HONORS & AWARDS
Alston BECKET Cyrus was honored three times by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and has earned numerous awards for his massive hit Teaser.
In 1994 Ella Me Vacila (the Spanish version of Teaser) earned him a BMI Latin Award and a Billboard / Univision Award for the Salsa / Tropical Song of the Year.
In 2000 Becket made history, becoming the first Caribbean artiste to perform at the US Open and was listed as one of the 17 outstanding Caribbean personalities of the 20th century.
He was named a Goodwill Ambassador by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in 2001.
Becket's album, The Singles File, contains 2 top singles, President Obama and Band Ah De Year, which received substantial air play on Sirius XM satellite radio, were added to the iTunes music store. Becket is the first calypso / soca artiste to be featured on Apple computer's world-famous iPod and the iTunes music jukebox software.