"Nashville Star," the grassroots talent search for America's next great country music star, is down to its final three contestants – Gabe Garcia, Shawn Mayer and Melissa Lawson. Monday night's live finale will reveal the winner, who will receive a major recording contract with Warner Bros. Nashville and the performance of a lifetime when the champ takes to the world's stage at the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Yahoo! TV spent a humid day in Nashville, Tennessee following the country crooners as they prepared for the finale. Click through this slideshow to see just what Gabe, Shawn and Melissa were up to days before the big show.
Nashville Star Backstage
"Nashville Star's" top 3 prepare for the big finale.