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Want to play the Open Mic UK National Grand Final?

SINGING OPPORTUNITIES.

The Open Mic UK National Grand Final is the climax of the competition and one of the best singing opportunities for unsigned artists in the UK. Contestants that make it to the Final have battled against thousands of other unsigned artists across the UK to win their place at the event, where they will be competing for the title of ‘Open Mic UK Champion’, as well as the winner’s prize package of:

  • £5,000 advance to spend as they wish on the development of their act.
  • An initial extensive winner’s publicity package (previous winners coverage includes BBC and ITV television, Rewind Magazine, Mojo, RWD, Q Magazines and more).
  • A comprehensive consultation and development package which includes image and brand advice, a social media revamp, and access to industry contacts, plus more.

Click here to see the full list of talent contest prizes available through Open Mic UK.

SINGING OPPORTUNITIES – OPEN MIC UK NATIONAL GRAND FINAL

Open Mic UK provides singing opportunities for its contestants at some of the best music venues in the country, and the National Grand Final is no exception. In previous years, the event has taken place at The NEC and within The O2 in London!

Grand Finalists will perform live in front of a huge crowd and music industry judging panel, all of whom have the capacity to change contestant’s music careers forever. Past Grand Final judges have included record label A&R from Sony Music, Warner Music Group and Universal Music, Radio 1’s Annie Nightingale and Ras Kwame and four time Ivor Novello award winner and one half of the Artful Dodger Mark Hill. Click here to see our full line up of music industry judges to see how you can get your music heard.

The winner of the National Grand Final will take home the title of Open Mic UK Champion, as well as the amazing winner’s prize package.

SINGING OPPORTUNITIES

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Open Mic UK provides unsigned singers with singing opportunities like no other. For your chance to play the Open Mic UK National Grand Final, enter now for Open Mic UK.

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Advice for Unsigned Singers

  • AUDITION SONG


    AUDITION SONG

    Importance of audition song choice

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  • THE AUDITION


    THE AUDITION

    How to impress at the audition

     

    The Audition: Firstly, if you’ve entered for the audition, you must be prepared for anything that may happen. Know your song inside out; don’t ever read the lyrics off a piece of …

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  • VOCAL DYNAMICS


    VOCAL DYNAMICS 

    How to enhance your vocal ability with vocal dynamics

     

    Vocal Dynamics: You must never underestimate the importance of using various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance. Dynamics are a tool that all singers can …

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  • VOCAL HEALTH


    VOCAL HEALTH

    Protecting your vocal health

    Vocal health: For a singer the voice and vocal cords are the most important part of their body. Like a footballer’s legs, without protected vocal cords and without good vocal health a singer cannot …

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    SINGING TEACHER 

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    TWITTER TIPS 

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    Twitter Tips: The rules on social media on the whole pretty much transcend across all platforms. So applying these rules discussed on Facebook to Twitter can be a big asset to you …

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    SINGERS WEBSITE 

    The importance of content and design on a singers website

    Singers website: Go and surf pages in general on the Internet and you’ll notice that your subconscious will decide whether you like the singers website within …

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  • SONG WRITING


    SONG WRITING

    The importance of song writing

    Song writing: On a very basic level as a singer you are only likely to make money when you perform. Through song writing you open up so many potential opportunities and avenues. Working on your song …

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Open Mic UK News

  • AUDITION DATES RELEASED


    AUDITION DATES RELEASED

    Music competition auditions for Open Mic UK 2016 are announced today! 

    Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2016! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be …

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  • LONDON SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    LONDON SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Open Mic UK’s London singing auditions are on Sunday 14th August

    London Singing Auditions 2016: The national singing competition Open Mic UK have announced their 2016 singing audition dates and the competition …

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  • READING SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    READING SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Reading singing auditions on Saturday 17th September for Open Mic UK

    Reading Singing Auditions 2016: Open Mic UK, the national singing competition holds singing auditions in 15 regions across the UK every year and …

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  • NOTTINGHAM SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    NOTTINGHAM SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Singing auditions in Nottingham on Saturday 10th September

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Singing Feedback

  • FEEDBACK FOR SINGERS


    FEEDBACK FOR SINGERS 

    Open Mic UK has provided feedback for the 2015 Grand Finalists!

    Feedback For Singers: The Open Mic UK Grand Final took place this weekend at The NEC in Birmingham and saw the best singers, singer-songwriters, …

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  • DEWSBURY TALENT COMPETITION


    DEWSBURY TALENT COMPETITION

    Feedback from the Dewsbury Talent Competition.

    Dewsbury Talent Competition: Singers and songwriters from the North East of England performed to impress music industry judges and a capacity crowd at the Dewsbury Talent …

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  • MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION


    MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION

    Feedback from the Manchester Music Competition.

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  • SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION


    SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION

    Feedback from the Southampton Music Competition.

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  • LONDON TALENT COMPETITION


    LONDON TALENT COMPETITION

    Feedback from the London talent competition.

    London Talent Competition: Singers and songwriters from London and the East of England performed to impress music industry judges and a capacity crowd at the London talent …

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  • NEC BIRMINGHAM MUSIC COMPETITION


    NEC BIRMINGHAM MUSIC COMPETITION

    Feedback for the singers and songwriters who performed at the NEC Birmingham Music Competition.

    NEC Birmingham Music Competition: Singers and songwriters from the South West and Midlands Area Final performed to …

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  • LONDON TALENT CONTEST


    LONDON TALENT CONTEST

    Feedback from the London talent contest.

     

    London Talent Contest: Singers and songwriters from London performed to impress music industry judges and a capacity crowd at the London talent contest at Dingwalls in Camden, …

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  • LIVERPOOL'S GOT TALENT


    LIVERPOOL'S GOT TALENT

    Feedback for the singers and songwriters who performed to show Liverpool's got talent.

    Liverpool's Got Talent: Music industry judges have provided feedback for the singers and songwriters who came to prove Liverpool's& …

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Singing Competition Prizes

  • BELFAST RECORDING STUDIOS


    BELFAST RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Belfast Regional Finals!

    Belfast Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Belfast Regional Finals took place this weekend at Kings Hall in …

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  • EXETER RECORDING STUDIOS


    EXETER RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Exeter Regional Finals! 

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  • ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS


    ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS

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  • CAMDEN RECORDING STUDIOS


    CAMDEN RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Camden Regional Finals! 

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  • READING RECORDING STUDIOS


    READING RECORDING STUDIOS

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    Reading Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Reading Regional Finals took place this weekend at Sub89 in …

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  • NOTTINGHAM RECORDING STUDIOS


    NOTTINGHAM RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Nottingham Regional Finals! 

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  • MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS


    MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS

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    Milton Keynes Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Milton Keynes Regional Finals took place …

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  • NEWCASTLE RECORDING STUDIOS


    NEWCASTLE RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Newcastle Regional Finals!

     

    Newcastle Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Newcastle Regional Finals took place this weekend at …

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