Teddyson John, affectionately referred to as TJ – is a vocalist, drummer, keyboardist and percussionist inside the powerhouse that makes up this extraordinary entertainer. St. Lucian born Teddyson John is blessed with a natural vocal / performing talent; there is no question that he was born with the charm and charisma that characterizes the enduring musical giants of our time.
Since becoming Saint Lucia’s first Groovy Soca Monarch in 2007, TJ’s musical journey has considerably progressed. Teddyson has performed with world famous artistes Patti LaBelle, James Ingram, Bebe Winans, and Brick & Lace. He is now the co producer and headliner of“U4RIA” – one of the most anticipated concerts on Saint Lucia’s Carnival calendar.
As one of Saint Lucia’s most consistent and versatile artistes’, TJ has earned international respect through his music. In 2016, he received the award for Best Calypso/Soca Entertainer at the International Reggae and World Music Awards and in 2017, was also conferred by Her Majesty, the MBE Award for services in music. In 2015, Saint Lucians all celebrated with TJ as his single ‘Allez’ took the world by storm,becoming the first Saint Lucian soca to achieve 1 million YouTube hits. At the recently concluded 2019 International Soca Monarch Groovy Competition, Teddyson walked away with the second place spot after having finished number one at the semi final round. TJ continues to demonstrate industry leadership and vocal maturity through his music and representation of country across the globe.