One of Japan's largest record labels, Avex Group Holdings Inc., is searching worldwide for new talent with their own contest. Now through Jan. 31, 2013, Avex is accepting submissions from artists between the age of 10-30. Successful participants will be promised a shot at debuting on a major label. No conditions on nationality or visa status. All entries will be handled strictly at http://bit.ly/TSFf7C. Second performance & interview screening will be held on Feb. 17, 2013 in Hollywood, CA. Select submissions will be invited to the finals in Tokyo next April.