SINGING COMPETITION - OPEN MIC UK
WHAT IS SINGING COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK?
Open Mic UK is the exciting national singing competition for singers and solo artists in the UK. The competition attracts over 9,000 acts every year as it travels across the country in search for the UK's best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists. Acts can perform either covers or original material and it's open to all genres, so whether you’re into pop, RnB, acoustic or classical, Open Mic UK has it all. Enter the singing competition Open Mic UK here.
Find out your nearest audition location here:
SINGING COMPETITION PRIZES
With the focus on developing acts with feedback and live performance experience, in addition there will be thousands of pounds worth of prizes up for grabs including:
- £5,000 cash for the overall winner
- recording studio time
- singing lessons
- music development classes
Click here to see a full list of the singing competition prizes Open Mic UK has to offer!
OPEN MIC UK AGE CATEGORIES
The competition is divided into 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 competition’s main aim is to discover an act that has the ability to become a professional recording artist. If you think you have the talent, the competition is open to all, so get on the mic! Please complete the application form on the website to enter singing competition Open Mic UK here.
MUSIC INDUSTRY JUDGES
Get your music heard by the right people by showcasing your singing to the music industry. Open Mic UK gives contestants the chance to perform live in front of music and entertainment industry judges including A&R from the three major record labels, with judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses. To perform in front of music industry judges, enter singing competition Open Mic UK now!
The Open Mic UK judges will be looking for vocal/musical talent, stage performance, image, star quality and originality. Throughout the journey acts will have to prove their professionalism and determination and make every performance their own. The judges will be seeking an act that has the potential to be successfully launched in the UK as a major recording artist therefore motivational skills are essential. Contestants who can promote themselves will have a greater chance of winning. Click here to see our music industry singing competition judges.
SINGING COMPETITION AUDITIONS
Open Mic UK singing competition auditions start each year from August all over the UK. View the Open Mic UK singing audition dates here.
Audition places are limited, so be quick not sorry! Book your audition for singing competition Open Mic UK here.
THE REGIONAL FINAL SHOWCASES
If you're successful in your audition you will be given a place in the Regional Final Showcases and the opportunity to perform live to capacity audiences at some of the best venues in the country. The Regional Final Showcases will include all the best unsigned acts in your region and give acts important to showcase their talents to a music industry judging panel as well as a huge live crowd!
It’s here that you’ll have the chance to progress towards the National Grand Final staged at one of the best live music venues in the country. In previous years the Grand Final has been held within The O2 in London and The NEC in Birmingham.
THE SINGING COMPETITION WINNER
The singing competition winner will be crowned the winner of Open Mic UK in front of a capacity crowd, including industry insiders, celebrity guests, national press, A&R from record labels and industry and media representatives.
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EXETER SINGING AUDITIONS
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