Talent Search At Opryland Taped For TV Pilot

Embassy Music of Nashville, Tennessee today announced its New Artist and Song Search will include a taping
for a proposed television pilot similar to MTV’s Wannabe, and Fox
Television’s American Idol currently featuring R.J. Helton. R.J.,
last year’s Ultimate Talent Search winner, will make a special
appearance for this September’s event to be held at Music City’s
Opryland Hotel. In addition, Flicker and Gravity Records will now
join an already prestigious guest list of panelists and judges.
Currently in its 8th year, The Ultimate Talent Search and Seminars
will offer over $50,000 in prizes, which includes a single
song-publishing contract for the grand-prize winning song. The
grand-prize winning artist will have a single recorded and
distributed nationwide to Christian radio. Finalists will also have
the opportunity to perform live in Nashville in front of a panel of
industry professionals comprised of producers, publishers, managers,
and record labels.
Judges and panelists include —
*Kent Coley, Forefront Records – credits include Rebecca St. James and
dc Talk.
*Brent Milligan, Producer – credits include David Crowder and Ten
Shekel Shirt.
*Darwin Moody, Embassy Music – credits include Bruce Carroll and the
London Philharmonic Orchestra.
*Christine Piccione, Grassroots Music, the premiere company in
independent music distribution.
*Brian Smith, Turning Point Media – credits include Selah and Michael W. Smith.
Other special guest appearances include Jason Cox and Emissary,
current winners. Both artists will have their debut singles included
on Embassy Music’s upcoming compilation disc that will be released
next month to Christian radio stations throughout the U.S.
Entry forms for the Ultimate Talent Search and Seminars are now
available. All entries must be received no later than Friday, August
16, 2002.
To receive additional information, visit http://embassymusic.com or
call the Ultimate Helpline at 615-345-2500.
Related Links:
‘Pure Pop’ Talent Search
First Annual Christian Music Artist Search


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