Austin Named to Top Three of National Video Contest

bio4_info.jpgFreshman finance major Landon Austin has been selected as one of three finalists from 352 video entries for the MySpace/Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” Music Video contest.
All three finalists will receive a trip to a Super Bowl XLII viewing party in Phoenix, Ariz., as well as a $10,000 cash prize and a limited distribution deal with Interscope Records. The Grand Prize winner will have 60 seconds of their music video aired as part of a Doritos commercial during the Feb. 3 Super Bowl XLII live telecast as well as receive a $5,000 advance pursuant to the terms of a recording contract with Interscope.
The contest’s Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the three finalists via fans who are allowed to vote once per day from Jan. 7-27 at Fans must be a MySpace member to vote, but registration takes less than a minute. For more information, visit
Austin’s original performance video for his song “Waitin’” was filmed in his Pembroke dorm room, but he will be in Los Angeles this week filming a new music video for the song. Last Friday, a camera crew joined Austin at Belmont to film footage of the freshman in Pembroke, the Curb Cafe and around campus.