Open Mic UK

More than a music competition

The biggest search for unsigned music artists happening near you!

Sometimes big dreams pay off. If you’ve ever dreamed of performing for thousands and winning a record deal, the annual Open Mic UK music competition – the biggest search for unsigned talent in the UK – is for you.

Auditions for Open Mic UK’s national music competitions start in August and, every year, more than 10,000 people enter, from singers and singer/songwriters to rappers and vocal groups. All genres are welcome at these music competitions, and acts can perform covers or their original songs

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Want to perform in front of record label A&R and get valuable music industry feedback?

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audition for Open Mic UK