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Three WA finalists announced for Toyota Star Maker comp

8 Dec

The finalists have been announced for the 2016 Toyota Star Maker competition, one of Australia’s most prestigious country music talent searches. WA acts Karin Page, Wembley Downs; Kate Hindle, Collie; and Sharmain Kendrick, Landsdale were amongst 10 finalists selected as Australia’s top emerging country music artists.

They will now compete to become the 37th Toyota Star Maker winner, the main event on the first Sunday of the iconic Toyota Country Music Festival in Tamworth. This year Toyota celebrates 21 years of support of Star Maker which offers emerging country music talent the opportunity to realise their dreams. It’s been a stepping stone in the careers of some of the industry’s biggest names including Lee Kernaghan, Keith Urban, Beccy Cole, James Blundell, Darren Coggan, Travis Collins, Samantha McClymont, Kirsty Lee Akers, Luke Austen, Bob Corbett, Luke Dickens, Jared Porter, Kaylee Bell and more.


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