Julian Hernandez, 60, and Ká Wright, 51, tied for first place in AARP’s Boomer Superstar contest in San Diego Friday night. Each won $5,000 and an audition with music label 19 Recordings. “Dream the possibilities,” Hernandez told a rockin’ audience of Ideas@50+ attendees. “I’m living proof.”
Eight potential Boomer Superstars are headed to AARP's "Ideas@50" event in San Diego next week in hope of winning $5,000 and an audition with music label 19 Recordings in the Boomer Superstar competition Sept. 5.
Steven Tyler claims he "really wasn't okay with it" last year when he felt his slips of the lips were being hyped by the "American Idol" forces. To hear him tell it, they kept "using the occasional [bleep] and really pushing it up to the top, and saying, 'Wow, Peck's Bad Boy.'" He shrugs. "But it's TV. It works."
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