STAR STATUS contestants have the opportunity to win a Major recording contract, $70,000 gifts/cash prize, Concert Tour as well as access to multi-platinum recording producers, and the opportunity to perform live on stage from one of the foremost entertainment destinations, Las Vegas!
On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 ReverbNation & Jam House Live announced they are accepting submissions online for STAR STATUS, the new member-driven TV/online talent competition, where members of the Reverb Nation community will compete for the opportunity to win a grand prize package including a Major recording contract, cash, Diamond Bracelet, and studio time with some of the hottest producers in the music business.
“Jam House Live is super-excited to expand upon our working relationship with Reverb Nation and provide this opportunity to Reverb Nation Artists to come closer to realizing their dreams of getting their music to the masses, “ says Darrell “Lucky”Green, Senior Managing Partner at Jam House Live. “We have assembled a team of highly-respected entertainment-industry heavyweights to serve as our judging panel and provide strong mentorship to the group of contestants who will be competing on the STAR STATUS program, and the prize package we’ve put together is phenomenal. This could be the perfect stepping stone for the right artist to break through into the mainstream.”
The submission period for the Reverbnation / Jam House Live STAR STATUS competition will run from January 16, 2012 through April 30,2012. Contestants can enter the STAR STATUS competition by visiting Reverbnation website (http://www.reverbnation.com) . After the close of the submission deadline, the STAR STATUS panel of judges will narrow the entries down to12 semi -finalists from all genres of music (including R&B, Hip Hop, Rock, Country, Gospel and Jazz), and open the competition up to the TV/online community, who will choose 4 finalists from the field of 12 who will move on to compete live in Las Vegas at the world famous Palms Casino Resort. Each of the four finalists will perform two original songs for the STAR STATUS judging panel, who will then determine the winner.
Per Jam House Live Facebook page “Star Status is just like American Idol except you are judged by your own original music and you don’t have to travel across country to enter Reverbnation will be emailing info to all of their artists with information on how to enter The Star Status Contest make sure you submit to win over $70,000 in cash and prizes a record deal tour and much much more.”
Jam House Live will broadcast the STAR STATUS Competition in its entirety on television and mobile devices through partnerships with outlets such as Popcorn Hour, Roku, Popbox, Boxee, Samsung, iPhone, iPad and online(http://www.jamhouselive.com). The STAR STATUS panel of judges include Darrell “Lucky” Green, Jam House Live’s Founder and Senior Managing Partner, as well as multi-platinum music producer Michael “G-Diz” Kelly and Marcus Spence President of Timbaland’s record label “Mosley Music Group”. Home to multi-platinum pop, hip-hop, r&b, and rock artists such as Nelly Furtado, Chris Cornell, One Republic, Keri Hilson, and Timbaland himself.
ReverbNation provides over 1.7 million artists, managers, labels, venues, festivals/events and other music industry professionals with powerful, easy-to-use technology to promote and prosper online. Their wide array of distribution and promotional solutions provide the hands-on tools and actionable insights that allow them to reach their goals in an increasingly complex music industry. The company operates worldwide with customers on every continent. Over 30 million visitors come to http://www.ReverbNation.com every month.
About JAM HOUSE LIVE: JAM HOUSE LIVE is an TV/online Multimedia Network providing broadcasting, marketing, and promotional opportunities as well as Online Pay Per View Sales and Web Streaming support to some of the top names in the entertainment world. In addition to the Mission One Voice Concert Tour, JAM HOUSE LIVE has partnered with leading entertainment venues across the country to bring end users the hottest events, from exclusive club and concert dates hosted by their favorite performers, to entertainment lifestyle shows and other premium content. For more information, visit http://www.jamhouselive.com.
Photo flyer credit to: ReverbNation & Jam House Live
Editor’s Note: Good luck to all our recording artists and please mention you heard about the contests on Diversity News Magazine. Thank you.