Citybeat hopeful for award
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Citybeat hopeful for award

Citybeat is up against the big boys in the Best Radio Station Event category of the Radio Academy Promotions and Marketing Awards tomorrow. The station is competing against Capital 95.8, Northants 96 and Northsound Radio, and say if they won, it would be a dream come true.

The CN Group station has entered the Young Star Search promotion which ran on the station during the summer.

Commenting, Citybeat “Young Star Search” organiser and host Stuart Robinson said: "We’re absolutely delighted to be nominated for this award. To be honest, the success of the “Young Star Search” took even us by surprise and we just can’t wait now for next year’s competition. We’re up against some pretty stiff competition in our category including Capital 95.8, so even to get nominated in such illustrious company is an achievement in itself. To actually win would definitely be a dream come true!”

Three hundred and sixty contestants from across the Province participated in both junior and senior categories at twelve high profile heats in shopping centres and summer fairs throughout the Greater Belfast area. Heat finalists were picked by a panel of judges on the day and their videoed performances were posted on the Citybeat website for the public to vote. Over 30,000 votes were registered and the eventual winners, 8 year old Rachel Stewart and 15 year old Laura May Lenehan were crowned at the final held in Belfast’s Castlecourt on July 7th.

Rachel and Laura May got the chance to record their own CD’s and were treated to a “Big Star” day out, driven round in a limousine, taken on a shopping spree, movie premier, and to dinner at a top Belfast restaurant.

Throughout the competition, celebrities including Mel C, David Healy, Downpatrick rockers, Ash and X Factor winner, Shayne Ward were on hand to offer encouragement and advice, and the heat judges included Hollyoaks star, Gerard McCarthy and former Eurovision winner, Dana.

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0 0 356 16 October, 2007 Industry News 6:59 am 200710 Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

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