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[02/22/12 - 10:29 AM]
Bravo's New Special "The Kandi Factory" Seeks to Turn Music Hopefuls Into the Next Big Pop Star
The 90-minute special, featuring "The Real Housewives of Atlanta's" Kandi Burruss, premieres Sunday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO'S NEW SPECIAL "THE KANDI FACTORY" SEEKS TO TURN MUSIC HOPEFULS INTO THE NEXT BIG POP STAR

90-Minute Special to Air March 4 at 10pm ET/PT

NEW YORK - February 22, 2012 - Bravo Media's new special, "The Kandi Factory," starring multi-platinum songwriter and "The Real Housewives of Atlanta's" Kandi Burruss, premieres Sunday, March 4 at 10pm ET/PT. Ever since Burruss turned Kim Zolciak's single "Tardy for the Party" into a digital download phenomenon, she has been sought out by thousands of aspiring artists desperate for her musical touch. Burruss believes that if someone has the right combination of raw musical talent and drive, her team at The Kandi Factory can give them a shot at their dream. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

In this special Burruss will give two protégés, with no music industry experience, the opportunity to come to Atlanta where she will write an original song for each based on their personal stories. The amateurs will then have the chance to work with her team of experts - comprised of a producer, choreographer and stylist - to master the key elements that make a pop star. Burruss has identified three factors that have to fit together to create a pop sensation: the song, the look and the performance. The hopeful who makes a lasting impression will score the opportunity of a lifetime - a song released and a music video produced by The Kandi Factory.

Burruss is a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter who resides in Atlanta with her nine-year-old daughter, Riley. She is a former member of the platinum-selling music group Xscape and the recipient of a Grammy for her work on TLC's mega-hit "No Scrubs." Burruss juggles her busy life as a single mom and hard-working career woman, but also finds time to let loose on the Atlanta social scene, stepping out with members of the music industry elite.

Produced by True Entertainment with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez and Kandi Burruss serving as executive producers.

Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.





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