BarnaFilms together with Church Communication Network recently announced the launch of ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL, a nationwide youth vocal competition for the faith community. The contest welcomes solo vocalists between the ages of 1422.
Unlike any other talent competition, ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL will hold
auditions in up to 10,000 local churches across the country. From over
one million contestants, 12 finalists will eventually be chosen by fans
who can vote either online or by phone. The 12 finalists will participate
in a series of six elimination rounds broadcast into churches around the
country. Church audiences will be able to cheer for their favorites as
they watch the performances via satellite.
Explaining the underlying value of ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL George Barna, Directing Leader of The Barna Group stated, Whether they participate as a vocalist or viewer, All American Gospel offers young people across the country a unique
opportunity to reflect upon and express their faith, and to share the
adventure with their peers.
The final round will determine the ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL winner, who will
receive a recording contract with Doxology Records, distributed by
ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL presents budding Christian artists the opportunity to
showcase their talent, says Thom Black, Director of BarnaFilms. While
ALL AMERICAN GOSPEL is sure to entertain viewers of all ages, were
thrilled that it will help bring our youthsespeciallyback to church,
where they can watch together and choose the next great voice in Christian
Church Communication Network (CCN) is a satellite and internet
communications network serving the local church. BarnaFilms is the
division of The Barna Group which develops, produces and markets
television, video, film and music products in partnership with various
media entities. Sponsoring organizations include World Vision and Group Publishing.
For more information, see the official Web site: www.allamericangospel.com