Tr3s: MTV, M??sica y M?ís, the bilingual/bicultural entertainment destination for Latinos in the US, announces the launch of its talent competition for aspiring Latino artists with DAME UN BREAK presented by Wendy's. Up-and-coming Latin music acts will battle it out for a shot at stardom. Aspiring artists can submit their auditions through June 18th on dameunbreak.tr3s.com.
Fans will be able to judge contest entries from May 21st through June 25th to narrow down the top 40 artists. The top-ranked artist, as well as four other finalists selected by Tr3s from within the top 40 will progress to a final five judging round. Fans can judge their favorite Latin music act from July 2nd to July 16th. The winner will be announced in late July.
The chosen artist will have his or her original song featured in a music video, which will be on rotation on Tr3s along with a digital "Making Of" special. The victor will fly to Los Angeles for a recording session with 4-time GRAMMY and 9-time Latin GRAMMY winner Producer Sebastian Krys. Travel and hotel accommodations will be provided. If that wasn't enough, the winner will also receive a $2,500 cash prize. The competition is open to all Latin artists in the US, including Puerto Rico, excluding Hawaii and Alaska.