ABC Radio Net Espanol And Thalia Look For the Next Great Singer
October 3, 2008 at 5:02 PM (PT)
ABC RADIO NETWORKS EN ESPAÑOL is teaming up with THE CONEXIÓN THALIA RADIO SHOW in a search for aspiring singers. "Tocando Una Estrella" (Touching a Star) will provide talented musicians the opportunity to have their own rendition of a THALIA song played on-air during the radio show and on the program’s website.
Listeners of the show as well as visitors to THALIARADIO.COM will then vote for their favorite singer from among 10 finalists chosen by the ABC RADIO NETWORKS EN ESPAÑOL judges’ panel. The grand prize winner will receive airfare and hotel accommodations in NEW YORK to meet Thalia and hear her advice on how to begin a career in music. The winner will also have the opportunity to record a demo.
"There are so many wonderful young artists out there who are fans of THALIA’s show and this contest will provide them a unique opportunity to be heard by a national radio audience,” ABC RADIO NETWORKS EN ESPAÑOL SVP/Programming and Operations ELISA TORRES said. "One new singer will earn the break they are looking for and a have the chance to share their passion with our listeners. Our affiliates are excited to draw in local entries and create buzz for finalists from their own markets in a multi-platform promotion hosted by such a dynamic entertainer as THALIA."
The contest will be promoted on THE CONEXIÓN THALIA RADIO SHOW and THALIARADIO.COM with entries being accepted through NOV. 3rd. The 10 finalists selected by the panel of judges will be announced on Nov. 14th, when online voting will begin. Voting will end on Dec. 1st and the grand prize winner will be announced on DEC. 13th.