Hosted by Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Path to Fame Talent Competition

The results are in!

Congratulations to Brenna Beatty, the grand champion of the Path to Fame Talent Competition. As the grand prize winner, she will receive career development tools and experiences including a consultation with platinum-selling country star Kelsea Ballerini and a 12-month career mentorship with a talent executive. We also want to congratulate the duo Ashley & Christian and vocalist Taylor Deaton who advanced to the top three. Thank you to all of the contestants who shared their talents and delivered spectacular performances during the Path to Fame.

Kelsea Ballerini

Grand Prize

A consultation with award-winning artist Kelsea Ballerini Dedicated opening performances at Pigeon Forge theaters during return trip 4-day/3-night stay for five with lodging and access to dozens of atractions, plus $250 Studio recording time Monthly meetings with a talent executive for one year
A consultation with industry executives to discuss career development Photography and videography session $250 Pigeon Forge shopping spree Access to theater performers, hair, makeup and wardrobe professionals for consultation Media training session with public relations professionals

Entry Categories

Individuals and Groups (up to five people)
  • Vocal performance
  • Instrumental performance
  • Comedy/improv performance
  • Specialty act

Please note dancers, acrobats, gymnasts and entertainment acts featuring animals are not eligible, even though we love dancers, acrobats, gymnasts and animals.

Learn more by reviewing our eligibility requirements and need to know information.

Eligibility requirements Need to know information


9 a.m. - 1 p.m.*

*Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (noon), local time based on the audition city. We will audition as many contestants as the alloted time allows on a first-come, first-served basis, but registration does not guarantee an audition.

Cincinnati, OHApril 14
20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
Individual Registration Group Registration Parking/Directions
Nashville, TNApril 21
Skyville Live, 2602 Westwood Dr, Nashville, TN 37204
Individual Registration Group Registration Parking/Directions
Atlanta, GA (Marietta, GA)May 12
Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N Park Square, Marieta, GA 30060
Individual Registration Group Registration Parking/Directions

The semi-finalists advancing to Pigeon Forge will be announced at 1:30 p.m. the day of each audition.