Digital Rodeo, Eventful Launch Next Country Star contest

Country lifestyle site Digital Rodeo and digital media company Eventful, Inc have teamed for The Next Country Star Competition. Unsigned bands and artists 13 or older who live in the US will compete for a chance to record three singles in Nashville, plus receive a customized website and a trip to November's CMA Awards. A panel of music industry execs will select five finalists; fans will pick the eventual winner, announced Oct. 3. For more information and to opt in, click here.