"American Idol" meets "The Voice" as Panorama Mall invites all talented singers to show off their vocal skills and sign up for Panorama Mall's first annual singing contest "La Estrella de Panorama Mall".
Contestants will be judged by music entertainment and media industry professionals, including Reyna Trevino (President, TMG/Universal Music and Trevino Enterprises PR), Abelardo de la Peña Jr. (Editor, LatinoLa.com), Dr. Anthony Luu (USC, School of Music) and Gabriela Aranda (formerly BMG Music and EMI Televisa Music).
Open to contestants of all ages and musical styles, this event will last a total of six weekends in search of the top talent in the region. The top three contestants will receive shopping sprees at Panorama Mall. The grand prize winner will be awarded $1,000 and 2nd and 3rd place contestants will be awarded $750 and $500 respectively.
During the Semi-Finals and Finals, contestants will have the opportunity to sing on the Kiosko accompanied by Mariachi Los Palmeros de Panorama Mall. Guests will also be treated to special performances by TMG/Universal recording artists Diana Mera (Latin Pop/Rock) and Desiree Estrada (Pop/Bachata). During the Finals on August 19th, the top contestants will compete for the grand prize and will be judged on vocals, performance and crowd appeal. On this day it will be known which star outshined all others, La Estrella de Panorama Mall!
All interested contestants must submit a registration form available at Guest Services or in the Panorama Mall Management Office. Forms must be submitted to the Management Office no later than 4:00pm on Friday August 5th, 2011.
The event is sponsored by Pollo Campero, LatinoLA.com and TMG/Universal Music.