Brittany Davis, a junior music theater major from the Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University, is the national winner of the “Country Strong” Singing Challenge, sponsored by Country Music Television.
Davis, a native of Hoover, Alabama, competed Dec. 3 in Oklahoma City against 27 other contestants. Singing an a cappella version of the movie's theme song, Davis won the regional prize of $500 and an invitation to an advance screening of the film.
Davis’ video was placed online at www.countrystrong.cmt.com, along with 15 other regional winners, where the public weighed in. Out of about 500,000 votes, Brittany was the clear winner, according to Michele Langston, senior publicist for Sony Pictures for the Oklahoma area.
The grand prize includes a trip for two to Nashville, an opportunity to meet a Sony Nashville music executive, a visit to the set of CMT’s Top 20 Countdown show and the possibility of performing on the network.
Davis chronicled her countdown to the winner’s announcement on You Tube (www.youtube.com/user/BrittanyGaleDavis) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/brittany.davis2).
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