Vote for Amber Lily (America’s Got Talent, Radio Disney) to win Disney’s Next Big Thing!

Could Amber Lily be the Next Big Thing? Tell Radio Disney the answer is “Yes!”

John D. Scott School of Voice student Amber Lily is one of five select entrants out of thousands for this Radio Disney contest. Amber and her parents will be featured with the other young hopefuls on the Disney Channel, and we wish her well–we’d love to hear her music on Radio Disney, a widely-known radio outlet that’s extremely popular with kids and families worldwide. We support her in her quest for musical success. We encourage you to vote for her–let’s help her win! More information can be found below:

Vote for Amber Lily on the Disney Channel and September 15-28

Prominently featured on America’s Got Talent and Radio Disney/Disney Channel, John D. Scot School of Voice student Amber Lily is a vivacious young actress, singer and dancer who’s been performing since the age of five. Don’t let Amber’s “tween audience appeal” fool you–her love for music, singing, and talented songwriting speaks to career success and longevity.

Voting Instructions:

Voting opens on 9/15/10

To vote: Radio Disney and Disney Channel audiences will be invited to look, listen and vote for their favorite artist at RadioDisney.comor by texting* “NBT” to DISNEY (347639).

Voting for Amber’s new songs “2 2 2 L8” and “Next To You” will begin September 15. Visit the Radio Disney website to contribute your vote, and be sure to spread the word about Amber Lily on Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing.You can listen to Amber Lily’s music, check out tour videos, and discover more about this talented young woman by visiting the links below:

Amber Lily Official Homepage

Amber Lily @ Myspace

Here’s the press release from Radio Disney:


–Five Young Unsigned Artists Get National Broadcast and Online Exposure–

–“N.B.T.” Winner to Have Single Released by Disney Music Group
and Open for Allstar Weekend–

Radio Disney, which Billboard magazine ranked twice among the Top 25 on its Maximum Exposure list of ways to get music noticed, will kick off its third season of “N.B.T.” (Next Big Thing), beginning WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. “N.B.T.,” a daily multiplatform feature that launched the career of Hollywood Records recording artists Allstar Weekend, puts the spotlight on young recording artists and provides them with national broadcast and online exposure. Over the course of 10 weeks, Radio Disney and Disney Channel audiences will be invited to look, listen and vote for their favorite artist at or by texting* “NBT” to DISNEY (347639). The highest ranked “N.B.T.” artist will have the opportunity to have their single released by Disney Music Group and open for Allstar Weekend at a special holiday performance.

(Editors please note: For artist photos, please go to or contact the Photo department or call 818-460-6611)

Michael Riley, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Radio Disney, said, “‘N.B.T.’ exemplifies Radio Disney’s multiplatform programming strategy, which extends the listening experience and adds engagement opportunities for kids and families.”

The showcase includes interviews and in-studio performances with a new “N.B.T.” artist every two weeks. During each showcase period on Radio Disney, each artist will have their single on the playlist, and join on-air personalities Ernie D and Jake Whetter in studio. Simultaneously, Disney Channel will present a preview of each artist and a sampling of their musical talent in interstitials hosted by Jake. Each artist will also have two full songs, exclusive videos, photos and bios on Videos will also be featured on, the N.B.T. mobile website (, and Radio Disney’s YouTube Channel (

“The continued success and ever-growing popularity of Allstar Weekend demonstrates the caliber of talent that ‘N.B.T.’ attracts,” said Kelly Edwards, Executive Director of Music and Programming, Radio Disney. She added, “This year’s artists represent Radio Disney’s broad playlist with more musical diversity than ever before.”

The artists, age 12-17, include:

AMBER LILY (September 15-September 28) — A 13-year-old pop and R&B singer and songwriter from San Francisco, California who currently resides in Los Angeles, California

KICKING DAISIES (September 29-October 12) — A four-member rock band–Duran Visek (guitar, vocals, age 15), Carly Kalafus (bass, age 14), Ben Spremulli (guitar, age 14), and Caitlin Kalafus (drums, age 17) — from Milford, Connecticut

SACHA EDWARDS (October 13-October 26) — A 14-year-old pop and rock singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California

MATTHEW JOHNSON (October 27-November 9) — A 13-year-old pop singer and songwriter from Dallas, Texas

COCO JONES (November 10-November 23) — A 12-year-old pop singer and rapper from Columbia, South Carolina who currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee
Throughout the 10-week period, fans will have a chance to vote for the “N.B.T.” featured artist each day followed by a week of open voting starting Wednesday, November 24. The “N.B.T.” winner will be announced on-air by Ernie D on Friday, December 3.

Radio Disney is the leader in kid-driven, mom-approved music and Billboard magazine (September 2009) cited Radio Disney at #21 and #23 among the Top 100 best ways to get music noticed. Stars that have launched multi-faceted careers with a strong assist from Radio Disney include: Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana and Selena Gomez.

Radio Disney is the No. 1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families. Kids help pick the music that is played and are encouraged to interact via a toll-free phone line to the Radio Disney studio. The network’s current playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and Allstar Weekend. The network is available on over 35 terrestrial radio stations and is also available via, Sirius and XM satellite radio, iTunes Radio Tuner, mobile phones and on the Radio Disney iPhone App.

*Msg. & data rates may apply. Kids under 18, must get parent’s permission first.