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[04/28/10 - 12:40 PM]
NBC Announces Casting Calls for Second Season of 'The Sing-Off'
Auditions will take place in New York City (May 22), Nashville (May 29), Chicago (May 31) and Los Angeles (June 5).

[via press release from NBC]

NBC ANNOUNCES CASTING CALLS FOR SECOND SEASON OF 'THE SING-OFF'

Auditions To Take Place In New York City (May 22), Nashville (May 29), Chicago (May 31) And Los Angeles (June 5)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 28, 2010 - NBC's renewed vocal-competition series "The Sing-Off" will be traveling to four U.S. cities in May in search of the most talented a capella singing groups to compete for a chance at a Sony Music recording contract. Auditions will take place in New York City (May 22), Nashville (May 29), Chicago (May 31) and Los Angeles (June 5).

"The Sing-Off" originally debuted as a four-night event last December and was hosted by multi-platinum recording artist, Nick Lachey. The one-of-a-kind battle of voices culminated with a live finale. Celebrity judges Nicole Scherzinger, Shawn Stockman and Ben Folds will continue to critique the singing groups with their expertise.

The show features the country's top a capella groups performing popular songs in a style that viewers have never heard before. The groups will be singing for America's vote with the winner walking away with the ultimate prize - a Sony Music recording contract and $100,000. Last season's winner, Nota, signed an exclusive recording agreement with Sony Music US Latin and is currently working on their new album for Sony.

The casting call dates, times and locations are as follows:

NEW YORK, NY
Saturday May 22
Kimmel Center at NYU
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
4th Floor
60 Washington Square South
(Between Thompson and LaGuardia)
New York, NY 10012
Line Starts at 8am

NASHVILLE, TN
Saturday, May 29
SIR - Nashville
1101 Cherry Avenue
Nashville, TN, 37203
Line starts at 8am

CHICAGO, IL
Monday, May 31
Superior Street
2744 W Superior Street
Chicago, IL, 60612
Line starts at 8am

LOS ANGELES, CA
Saturday, June 5
Center Staging
3407 Winona Ave
Burbank, CA 91504

For further information, please log onto www.singoffcasting.com, www.nbc.com or call 877-701-SING [7464] or email: sing@mcnultycasting.com Groups must consist of four to 12 members, made up of any combination of males and females. Applicants must be 18 years and older and each member must bring a copy of valid ID to audition.

"The Sing-Off" is produced by Joel Gallen's ("America's Best Dance Crew") Tenth Planet Productions, Outlaw Productions and Sony Pictures Television. Gallen, Deb Newmyer and Sam Weisman are executive producers. Josh Greenberg serves as co-executive producer.





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