As part of the 33rd Annual Main Street Fest, presented by Bank of the West, held in Historic Downtown Grapevine May 19, 20 and 21, JG Entertainment will host the 4th Annual DFW ICON vocal competition. At this exciting competition, JG Entertainment expects to find promising talent in hopes of launching the next big star.
JG Entertainment hosted the 4th Annual DFW ICON vocal competition at the 33rd Annual Main Street Fest in Grapevine on May 19, 20 and 21, 2017.
Age category champions included Kaci Whitby of Dallas, TX; Carrington Haynes of Garland, TX; Valeria Jauregui of San Antonio, TX; Angel Reeve of Arlington, TX; and Tatianna Valentine of Dallas, TX.
28-year-old Kaci Whitby was selected as the "Grand Champion" by judges.
Winner packages exceeded $20,000 in prizes including recording with award winning producers, artist branding, social media branding, photo shoots, image consulting, scholarships and more.
DFW ICON was created by Dallas native Jonathan George, CEO of JG Entertainment. George currently lives in LA and is responsible for producing some of the biggest young names on Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Universal, Sony and more. He is responsible for developing American Idol’s Dalton Rapattoni as well as Top 12 Guys Trevor Douglas. George states, “It is exciting to come home to Dallas to find the most promising talent. We are always looking for new and up coming stars. Stars are not born, they are created.”
Proceeds from DFW ICON will also benefit Kidd Kraddick's foundation, Kidd's Kids.