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Avon Launches Avon Voices Fergie, Diane Warren, Natasha Bedingfield, Delta Goodrem, Lea Salonga, Ivete Sangalo and Valeriya Headline Roster of International Judges

Friday, December 03, 2010

Avon Launches Avon Voices Fergie, Diane Warren, Natasha Bedingfield, Delta Goodrem, Lea Salonga, Ivete Sangalo and Valeriya Headline Roster of International Judges16:17 EST Friday, December 03, 2010Company's First-Ever Global Online Singing Talent Search and Songwriting CompetitionNEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products, Inc. launches Avon Voices, its first-ever global online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for men and women in celebration of its 125th Anniversary. Avon invites people from more than 60 countries, along with its 6.2 million independent sales Representatives, to ignite a global movement through music. A renowned judging panel of music industry leaders from around the world includes: Fergie, six-time Grammy award winner; Diane Warren, legendary songwriter; Natasha Bedingfield, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter; Delta Goodrem, Australian Artist of the Decade; Lea Salonga, Filipina singer and actress; Russian sensation Valeriya; Ivete Sangalo, Brazil's biggest pop star; Sheila E., breakthrough, Grammy-nominated female percussionist; David Pack, Grammy award-winning singer/composer and music producer; and Maia, Colombian singing star. Highlights of the year-long program will include travel to exciting destinations for nearly 200 global contenders to receive professional coaching and Avon makeovers, and record performance videos. The goal of the Talent Search is to find two talented singers ? one an Avon Representative ? who may have the opportunity to record a professionally produced album.To learn more about Avon Voices, go to http://www.avonvoices.com/ or follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/avonvoices) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/avonvoices). To view the multimedia assets associated with this story, please click:  http://www.multivu.com/players/English/45814-avon-voices/Technical issues with the interactive media player?  Please send an e-mail to multivuonline@multivu.com.SOURCE Avon Products, Inc.For further information: Jennifer Iino-Harvey, Avon Products, Inc, +1-212-282-8193, Jennifer.iino-harvey@avon.com; or Jennifer Fader/Susan Yin, Rogers & Cowan, +1-310-922-7507/+1-310-467-2238, jfader@rogersandcowan.com / syin@rogersandcowan.com