Knoxville, TN -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/25/2014 -- Mornings With Fox 43, a Knoxville, TN-based morning news program, announced the winner of its Knoxville Unplugged singing competition Friday, February 21. Twelve-year-old Sydni Stinnett outshone her competition to land a first place finish and the grand prize of a professional recording session with DigiTrax Entertainment at their state-of-the-art recording studios in south Knoxville.
The contest was presented as part of the "On Stage With Jonny Sexton" segment on Friday mornings throughout February. Eight performers were chosen from tons of video submissions and Stinnett was selected as one of two finalists. The 12-year-old middle school student won the grand prize Friday after a mesmerizing performance in front of the judges. She will perform live on the show Friday morning, March 21.
"We couldn't be prouder of Sydni and all of the contestants who took part in the Knoxville Unplugged competition," said Kyle Heverly, Chief Engineer for DigiTrax Entertainment, and one of three official judges for the Knoxville Unplugged contest. "I look forward to working with her and getting her on the road to producing her first album. It's going to be awesome!"
DigiTrax Entertainment (DTE) was an official sponsor of the Knoxville Unplugged competition and provided the grand prize to the winner, a professional recording session valued at approximately $3,500. DTE also helps to sponsor another Knoxville-based singing competition, "The Wild Wing Voice Off" organized and produced by Wild Wing Cafe. DigiTrax is a staunch supporter of local musicians and artists of all genres.
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DTE is the world's most innovative karaoke producer and distributor, with flagship consumer products like Karaoke Cloud and B2B integration with such high-profile partners as PCDJ Karaoki, Virtual DJ, kJams and CompuHost. Located in the idyllic foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, DTE is dedicated to bringing the best in new music and interactive music products to the karaoke world.