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Lady Antebellum Mentors Cover Contest Finalist Lelia Broussard

Country stars offer Broussard advice on surviving the music business

June 23, 2011 8:30 AM ET
Lady Antebellum Mentors Cover Contest Finalist Lelia Broussard
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Choose the Cover contest finalist Lelia Broussard met up with country stars Lady Antebellum at the CMT studios in Nashville shortly after her appearance at the Bonnaroo festival. The Grammy-winning band were already fans of Broussard and offered the young singer words of encouragement and guidance based on their own experience coming up in the record industry. "The first 18 months of your career are gonna be the craziest," says singer Hilary Scott. "The first 18 months of our career was nuts, but then you just hit pockets of busy moving forward. Your gauge of normal will change, like 'There's only five interviews today?'"

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