Princess Cruises determined the five finalists that will compete for the cruise line’s first-ever title of Entertainer of the Year. Performances will take place aboard Ruby Princess’ April 8, 2012 sailing to the Eastern Caribbean.
The five finalists are:
* Beatlemaniacs – A Beatles tribute band.”
* Bert Stratton – A Crooners entertainer usually found behind a piano, Stratton is also a singer and songwriter who has released five CDs.
* Carlos Oscar – Comedian Carlos Oscar has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central.
* David Cats – An Italian illusionist, originally from Venice, Italy, Cats has performed across the globe, and was once selected as one of the 30 Best Young Illusionists in the World.
* Steve Moris – Entertaining with a blend of comedy and music, Moris also performed with acts such as the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, and comedian Louis Anderson.
Passengers will be able to see live performances from each finalist during the Entertainer of the Year cruise, and cast their ballot for their favorite. The winner will be announced on the final night of the cruise at an onboard party. Finalists were determined by the Princess Cruises Entertainment department based on passenger surveys, onboard audience response and fan feedback on Facebook.
The winner of the onboard competition will receive a cash prize and select onboard perks, and will hold the title of “2011 Entertainer of the Year.” A video showcasing each of the Entertainer of the Year finalists is available on YouTube.