Artist Category: 18 and over

Tara Sorkin

Good performance Tara!

Even though there was a slight technical issues, you acted very professionally!

It felt like it just needed a bit more rehearsal to pull together as a group and be a bit tighter. You should all be driving as one, it just seemed to lack the energy that the lead vocalist wanted to bring to the performance.

When rehearsing, focus on communication as a group as this will take your performance to the next level. Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Vocally it felt a bit strained, we would suggest working with a good vocal coach as there were a couple of pitching issues. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Your Image was fab and you had great energy and worked the stage well with the other musicians, keep refining as a group!

Joshua James

Lovely tone, great start to the show Joshua!

Catchy pop song which you got up and running quickly, well done for preparing for this and maintaining interest from the start. It was a little clumsy in places, but keep at it and it will tighten up over time! – A lot going on technically but well handled.

We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction. Nice Melody and a great voice! – Further development needed on the lyrics.

We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

You showed good engagement to both the judges and audience. The audience participation was great. We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Lots of potential here Joshua Loved the track, very hooky. Keep developing your ideas!

Heidi Harries

Very relatable song of young love Heidi!

We could hear the emotion in the song, lots of potential here!

Consider developing the main vocal hook a bit. Think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Lovely voice, unique tone. Perfect for song writing. We felt you need more live experience, think about how to use your eyes more to connect us to your message and back it up with developing more of a performance. You could have done with more stage presence, but this will come naturally over time.

Work on strengthening vocals, as a few notes were a bit of a struggle. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Very smooth tone, just need to need to develop your identity and find your uniqueness.

Bags of potential, great songwriting ability, Keep refining your craft.

Helen Shanahan

Haunting vocal and a very mature song Helen, very smooth!

Lovely tone, unique, pitch perfect.

Great backing vocals, although we felt the interaction between you all could be improved. If you use other musician on stage make sure they carry just as much passion as you, they are on stage too! Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Really great original, we thoroughly enjoyed that, connected well to the lyrics.

Beautiful voice and song. Nice interaction. You could do with more more inner life visually. There were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Superb performance. love the dynamics by using a male backing vocal. Technique was on point!

Marcus & Amanda

Really fantastic performance. Beautiful vocals form you both!

You certainly worked the stage although take care not to overcook the performance.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Super vocal, maybe consider finding an unique edge to stand out more from the crowd. We liked the synchronised image of gold.

Try to listen to one another more, the harmonies could do with being tighter.

Also think about how you can work the dynamics. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

That said Good stage presence and energy.

Having fun with it great! Love their unique look. Best performance of the night so far!

Mihai & Mara

Song has nice sentiment but a bit of a slow start.

We think you work great together, and t was a nice catchy performance, it just needed a bit more energy.

Vocally Mihai look to strengthen your vocal to explore your voice even further. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Don’t forget to pick a singing teacher appropriate to the music you want to sing. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Try to give more engagement and connection as performers whilst also reaching out to the audience more. Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. It can be anything, from giving eye contact to showing you’re enjoying yourself and using facial expressions to reflect the emotions of the song.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

It was great to hear another original from you guys today. We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Lovely vocals and we love you passion. Think about taking things to the next level and developing your performance and harmonies.

iiiBEREALZ

We loved your performance today, utter attitude and passion.

Good stage presence and energy. Keep up the good work!

You look like a natural up there. This really engaged us and the audience and brought the performance to life!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Song has good lyrics and flow, perhaps the vocal hook could come in earlier.

Think about how you can add that extra dynamic to your performance, adding other performers or dancers would really take things to the next level!

Found it hard to hear you in places over the baking track, also be mindful of your diction on occasions. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Confident, engaged with audience well, your energy was on fire!

Love your attitude, keep focus, don’t let up.

SHANE

Great voice Shane, Very likeable.

You play and performed well with lots of movement, Felt like a very accomplished performer.

The song felt like it needed an edge, think about how you can add a bit of a contemporary twist. Could have been accompanied by backing coals. A choir would have been perfect!

Great use of guitar and attitude and passion. Great passion and grit in voice. In parts you need to work on breathing and support. Try to explore more of your vocal range. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Nice voice and planning, overall it was a really solid performance. We think you need to develop more of an identity.

Hugo Hartley

Nice vocal which Hugo, Nice, well rounded complete performance.

We know your voice can bring more, that said you have a lovely tone. Got love the break of the 2nd verse!

Whilst you gave us a good performance, we feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

The sound could benefit from greater dynamics to drive that super vocal hook through. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Performance would benefit from a bit more engagement between performers. Lovely vocal prefect craft with more gigs, more confident needed.

Find a more distinct angle or sound. Felt quite middle vocal.

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience. It can be tough to make eye contact with your audience if you feel nervous or anxious. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

We wanted you to engage more and the performance needed more interaction with the musicians.

Lovely voice, but a bit of a nervous performance. Lots of potential there.

Larbi

Great entrance today, what a show stopper! Love the crown and use of props.

Great energy even after the false start! Credit to you, it was handled well!

In parts you seemed too reliant on each others performance, try not to look at each other too much and make sure you and engaging with the audience.

Eye contact will help you convey the emotion of the song to the audience, so as a performer it’s key to connect with people. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Think microphone control as cupping the microphone you do lose projection. Try practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Love the smiles, lyrically at times a little crowded and be better if bounced the lyrics off each other more.

Overall a good rapper and performer. Try and get some sessions with new prouder to make something different.

Great energy. you both well together, love the conviction, really entertaining.

Amazing, kept rhythm throughout, just try to relate to the audience a bit more.

Simon Howard

Super vocal which would benefit from greater dynamics to drive that super vocal hook through.

We felt you  really got in to the zone, however you need to engage with the audience more.

Try not to close your eyes too much. Think about how you can convey the emotion of the song better. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Guitar could drive it a bit more, in sections but overall very likeable, great guitar playing Simon!

Lots of potential in folk music, but just a bit too focused on performance.

We fell you could also explore your range a bit more. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Meg Scane

Thanks for sharing the origin of the song Meg, good performance today!

It was a bit of a risk playing a song that new, its always best to try and test song out as much as you can so perhaps not the right choice doing it in the Grand Final.

The song didn’t pick up pace for a long while, which can lose the interest of the audience.

Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song. A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

You would benefit from reaching out with your eyes to convey the emotion of the song. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

Try to zone into the feeling and the sentiment of the song, nice song though!

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Rehearse song lots before any big shows. Seems like a new song that was still developing.

Magdalena Tul

Wow, pitch perfect, what a polished vocal you have Magdalena!

Take care with your mic control not too pull away too much from your mouth and loose the projection. Timing is important here as if you move it too quickly you will lose the projection.

We suggest practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Try to give more engagement and connection as performers. We felt the interaction between you all could be improved. Sometimes it can be hard to think about other aspects when performing, however good interaction between a group can really make a performance stand out.

. Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Reach out by looking across a look a glance and/or coordinated drive or tempo change. At times felt like you were three individuals rather than a group.

That said, great voice great costumers!

A bit of attention to making the production more modern.

You have it! Woudl lobe t hear you in her in Eurovision, what a vocal range!

Y.R

Very positive message in the song, loved the image and we believed your performance!

Super vocal which would benefit from greater dynamics to drive that super vocal hook through. There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Try to give more engagement and connection as performers, we wanted you to reach out to one another a bit more. At times felt like you were individuals rather than a duo.

Good lyrics and content. Great concept with guitarist.

Vocal coaching would help you take things to the next level. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Song has good sentiment but would have benefited from a strong lyrical hook. Up the production value!

We really engaged and felt your words. Passion and commitment very Promising.

Would love to hear you sing more!

Thomas Alan Ramsbottom

Interesting intro Thomas, we love how original you are!

Well done dealing with tech issues, Loved your humour.

Take care with your mic control as when you look away you loose projection. We suggest practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Vocally watch your breathing to give the same attention to every note. You can achieve control over your inhalations and exhalations and this will make a huge difference to your vocals and performance.

There are many exercises that you can practice at home that will help you improve, click here for our guide on breath control.

Loved the track. Really good delivery, just a couple of slight pitching issues.

Falsetto overall was really nice. Really engaging, keep at it!

Maximo

Good track, you have really good energy!

Need to work the stage with more purpose, every movement should be considered to convey the emotion of the song. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Try to develop harmonies further too to give it that edge.

When performing as a group, it’s important to play on the strengths of each individual and highlight each performer’s unique touch.

When performing harmonies, try to layer the vocals and the tones so that you complement each other and avoid sounding the same. By doing this you will show how diverse the act can be to the audience and keep things interesting. Click here for more on singing in a group.

Good vocal, felt the production was a little dated, think about how you can add a contemporary edge to your music  a modern twist or edge. Could benefit from collaboration.

Great energy, Boy band Material although the falsetto needs some work work. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Don’t forget to pick a singing teacher appropriate to the music you want to sing. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

 

Rosie Arnfield

Lovely enchanting song Rosie! Really like the the tie in with the title of the song and the costume.

Look to work the dynamics; less is sometime more to really bring out the chorus to stand out more.

Velvet vocals, such a unique voice. Beautiful delivery, little gem in the making!

It felt like you are sure as a singer/musician. However only using about 70% of voice, good light and shade. Vocally needs more confidence, the more comfortable you are with the song, the more confident you’ll be with performing it. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

Love how she used her shoulders with the feathers. So in the zone but still really engaging.

Keep at it as you are a delight to listen to each time!

Jackson Wells

Super lyrics and sentiment to a relatable song Jackson!

Liked how you worked the stage well,

Try and give more variation of expression to convey the emotion of the song. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Loved the production, solid song!

Few pitching issues. This could have been due to the breathing techniques used in your performance.

There are many exercises that you can practice at home that will help you improve, click here for our guide on breath control.

Great connecting with the audience!

High range could do with further development. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

 

Natalie Lindi

Natalie, you just have a way of conveying the emotional message on stage!

Lyrics flow seemingly into one another and you convey the emotion in your expression exceptionally.

Transition of head choice to chest voice perfect. Control was prefect, great original!

Comfortable and natural performer. Got serious vibes off this, that falsetto, fantastic. Excited to watch your journey unfold!

Love how she counted before the track, wow what a inner soul she has!

Loved she enjoyed the performance herself, Trills to perfection.

Love your identity, lovely voice of notes on runs. Great light and shade!

Chiedza Jane

One of the best vocals of the day!

Great voice!! We feel could do very well in musical theater.

We really enjoyed your performance today; it was a fantastic take on the original and you really let your personality and originality come through. Singing a cover song can be a great way to grow your audience and engage with your fans, read more for our tips on performing a creative cover.

Lovely soulful voice. Beautiful conviction, however the performance could be brought up a level to match you vocal!

Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. It can be anything, from giving eye contact to showing you’re enjoying yourself and using facial expressions to reflect the emotions of the song.

Click here for more on stage performance.

Lovely performance, absolutely, she as a star!

Henrys

Super harmonies taking us on a 1960’s yellow submarine retro tour!

Great instrumentalists you all sounded great together.

Watch diction in place, found it hard to decipher lyrics. There are plenty of ways to improve this by using appropriate exercises. You’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Look to engage more as performers from the start. Focus on the interactions between you all. We felt you could have interacted with one another more. Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Loved the retro image, solid song. We just felt the performance could have been better.

Great to the theme connect with you with one another. Sounds very 1960’s retro. Perhaps needs a more contemporary twist?

CHI-MD

Loved the production on the track. Nice bars + great hook!

You can’t fault your energy on stage, it’s so engaging!

Watch your timing, just came in slightly out of time in places.

Your diction in places made it hard to decipher lyrics. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Song is engaging with a good sentiment and unique energy. Over projection of singing at the beginning, always be mindful of how you are working the dynamics.

Good performance today but there are some improvements you can add by enhancing the dynamics of the performance. It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Brave wearing sunglasses, loved the 100% passion.

It would be great to hear you do a balled! – Great voice and a Great song!

TEA

Strong and mature vocal with a super rasp!

Loved the backing musicians and the fact you perform throughout, especially during in the instrumental sections.

Great song, however you could benefit from a songwriting session to take the songwriting skills to the next level.

Beautiful image. Good voice control, great confidence.

Beautiful mid ranges. Further control required top range, at times you were over pushing. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Try to work on inner life, think about how you personally connect to the song and portray this to the audience.

Great passion and conviction, loved the image, Lots of potential here!

Ali Gilbert

Really relatable song Ali we enjoyed the lyrics a lot!

Beautiful guitar and piano, great tune. A very current sound, some work needed to the overall performance.

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience.

Eye contact will help you convey the emotion of the song to the audience, so as a performer it’s key to connect with people. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Think about how you can add more dynamics with your playing, you are vocally but add more guitar variation. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Great song crafting and great musical arrangement. If you can bring the performance elements up to match this you will go far!

Jessie Stride

Vocally you have a lot of character and a real natural ability to add dynamics to your vocals Jessie!

Performance wise you showed fantastic facial expression to convey the emotion of the song.  You really brought out the feelings and emotions of the lyrics in an engaging manner to the audience.

Through the use of controlling dynamics, expressions, body movements an engaging with the audience etc. We have some useful tips on how you can bring life to the emotion of songs. Click here read our tips on singing with emotion.

Keep working on the key work as when you are looking down you lose the connection and flow to the audience. You must remember that your voice takes priority and playing an instrument should be secondary, we have some tips on playing with a keyboard.

Great quirky look, really run song. Gave us the full story. Practice it very slowly for a while until you get the gist of where to breath to avoid sounding out of breath. This will really help with the overall delivery and to develop your breathing techniques.

With so much ability you also have a lot of potential to develop too; exciting to see how good you can be!

James T Wilde

A Great stage presence James you really captured the audiences interest!

Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. Try not to over perform and stay true to the emotions of the song. Patrice to make this as natural as possible.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Really came into your own during the chorus; with a song like this you could have engaged the audience by getting them to clap along.

When performing the audience will never be the same twice, some crowds will be raring to go with audience participation, whereas others will simply look at you blankly. So, it’s essentially a judgement call for you to make with each performance. Here is some further advice for engaging your audience.

Some great higher notes, try to vary the dynamics for a more entertaining performance.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

We loved that you gave it your all. Loved how you got into the zone, couple of pitching issues but nothing that a good vocal coach can’t help. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Tasha Kate

Tasha, you have super tone and projection!

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Expression wise give us more facial expression including dynamics to give us more light and shade.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

This song should be developed further, some chords do not sit well underneath the vocal and your voice could do with more effective support across the entire range.

Whilst you connected with the song well, we feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Watch your breathing techniques in places too. There are many exercises that you can practice at home that will help you improve, click here for our guide on breath control.

If you have the right vocal coaching you could go far, thank you for a sad but beautiful song.

 

Tara Sorkin

Lovely raspy vocal with a good presence!

Great song, loved the guitar and the style, we really enjoyed the performance.

Expression wise give us more to demonstrate the emotion in the song. There were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Ensure the voice resonates effectively. There were times it was a little nasal and this hindered your transitions form your lower to upper register. Singing through your nose when can be down to a handful of factors and it’s a common obstacle faced by many developing singers.

Click here for six simple steps that you can take to open up your vocals and project better.

Great look and we loved how you changed the tempo on the chorus; the 2nd guitar compliment the performance!

The lyrics seemed to dip in and out of accents, try to find your natural voice. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore singing techniques.

Don’t forget to pick a singing teacher appropriate to the music you want to sing. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Helena Ward

Good intensity to this song, which has lots of potential Helena!

Good subject matter, that people will be able to relate too. Good lyrics too, but don’t hold back in terms of attitude with a song like this! Use the face more and this will also improve the sound.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

A Lovely song and voice to accompany it. Really enjoyed the lycrics. Keep smiling  and being sassy throughout the song!

We felt you could have varied the way you played the guitar today. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Great song, it made us chuckle and smile. Keep performing as much as you can as you have bright future ahead!

SEVERE

Excellent political message that was presented with intensity!

Very convincing and engaging with the audience. Great use of breath, you came out from the start with amazing confidence.

It is such an important skill to have and it something you can improve with every gig. Click here for some more tips on how to build stage confidence.

Fantastic diction throughout your performance today. You maintained clear pronunciation of your lyrics and delivered in an engaging way.

The more you practice you’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. We have some great tips help you improve your diction.

Look to vary the delivery, so the song looks to breathe and we can relate the message more clearly. It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

You have all the ability, just really consider a delivery and performance that is unique. We loved your passion and tenacity, you and by extension us felt every word.

B

Great stage presence and use of the stage B!

It was fantastic to hear an original from you. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction!.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there.We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Great use of the stage today. You look like a natural up there!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Vocally you need a little work on supporting vocals in the high end. Click here for out tips on improving vocal technique.

Whilst you gave us a good performance, we feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Emilie Lierre

Some very good singing with variety of tone, dynamics and intensity Emilie!

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on!

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We did feel however today you could have get more involved emotionally to take the audience on your journey. The song had such a great story.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Song has potential as do you as an artist!

Loved your vocals, very unique. Beautiful, absolutely stunning, just wanted a whole band behind you to give it that full feeling!

 

Benita

Good to see you stand to perform today Benita!

It was fantastic to hear your original song today. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there. We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

Performance wise look to develop the facial expression to convey the emotion of the song. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Great quality in your voice, watch singing while looking down to play. Lost your voice a few times. We felt at times that the keyboard distracted you a bit, perhaps you need to practice more before performing with it on stage. Consider using a sustain pedal on your keyboard to help the chords flow better.

You must remember that your voice takes priority and playing an instrument should be secondary, we have some tips on playing with a keyboard.

Nice use of dynamics and you have lovely soulful voice, you just need a bit more work on your performance to connect to the audience.

Your voice shows promise, greater support and more forward placement would help the voice ring. Don’t let us see you mistakes!

Meg Scane

Great energy to your song Meg!

We loved your confidence with the audience, it was great to see you talk and engage. Take care not to over extend the introduction though!

Good intensity to this song, which has lots of potential.

Try to add more dynamics with your playing, you are vocally but add more guitar variation. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Remember to stay engaged, Pin that hair back so we can see you face, it’s important to not loose focus with your audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

You have a lovely voice and we loved how the track became upbeat on the chorus. Diction wasn’t always clear. Bringing the voice forward into mask, this would would help make tone clearer. Click here for our tips on improving vocal technique and how to improve diction.

DeadLines

Speed and capability you delivered some real raw lyrics today!

What your microphone control as you are being inconsistent with your levels as a result.

We suggest practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Performance wise you used the stage well but try and give every move an emotion purpose to convey the narrative of the song. Make sure every movement has a meaning behind it. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Wicked attitude, very convincing. despite your speed you maintained clear pronunciation of your lyrics and delivered in an engaging way!

The more you practice you’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. We have some great tips help you improve your diction.

You have so much energy this really projected well to the audience. Consider how much eye contact you are making as this really helps engage the audience and deliver your message.

Rosie Arnfield

Beautiful, emotional piano Rosie!

Lovely playing Rosie but look to engage with your audience. Ensure you don’t close your eyes too much and cause a barrier to your audience.

Sometimes closing your eyes may be the best way to convey the mood, so don’t be afraid to do this if it is appropriate. However, there are many situations when using eye contact with your audience is exactly what is needed to create the most impact emotionally. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Beautiful lady, loved your grace. You could try modifying the melody on the final chorus to give it that extra dynamic.

You really do have a superb vocal and excellent diction. Very engaging, you could fit into so many genres. Flawless performance

You could project your voice a bit more onto the audience. At points it was quite hard to hear you and we felt your voice got lost in the room.

Projection is really important when performing. Remember projection isn’t just about being as loud as you can, but having controlled dynamics also. We have some more tips on projecting your voice.

A lot of promise in you, keep at it!

Mickey garnet

Stunning vocals, love the rasp in you voice very engaging Mickey!

You have bags of potential, look to commit even more to the emotion of the song.

This is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Really great song, loved the bridge, really relatable, fantastic guitar skills!

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.  Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

You could do with little more clarity in your voice and a little less nasal passage voice but otherwise amazing.

Singing through your nose when can be down to a handful of factors and it’s a common obstacle faced by many developing singers. Click here for six simple steps that you can take to open up your vocals and project better.

Great audience interaction with the clapping. Be careful with vocal distortion at time. Overall a very good performance.

Leila Jafar

Bags of talent Leila, you have a lovely tone to you voice!

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals. You can read more on singing and playing the guitar here.

You will need to build your confidence and perfect your stagecraft with playing guitar.

It was fantastic to hear your original song today. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

Remember the audience are there too, try not to get too self involved with the performance. There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact

Eye contact will help you convey the emotion of the song to the audience, so as a performer it’s key to connect with people. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Keep refining you performance ability as you have a very unique voice and style about you!

Ollie Norton

Great voice Ollie, nice mix between a few different styles.

Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Wouldn’t normally recommend performing guitar over a backing track but the music was minimal enough  and it worked well.

Felt like it needed a breakdown to hit that chorus hard before finishing rather than looping around again.

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even a lot of moving back and forth.

Make sure you sing right into the microphone at all times. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Nice song good vibe, continue to write as you clearly have a talent for it!

Dxnte

Nice song today, good vibe to it!

You could have improved your performance today by concentrating on your expressions. It’s really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Your performance could have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals. When you break into the optimism consider changing the tone and expression to birng a new dynamic to the song.

The key here is to really define the sections you want to stand out more. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Good energy tot he performance, however you delivery needs to be much tighter, rehearse lots more and consider the song selection for live shows.

Maximo

Very energetic performance, great vibe today Maximo!

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Worked the stage well, conveying the right vibe for the type of song. This really engaged us and the audience and brought the performance to life!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Vocally look to develop your vocal technique to give more support to deliver more of a powerful punch. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Nice tone, good pop voice good stage presence. Fun energetic song we loved the it, great hook!

Riley K

Really interesting voice Riley!

Good idea to start acappella, but it was a bit thin in places. Click here for more on when to do an acapella music performance.

We thought you held the stage well today and it enhanced your performance well.

We felt you could have varied the way you played the guitar today. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

You could have given us more eye contact today, you are looking down and closing your eyes too much.

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on! It can be a hard skill to grasp, but is very effective at keeping the audience engaged.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We felt that there is more development needed to refine your performance technique but you are on the right lines!

UnoDos (Coconuts 105)

Two very different personalities to put together, very chilled very likeable!

We loved your chilled happy vibe, you’ve got humour & likeability.

James beautiful voice John work on your chest voice or lower you key a bit, we feel that you would both benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Something unique between you but perhaps not as well rehearsed as it could have been.

We would suggest practicing more so you are so comfortable when performing that you have the confidence to interact with one another whilst on stage. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Your original was well executed, always keep your eyes on the audience and keep them engaged.

Such an off combo but we liked it!

Ish-Od Blaq

Great performance Ish-Od, you have an amazing voice!

You seem to have an ability to convey the emotion of the way you feel/song with such intensity. You brought out the feelings and emotions of the lyrics in an engaging manner to the audience. It really showed that you cared about the meaning of the song.

We have some useful tips on how you can bring life to the emotion of songs. Click here read our tips on singing with emotion.

It was fantastic to hear another original from you! We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there.

We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

There’s a lot of potential here!

Amazing vocal ability, with a bit of refinement you could go far. Continue to write and develop your performance ability as we know you have the vocal ability!

Laura Louise

You have a beautiful voice Laura!

Great tonality and control but we felt the song was a safe choice for you. We would have liked to hear more of your range!

Try and open up more, your posture and expression are too closed. Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better.

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

It was great to hear another original from you today, but we wanted you to commit more to the performance and give use more expression. This will resonate with the audience.

Your song writing and vocal ability are great! .. With more refinement in your performance and delivery you could go far!

Nia Nicholls

Another catchy song Nia, good performance today!

Loved the country style, very Dolly Parton!

Not sure why you started sat down as didn’t add anything and would have just restricted your breathing. Ensure that every movement and step you make is with the purpose of conveying the emotion in the song.

We would have liked to have seen you connect to the emotion of the song and give us more of the passion which the song was written with!

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Loved this song! Great energy throughout however not sure if that’s your natural singing voice?

Wonderful songwriting skills, wanted to hear a bit more in the chorus.

Hannah Kane

Nice song Hannah, very enjoyable lycrics!

A bit of a nervous start today however you grew with confidence as the performance went on and ended positively!

The best way to build confidence is by experience. Try to get out there as much as possible to perform in public. Also, by practising your song repeatedly you will become more comfortable singing it. The more comfortable you are with the song, the more confident you’ll be with performing it. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals. You can read more on singing and playing the guitar here.

You will need to build your confidence and perfect your stagecraft with playing guitar, this will come over time, so it’s important to keep practicing and stick to a schedule to achieve this. We have some great tips for you on practicing with a guitar. Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

You have the ability, but you need to refine you delivery. The performance felt like it could have flowed better.

Your performance would have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals. The key here is to define the sections you want to stand out more. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Keep practicing and concentrating on your performance as much as you can, there is a future in music for you!

Harriet Jane

Strong performance today Harriet, really nice vocal!

Good engagement with the audience and super eye contact to connect us with your performance. You let the mood of your song dictate what you do with your eyes.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We really enjoyed your performance today; it was a fantastic take on the original and you really let your personality and originality come through. Singing a cover song can be a great way to grow your audience and engage with your fans, read more for our tips on performing a creative cover.

Next steps are to consider writing your own songs as this will help you develop and grow as an artist. We have some great tips here to help you get started in writing lyrics.

You could have used the stage a bit more today, don’t forget to use hand gestures to help enhance a performance too!

It’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

You have a fantastic voice, next steps is to write some original music!

Elly J Devon

You have a real richness and lovely tone to your vocal Elly!

We would have liked for you to commit to the song more today and really convey the emotion.

When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Put more consideration into your stage presence and movement. It’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Absolutely Loved your voice! there are some really good elements to your song, keep working hard to develop further.

Natalie Lindi

Sweet vocal tone and range Natalie, another strong performance!

Song is very relatable and builds nicely with strong natural dynamics. We loved how the dynamics leading into the chorus separated it from the song. This really resonated resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Hit single potential with the right production team!

Watch your mic placement as lost a lot of projection. There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even.

Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Great voice and song writing ability. Uttley beautiful song. Cant wait to hear more!

Very original, very memorable.

Telephone Road

Good performance today guys!

Lovely tone to your voice, very unique. Keep developing this!

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on!

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

That said, we would have like to have seen more interaction between you.

When performing with other artists it is really important that you interact with one another on stage. This shows the audience that you are enjoying yourselves and creates a more engaging and entertaining performance!

We would suggest practicing more so you are so comfortable when performing that you have the confidence to interact with one another whilst on stage. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Keep performing and developing you it’s a nice act you have!

Patrycja

Your song song has potential Patrycja we would have loved to hear it accompanied with music!

Doing an acappella music performance is difficult as you may not engage the audience from the start. Backing music makes the performance fuller, fills the gaps, hides your breathy bits and helps with your tuning and timing.

Click here for more on when to do an acapella music performance.

You have great confidence, performance wise, try to use the stage more. This will help you engage with the audience more.

If you have a song where you can’t make use of the stage as easily, don’t forget to use hand gestures to help enhance a stage performance. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Loved the song narrative and you have a very strong vocal ability!

We would have loved to hear more, especially with backing music.

Charm Cee

Always a performance to put a smile on your face Charm!

Visually we needed more form you today, to really deliver the song. Perhaps you could having backing dancers with you on stage.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

The song could do with that modern twist to really bring it to a contemporary level.

You have the ability, but try to add more dynamics to your vocals! Think about how you can increase the range of you deliver to give variety to your performance. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Good energy and presence think about working with up and coming writers.

Tobi MB

Good introduction Tobi, nice that you introduced yourself and engaged the audiance.

Good eye contact throughout too. It can be a hard skill to grasp, but is very effective at keeping the audience engaged.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

Commit more to the performance, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. You could have improved this by concentrating on your expressions.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy chorus, good stage presence.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Consider having backing dancers, the flip was impressive but seemed a bit out the blue.

The flow and clarity needs working on could be smoother and tighter in areas.

Jack Painter and Patrik Toobe

Fantastic lyrics, and some really good harmonies today in parts!

Performance wise it was very cold, the lead singer appeared slightly disconnected with the audience

You could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Good harmonies and your vocals work blending and complimenting each other well, try to rehearse more on opposing harmonies more to be effective.

Layering the vocals well as a group really keeps the audience engaged, by not all sounding the same it shows fantastic diversity. Click here for more tips on signing in a group.

Good performance overall, we felt more refinement is needed in the delivery to really make an impact.

Aidan Rolfe

Distinctive vocal and catchy hook with moments of brilliance Aidan!

There were moments that the song could have flowed better through the sections.

There are improvements you can add by enhancing the dynamics of the performance overall to help towards the flow. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Take care not to close your eyes too much and miss the opportunity to connect even more to your audience.  This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

What an amazing voice and a well delivered song. Try to perform more shows to really develop your stage presence.

Remember it’s not only about how you sing the song; but also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Keep practicing and performing as much as you can, narrowly missed out today; but you are well on your way!

Lua de Santana

Great control of your voice Lua, you showed good improvement.

Like how you introduced yourself as you came on stage, Really impressed.

The vocals on the backing track were a little off putting, so we would suggest having them lower in the mix. Learn more on how to use backing music.

Loved how you used the stage today, this really kept us engaged and enhanced your delivery.

Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Nice mellow song vibe, bags of potential!

Brilliant original, keep working on your performance to take things to the next level.

Giulia Lugarini

Wow you have a stunning vocal Giulia!

Great performance, glad you used the stage and gave it all you had today!

You have a lovely tone but watch your diction. During some points in your performance the lyrics weren’t too clear. It’s important that the lyrics can be distinguished in order for your listener to understand the meaning of the song.

There are plenty of ways to improve this by using appropriate exercises. You’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Liked you took the microphone off the stand and you used the stage well. We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Your performance could have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals, holding back on some sections would really help deliver this.

It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Your vocal ability is there next steps are to consider writing your own songs as this will help you develop and grow as an artist. We have some great tips here to help you get started in writing lyrics.

Hugo Hartley

We loved everything about your performance Hugo! Great voice really memorable song.

Some special moments with the song with some great moments in the lyrics.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

We felt your image wasn’t aligned today which visually can make the performance feel a bit disjointed. It really helps to be coordinated so that you look like a complete act and gives a clear picture of your identity as artists. Click here for more advice on creating a brand.

Synchronisation is really important as a duo. It’s ok to have slightly different styles going, but these should still synchronise and not look odd. Familiar imagery and movement in your performance can help create a brand and make for an entertaining for the audience. We haves some great tips on act image and synchronisation.

Overall it was a solid performance, just need to put some consideration into all performers as a collective and how the group projects to the audience.

Kieran Le Cam

Great performance today Kieran!

Nice to introduce your song when you came on.,

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Strong projection and guitar skills Kieran, we liked the variation of guitar dynamics you brought us.

There were times however that we struggled to understand what you were saying, more attention needed to your diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Very seasoned performer and unfortunate not to gain a spot in the final today!

The Wreks

Another strong performance today guys! – Catchy song that had some great moments.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

We felt your image wasn’t aligned today which visually can make the performance feel a bit disjointed. It really helps to be coordinated so that you look like a complete act and gives a clear picture of your identity as artists. Click here for more advice on creating a brand.

Synchronisation is really important as a duo. It’s ok to have slightly different styles going, but these should still synchronise and not look odd. Familiar imagery and movement in your performance can help create a brand and make for an entertaining for the audience. We haves some great tips on act image and synchronisation.

Look to work the harmonies and dynamics more around the hook of the song. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

When performing harmonies, try to layer the vocals and the tones so that you complement each other and avoid sounding the same. By doing this you will show how diverse the act can be to the audience and keep things interesting. Click here for more on singing in a group.

Parkerxx

Lovely tone to your voice Parker coupled with nice presence on stage!

Try to think about how you can use the stage even more making sure that every movement you make is conveying some emotion to convey the narrative of the song.

Remember t’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

The song had good dynamics to define each section. We have some great effective tips on how you can improve vocal dynamics.

Dong forget to keep the engagement to the audience whilst you are singing and try not to close your eyes too often. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Good performance overall, continue to write and develop your delivery, try to think about how you can stand out from the crowd!

Jack!sm

Strong projection and guitar skills Jack!

Nice to introduce your song today, very meaningful song,very passionate performance!

Take care not to get too lost in the emotion of the song and remember at times to stay focused and keep engaged with the audience

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Song had some great moments with meaningful lyrics. Try to work the  dynamics more around the hook of the song. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Keep writing and performing Jack to refine your craft as you are on the right lines!

Chris Pidsley

Brilliant understanding of range and a good song that needs a touch of refinement!

Very talented indeed Chris.

Try not to look at the ceiling. Remember to reach out more with your eyes to connect us to your performance.

You can always pick a couple of people in the audience to look at. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

It was fantastic to hear another original song today, we thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Good use of dynamics and lovely guitar playing, the song has a lot of potential.

Try to really connect with the emotion of the song and think about what it means to you. This is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Keep performing as much as you can to really help your delivery!