KIDZ BOP announced Monday that television and film star, Jennette McCurdy , will be the 2013 KIDZ Star USA celebrity mentor. KIDZ Star USA is America’s biggest online talent search for kids 15 and under. Aspiring young singers can enter now for their chance to win an RCA Records recording contract online and in person. Now through August 30, kids can upload a :90 second performance video to KIDZBOP.com. For the first time ever, kids can also audition live at select Six Flags Theme Parks across the country. The Official KIDZ Star Live Audition Tour kicked off at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ on June 22. The tour is traveling to 10 Six Flags Theme Parks throughout the summer, wrapping up on August 18 at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA. Auditions and activities are free with paid park admission.
KIDZ Star fans can view contestants’ audition videos and progress on KIDZBOP.com, where they will be able to interact with their favorites, vote, and rally support to help determine who will make it to the final rounds. Fans can also keep track of the competition by watching KIDZ Star Rewind , a weekly KIDZ Star feature highlighting the best audition videos of the week. Four finalists will be flown to Hollywood to compete on stage at a Six Flags Magic Mountain finale event on September 28 where Jennette McCurdy will make a special appearance and help determine who will be crowned the next KIDZ Star. The 2013 KIDZ Star USA winner will be announced in October.
Best known for her comedic portrayal of Sam Puckett on the mega-hit series iCarly, Jennette McCurdy continues to emerge as one of entertainment’s most sought after and engaging talents. She recently wrapped production on the original TV movie SWINDLE along with lending her voice in the upcoming animated feature film ALMOST HEROES. A singer/songwriter, McCurdy released her debut album in 2012 which features several tracks co-written by the performer. Her single, “Generation Love”, was released to country radio in Spring 2011. She was nominated for Choice Female Country Artist at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards. In 2011, AOL Music listed the talented artist as one of the “21 Hottest Music Stars Under 21”.
Tune in for the premiere of the final episode and season 3 finale of SCVTV's music show -- Soundcheck -- showcasing the rock sounds of the dynamic duo Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, and acoustic stylings of CJ May in a live, on-location performance at the Rancho Camulos Museum that will be broadcast on all of SCVTV's platforms this Thursday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.