[08/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
T-Boz & Chilli of TLC Select Three Participants from Los Angeles Who Will Head to Atlanta and Move One Step Closer to Recording and Performing with Them, in "R U the Girl with T-Boz & Chilli"

[via press release from UPN]


Five spectacular girls sang their hearts out in the semi-finalist audition held in Los Angeles, but only three will move a step closer to stardom. After weeks of surprise ambushes in different cities, T-Boz & Chilli made three more picks as to who will be lucky enough to come back with them to Atlanta.

Occupation: Retail Sales & Student
Age: 18
Hometown: Valencia, Calif.

Occupation: Musician, Artist & Cosmetologist
Age: 31
Hometown: Valley Village, Calif.

Occupation: Theater Concessions & Bar Cashier
Age: 30
Hometown: Westchester, Calif.

Nazanin, Leslie and Mirrah will be joining the finalists from the Miami and New York rounds:

Occupation: Substitute Teacher
Age: 24
Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Occupation: Substitute Teacher & Hip-Hop Instructor
Age: 24
Hometown: Miramar, Fla.

Name: Meah
Occupation: Bartender
Age: 27
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Name: Lauren
Occupation: Student & Bartender
Age: 20
Hometown: Lynnfield, Mass.

Name: Alju
Occupation: Vocal Entertainer
Age: 21
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Three years after losing their bandmate Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in a tragic car accident, T-Boz & Chilli of TLC are ready for a new beginning for themselves and their fans. Blending comedy and reality, these singing sensations set out on a journey filled with emotion, comedy, surprises and special guests to look for that one lucky and talented girl who just might be the perfect fit. For nine weeks, the girls work closely with the diverse group of aspiring female performers to find the one with the right chemistry who can join them on their next great escapade, which will culminate in a concert performance during a live finale to air on UPN.

Four-time Grammy Award-winning TLC was formed in Atlanta in 1991. They are the biggest-selling female group of all time, riding a blend of pop, hip-hop and urban soul to superstardom during the '90s with nine Top-10 singles on the Billboard Top 100, five of which hit number one, and two number-one albums on the Billboard 200. With more than 33 million albums sold worldwide, TLC won numerous awards and has a long list of mega hits, including "Waterfalls," "Creep" and "No Scrubs." When TLC was at its peak, tragedy struck when the life of member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was unexpectedly cut short.

R U THE GIRL WITH T-BOZ & CHILLI is produced by The Jay and Tony Show, in association with Fox Television Studios. The executive producers are Jay Blumenfield & Anthony Marsh, Chilli & Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins. Bill Diggins and Laurie Girion ("Last Comic Standing") are co-executive producers.

RATING: To Be Announced

  [august 2005]  


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