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Competition: April 2014 Archives

Dennis Ellsworth Makes Searchlight Top 10

DennisEllsworthSearchlightTop10.jpgThis week, CBC Searchlight officially announced the top 10 finalists in all 24 regions across Canada for the 2014 edition of Searchlight: the hunt for Canada's best new artist.

A panel of celebrity judges in the CBC's Searchlight competition saved five finalists from elimination because the judges feel they deserve to be in the top 10. Grant Lawrence makes the reveal. We reached top ten finalist Dennis Ellsworth by phone for his reaction. Ellsworth and his song "Things I Want," were selected among 4,000 others competing to be Canada's top new artist.

Vote by visiting cbcmusic.ca/searchlight and vote for your favorite. (photo credit: Leigh Elliott/dennisellsworth.com)

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Dennis Ellsworth - PEI's Searchlight Winner

DennisEllsworthCBCSearchlight.jpgIsland singer song-writer Dennis Ellsworth was named yesterday as PEI' s winner in the CBC music searchlight competition. He's actually on tour right now in Ontario. Angela Walker caught up with him to find out how he feels about the big win....and about the competiton he now faces. Dennis with his song "Things I want" now moves on to compete for winning the title of Canada's best new artist.

Don't forget to vote for Dennis in the CBC Searchlight competition... and to vote visit cbcmusic.ca/searchlight.

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Dennis Ellsworth - Searchlight PEI Winner

When CBC Music kicked off this year's Searchlight competition, over four thousand Canadian musicians signed up, but as of today, only 24 music acts remain. 

CBC Music's Grant Lawrence announced the Searchlight champion for PEI and it's Dennis Ellsworth with his song "Things I Want." Dennis will represent PEI in the national Searchlight competition.

Now it's time for YOU to decide who should win the title of Canada's best new music act. To vote for go to cbcmusic.ca/searchlight.
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