Machel Montano aka Monk Monte, will be defending his Power title at the International Soca Monarch.
He made the announcement this morning at a press conference.
According to the Soca star, this will be his LAST performance on ISM stage.
He claimed that his first exit from competition was in 1996 because of the hostile landscape of the soca industry.
He revealed there were too many damaged relationships from the event.
He also disclosed that he would be concentrating on Machel Monday.
Montano also stated that fans could look forward to more music releases this afternoon and tomorrow.