Stomp the Yard Soundtrack Contest



         The big break you have been waiting for has finally arrived!  With
         Stomp the Yard's Soundtrack Contest you can have your song included
         on the official movie soundtrack!

         Fierce street style dance meets traditional fraternity step in
         Stomp the Yard featuring Ne-Yo and Chris Brown.

         There is one slot left on the soundtrack and your demo could be it!
         If you have an original song of less than four minutes which
         captures the excitement and passion of Stomp the Yard, submit your
         MP3 recording on today!

         Take your first step and check out the Stomp the Yard trailer at

  WHO:   Screen Gems and have come together to find the perfect
         recording artist to complete this incredible movie soundtrack.


  WHEN:  Tuesday, September 26th
         "Step into the Soundtrack" Contest launches on!

         Tuesday, September 26th - Monday October 9th
         Artists submit MP3 recordings.

         Monday, October 9th - Tuesday, October 17th team will review entries and select 20 songs as

         A team of top music executives will choose 3 of the 20 songs to be
         posted on as finalists.

         Tuesday, October 24th - Tuesday, October 31st
         The top 3 songs are posted on & the voting begins!

         Wednesday, November 1st
         The winner will be announced on and production begins
         on the winning track.

STOMP THE YARD centers around DJ (Columbus Short), a troubled youth from Los Angeles attending the historically black Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. When adapting to his new environment proves difficult, DJ finds solace in joining a struggling fraternity where he begins implementing his street-style dance moves in an attempt to help the step team win the coveted National Step Show Championship. Before long DJ becomes the competing fraternity's main rival, while trying to pursue his new love interest, deal with his own troubled past and learn the true meanings of brotherhood and Fraternity along the way. In addition to newcomer Columbus Short ("Save the Last Dance 2"), the film stars a number of young rising talents, including Meagan Good ("Roll Bounce," "You Got Served"), Darrin Henson ("Soul Food"), Brian White ("The Family Stone", "Mr. 3000"), Laz Alonzo (BET, "Jarhead"), and chart topping musical sensations, Ne-Yo and Chris Brown.

In theaters January 12, 2007. For more information, please visit

  For more information, please contact:

  Kristen Tarnol
  Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment

PRNewswire -- Sept. 27

SOURCE: Screen Gems

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