CBS and Napster make 'Star Search' finalists music available for online purchase
By Reality TV World staff, 03/12/2004
CBS has announced that Napster, the digital music service featuring the world’s largest and most diverse online collection of music, will offer singles from the Star Search finalists, marking the first time that music from a televised singing competition will be available for download.
The singles will be available through CBS.com prior to the Star Search grand finale telecast, Saturday, March 13 (8-9 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, for purchase exclusively on Napster for 99 cents.
During the Star Search grand finale, the winner of the adult singer competition will receive a contract with A&M Records as well as $100,000. All three songs were produced by noted producer Ron Fair, President of A&M Records ("Christina Aguilera," "Black Eyed Peas," "Vanessa Carlton").
The Star Search adult singer finalists and the titles of their singles include: Freedom Bremner (Washington, D.C.), "Cuddle Toy" written by Roachford, Vicki Natale (Brooklyn, N.Y.), "Like No Other" written by Vicki Natale and Jake Simpson Crocker, Mo.), "We’ll Know" written by Bobbi Goldin and Matt Morris.
Star Search is produced by 2929 Productions. Andrew Golder ("Win Ben Stein's Money") is the executive producer.