KWC USA National Karaoke Championships returning to New Mexico for 2015 season

State's best performers looking to qualify for National Finale in Little Rock, Arkansas
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - June 2, 2015 - PRLog -- Karaoke World Championships USA (KWC USA) is proud to announce that the KWCUSA National Karaoke Championships will be holding qualifying events and a state championship in New Mexico for the 2015 season. Aaron Slaten of LonghaiR Entertainment has been appointed New Mexico State Director for KWCUSA.

Qualifying and State finals will be held at Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub in Ruidoso. Competition will run every Wednesday from June 17th - August 5th with 4 weekly winners (2 men & 2 women) returning for the State finals on August 12th. The state men’s and ladies champion will win airfare and hotel to Little Rock, Arkansas and sing off against performers from across the country at the National Finale September 24-27. The nation’s top male and female singer will represent the United States against teams from 30+ countries at the Karaoke World Championships November 19-22 in Singapore.

“KWCUSA is proud to welcome Mr. Slaten and LonghaiR Entertainment back for the 2015 season,” says KWCUSA President Whitney-John Stuart. “New Mexico has produced national champions and top 5 finalists. We look forward to having the best New Mexico has to offer performing at the National Finale.” “Last year was the first time I hosted a Karaoke contest of this magnitude, and had a great time doing it” said Slaten. “I was extremely proud of the 2014 New Mexico State winners Jessica Lookingbill & Tom Viruet, who placed 4th at Nationals. I know New Mexico has the talent to compete at both the National and World level. I see & hear it every week at Grace O'Malley's. We looking for the state’s next singing sensations and adding their names to the list of New Mexicans that have become National Karaoke Champions, like Ruidoso's own Brian Scott (2009 Male, 5th in World), Albuquerque's Edward Pimentel (2010 Male, Top 10 World Finalist) & Tami Marie (2009 Female, 3rd in World).

Any venues or singers who wish to be a part of this season, please contact Aaron “LonghaiR” Slaten by phone: 575-973-0793, email: or


This year, there will be 3 ways to qualify for the National Finale: through live performances at local and state venues, video song submissions or self-sponsorship. Singers who are interested in participating in this year’s event are asked to visit the official website @


Tickets and VIP Passes for all National Finale events are now available online @


La Quinta Inn & Suites Downtown Little Rock has been named the Official Hotel of the 2015 KWCUSA National Karaoke Championships Grand Finale taking place September 25, 26 & 27, 2015 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The hotel will offer special rates to singers, their families, friends and fans who make their reservations by Sept. 3rd, a special Double / King room rate of just $60 plus tax per night. Make your reservations today by calling the hotel toll free number 1-866-527-1498 or the hotel directly at (501) 374-9000 and mention Karaoke World Championships USA to secure our exclusive rate. This rate is valid between the dates of Sept. 23rd – 28th. Limited space is available at this rate.


KWC USA is the official brand of the Karaoke World Championships in the United State. The Karaoke World Championships (KWC) is the largest and most prestigious karaoke competition in the world. This multi-cultural international event holds true to the spirit of music, entertainment and fun. Amateur singers from over 40 countries will compete at this year’s event in Singapore with prizes and the title of World’s best on the line.
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