MTV Tr3s is looking for the next big music act in the “Dame Un Break” competition which will give aspiring Latino artists a chance to compete in an online battle of the bands campaign on Ourstage.com, network officials announced.
“Dame Un Break” (“Give Me A Break”), presented by Wendy’s, allows bands to audition online and viewers the chance to vote on Tr3s’ Latin Music Channel on Ourstage.com. The winning act will have the opportunity to create a music video with Tr3s executives and a Grammy award-winning producer.
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The final video will debut across multiple Tr3s screens as part of a 6-week promotional campaign that will also serve as a branding platform for Wendy’s products.
Artists can submit their auditions through June 18 on dameunbreak.tr3s.com. The voting period for finalists will take place from July 2-16. A winner will be announced in late July.
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“Music is in our DNA and we have had a great trajectory in discovering talent from Juanes through Prince Royce,” said Jose Tillan GM & EVP of Tr3s, said in a prepared statement. “With ‘Dame Un Break,’ Tr3s will offer a platform for new talent to be able to share their music with the rest of the world … and hopefully, along the way, we will find another Latin superstar in the making.”
Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más is owned and operated by Viacom International Media Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc.