Local Talent Part of Winning Duo

ContractsTelevision IndustryNaomi Judd

The Nashville duo Steel Magnolia has won the CMT "Can You Duet" competition.

The two, Meghan Linsey and Joshua Scott Jones, won a recording contract with Big Machine Records.

It was the show's second year of competition on the cable TV channel.

Linsey, a former host at a Nashville karaoke bar, is originally from Ponchatoula, La. Jones is from Charleston, Ill.

Judges were Naomi Judd, Big Kenny from Big and Rich, and record company executive Scott Borchetta.

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