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Nashville's Search for Talented Singers

Without a doubt, you or someone you know is the next undiscovered star yearning to let all of Nashville hear that special song. Thanks to The American Music Showcase©, a Talent Search TV (TSTV) monthly competition, you now have a chance for that dream to happen. Can't make it to the live competition in Nashville, then just send in your demo for an opportunity to be a mail-in winner. For more details and the entry form go to: .

The last weekend of each month, starting March 29, TSTV will begin the first of eight competitions that will run through October. Contestants in two age categories (Age 5-15, 16 & up) will compete for the $100 monthly winner position and advance to the Grand Finals in November.  The Grand Prize is definitely something to sing about, Listen to this:  $1000 cash prize; a two song recording session; a music video to be aired on Travlin' Music Television's American Music Showcase shown to 536,000 homes every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings on COMCAST 75; A photo shoot with Beth Quinn Photography; an Epiphone acoustic guitar; a showcase at THE TRAP & Nashville's Legendary Hall of Fame Lounge and Hotel accommodations in Nashville For 4 nights during recording session at Best Western "HALL OF FAME HOTEL" on Music Row.  Performer or spectator, you won't want to miss this show.
Each contestant receives a professional VHS copy of his/her competition performance, and a copy of The Nashville Music Business Directory, the primary sponsor. Additional sponsors for the competitions include:, Travlin'Music Television, American Music Showcase, V2 Productions, Mark Dreyer Productions, Studio 23/Lakeside Recording, and Tony Wades Hall of Fame Lounge.
For additional information and entry form, contact or call 615.826.4146

Talent Search TV

Nashville's Search for Talented Singers.

What:    Talent Search TV–Nashville, TN

When:    First Contest-Saturday March 29th

     Monthly contests the last Saturday of each month, March through October. The winners from each category will go to the finals in November.

Where: THE TRAP 201 Woodland Street /Nashville, TN 615.248.3100

Across from the Titan Stadium

Who: contestant categories:        Ages 5-15

                  Ages 16 & Up

Each contestant receives: Professional VHS copy of his/her live performance competition at The Trap, copy of the Nashville Music Business Directory, and an opportunity to compete for  $100.00


Each Month's Semifinalist receives:

$100 CASH and advances to November Finals

Perform on the stage at THE TRAP where Brad Paisley, Ricochet, Earl Thomas Conley, T-Graham Brown, Darrell Dodd and The Home of the 2002 Grammy Showcase


THE GRAND FINALS WILL BE IN NOVEMBER 2003 (date to be announced)

Nashville Music business directory celebrating its 20th anniversary is a proud sponsor of the Talent contest and TV show. The NMBD is also proud to have a part, for the last 10 years, in the Chamber of Commerce newcomer package. (615.743.3070).


The top 5 finalist of each age group will be aired on Talent search TV the following month on Comcast Cable Television Channel 75.  

Live competition will be held each month, from March- October at Nashville's

     Premier 11 thousand square foot showcase nightclub "THE TRAP"

Mail-in entries for competition most be post-marked prior to October 1st, 2003. All mail in entries will receive a letter of confirmation.

Monthly winners from each category will advance to the November finals to compete for the GRAND PRIZE.





The Talent Search TV GRAND PRIZE WINNER will receive:


1.$1000 CASH

2.Two Song Recording Session

3.One Song Music Video

4.Showcase at THE TRAP & Tony Wades Hall of Fame Lounge

5.Photo Session with Beth Quinn Photography

6.Epiphone acoustic guitar

7.A Music Video aired on Comcast 75's American Music Showcase (536,000 HOUSEHOLDS)

8.Winner's photos and bio information posted on orbitrecor ds for 1 year for sales & promotion.

9.Tour Music Row shopping your talent to labels, publishers & management companies.

10.Hotel accommodations in Nashville For 4 nights during recording session at Best Western "HALL OF FAME HOTEL" on Music Row.



For further information and application OR call 615.826.4146.


Talent Search TV is Sponsored By:  Travlin' Music Television, The American Music Showcase.V2 Productions, The Nashville Music = Business Directory, Studio 23 / Lakeside Recording, Orbit Records, The Trap, Best Western Hall of Fame Lounge.


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