Time Warner Cable Partners With Stevie Wonder To Find The Next Music Star
Time Warner Cable, Stevie Wonder, KJLH Radio and BET Host the “LA Young Star” Contest
In search of the next local music sensation, Time Warner Cable, music legend Stevie Wonder, KJLH Radio and BET are teaming up to launch the “LA Young Star” contest.
Through the contest, solo singers between the ages of 13-30 will be able to compete and audition for a chance to win a $50,000 promotional music campaign, which will include radio spots and interviews, Internet commercials, a Web site, and a chance to perform on stage and sing alongside Steve Wonder during his annual House Full of Toys Benefit Concert.
“Southern California is where stars come, where dreams are made and where the whole world comes together, and the ‘LA Young Star’ contest will find the next star,” stated Time Warner Cable Senior Vice President of the Western Region Stephan Pagano. “We are very excited to provide our customers with this opportunity to pursue their musical dreams.
The “LA Young Star” contest is taking place now through December 7, 2009, with auditions being held throughout the Los Angeles area. To participate, “LA Young Star” hopefuls should attend any one of the audition locations in the area and sing one of the following five Stevie Wonder hits: “As,” “Overjoyed,” “Ribbon in the Sky,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” and “Isn’t She Lovely.”
Auditions will be held through November 17 at the following locations: The Comedy Store at 8433 W. Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Tuesdays from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Harvelles Blues Club at 432 4th Street in Santa Monica on Wednesdays from 8:00 p.m. to 10: 00 p.m.; Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza at 3650 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles on Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; South Bay Pavilion at 207000 Avalon Boulevard in Carson on Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Boys & Girls Club at 1238 Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica on Saturdays; and St. Johns UMC at 1715 Santa Ana Boulevard in Los Angeles on Sundays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
For more information on how to participate and complete contest rules, go to: www.layoungstar.com.