Verizon, Sony BMG Announce "Legendary" Promotion
September 18, 2006 at 6:42 AM (PT)
VERIZON WIRELESS, SONY BMG and JOHN LEGEND team up to launch the nationwide “VERIZON WIRELESS Music Mogul” contest, which will allow fans to choose LEGEND's next single.
Fans with select phones can send the text message “LEGEND” to 2227 to receive a multimedia message with audio samples of LEGEND's new unreleased songs “Show Me,” a spiritual love song reminiscent of STEVIE WONDER and MARVIN GAYE – and “Heaven Only Knows,” a KANYE WEST-produced song. Fans will then vote via text messaging which song they think should be the next released single. VERIZON WIRELESS message charges apply, but fans may also vote online for free at www.johnlegendconcerts.com.
The contest runs through OCTOBER 13th, and the Grand Prize winner will record and introduction to the single that will be aired on radio stations as the song makes its debut across the country. The winner will also join the artist at a premier performance in EUROPE.