One of the great maxims of American culture is “you can be whatever you want to be.” For years, the MTV show Made has been capturing the process of people from various walks of life who want to become something else – whether it’s a nerdy high school guy’s journey to becoming a hot freestyle rapper or a tomboy’s quest to become a beauty queen. Such was the goal of Arizona native Kelly, who decided she wanted to change her image to become a pageant queen and learn how to perform her own songs. She received assistance from beauty queen coach Jacqueline Brady on how to style her hair and apply makeup, and also received some vocal and performance coaching from independent music artist Jody Gnant.
Gnant provided Kelly with a base education on the craft of songwriting, but felt it was important to help Kelly compose and perform one of her own songs. She also taught Kelly stage presence, and added more style to her wardrobe by letting Kelly choose some outfits from Pathway Clothing, one of Gnant’s sponsors.
You can watch Gnant coach Kelly on her path to becoming a performer and pageant queen on Saturday, February 16, when the Madeepisode “Pageant Queen” airs on MTV. There will be four back-to-back episodes airing that day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit www.mtv.com for local listings.
Don’t miss the chance to catch Jody Gnant’s MTV debut!