From the press release:
Sony Pictures/CMT, Host National Singing Challenge in Nashville!
What: To celebrate the opening of the new movie Country Strong, Sony Pictures, CMT and WSIX-FM are hosting the “Country Strong Singing Challenge” on Wednesday, December 1 @ 7:00 PM at The Stage.
Who: Contest is open to all singers, ages 18 and up. All contestants must perform a sixty second a cappella version of “Country Strong” or “Silver Wings.” Clips from the songs can be found at www.countrystrong.cmt.com
When: Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Registration begins: 7:00 PM
Contest begins: 8:00 PM
Where: The Stage 412 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Why: Nashville winner will receive $500 and qualify for the National Grand Prize - A meeting with a Sony Music Executive, a chance to record in the CMT studios and a spot on CMT.
How: For complete rules visit www.countrystrong.cmt.com
To pre-register and reserve your audition spot ahead of time, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (404) 975-4200
Country Strong Synopsis:
Okay, technically a Reba and Barbara Jean reunion isn’t happening but their portrayers, country music icon Reba McEntire and actress/comedienne Melissa Peterman are teaming up to work together once again. CMT is launching its first sitcom, Working Class, this coming January. Peterman will play Carli, a single mom who aims to give her kids a better life by moving to an upscale suburban neighborhood. Once there she soon discovers that the better life she was hoping for is harder than expected and possibly not all it’s cracked up to be. TV veteran Ed Asner and Broadway actor Steve Kazee costar as Peterman’s cranky next door neighbor/co-worker and brother respectively.