Kids! of the Month
Amazing Kids! is proud to highlight the Amazing Kids! of the Month!
Each month, we showcase kids who are accomplishing amazing things. We hope that by telling their special stories, we will inspire other kids to accomplish their own amazing achievements.
Amazing Kids! of the Month for December, 2001:
Amazing Future Singing Stars, USA!
Quotes of the Month:
“It's so cool to have friends & family care so much about me. They help me to stay strong and always remind me to follow my dreams!”
Jessica Salinaz, age 12
"I just love to sing."
Joey Pearson, age 10
This month, Amazing Kids! features some amazinging talented kids as the December 2001 Amazing Kids! of the Month. These young rising singing stars have been featured on tv shows, in music CDs and have won talent competitions such as Ed McMahon's Next Big Star.
Read about and follow the links to listen to some of their amazing performances, and who knows? If you love singing too, maybe you'll be inspired to enter some singing competitions yourself!
Some Amazing Talented Young Singers
Have you ever dreamed of becoming a professional singer? The kids featured below have not only dreamed about it, they are working hard to make their dreams come true. Each of these talented kids featured below practice singing many hours a week, and make public appearances where they are able to practice not only singing skills, but performing skills. And they have entered competitions, too!
Each of these kids have competed in the kids music portion of the television show, Ed McMahon's Next Big Star, or in the show's online competition.
The weekly finalists for the competition
are listed on the tv show's website here:
Below are some of the amazing young singers who have appeared in competition on the tv show or in The NextBigStar.com Fall 2001 Contest:
MORE ABOUT JEANNIE-MARIE:
Jeannie Marie has been performing live since she was in kindergarten! She has performed the national anthem at hockey and football games and she started formal voice training when she was just 8 years old. She has also appeared at the Apollo Theater in New York, where she was selected to appear on the Next Big Star tv show.
You're on your way, Jeannie-Marie!
Jessica Salinaz, age 12 - Jessica won show #119. Way to go, Jessica! Check out her winning performance.
MORE ABOUT JESSICA SALINAZ:
Jessica Salinaz has been singing onstage since she was 3 years old! In addition to appearing on the Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star tv show, she has also appeared on the “Jenny Jones Show.”
Keep up the great work, Jessica!
THE NEXTBIGSTAR.COM FALL 2001 CONTEST 6 WINNERS:
Below are the amazing finalists for
The NextBigStar.com's online Contest 6. They all did a great job!
Congratulations to all!
Kiersten A. McGeahy
Nicole Leona Rosedale
AND THE WINNER IS...
Joey Pearson is the winner for the NextBigStar.com online Contest 6. Way to go, Joey!
MORE ABOUT JOEY:
Joey has also appeared on the Jenny Jones Christmas television special.
Joey has also appeared in several live peformances at such places as:
The Celebrity Kids Luncheon in Hollywood. www.mryak.com
Adventure City Theme Park in Anaheim, California
The 2001 NoHo Theatre and Arts Festival in Hollywood: http://www.nohoartsdistrict.com/festival2001/
May, 2001 Joey sang the NATIONAL ANTHEM for the San Diego Adult Baseball
in May, Joey appeared at ADVENTURE CITY THEME PARK in Anaheim, and at
April 7, 2001 Joey sang at the Amazing Kids! fund raiser, Kids Helping Kids at Universal Studios Hollywood. He was introduced by Samaria Graham from the TV show Providence. http://www.geocities.com/joey0991/universalstudios.html
For those of you who would love to hear Joey perform live:
Joey will be at Adventure City Theme Park in Anaheim, California, on December 8.
In addition to Joey's monthly showcases at Adventure City, Joey will be attending an Awards Banquet on December 14 for Kids Talk TV.
Joey is currently working in the studio to record his full length CD set for release Spring 2002.
Listen to audio clips of Joey singing:
Preview Joey's DEMO - "Could've Been"
-made popular by Tiffany:
Preview Joey's version of "Good For
Me" made popular by Amy Grant:
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