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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

  • MUSIC COLLABORATION


    MUSIC COLLABORATION

    The benefits of collaborating with other musicians 

    Music Collaboration: Music collaboration can be beneficial for singers on a number of levels. It can open up new ideas, give you an insight into how others write music, …

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  • MUSIC INSTRUMENTAL


    MUSIC INSTRUMENTAL

    Ways to use the music instrumental

    Music Instrumental: Often songs will have them so what should I do during a music instrumental section? The music instrumental is a good opportunity to express your personality rather than do …

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  • HOW TO PERFORM


    HOW TO PERFORM

    Open Mic UK’s advice on how to perform

    How to Perform: Performing is one of the most important parts of being a singer. Although the voice is important, knowing how to perform and entertain your audience through your …

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  • HOW TO IMPROVE VOCAL RANGE


    HOW TO IMPROVE VOCAL RANGE

    Ways to help singers improve their vocal range

    How to Improve Vocal Range: Knowing your own vocal range can help you improve your singing career and of course your voice! When learning how to improve vocal range there …

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  • SELF PUBLISHING MUSIC


    SELF PUBLISHING MUSIC

    Tips on Self-Publishing Music

     

    Self-Publishing Music: Learning how self-publishing music works will allow you to make a name for your music and hopefully make some money from it. The perks of self-publishing music are …

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  • SINGERS ON YOUTUBE


    SINGERS ON YOUTUBE

    Using YouTube as a Singer

    Singers on YouTube: YouTube is one of the most interactive ways of promoting yourself through social media; singers on YouTube can help build a platform. Find below Tips for that will help you with …

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  • PERFORMING LIVE


    PERFORMING LIVE 

    The importance of performing live.

    Performing Live: Performing live is an essential aspect of being a singer and artist. The more you practice performing live the better your performance ability and stage craft will become. …

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  • EMOTIONAL CONNECTION


    EMOTIONAL CONNECTION

    Connecting emotionally to an audience. 

    Emotional Connection: Although your singing ability is important, performing songs that you have an emotional connection with, is even more so. The main way to win the hearts of …

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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

    Nottingham Singing Auditions 2016: Open Mic UK is on the hunt to find the best undiscovered talent in the UK and the competition is coming to Nottingham. …

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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.

    Manchester Music Competition: Singers and songwriters from North West England & Scotland performed to impress music industry judges and a capacity crowd at the …

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  • SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION


    SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION

    Feedback from the Southampton Music Competition.

    Southampton Music Competition: Singers and songwriters from Southern England performed to impress music industry judges and a capacity crowd at the Southampton Music …

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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! 

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

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  • ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS


    ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS

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

    Essex Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Essex Regional Finals took place this weekend at Marconi Social Club in …

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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! 

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

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  • READING RECORDING STUDIOS


    READING RECORDING STUDIOS

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

    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! 

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

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  • MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS


    MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS

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

     

    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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