Stockton Springs native to appear on CMT game show

Maine country music fans take note: the next episode of Country Music Television’s singing game show, “The Singing Bee” will feature Stockton Springs native Chelsea Herrick, competing to win $10,000 in a karaoke-style singing competition. Herrick, a graduate of Searsport District High School and of the University of Maine, will compete in the show, set to air at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20.

“The Singing Bee” website states the show blends “a mix of country music with popular favorites from other genres” and “tests contestants’ knowledge of lyrics to well-known songs, and those who fail to accurately sing the correct lyrics are eliminated from the competition.”

Emily Burnham

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Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a University of Maine graduate, a proud Bangorian and an arts and lifestyle writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food, from media and the Internet to theater and dance. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, taken belly dancing classes, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra, to name just a few. She's interested in everything -- especially if it happens in Maine. She welcomes any and all feedback or suggestions for stories.