THE RECORDING ACADEMY®AND HITLAB ANNOUNCES GRAND-PRIZE WINNER OF EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION
Winner Tara Keith To Perform at Official GRAMMY® Week Event – Social Media Rock Stars Summit – on Friday, Feb. 10
HITLAB Inc. (“Hitlab”), in partnership with The Recording Academy® (www.grammy.com), has announced Hamilton, Ontario-based Tara Keith as the winner of its Emerging Talent Competition following the submission of original music to the contest’s Web page (www.hitlab.com/grammycontest).The competition launched Nov. 2, 2011, and was designed to provide an unsigned musician the chance to perform at an official GRAMMY® Week event.
Keith, selected by a combination of fan votes and a blue-ribbon committee of music professionals, will perform as a headline act at the 3rd Annual Social Media Rock Stars Summit reception on Friday, Feb. 10. As part of the grand prize, Keith will also walk the red carpet and attend the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and official GRAMMY® Celebration after-party on Sunday, Feb. 12. Hitlab is also proud to announce the inclusion of competition runner-up Cameron Ernst of Dallas, who will also perform at the Social Media Rock Stars Summit. The performance will be streamed live on GRAMMY Live, a three-day live stream platform of coverage on GRAMMY Week events on GRAMMY.com and CBS.com.