OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITIONS
2014 MUSIC COMPETITION
The Open Mic UK music competition is “The Biggest Search for Unsigned Acts in the UK” and it’s coming to you this summer!
Open Mic UK is a nationwide music competition which saw over 9,000 acts audition last year. This year's music contest auditions start in August, and will search for the UK’s best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists.
GET MUSIC CONTEST FEEDBACK AND PERFORM IN FRONT OF RECORD LABEL A&R!
Music industry judges are at every stage of the music competitions from auditions to the Grand Final, with judges from the three major record labels Universal, Warner and Sony attending last year. View our music contest judges here.
FIND YOUR NEAREST MUSIC CONTEST AUDITION LOCATION HERE:
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BIG SHOWS, BIG NAME JUDGES, BIG PRIZES!
The Open Mic UK music competitions are open to all genres and acts can perform either covers or their own original songs. The UK music competitions offer competitors the opportunity to audition for the chance to perform live in front of industry judges and large audiences, generating valuable media attention and exposure!
WANT TO PERFORM AT GREAT MUSIC COMPETITION VENUES?
If you are good enough to make it through to the live shows you'll perform live to capacity audiences at some of the best music contest venues in the country, with past Grand Finals being held at The NEC in Birmingham and within The O2 in London!
WIN STUDIO TIME WITH OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION!
Click here to view the thousands of pounds worth of prizes up for grabs throughout the music contest including chances to win recording studio time, with the overall winner receiving £5,000 cash to spend as they wish on the development of their act!
With its nationwide status, Open Mic UK music competition gives acts all over the UK the opportunity to compete, receive feedback, develop and grow to be the UK’s best on the mic.
Open Mic UK music competitions 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
2014 MUSIC COMPETITIONS UK
Anyone can enter Open Mic UK music contest - as long as you have parental consent and think you have a great voice, there’s a place for you in the singing auditions. All singers are welcome to audition for the music competition!
The music contest is divided into three age categories:
- Under 16
- 21 and over
All types of singers, vocal performers, groups and acoustic singer-songwriters are invited to enter Open Mic UK. The music competition’s main aim is to discover an act that has the ability to become a professional recording artist.
The Open Mic UK music competition gives you the chance to really test how good you are, with only the most talented of those who audition progressing to perform at the live shows. Whatever level of singer you are we provide feedback and assistance with development along the way and with previous winners including teen sensation Birdy, who knows where it could lead! So, what are you waiting for? ENTER OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITIONS NOW!
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EXETER SINGING AUDITIONS
Music industry judge feedback for the 21 and Over category from Open Mic UK’s 2014 Exeter singing auditions which took place at The Exeter Corn Exchange
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EXETER SINGERS WANTED TO IMPRESS
Singers wanted to impress music industry judges at the Exeter Open Mic UK auditions, who have provided feedback for the 16-20 acts!
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LONDON MUSIC EVENTS
Music events took place in London for the Open Mic UK Camden 21 and Overs Regional Finals!
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LIVE MUSIC CAMDEN
Live music took place in Camden for the Open Mic UK Camden 16-20 Regional Finals!
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CAMDEN OPEN MIC
2014 Open Mic UK Camden Regional Final prizes!
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LONDON SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK London Area Final prizes!
London singing competition: The Open Mic UK Area Finals took place this weekend at The Beck Theatre in Hayes, London and saw the best singers, songwriters and solo artists in …
NEWCASTLE SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK Newcastle Regional Final prizes!
Newcastle singing competition: The Open Mic UK Regional Finals took place this weekend at The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle and saw the best singers, …
READING SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK Reading Regional Final prizes!
Reading singing competition: The Open Mic UK Regional Finals took place this weekend at Sub89 in Reading and saw the best singers, songwriters and solo artists in the …
LIVERPOOL SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK Liverpool Regional Final prizes!
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BRIGHTON SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK Brighton Regional Final prizes!
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GLASGOW SINGING COMPETITION
Open Mic UK Glasgow Regional Final prizes!
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