In the news: The Next Star contestants chosen

From the Toronto Star:

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    “After a cross-Canada search, host Adamo Ruggiero (Degrassi: The Next Generation) and a panel of judges – musician Suzie McNeil (Rockstar: INXS), songwriter Christopher Ward and music marketing exec Steve Cranwell – have chosen 12 young hopefuls to participate in YTV’s new talent series, The Next Star, premiering on Friday, July 18 at 6 p.m. The first two episodes will feature young hopefuls from across the country; six singers will be chosen to be mentored during the remaining 10 episodes.” Read more.