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SINGERS WANTED FOR OPEN MIC UK 2014

Auditions begin next month for singing competitions Open Mic UK!

SINGERS WANTED FOR OPEN MIC UK 2014 SINGING COMPETITIONS

Singers wanted: The biggest search for music talent in the UK, Open Mic UK begin their singing competitions auditions next month, and are calling all singers, songer-songwriters, vocal groups, rappers and solo artists to get involved! The singing competitions saw 9,000 people enter last year, and with a seventeen-date audition tour in place for this year, 2014 is set to be singing competitions Open Mic UK's biggest year yet!

Singers wanted for Open Mic UK. Click here to see their 2014 audition dates!

Open Mic UK singing competitions - singers wanted

Singing competitions Open Mic UK are brought to you by Future Music, the company behind the discovery of artists such as: 

  • Atlantic Record's Jacob Banks
  • Sony Music’s Jahmene Douglas
  • Warner Music’s Birdy
  • Luke Friend
  • Columbia Record’s Lucy Spraggan
  • Sony Music’s Jaymi Hensley from Union J

Open Mic UK 2014 is now looking for the next big star when auditions begin next month!

About singing competitions Open Mic UK

Open Mic UK travels the UK every year searching for the next major recording artist. The singing competitions are open to all genres, so whether you’re into urban, acoustic, pop or classical music, Open Mic UK is suitable for all!

Acts that make it through the auditions will go on to perform in live showcases held in the most prestigious live music venue in their area in front of an audience and music industry judging panel, with the aim to progress to the National Grand Final, which in previous years has taken place within The O2 in London!

Music industry judges - Open Mic UK

Music industry specialists make up the singing competitions judging panel for Open Mic UK, including A&R representatives from the three major record labels, with judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses. Previous judges for the singing competitions include: 

  • Annie Nightingale MBE from Radio 1
  • Ras Kwame from Radio 1
  • Four time Ivor Novello award winner Mark Hill
  • A&R representatives from WarnerSony and Universal.

Check out their full list of past and present music industry judges here.

Singing competitions prizes

Open Mic UK focuses on developing acts with music industry feedback and live performance experience, and in addition there are thousands of pounds worth of prizes up for grabs throughout the singing competitions, including:

  • £5,000 cash for the overall winner
  • recording studio time
  • singing lessons

Click here to see a full list of the singing competition prizes Open Mic UK has to offer!

Open Mic UK singing competitions - singers wanted

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next major recording artist, singers are wanted to enter the Open Mic UK singing competitions now!

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