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VH1 Searches for the Next Great Music Producer to Create the Official Score for This Year's 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors'
The winning score will be used during the broadcast of "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" on Monday, October 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from VH1]

VH1 Searches for the Next Great Music Producer to Create the Official Score for This Year's 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors'

'THE SCORE' Launches Today At HIPHOP.VH1.COM Winner To Receive A Studio Session with Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson From The Roots And A Trip to NYC To Attend The 2007 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors'

NEW YORK, July 25 -- Today VH1 launches "THE SCORE," an online search to find the best, undiscovered hip hop producer in the country. VH1 will give one lucky producer the opportunity to heat up VH1's fourth annual hip hop celebration by awarding him or her with the opportunity to create and produce the official score of the annual, televised event. The winning score will be used during the broadcast of "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" on October 8 at 10 p.m.*.

Through August 20, contestants can post their 60-second beats for consideration at http://hiphop.vh1.com. See site for official rules and guidelines. Three finalists will be selected by a panel of music industry judges. Viewers will then decide through online voting who has what it takes to create and produce this year's official score to "VH1 Hip Hop Honors." The winner will receive show credit, the opportunity to be mentored by Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson from The Roots during a session where the winning score will be professionally produced and a trip to NYC to attend the taping of the fourth annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" celebration in New York in October.

Additionally, in early September, VH1.com will launch a dedicated "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" web site with honoree profiles, exclusive online content and more.

Hosted by Tracy Morgan, this year's "VH1 Hip Hop Honors," will pay tribute to Snoop Dogg, WHODINI, Missy Elliott, Wild Style's 25th Anniversary and Teddy Riley and Andre Harrell for New Jack Swing. The VH1-created awards special honors hip hop's pioneers and luminaries who have transformed this musical genre into a cultural phenomenon. The music and influence of each of the honorees will be recognized through performances by classic artists in collaboration with today's hottest new talent.

*All times ET/PT

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 90 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul and VSPOT, VH1's broadband channel. Connect with VH1 at http://www.VH1.com.

VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom International Inc. MTV Networks also operates and offers joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby its programming can be seen worldwide.

http://www.vh1.com http://hiphop.vh1.com

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