Majors & Minors

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Majors & Minors
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Created by Evan Bogart
Presented by Joby Harte
Starring Evan "Kidd" Bogart
David "DQ" Quinones
Debra Byrd
Alex Larson
Paul Mirkovich
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 15 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Brandy Norwood
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Hasbro Studios
Boardwalk Entertainment Group
Release
Original network The Hub
Original release September 23, 2011 (2011-09-23) – January 29, 2012 (2012-01-29)

Majors & Minors was an American reality television singing competition, that premiered on The Hub on September 23, 2011.[1][2][3] Auditions are held for 8-16 year olds, and whoever wins will get a chance to have a partnership with Sony's RCA Music Group. BMI will be involved with the series. The winner of the show was Michael Woodard.

Cast[edit]

Contestants[4][edit]

Name Age City
Grace Jeanette 11 Burbank, CA
Ashley Nicole Greene 10 Oceanside, CA
Sabrina Lentini 13 Tustin, CA
Emily Kocontes 16 Newbury Park, CA
Kennedy Nöel 13 Nashville, TN
Nia Holloway 15 Norcross, GA
Hailey Dibiasi 14 Huntington Beach, CA
Michael Woodard 14 Philadelphia, PA *winner*
Austin Crute 15 Marietta, GA
Brandon Arreaga 11 Corinth, TX
Cameron DeFaria 14 Culver City, CA
Josh Metzler 15 Gilbert, AZ

Mentors[5][edit]

Name Occupation
Evan "Kidd" Bogart Songwriter, Producer
Joby Harte Host
David "DQ" Quinones Songwriter, Vocal Producer
Debra Byrd Vocal coach
Alex Larson Choreographer
Paul Mirkovich Musical Director/Composer/Songwriter/Programmer

Majors[6][edit]

Name Occupation
Brandy Actress, R&B/pop singer, songwriter, host, spokesmodel, record producer
Leona Lewis Singer, songwriter
Avril Lavigne Singer, songwriter
Colbie Caillat Singer, songwriter
Sean Kingston Singer, songwriter
Jordin Sparks Singer, songwriter, actress
Adam Lambert Singer, songwriter
Ryan Tedder Singer, songwriter
Claude Kelly Singer, songwriter
will.i.am Rapper, actor, singer, songwriter, producer
Jennifer Hudson Singer, songwriter, actress,author
Mike Posner Singer, songwriter

Episodes[edit]

Episode No. Title Original air date
1 "One World - Part 1" September 23, 2011 (2011-09-23)

In Part 1 of the two-part series opener, 12 kids with musical ambitions are chosen to participate in this reality show, in which music superstars mentor them.

Guest star: Brandy
2 "One World - Part 2" September 30, 2011 (2011-09-30)

In the conclusion of the two-part series opener, the kids meet their first mentor: Brandy. They also perform an original song in front of a live audience.

Guest star: Brandy
3 "Party" October 23, 2011 (2011-10-23)

The cast start writing original songs with help from songwriter Evan Bogart; Ryan Tedder and Leona Lewis make a surprise visit.

Guest stars: Leona Lewis and Evan Bogart
4 "Keep Holding On" October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30)

Avril Lavigne helps the kids with their first cover song, "Keep Holding On."

Guest star: Avril Lavigne
5 "Fly Away" November 6, 2011 (2011-11-06)

Colbie Caillat shares songwriting advice, and the kids learn an original song called "Fly Away."

Guest star: Colbie Caillat
6 "Whataya Want From Me" November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)

Adam Lambert gives tips on stage presence as the kids cover his hit song, "Whataya Want from Me."

Guest star: Adam Lambert
7 "The ABC's" November 20, 2011 (2011-11-20)

Mike Posner gives the kids tips as they work on a medley of "ABC" and "Right Here Right Now."

Guest star: Mike Posner
8 "Anything" November 27, 2011 (2011-11-27)

The kids sing an original song and meet Jordin Sparks, who shares advice with them and then joins them in a rendition of her song "Battlefield."

Guest star: Jordin Sparks
9 "Spin Around the Sun" December 4, 2011 (2011-12-04)

Sean Kingston visits with the kids. Also: the kids work with songwriter Evan Bogart; and the original song "Spin Around the Sun" is performed.

Guest stars: Sean Kingston and Evan Bogart
10 "Unstoppable" December 11, 2011 (2011-12-11)

Claude Kelly and Ryan Tedder offer songwriting assistance, and then the kids perform the new song "Unstoppable."

Guest stars: Claude Kelly and Ryan Tedder
11 "I Just Want to Celebrate" December 18, 2011 (2011-12-18)

The kids visit Jennifer Hudson and work on singing a medley.

Guest star: Jennifer Hudson
12 "Stand by Me" December 25, 2011 (2011-12-25)

The kids visit will.i.am, who gives them some guidance. Also: a medley is performed.

Guest star: will.i.am
13 "Hero" January 1, 2012 (2012-01-01)

Brandy helps the kids prepare to perform "Hero" in front of their parents. Grace struggles with her emotion.

Guest star: Brandy
14 "And the Winner Is... Part 1" January 22, 2012 (2012-01-22)
In Part 1 of the two-part season finale, the kids regroup after working on their own to prepare for their last performances.
15 "And the Winner Is... Part 2" January 29, 2012 (2012-01-29)
In the conclusion of the two-part Season 1 finale, one kid gets a record deal after each contestant performs his or her own song in front of a live audience.

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