The Season One competition was fierce and it came down to the last minute with the fans picking who they felt was the best talent
Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 24, 2007
FameCast the first online competition designed to find America's best new artists, concluded its first season with the fans crowning the first ever FameCast Fenoms. The six grand prize winners across each of the six stages took home $10,000 each and gained global exposure during the four month competition. Each of the Fenoms will be immortalized as the first ever winners in the Hall of FameCast. During the final week of competition fans from around the world cast their votes for their favorite artists across the six stages.
The FameCast Fenoms on each of the six stages are:
o Stage 1: Pop - Angela Carnegie, Pearl River, New York
o Stage 2: Rock - Pushmonkey. Austin, Texas
o Stage 3: R&B - Melissa Suzanne, Los Angeles, California
o Stage 4: Country - Eric Michael Hopper, Buford, Georgia
o Stage 5: Hip Hop - Round Table Union, San Antonio, Texas
o Stage 6: Comedy - Stuart Swanson, Oceanside, California
"The Season One competition was fierce and it came down to the last minute with the fans picking who they felt was the best talent," said Kent Savage, Founder and CEO of FameCast. "Each of the FameCast Fenoms has the talent to make it in the big leagues and now through their experience on FameCast, they have the tools, fan-base and exposure to truly be America's next big stars."
Currently, FameCast is accepting performance submissions for Season Two of its nationwide online competition. Season Two adds six news stages for a total of 12, including Metal, Spoken Word, Singer/Song Writer, Dance, Animation and Short Film. With a total of 12 stages that now means a total of 12 FameCast Fenoms and 12 grand prizes, each worth $10,000.
FameCast is an online artist discovery and entertainment community providing a nationwide, seasonal competition whereby an online audience determines tomorrow's big stars. FameCast was founded to showcase legitimate artists who have yet to be discovered and whom the audience deems to be worthy of stardom. The FameCast online competition and community will provide contestants the ability to connect with and grow a national audience and compete to become a FameCast Fēnom and win the grand prize worth $10,000 and global exposure.
Born in Austin, TX, the Live Music Capital of the World, FameCast is the first online artist discovery and entertainment community providing a nationwide, seasonal competition whereby an online audience determines tomorrow's big stars. Knowing that lack of exposure is what keeps some of our best artists in the shadows, we aim to shine the spotlight on those that have what it takes, but have lacked the breaks. For more information visit http://www.famecast.com.