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NATIONAL VOTE FOR OPEN MIC UK’S MUSIC COMPETITIONS

Vote for your favourite act in Open Mic UK’s music competitions

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OPEN MIC UK'S NATIONAL VOTE

Open Mic UK's national vote is for acts that do not make it through to the next round of the music competitions live shows. Open Mic UK have introduced the national text vote option, which gives acts one last opportunity to progress to the next round in the form of a national public text vote. There is one wildcard place up for grabs from each region, and acts have just two weeks to gain as many votes as possible to make it through to the next round of the music competitions live shows.

All acts that don’t make it through at a live show will be allocated an individual wildcard number which will be displayed on this page so the public can vote for the act they’d like to see be given another chance to get their music heard. On the Friday after each Regional Final a leaderboard of the five acts with the most votes will be posted. The leaderboard will then be updated again on the Monday and Tuesday before voting closes at midday on the Wednesday one week after your Regional Final. Thereafter, the top placed act in the National Vote will be advised of their place in the next round of the music competition.

OPEN MIC UK NATIONAL VOTE

There are 20,000 visitors to the Open Mic UK website each week but acts can also promote their wildcard number themselves to get extra votes, ie through social media, blogs and by emailing their fan-bases.

In previous years wildcard winners have gone all the way to the National Grand Final. The wildcard gives acts the opportunity to progress to the next round and fight another day, and ultimately get the chance to perform at the National Grand Final in a bid to be crowned Open Mic UK Champion!

Manchester Wildcard Numbers

Below is the first wildcard leaderboard for the Manchester acts. The second leaderboard will be posted on Monday. Voting closes on Wednesday 24th October.

Text the Wildcard code to 84222. Texts cost £1 per text plus your standard operator's rate.

Act  Text Vote No
Shannon WILDCARD242
Olivia Crabb WILDCARD218
Sally BB WILDCARD207
JOHN ANDERTON WILDCARD271
Jennyvera WILDCARD263


Balham Wildcard Numbers

Below is the first wildcard leaderboard for the Balham acts. The second leaderboard will be posted on Monday. Voting closes on Wednesday 24th October.

Text the Wildcard code to 84222. Texts cost £1 per text plus your standard operator's rate.

Act  Text Vote No
Lyricalist Hype WILDCARD348
Natiah Jahnae WILDCARD313
Tischa Kent WILDCARD347
Aisha Aldris WILDCARD373
Gina Uden WILDCARD371

Sheffield Wildcard Numbers

Below is the first wildcard leaderboard for the Sheffield acts. The second leaderboard will be posted on Monday. Voting closes on Wednesday 24th October.

Text the Wildcard code to 84222. Texts cost £1 per text plus your standard operator's rate.

Act  Text Vote No
Rachel Hick WILDCARD429
Isabella Fletcher WILDCARD407
Abbie hellewell WILDCARD413
Jude Adams WILDCARD447
Jamal WILDCARD423

Please call our customer services team on 02380529966 if you have any problems related to voting.

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