CW’s The Next premieres on August 16! The show showcases talent who are already on the verge of stardom. Rapper Nelly will mentor singer Baiyu who is representing NY. She is ready to take her talents from local to mainstreams, with the assistant of the platinum-selling rapper. The show is executive-produced by Queen Latifah and features Joe Jonas, Gloria Estefan and John Rich, along with Nelly as musical mentors to up & coming artists.