Songwriter/producer/performers Victoria Shaw and Desmond Child have signed on as judges for GAC's "The Next GAC Star," a nationwide talent search the network is conducting in partnership with Music Nation.

The winning artist will receive a record deal with Original Signal Recordings, a Gibson Hummingbird Guitar, and a music video, which will air on GAC.

The network is accepting entries through July 14. Country music hopefuls can upload their videos, mp3s, and photos at to enter.

Public voting is now open at and will run until July 21, after which time the judges will determine six finalists, who will be flown to Nashville for a two-part television finale.

Another judge is expected to be named soon.