NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carmel Car and Limousine Service, the largest limousine service in the world, today announced the names of the three finalists in their "Carmel Idol" on-line video contest.
Carmel's 10 judges met on February 9 th and after an arduous process picked their top 3 finalists. The judges' selections were than combined with the public votes to arrive to the selection of the finalists.
The three finalists are:
Video CIC-0079 titled " Annie Minogue Carmel Limo" Video CIC-0084 titled " "The Six Song" by the Carmel's " Video CIC-0104 titled" The Binghamton University Glee Club - "Call Carmel"The three finalist's videos will be shown on Carmel's web site – www.CarmelLimo.com – on February 15, 2013 and the public will have a chance to vote for their winning video. Voting for the winner ends on March 15, 2013. The winner will receive $6,666 and their video will stand the chance of appearing in an upcoming Carmel Car and Limousine Service television commercial. "Carmel Idol has been one of our most successful and fun promotions to date," said Dr. Avik Kabessa, Chief Executive Officer of Carmel Car and Limousine Service. "The diversity in style, creativity, and the enthusiasm exhibited in the many original video recordings we received has been mind boggling." The public was asked to enter the Carmel Idol contest by creating their own video version of Carmel's ground breaking 666-6666 commercial song. The lyrics were provided by Carmel and could not be changed. The contestant simply had to do their own rendition…the style and melody – from rock to pop to country – and everything in between - was up to them.