CMT, Music City Madness Set Online Talent Hunt

CMT and Music City Madness launched a user-generated talent search Wednesday on the network’s CMT Loaded broadband site (

Contestants can submit original video performances online or through the mail by Jan. 31. Entries will be posted on CMT Loaded, and a single-elimination tournament will be held over seven weeks during the spring.

The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to CMT’s studio in Nashville, Tenn., to record an episode of CMT Loaded’s original online performance series, Studio 330 Sessions.