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2012-13 DFWs Gospel's Greatest Competition Benefiting Childhood Obesity/Diabetes Prevention
SEE LAST YEAR's VIDEOS AND TALENT: http://www.facebook.com/dfwgospelsgreatest?fref=ts
October 8, 2012
For Immediate Release
For more information contact: 469-855-3074, In The Door Advertising
Dallas, Texas –
Gospel Music Competition--Platform for Artists and Benefit to Fight Obesity
The first gospel competition was a blast but the 2013 competition is in its planning stages to become bigger and better! The 2012 DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest Competition was held March 3 in Dallas, the semi-finals narrowed the contestants down to 12 individuals. Many Christian artists feel that they need to go mainstream to make money and then return to their “church or Christian roots”. Minister Katina Potts, MBA, owner of In The Door Advertising & Marketing Firm and Maid 2 Serve U Cleaning Company, has a passion for giving Christian artists a platform to start off in the Gospel/Praise & Worship industry. To combine Minister Katina’s role as an artist, business owner, and charitable volunteer, she is the founder of the First Annual, DFWs Gospel’s Greatest Competition.
During the semifinals, Key-Image media professionally uploaded to Youtube and Facebook. Social media such as these, along with the audience’s votes, determined the finalists. These were a very talented, and hardworking group of artists. They were rewarded well for their efforts. The DFW’s Gospel's Greatest Adult was Holy Ghost Ridaz, Lee Cadena, DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest kid was, Keelin Locket. Dfw’s Gospel’s Greatest actress was Patti Cooper.
The prizes included $75 cash; recording time with a professional coach to produce a demo; a professional photo session for headshots, by Kinney’s Studios in Lancaster, TX; a professional website designed by Business in the Black; acting coach and acting lessons; and plenty of social media exposure on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and more.
The 2013 DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest Competition will begin October 15, 2012, with a new twist. The judges will be accepting online auditions from this date through the end of this year. This will give the artists a choice to submit online, or tryout in person. Even if one chooses to audition in person, they can still submit a video on Facebook through Youtube, to create exposure, and create a fan base, from now through February. There will be 3 opportunities to audition in person in the. DFW metroplex--Dallas, Fort Worth, and Lancaster. These dates and times will be announced, they will be on Saturdays in December and January. Updated information will always be posted on Facebook and www.DFWsgospelsgreatest.eventbrite.com
The DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest is providing many opportunities for exposure of the arts from age 7 to 77. In 2013, there will be 5 categories: DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest Adultand Kid(Singing), DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest Rapper, DFW’s Gospel’s Greatest Acting Kid and Adult.
Minister Katina is multi-faceted. She is a wife, mother, minister, business owner and active in multiple charitable and volunteer efforts. She is also an actress starring in a credited movie with Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney, and Kate Winslet as Rosie in the film, The Life Of David Gale. She has also done several acting projects in the DFW area.
WE NEED SPONSORS!!! “We can not do this without sponsors. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship levels. There are many cost involved, and many people in the production staff, and we want to have great prizes to give the artists the necessities to be successful as a Christian artist,”says Minister Katina. For the opportunity to enter the competition adults and parents of children in the arts should sign up atwww.dfwsgospelsgreatest.eventbrite.com
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