YTV Greenlights Season 6 of Hit Series The Next Star

Next Star Nation launches: new cross-platform fan hub

Keshia Chanté, Tara Oram and Mark Spicoluk return as judges

New host to be announced on March 20

TORONTO, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment's YTV is pleased to announce that the network's top-rated series The Next Star will be back for Season 6.  Hot on the heels of Season 5 winner Brooklyn's popular single "Lemon & Lime," The Next Star is anticipating another year of pop-star talent discovery. The series will premiere July 2013 on YTV and will follow the young finalists on their once-in-a-lifetime journey as they master their sound, style and stage presence.

JUNO Award-winning R&B/pop recording-artist Keshia Chanté, country sweetheart and TV personality Tara Oram, and A&R pro and label executive Mark Spicoluk return as this year's judges and mentors. A soon to be announced new host will join the trio and embark on a nationwide, six-city search for Canada's most talented young performers, one of whom will be crowned Canada's Next Star.

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SOURCE: YTV Canada Inc.

For further information:

Alina Duviner
Unit Publicist for The Next Star 6
Alina@AlinaPublicity.com
416.574.1098

OR

Netta Rondinelli
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Netta.Rondinelli@Corusent.com
416.479.6443


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