Longview girl is a finalist in a CMT singing challenge

By Annette Falconer –email

LAKE CHEROKEE, TX (KLTV) - A Longview native that just began singing two years ago at the age of 18, now has a shot to go to Nashville. She can only do this with the help of East Texans.

Lindsey Harding heard about a singing competition in Dallas, that she would sing her favorite song from the movie, "Country Strong". She competed against 66 other people and walked out with a five hundred dollar first place award. Lindsey said, "It was exciting, I mean everyone's wanting the same thing as you, but you want your dream to come true just like everyone else does, so I was excited, it was awesome."

Now Lindsey is on the CMT web site competing against fifteen other finalists across the nation...and she needs your vote to win. The winner of the challenge gets to fly to Nashville, perform on CMT, and meet with the Sony record executive.

The voting closes this Thursday morning at eleven and Lindsey needs your vote!

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