Avril Lavigne, Sean Kingston turn mentors on TV show

Updated: Aug 01, 2011, 20:40 PM IST

London: Singers Avril Lavigne and Sean Kingston have signed up to become musical mentors on a new US reality TV series.

Kingston, 21 and the `Complicated` hitmaker will join forces for talent search show `Majors and Minors` and guide contestants on their journeys towards stardom, reported Contactmusic.

The series, developed by songwriter Evan Bogart, the mastermind behind Rihanna`s popular song `Sos` and Beyonce`s `Halo`, will feature aspiring young singers competing for a record deal and a US tour.

Other stars set to mentor with Kingston and Lavigne include Leona Lewis, Brandy, Colbie Caillat, `Cooler Than Me` singer Mike Posner, and former American Idol star Adam Lambert.

The show will debut in America in September.