Kollaboration Los Angeles‘ 15th annual talent showcase is set to take place on June 26 at the Troubadour in Hollywood.
With the slogan “Empowerment Through Entertainment,” Kollaboartion has been a driving force in helping underrepresented Asian American entertainers gain recognition.
Just like last year, the winner of Kollaboration LA will have a chance to participate in Kollaboration Star later this year and compete against other Kollaboration winners from this year’s eight participating cities.
This year’s finalists:
The Primaries – Unconventional R&B/soul collective and previous opening act for soul singer Dwele.
#Fourty4B – A cappela group, winner of UCI’s Soulstice Talent Competition, LA Regional Harmony Sweepstakes champions in 20144.
Julianne Manalo – Singer/songwriter, finalist on American Idol’s “Hollywood Week,” past opener for hip-hop chart-topper Macklemore, and a regular performer at the House of Blues.
Phanith Sovann – Singer/songwriter, pianist, and humanitarian. Talent winner of Miss Global International Pagent in 2013.
Julynn Kim – Singer/songwriter. Worked with Atlantic Records and scouted by Universal, Warner, and Sony.