CMT is back for season two of Can You Duet to find the hottest new and upcoming country duo. The show will take the audience on a tour of the on-stage, as well as the off-stage, life of each individual country duo group. The audience will get to follow the contestants as the perform and compete weekly to battle for the 2009 win. Can You Duet is unique to Nashville and the country music world because these contestants are a part of a team and are judged as a duo, not individually. Husband and Wife, Jay and MarkO’Shea, are finalist in this years competition along with Abby and Holly, Memarie and Kassie, Ryan and Avalon, Chelsee and Rob, Harmon Creek, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, JB Rocket, and Matt and Keeira.
Individually Jay and Mark have a string of writing and artists credits that span the globe. It was after relocating to Nashville in 2007 from their Australian home, that the two decided to join forces and they couldn't make a better team. O'Shea performs weekly at Nashville's local Blue Bar. It is rare to find and unsigned act to fill a venue in Music City but this is no problem for the husband and wife team, O'Shea. Now here they are on CMT's hit show, Can You Duet ready to battle the other contestants for this years win.
The show is hosted by Lance Smith and is a music competition series created by “American Idol” producers FremeantleMeadia North America. The show features celebrity judges, Scott Borchetta, Big Kenny, and Naomi Judd.Big Machine Records will award the winners with a record deal. The show will kickoff on June 20th and the competition is expected to be great. The Can You Duet Show will air on CMT on June 20th, 2009.