Season 5 aired on YTV from July 16 to September 23, 2012.
The stylists and coaches (2008–2014) are Jasmine Denham-Baird (Vocal Coach), Michael Riccio (Dance and Choreography), Peter Papapetrou (Clothes and Wardrobe), and Dee Daly (Hair and Makeup Stylist). On March 5, 2014, the show's Facebook page confirmed that The Next Star will continue onto season seven These were the top 100 contestants of season one.
The winner received a grand prize package valued at over million Canadian dollars including studio time at Metalworks Studios, to write and record two additional songs (not including the one performed on the show).
These songs were produced by Universal Canada, and released in spring 2010.
Take care of holiday shopping by winning big at this North Park staple.
To be automatically entered in the contests, football fans just need to register with the bar's NFL Regular Program Rewards, and watch games each weekend on the 25 widescreen HD TV's around the venue. Prizes include 0 bar spends (hello, free date), Amazon gift cards, flat screen TVs, and bikes. Before hitting the sand or taking a celebratory swim, enjoy a Hail Bloody Mary at this popular neighborhood locale, while watching any game under the sun on the 42 HD TVs.
The 'winners song' for the season was "One Thing" by One Direction. In late-September 2012, it was announced that there is going to be another episode of this season titled "48 Hours In The Spotlight".
Also, on November 12, 2012, it was announced that there will be a Christmas episode, song and music video with the whole top 6, premiering on December 11, 2012 after Life with Boys: Naughty or Nice with Boys.
It was soon after confirmed on the official The Next Star Twitter though nothing was said about it. There will be contestants from other seasons on the show including: Parker Schmidt, Shania Fillmore, Isabelle Stern, Amer Dhaliwal, Mimoza Duot, Gary Gordon, Dane Bjornson, Olenka Bak, Bradley Martinez, and Ryan Hawken. This season's special guest performers include Cody Simpson and Eleven Past One.They also include Brooklyn Roebuck, Darren Espanto, and the Top 6.They will also have their own showcase at the premier annual Canadian Music Week Showcase, where they will debut their songs; as well as receiving a J-45 Standard Acoustic Guitar and an Epiphone Valve Jr. The season's compilation EP was released in October 2009.The September 27 finale, from International Showplace at Canada's Wonderland, featured performances by Fe Fe Dobson and Justin Bieber, who had recently earned his first hit with "One Time", but not yet released an album. The top six were called back to Toronto once again around December to perform a top 6 group music video of the Christmas song "All I Want For Christmas is You".
For the first time since the first season, Calgary, Alberta was one of the 6 audition cities. Adamo Ruggiero returned as the host for season 5, with Keshia Chante, Mark Spicoluk, and Tara Oram as new judges. This season the show also hit over 6500 followers on Twitter A new part is "The Wild Card", four people who received a "No" at the auditions are reconsidered and one will get The Wild Card, a chance to continue on.