Voting with Yappa is now closed. Winners will be announced on May 6th. Thanks for another record voting turnout!
GRAND PRIZE WINNER - $10,000 - JOEY VALENCE
RUNNER UPS - $1,000 - ETHAN & LOGAN
BEST FAN YAP - $500 (be thoughtful, creative & entertaining)
HONORABLE METION = $500 - SPLIT (TITO & DY JYM)
The $10K Talent Showdown is a nationwide collegiate talent competition showcasing and rewarding students who possess extraordinary talents - be it music, dancing, comedy, magic, or any other hidden talents. The inaugural $1OK Talent Showdown was hosted by DJ/Producer duo and Up & Up Festival alum, Two Friends and recording artist & TV personality, Chanel West Coast. Sarah from James Madison University scored the $10,000 cash prize. Ananmay from University of Illinois won the $1,000 runner-up prize.
Students submit their talent video.
The top 10 finalists are chosen by our judging panel and featured on this website for fans to view.
Fans will decide the winners.
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Hosted by DJ Duo Two Friends and Chanel West Coast from MTV's Ridiculousness. Sarah from JMU was our grand prize winner.