Valdosta Resident Places Second in Singing Competition

By: Dontaye Carter Email
By: Dontaye Carter Email

[UPDATE] 10:20 am 4-27

Michael Barlow finished second in the 'YOBI-Sing' singing competition.

Barlow was chosen from hundreds of contestants across the globe.

He won a contract for 5,000 dollars for a major credited cast role in a webseries which he will write and record a theme song for.

Barlow says he's thankful for all the community's support.
[UPDATE] 6:28pm

Michael Barlow is one of five finalists in the 'YOBISing Talent competition.

He was chosen from hundreds of other contestants around the globe to make the final cut.

Barlow says he didn't expect all the attention, but now he just wants to win.

"I get humbled just because this means my music is being heard all over the place and that's cool. I didn't really expect that to happen when I entered the contest," Barlow says.

The last day to vote for this season's winner is April 20.

The winner will receive a $12,000 contract to star in a series with Audrina Partridge of "The Hills" and a trip to the Grammys.
Michael Barlow is one of 10 finalist in the Yobi-sing singing competition.

The singers were selected from hundreds across the globe.

Voting for the finalist has already begun on-line and Barlow is hoping to get the community behind him so he can make his dreams come true.

"I think it's a good opportunity for Valdosta. I'm representing Valdosta and to show the world we have talent down here," said Barlow.

The winner will receive a 12-thousand dollar contract to star in a series with Audrina Partridge of "The Hills." The winner's music will be featured on the MTV show. And the winner gets a trip to the Grammys.

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  • by Mykell Location: Vtown on Apr 14, 2011 at 04:18 PM
    You can enter for next season starting now
  • by summer Location: cairo on Apr 13, 2011 at 06:23 PM
    heyy can you still enter the contest
  • by Mykell Location: Valdosta on Apr 13, 2011 at 04:18 PM
    To vote for me just go to this page! I appreciate all the support!
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