“Locklear wins talent show, records song in Knoxville.” Robesonian 16 February 1994: 9A.
Carnell Locklear won a talent show sponsored by the Johnny Eagle Talent Agency in Nashville, T.N. He received a certificate allowing him to make a cassette tape recording of some of his favorite songs at Big Mona Studios in Knoxville, T.N. He feels that the talent show win and the recording trip have opened doors for him. Since returning from the January 31 recording trip, he has been invited to sing at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He will perform for five minutes and will be videotaped. In the audience will be casting directors for movies, soap operas, and television commercials.