Digicel Rising Stars 2010 - Season 7 Fact Sheet
Launched on TVJ in 2004, Digicel Rising Stars is Jamaica’s first live televised talent search. In 2010 the most popular local show on Jamaican TV goes into its 7th season with a brand new format and exciting changes.
CHANGES FOR SEASON 7
There will be many exciting changes for the 7th Season of Digicel Rising Stars:
New Chill Room Host
New Set Design
New Audition schedule
The show will now only air on Sundays with the Results segment (30 minutes) starting the show. As in previous years, all Live shows will be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium however this year there will be no Mas Camp Live Final show. The Live Final show will be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium and will air from 8PM – 10PM.
AIRING DATES & TIMES
June 6 – September 19
Sundays 8PM – 9:30PM
Sunday Jun 6 – Digicel Rising Stars 2009 Review
Sunday Jun 13 – May Pen and Portmore auditions
Sunday Jun 20 - Montego Bay and Ocho Rios auditions
Sunday Jun 27 – Kingston & St. Andrew auditions
Sunday Jul 4 - Live show 1
Sunday Jul 11 – Live show 2
Sunday Jul 18 - Live show 3
Sunday Jul 25 - Live show 4
Sunday Aug 1 - Live show 5
Sunday Aug 8 - Live show 6
Sunday Aug 15 - Live show 7
Sunday Aug 22 - Live show 8
Sunday Aug 29 - Live show 9
Sunday Sep 5 - Live show 10
Sunday Sep 12 - Live show 11
Sunday Sep 19 – Live Final Show
The 7th Season of Digicel Rising Stars will do an open search for a 2010 Host and allow Jamaica to choose their new Host.
Open Auditions will be held in Montego Bay and Kingston. 6 potential Hosts (decided by DRS Producers)will be shortlisted and given a chance to publicly audition for Jamaica during Contestant Auditions.
The new Host will be announced on the first live show on Sunday July 4
Tuesday March 30 - Montego Bay - Wexford Court Hotel 2PM – 7PM
Thursday April 1 - Kingston – Knutsford Court Hotel 12PM – 7PM
Auditions are open to both male & female 18 and over
CHILL ROOM HOST
Miss Kitty has come on board as the new Digicel Rising Stars’ Chill Room Host for Season 7
Auditions will take place in 5 locations across the Island for only 1 day with the exception of Kingston.
Five persons will be selected by the Judges from each location with the exception of Kingston where 10 will be selected.
Saturday April 10 – Leibas Gas Station, May Pen
Sunday April 11 – Portmore Heart Academy, Portmore
Saturday April 17 – The Wexford, Montego Bay
Sunday April 18 – Hibiscus Lodge, Ocho Rios
Saturday April 24 & Sunday April 25 – Girl Guides HQ, Kingston
Digicel Rising Stars is open to anyone over the age of 16, who is not currently signed to a management or recording contract, and is a citizen of Jamaica or has a visa, entitling them to enter and work in Jamaica. At the auditions, participants may either perform individually or in groups of up to six. With six auditions this season, participants who are unsuccessful at one location may try again at any other location.
Clyde McKenzie, Nadine Sutherland and Anthony ‘Killer’ Miller will return as Digicel Rising Stars’ Judges. We will also be introducing guest judges throughout the show.
The 2010 Digicel Rising Star will receive J$1,000,000 and a music video
2nd place receives J$600,000
3rd place receives J$400,000
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Knutsford Court Hotel and the Courtleigh Auditorium