Previous winners include Birdy!
Singing competition Open Mic UK
Open Mic UK is a singing competition searching for the UK’s best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists. Open to all genres acts can perform either a cover or their own original song. The music competition offers competitors the opportunity to audition for the chance to perform live in front of large audiences, generating valuable media attention and exposure.
A chance to play within The O2 in London. Big Shows, Big Name Judges, Big Prizes.
Over 9,000 acts from across the country auditioned in 2012 for one of the largest singing competition for singers, songwriters and rappers in the UK... Are you good enough TO ENTER THIS MUSIC COMPETITION?
Singers wanted! Apply for a singing competition like no other. Challenge yourself, and step up to Open Mic UK.
Open Mic UK music competition gives you plenty of important opportunities to showcase your music and singing, including the chance to perform live in front of music and entertainment industry judges including Kiss FM, Choice FM, BBC Radio, regional press and celebrity judges, with judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses. Past celebrity judges for the singing competition have included DJs from Radio 1 such as Ras Kwame, Annie Nightingale MBE, and R’n’B sensation Shola Ama to name a few.
The competition will be travelling up, down and across the UK coming to a city or town near you. Check out the audition dates to find your nearest Open Mic UK contest venue. This prestigious talent competition is brought to you by Future Music, who aim to discover acts with the potential to become recording artists and have brought you acts like Jahmene Douglas, Lucy Spraggan and previous Open Mic UK winner Birdy.
Open Mic UK prides itself on taking its live shows to the most prestigious venues throughout the UK. Performing in these venues not only provides an exhilarating experience for everyone taking part in the talent contest, but it also gives competitors the opportunity to perform on some of the best stages in the country whilst developing their craft and getting their music heard!
And if you make it through the audition stage of the singing competition YOU COULD BE PLAYING THE NATIONAL GRAND FINAL AT INDIGO2 AT THE O2 IN LONDON
There will be thousands of pounds worth of competition prizes up for grabs along the way including recording studio time and music development classes. The overall winner will receive a comprehensive winner’s package as well as a main prize of £5,000 in cash to spend as you wish on the development of your act!
Anyone can enter Open Mic UK - as long as you have parental consent and think you have a great voice, there’s a place for you in the talent auditions. All singers are welcome to audition for the music competition!
The music competition is divided into age categories: Under 16, 16-20 and 21 and over. All types of singers, vocal performers, groups and acoustic singer-songwriters are invited to enter Open Mic UK; the singing contest’s main aim is to discover an act that has the ability to become a professional recording artist.
Only the most talented of those who audition progress to perform at the Live Regional and Area Finals, and previous winners have included teen sensation Birdy. - So, what are you waiting for? ENTER NOW!