Crystal Yates Wins 'Texaco Country Showdown'
January 20, 2014 at 7:27 AM (PT)
The "32nd ANNUAL TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN NATIONAL FINAL" was held at the RYMAN AUDITORIUM in NASHVILLE on THURSDAY (1/16) (NET NEWS 1/3) and the national winner is CRYSTAL YATES of McKINNEY, TX representing k95.5, INC. Country KITX/PARIS, TX.
The final event was hosted by CURB RECORDS’ LEANN RIMES, with local and regional level competitions taking place across the country throughout 2013. Five regional winners competed in the final event on THURSDAY. YATES won $100,000 and title of "Best New Act In Country Music." She is based in DALLAS.