The exciting new competition for teens and pre-teens, TeenStar, is giving teens all around the UK the chance to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The brand new music competition, TeenStar, is being brought to you by Future Music who already produce the hugely successful Open Mic UK competition bringing us such acts as Birdy and Hatty Keane.
TeenStar, which has partnered up with top teen magazine Shout Mag and music charity Nordoff Robbins, is a one of a kind singing contest looking to find the UK’s best teen singer, duo, vocal group or rapper to be crowned the UK's Best TeenStar! The competition is already anticipated to attract over 8,000 entrants in its first year, and with auditions taking place in January 2013 now is the time to enter.
Head of Future Music, Chris Grayston is excited about the competition: ‘We are really happy to finally be able to present TeenStar to the nation. There’s no other competition out there like it and we are eager to discover the country’s freshest young talent.’
TeenStar has a prize pool worth thousands of pounds, including a £5,000 cash prize for the winning act to help develop their music as well as a chance to feature in top teen magazine Shout Mag. Contestants also have the chance to win prizes along the entire course of the competition, such as recording studio time with some of the country’s top producers, extensive coverage and promotion on MUZU.TV
As well as the fantastic opportunities TeenStar offers, top teen magazine Shout Mag and music charity Nordoff Robbins have partnered up with TeenStar in a thrilling collaboration that will help raise awareness as well as give contestants the chance to be featured in Shout Mag. TeenStar will be aiding The Nordoff Robbins Charity, which is dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable people across the UK through the power of music; in their mission to raise awareness, and in addition to this TeenStar will be donating a percentage of the Grand Final text vote revenue to this very worthy charity!
TeenStar is open to all with the auditions split into three age categories: 'Late Teens' (16-19), 'Mid Teens' (13-15) and a special category to search for the stars of tomorrow; the Pre-Teens!
The TeenStar competition takes place at some of the best venues in the UK including the Birmingham NEC, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Sheffield City Hall and will be judged by some of the music industry’s top professionals, including previous representatives from Open Mic UK including BBC Radio 1, BBC Introducing, Kiss FM, Choice FM, national & regional press, local studios and record labels. The Grand Final is the climax of the whole competition and is staged at one of the most prestigious live music venues in the country, The indigO2, within The O2 in London!
Whether it’s pop, RnB, grime, acoustic or classical, TeenStar is ready to find the greatest undiscovered talent from across the country. TeenStar provides a platform to help acts get noticed and offers winners the potential to be successfully launched in the UK as a major recording artist.
The TeenStar competition is open to anyone aged 19 and under. Audition slots are available across the UK, so if you’re a teen singer and think you’ve got what it takes, enter TeenStar now!
on Nov 19, 2012 |
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