TeenStar Champions: The national singing and dance competition TeenStar has found its latest winners! Joining a long line of prestigious competition winners, Acacia K has been crowned the champion for the singing category, and DN12 have been crowned the champion for the dance category.
Acacia and DN12 were crowned champions in front of a capacity crowd and a professional industry judging panel at The Beck Theatre in Hayes. Acacia’s creative cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Make you feel my Love’, and DN12 original ‘Greatest Showman Themed’ dance routine, won over the competition industry judges making them the overall TeenStar winners for each category.
Industry Judges at the National Grand Final
After impressing the judging panel at the auditions, Acacia and DN12 battled against more than 10,000 acts that had entered TeenStar this year across the UK. They went on to perform in the TeenStar live showcases, battling through both Regional and Area Final heats to make it to the national Grand Final.
The judging panel for the Grand Final included;
- Chris Grayston – Head Judge and Music Consultant
- Scandalous Dance – Professional Dancer and Choreographer
- Swoosh – From Flawless Dance Group
- Barney Addison – Head of Talent at SYCO Entertainment
- Leon Haynes – From Universal Music
Overall Singer Winner Prizes
Acacia K as overall singing winner has now won the following incredible prizes!
- Production of your album in one of the UK’s finest recording studios, River Studios
- Working with a top producer on your songs
- Fully produced video of the single of your choice
- An initial extensive winner’s publicity package (previous winners coverage includes; BBC and ITV television, Rewind Magazine, Mojo, RWD, Q Magazines and more)
- A comprehensive consultation and development package which includes image and brand advice, a social media revamp, and access to industry contacts, plus more
Overall Dance Winner Prizes
DN12 Productions as overall dance winners have now won the following incredible prizes!
- An additional £250 Prize money
- Video Prize Package
- Promotional photo shoot by one of the UK’s best photographers
- An initial extensive winner’s publicity package (previous winners coverage includes BBC and ITV television, Rewind Magazine, Mojo, RWD, Q Magazines and more).
TeenStar Champions 2018
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