2012 Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall Season 5 start Jan 7

Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall Season 5 airs January 7 – April 21, 2012, Saturdays 9:30pm – 11:00pm. 2012 Magnum King and Queen will each get J$1 million

Season 5 of Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall airs January 7 – April 21, 2012 on Saturdays from 9:30pm – 11:00pm. The contestants will vie for prizes such as
The 2012 Magnum King and Queen will each receive:
•A single produced by Stephen McGregor / Justus
•A video directed by Garreth “The Truth Cobran / Mykal Cushnie
This year exciting changes for the 5th Season include New Digicel’s Di Endz Host
and New Live show venue.
NEW DIGICEL’S DI ENDZ is Donald Anderson aka Iceman. The new live show venue is at 76 Constant Spring Road (Next door Weekendz)

The gorgeous 5-foot-7 beauty, Yanique Barrett, who was a hit on the Magnum stage last season can hardly wait to usher in this year’s fresh new crop of dancehall princes and princesses.

Cordell ‘Scatta’ Burrell, Miss Kitty and Professor Nuts will return as the Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall Judges. In addition guest judges will be introduced throughout the show.


2012 Magnum Kings & QueensAiring Schedule Jan 7-Apr 21
Saturday Jan 71st Audition show
Saturday Jan 142nd Audition show: 2012 Magnum Kings & Queens
Saturday Jan 14Live Show 1: 2012 Magnum Kings & Queens
Saturday Jan 28Live Show 2
Saturday Feb 4Live Show 3
Saturday Feb 11Live Show 4
Saturday Feb 18Live Show 5
Saturday Feb 25Live Show 6
Saturday Mar 3Live Show 7
Saturday Mar 10Live Show 8
Saturday Mar 17Live Show 9
Saturday Mar 24Live Show 10
Saturday Mar 31Live Show 11
Saturday Apr 7Live Show 12
Saturday Apr 14Live Show 13
Saturday Apr 21FINAL SHOW


Launched on TVJ in 2008, Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall continues to showcase some of the best fresh Dancehall talent ever to premiere on Jamaican TV. The interactive talent competition filmed live in Kingston, has energized television viewers.

Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall’s mission is to unearth and showcase authentic Jamaican dancehall talent. The voted King & Queen of Dancehall will be given the tools with which to construct a viable career as dancehall artistes.
Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall is open to anyone 18 years and older, who is not currently signed to a management or recording contract, and is a citizen of Jamaica or has a visa, entitling them to enter and work in Jamaica. At the auditions, participants either perform individually or in groups. Participants who are unsuccessful at one location are allowed try again at any other location.
AUDITIONS were held from November and December 2011 at 5 locations across the Island for 1 day only.
The 3 resident Judges selected 5 princes and 5 princesses from each of the 5 audition location totalling 50 semi-finalists. The judges then deliberated and select the Top 28 Live Show finalists – 14 Princes and 14 Princesses.
Looking back at audition dats
SATURDAY, November 26
Ocho Rios: Amnesia Nite Club, 9AM – 3PM
SUNDAY, November 27 in Montego Bay
The Wexford Hotel, 9AM – 3PM
SUNDAY, December 4 in Portmore
Portmore Town Centre, 9AM – 3PM
SATURDAY, December 10 in May Pen
Tolans Total Gas station, 9AM – 3PM
SUNDAY, December 11 in Kingston
Ranny Williams Centre, 9AM – 3PM

Past winners of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall Competition

Season 5 – 2012Guess?Who Will Reign?
Season 4 – 2011King HurricaneQueen Nioma
Season 3 – 2010King Press FyahQueen Bumpa
Season 2 – 2009King Poor & BoasyQueen Tiki
Season 1 – 2008King Singer JahQueen Baby Tash

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