fit for her talent was not appropriate for a child. The skirt was too share. It exposed her little body.
  • TEAM Lyriq (27/07/2017, 16:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    All of y'all commenting here bashing Lyriq is big hardback adults and going on like Ayo could have that much courage to go Infront of a crowd and perform. Every segment Lyriq won she deserved. Y'all want the crown so bad ? Come Cane Garden Bay For It !!! Oh and if Ayo wanted Ayo contestant to win, get her a better chaperone.


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