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Can Your Child Be 'The Next' Star?

We learned about the CW's latest show 'The Next' and a couple of tips from Julia Samerbosa about getting your child into show business.

In each episode of "The Next," four music industry superstars Gloria Estefan, John Rich, Nelly, and Joe Jonas will drop in on the lives of four up-and-coming local musicians.

The show will move from city to city: Orlando, Baltimore, New York, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. In each town the contestants will be local musical heroes with a huge regional following of devoted fans, as well as a formidable social media presence on Twitter and Facebook.

Some have weekly residencies at the hottest clubs; others have performed in the opening slot at stadium-sized concerts. These aspiring stars are not plucked from obscurity; they are proven artists on the brink of success. They just need a little help making the leap from opening act to headliner.

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