Artist Category: Under 18

Izzye

Wonderful piano, almost flawless, absolutely wonderful original song, want to her more Izzye!

Vocally you have a lot of character and a natural ability to add dynamics to your vocals.

Keep working on your keyboard playing as when you are looking down you lose the connection and flow to the audience. We felt at times that the keyboard distracted you a bit, perhaps you need to practice more before performing with it on stage.

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

Song wise this song has loads of potential. Nice use of dynamics and your top end was stunning along with your head voice.

Really great look and commanding voice, really enjoyed the lyrics. Performance wise look to develop the facial expression to convey the emotion of the song. 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.

With further development you could go far, exciting to see how good you can be!

 

Leah Turay

A very relatable song, which you conveyed with super expression Leah!

We felt you had a great connection with your lyrics and portrayed this using your facial expressions perfectly!

By delivering the lyrics in the way you did it helped us understand the song more and made for an engaging performance. We have some more tips on singing with expression that can help you improve this even more.

Well done for giving us more performance this time. 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.

Beautiful young lady, sweet voice. Wished you took the mic away from the stand and used the stage more!

We would have loved to hear you open up more as it seems you have so much more to give; but your are amazing. Good vocal some impressive riffs that enhanced the performance.

Try to vary the main melody slightly as the song progresses. We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been too. 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.

You have and awesome song writing style, never stop!

Emilia Scarlett

Wonderful original song Emilia!

The song has potential although it felt like you are hiding a little behind the keyboard. Facial expressions needed to tell the story, relax the shoulders for an easier vocal.

You could have improved your performance today by concentrating on your expressions. 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.

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

Great bridge, really enjoyed the lyrics, although felt the chorus wasn’t as defined as it was. 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.

Lot’s of poetinoal with you, just more focus needed on your performance and delivery of the song.

Ciara Ellen

Vocally you have a lot of character and a natural ability to add dynamics Ciara!

Remember to stay confident right from the start, let loose a bit in the body, no need to be so tense. 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. 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.

Vocally look to strengthen your vocal projection. 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.

Tone was very consistent, however try to vary this to allow for the audience to engage with your story on a more personal level.

Song wise this song has loads of potential and it has a good subject matter. Would love to hear more individuality as you have the capability but you need to find your own voice.

Keep writing and performing live to gain the experience as you have a lot of potential Ciara!

Amy Morton

You have a nice voice Amy with a lovely tone!

Loved your look and there were some golden moments in the song. Perhaps you should switch your key.

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. Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer.

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 think about how you can commit even more to the delivery. 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.

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.

Perhaps it was the nerves that go the better of your, overall we just needed more commitment to the song. You have the ability!

Hannah Mac

Strong vocal Hannah lovely voice and style.

We loved the outfit and that you sung in a different language!

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.

Vocal wise you have a lovey tone although there were some pitching issues, mainly flattening at the end of notes indicating the need for a greater support. 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.

We enjoy watching you have fun up there. Work on using the space more effectively too and avoid rocking back and forth. Great smile!

Adi

You have a lovely rich tone to your vocal Adi!

Your control was beautiful and we loved the grasp in your voice.

Really enjoyed your passion and song choice, very smooth! – Pitch needs a bit of work. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Be careful not to use air in upper support of quieter sections.

Although you have a beautiful tone. there are more dimensions to explore. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Try to make sure you are set up on stage before you perform, keyboard looked uneven which must have been a distraction for you.

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even.

When you are performing with a microphone, it’s really important that the audience can hear you clearly throughout. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

That said it was another wonderful original! Very nice tone and a well written song.

John Sutton

Lovey tone John and you hold the stage with great confidence!

Quirky take on the song but we thought it didn’t suit your vocal range.

You have ability, so think about how the song suits your vocal style and range. Selecting a song that really shows off your sweeter tone in your range is always going to be best.

Work with a vocal coach can really help you establish what this is. Click here for our tips on the importance of song choice.

Thik about how you can make this a more rounded performance. Try to give more consideration to your movement and make sure it has purpose.

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.

We loved your image and your confidence all you need is to refine your voice and technique and you could go far!

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Leanne Ewins

Stunning vocals Leanne!

Your diction was perfect although it was low in volume at points.

When you are performing with a microphone, it’s really important that the audience can hear you clearly throughout.

We wised the mic was lower to your face. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Beautiful piano start with great lyrics and eye contact with the audience!

Always make sure you support your voice effectively when sitting, especially in the lower/mid register, release jaw on the higher notes.

You would benefit from using a vocal coach to help develop better techniques. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Expression wise give us more to demonstrate the emotion in the song; dynamically we wanted more light and shade.

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.

Good subject matter, that people will be able to relate too, try to commit even more to the performance.

Max Elmore

Great laid back feel to your song Max really cool vibe!

Incredibly confident guitar playing which is cool to watch.

Look to use your eyes more to reach out to your audience. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

It’s also difficult to understand when it is appropriate to. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Good use of dynamics in your performance today, by varying the dynamics throughout you really gave us an interesting performance!

When performing with a guitar, it really helps to change how you are playing the guitar through the song to help define the sections. You can read more of our tips of Guitar Dynamics.

Watch your diction as wasn’t so clear the words were and thus made it hard to follow the narrative of the song.

There are plenty of ways to improve this by using appropriate exercises. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Very indie/rock vocal and we can see where you fit in. Keep performing and developing as we are sure there is more to come from you!

Becca Webb

Very sweet voice Becca, nice tone and dynamic range!

Loved you smiled throughout however it felt that the nerves crept in today.

Even the most experienced performers get nervous before a performance, however there are ways to overcome this.

Try to practice the performance as much as you can to help you remain as relaxed as possible whilst on stage. it’s essential when performing and singing that you gain as much experience as possible. audience. Click here for more tips on how to sing with confidence.

The vocal ability is there, just needs to develop the song writing skills. Think about how you can develop your lyrics and structure. We have some suggestions for some great books to read on song writing. 

Consider how you can also add more dynamics vocally and playing your guitar. Try to change the delivery and use more contrasting tones and sounds. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

You have a great voice! – Time to refine and develop yourself further as an artist.

Jessica Kuka

You have an amazing vocal and delivered some stunning notes today Jessica!

You could have improved your performance today by concentrating on your expressions. 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.

We would have like to had more dynamics in the song. Think about how you can other parts of your vocal range to deliver more contrasting light and shade.

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.

Also consider taking the mic off the stand and using the stage to really captivate the audience.
wonderfully

You have a powerful voice which vocally is placed in the right areas and you clearly knows what you want to represent. Keep performing and writing to build experience.

Liv Turner

Great voice Liv, lovely tone!

You delivered an original with some very good elements.

Remember to perform from the start, the moment you hit that stage for that all important first impression. Also think about your performance during the instrumental sections of the songs.

Vocally you have so much potential. There is some work to do to strengthen improve your projection. 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.

You have super song writing potential, you showed promising signs of a young song writer. Loved the the middle 8 section!

Think about how you could take the mic off the stand and work the stage for more presence and to give your performance that extra element.

Keep performing live and refining your writing skills and you will go far!

Supriya

We loved your energy Supriya, you have bags of songwriting potential.

Try to concentrate on your breathing techniques and the projection of your voice.

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.

Slow down so you can really focus on your vocals. There were a couple pitching issues. 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.

We loved you commitment to the performance, and you used the stage well. Make sure you come to the front of the stage and give us even more attitude!

We liked the addition of the rap sections, lots of confidence and energy. Try and use more vocal range, so you can add that extra dynamic to your performance.

You have some raw talent, time to refine and develop your techniques to take it to the next level!

 

 

TX

Energetic and vibrant performance!

Great use of the stage today. We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience.

Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Take care using vocals in the backing track and always make sure they are low in the mix on just the adlibs. Whilst you gave us a good performance today, 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, think about real experiences that you can relate to.

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

You showed a good English grime flow, however; 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.

You have an undeniable confidence which if honed in and refined your techniques you could go somewhere in time!

Jack Rideout

Strong delivery today Jack, really great to listen to and you stood out with writing skills!

Cool powerful performance. With some good guitar riffs/words overall a good concept to the song.

Try not to look down so much and use your eyes to reach out to your audience. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

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.

Vocally you were a bit flat in places however nothing that a bit of work with a vocal coach couldn’t improve. 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.

You are on the right track, keep writing and refining your craft Jack!

KT

Very nice original today KT!

You have a super distinctive voice which really soars while at the same time mesmerises!

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even, get closer to that microphone!

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.

From a performance aspect, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better today.

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

We loved how unique your vocal style and delivery is there are some hidden elements in your voice you need to explore!

During some points in your performance the lyrics weren’t too clear. 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.

With your songwriting focus on the hook of the song, maybe an opportunity with this song to add more lyrical content and a vocal hook to make it stand out even more.

Amani

Lovely tone to your voice Amani!

You have such a soul edge and an effortlessness about your vocal!

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.

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.

Try to give us more facial expressions too, look to really express and connect to the emotion of the song. 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.

Try and use more of your vocal range as we can hear you have the voice!

Jayze

Lovely tone to your voice Jayze!

Your Original was very cool, conveyed with a distinct tone. Really good lyrics, great vibe!

Try to use the stage more, and think about how each movement you make is conveying some emotion, reflecting the narrative of the song.

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. 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 also wanted to see more facial expressions today.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

We loved the song, an old skool vibe with contemporary attitude, love it! – It could benefit from more vocal dynamics s it was a bit flat in places.

Performance would have been better if the backing track had backing vocals on the chorus to back up your voice.

The voice is there! – You just need to refine you delivery and performance skills to take it to the next level!

 

Carla Coyne

Really lovely elements to your song today Carla and well delivered.

Keywork is really improving, really made it comfortable for you to reach out with your eyes and connect with us the audience!

Nice vocal tone, song had potential, work on structure some elements sounded rushed. The sections just need a bit more refining.

Try to think about how the dynamics leading into the chorus can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience. We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

We really liked the message your song brings, lovely vocals.

Watch your mic control and placement, when you looked down you lost volume so ensure keep your mouth close to the mic throughout. 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.

You connected us well to the emotional message in the song keep writing and performing as you are on the right path!

Lydia May

Lovely vocals Lydia!

Really enjoyed your song today.

Great to see you standing whilst performing keys. We would have liked to have seen a bit more energy in your performance and delivery.

Make sure you are reaching out with your eyes to connect us to your performance, you had them closed for too long. 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.

Your song had some great moments with strength and emotion in the lyrics. Look to work the dynamics more around the hook of the song. The hook is everything!

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 adding on changing sections in the song to keep it interesting for the listener.

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.

We feel you are heading in the right direction. Keep developing your writing skills and try to perform as much as you can.

Kasia

Very honest song, would have loved to heard more Kasia!

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

Try to get out there as much as possible to perform in public. 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.

Ensure you are reaching out with your eyes to connect us to your performance, you looked down too much. It can be tough to make eye contact with your audience if you feel nervous or anxious. It’s also difficult to understand when it is appropriate to. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

The song had some great moments with the strength in the lyrics. 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.

In the sections you are not singing make sure you don’t clear your throat into the mic. 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.

You have a great voice and strong potential in your song writing ability. Try to rehearse lots more before performances to you can deliver an assured, confident performance. Keep at it!

Alice

Lovely tone to your voice Alice, nice original song!

Look to address your performance directly to your audience rather than the wings and showing us too much profile.

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.

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.

You have lovey tone to your voice, but the song would have benefited from more dynamic range. 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.

Keep training as you have the voice, more development and refinement needed.

Eleanor

You have a lovely voice Eleanor, loved the song!

Well controlled throughout, Good vocal projection and tone. You could strengthen your voice further,  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.

Although parts of your performance your guitar was out of tune, you handled it well and continued with the performance!

Always make sure your guitar is in tune before you step on stage, clip on tuners are useful for these situations and can make it easy for you to tune your guitar, quickly. Learn more on guitar tuning techniques.

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals and on occasions it halted your flow. 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. Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

Chorus could do with strengthening, the lyrics are great and great hook albeit a bit repetitive click here for more on writing a killer chorus.

Take care not to close your eyes too much and miss the opportunity to connect even more to your audience.

Keep refining your performance Elanor as the voice is there!

Andrew ward

Great song choice Andrew the cover suited your vocal!

Gorgeous well controlled & delivered vocals, great range for your age!

Try to think about how you connect to the emotion of the song and how your facial expressions show this to 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.

Consider taking the mic off the stand so you can use the stage more. Click here for more on stage performance.

You’ve got a great look and are instantly likeable. Remember to smile a bit more!

We saw real connection & story telling. Huge potential in you.

The next step for you is to start writing your own songs, if you aren’t doing so already. When you start writing your own material, you’ll find that more opportunities will open up for you.

Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

It’s still very early for you but keep at it!

Wiktoria Tracz

Good performance, lots of energy Wikrotia!

Confident performance, your song has the potential to be a great song. Good vibe to it, catchy chorus; you could consider adding a bridge to add interest.

Pay attention to your diction, the vocals on the backing track made it unclear. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Great use of the stage today, good to see you performing in the non singing parts. 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.

We feel you would benefit from some vocal coaching to strengthen your voice and refine your techniques. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

You are heading in the right direction, start thinking about what makes your songs stand out and adding that extra element.

Fifi

Really good song FiFi, really interesting and powerful voice!

You have a super tone, so really look to let loose and commit to the performance.

There were times in which you could have committed to the song more as 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. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Keywork could have flowed better a bit clumsy at times.

Think vocal dynamics too can help drive through the hook of the song. It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance and define each section. There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Very meaning full performance, we loved the emotion in the song.

You have a lovely voice FiFi, the song is great but we would suggest choosing a song that grabs the listener form the start given that you only have one to perform in the competition!

Honor Reid

Great song, really enjoyed your performance Honor!

It was a fantastic original, chorus could do with strengthening, perhaps the varying the dynamics would help.

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.

Loved the song, soften your voice and it will really transform your performance!

You showed good confidence today, however try to use the stage more. Consider how every movement you make is conveying the narrative of the song.

Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. Remember It’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform 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.

Keep writing and performing live Honor to gain the experience and you will grow in confidence!

Frankie Lawrence

Nice smiley performance Frankie, your personality really sparkled up there!

A really good attempt at such a challenging song, you delivered a nice quirky version  and made it your own!

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 were a little rooted to the spot and were swaying back and forth at times. Remember to start you performance right from the beginning.

We would have liked to have seen more facial expressions to convey the emotion of the song.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Well done on such a confident performance, you have the makings of a great voice. Keep at it!

Evie Rae

Super projection and tone Evie!

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

Try to get out there as much as possible to perform in public. 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.

The cover song didn’t give us much insight into you as an artist. Try to find your own voice and you have beautiful quality.

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 use the stage more, you were too rooted to the spot. By doing this it will give you better presence and help keep the audience engaged.

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 give us more facial expressions too!

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 some good power in your voice when you’re singing loud so work on consistency across all dynamics.

Lots of potential here, keep practicing you have a beautiful voice. Think about how you can be an artist, song writing is key!

Elisha Lang

Terrific vocal, tone, projection and range Elisha!

Nicely pace & controlled start!

Ensure you reach out from the very start of your performance for that all important first impression.

As performers on stage reach out more, you felt quite unconnected and missed an opportunity to convey unity. There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience.

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

As always you showcased a really strong & competent vocal, great to hear some vulnerability in there. Work on a really clear identity, it’s not obvious at the moment.

Think about how you connect to the song and portray this to the audience.

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.

You have amazing ability and range, keep writing and developing your songs!

Isabelle Wilton

Nice smiley and expressionate performance Isabelle!

For the most part your vocal was solid, work on the transition into your high mix.

When covering another artists work, it is important to pick a song that you can make it your own. Showing off your own originality and individuality is important and will help you stand out from the crowd.

If you are performing a cover song, try to adapt it and make it your own. Think about what you can do to make it stand out from the original and showcase you as a performer. Click here for our tips on how to make a creative cover song stand out.

Performance wise come to the front of the stage more as this will help engage the audience more.

Remember it’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience. Giving a good stage performance is about moving around 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 next step for you is to start writing your own songs, if you aren’t doing so already. When you start writing your own material, you’ll find that more opportunities will open up for you.

Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

Hannah Birtwell

Lovely and sensitive original song Hannah!

You have great songwriting ability, really heartfelt.

Try to work on your diction, it’s so soft so you’re losing projection.

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.

We would have liked to have seen more commitment to the performance today, use the stage more, you were too rooted to the spot.

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.

Try to let yourself go a bit more and commit fully to the emotions. 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.

Great original and a very sweet tone, keep working on the performance aspect to really help captivate your audience with every performance!

Rebecca Barron

Wow, what a look you have Rebecca; very stylish.

You have a very nice tone to your voice and lots of potential.

You have good projection and tone but watch your mic placement this really effected your projection which could have been stronger!

Make sure you sing right into the microphone. On the high notes, pull the microphone away from your mouth. 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.

Your vocals have potential, work with a good vocal coach to realise that potential. Try to find your chest voice more.

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.

Nerves can sometimes get the better of any performer. We felt they affected your perforce a bit today.  This prevented you from relaxing and conveying the emotion of the song.

Here’s more advice and tips on how to calm nerves. Click here for our tips on how to calm the nerves

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals. You will need to build your confidence and perfect your stagecraft with playing guitar, this will come over time.

Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

 

Erin Frances

Great quirky image, really worked with the song Erin!

You have a great range, work on developing more mellow tones as it can become a little shrill at times.

We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore 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. 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.

Good stage presence today try to work on your facial expression to back up the conveying of the emotion of the song.

Defiantly wasn’t expecting that but it loved it… really creative cover!

You really let your personality and originality come through. We would love to hear an original from you!

We have some great tips here to help you get started in writing lyrics.

A refreshing song choice, watch over americanising. On the whole a good performance, keep it up!

Albert Stott

A rich powerhouse of a voice, amazing control & depth for such a young singer!

You owned the stage like a seasoned professional. 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.

Good stage presence, work on your facial expression to back up the conveying of the emotion of the song. 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 cover song to select as suited your vocal, however a missed opportunity to show who you were as an artist. The next step for you is to start writing your own songs, if you aren’t doing so already. Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

You are on the right lines, keep developing your performance ability!

Grace Bland

Strong confident performance today Grace!

What an emotional performance you gave us today!

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.

There are many different techniques to portray emotion in a song. 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.

At this stage of your career you do seem more comfortable behind the keys.

You manage to keep the audience engaged throughout. Good use of eye contact and facial expressions throughout and we felt you committed to the performance well.

Playing an instrument, singing and engaging the audience is a tricky combination to get right. The more you play out and practice this the easier it will become. We have some more tips on performing with a keyboard.

Good use of eye contact and facial expressions and an overall good performance, well done!

Think abut what defines you as an artists and sets you apart form the rest,

Gigi Jennings

Sweet tone GiGi!

There’s something very likeable about you!

You have good projection and tone but watch your mic placement as this really effected your performance today. You are turning away and looking down from the mic and so your volume is dropping off.

When you are performing with a microphone, it’s really important that the audience can hear you clearly throughout. 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.

Looking down also creates a barrier to your audience. 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.

A very original take on a well known song, we would love to hear an original from you!

Your voice has uniqueness but needs deviation from all falsetto. Try to incorporate more range in your vocals.

 

Lottie Simone

The tone of your voice is mesmerising Lottie!

You showed good commitment to the performance, very authentic.

Try to take opportunities to show warmth & vulnerability. Facial expressions aren’t always anguish and pain.

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.

Try to use the stage more, Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. 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.

Song wise it has lots of potential and look to work the delivery and dynamics around the hook. 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.

You’ve got real presence and your voice has character & identity, don’t overdo the twang.

Keep working at it, there’s more to come for you!

Hollie Robinson

We loved how quirky you were Hollie, great original today!

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.

Whilst the song had a good sentiment, we would have like to have seen a bit more expression on your delivery.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

You have a really strong vocal. We would have liked to hear more range, it seemed to be stuck in the mid range. Work on bringing it forward out if your throat, your vowels are often to wide & Americanised so you’re losing agility.

We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. We would have loved to have heard some softer elements in your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

You are such a talented songwriter, keep developing your craft as there is lots of potential here!

Nikki

Great outfit and good presence Nikki!

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.

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

Emotion 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.

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. 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.

You are on the right lines.. Keep going!

Willow & Dixie

There is something really likeable about you two as an act!

A beautifully composed & brave start, it did require 100% accuracy which you sadly didn’t achieve with some pitch issues & chord fumbles.

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. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

Nice harmonies once again and your voices compliment each other as you’d expect being siblings!

Performance could have flowed a bit better. Try to pratice as much as you can on guitar as  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.

We have some great tips for you on practicing with a guitar. Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

Think about how your facial expressions give us more range of emotions.

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.

You are a cute duet and we loved cover of the song. The potential is there for your act if you put the work in, lovely harmonies!

Keeley Smith

You have a lovely raspy quality to your voice Keeley!

Your guitar was out of tune and which unfortunately immediately distracted us from your vocals.

It is so important that you tune before you go on stage. Click here to learn more on guitar tuning techniques.

You put your own spin on the most popular song of the year. We loved the different version of a very popular song, nice that you made it your own.

We really enjoyed your performance today; it was a fantastic take on the original and you really let your personality and originality come through. Read more for our tips on performing a creative cover.

If you aren’t doing so already, start to write your own songs!

When you start writing your own material, you’ll find that more opportunities will open up for you. Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

There’s potential in you so work on your vocal identity, your applying too many characteristics that don’t sound authentic to you. 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.

Katie Atkinson

Good commitment to performance, you really told the story in a convincing way Katie!

Unfortunately you started in the wrong key key, it seemed this was down to nerves.

Nerves can sometimes get the better of any performer. Try to practice more so that performing in front of an audience becomes easier.

Eventually it becomes second nature and will reduce the number of things that can go wrong. Here’s more advice and tips on how to calm nerves. Click here for our tips on how to calm the nerves

Glad you took the mic off the stage to work the stage, this really helped engage the audience.

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

We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Great image, really well thought out, there is a lot of potential with you!

Keep practice as much as you can to build stage confidence as we know from the first round you have it!

Brooke Lenney

Strong vocal projection and you committed well to the performance Brooke!

No doubt you have an impressive voice, look to strengthen those highest notes. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help 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.

Vocally try to vary the dynamics not just the belt to give more impact when you do belt!

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.

Very unexpected voice but we instantly loved it. Try to keep the attitude throughout the whole of your performance.

Self assured with a confident image & presence. However a missed opportunity to show who you were as an artist, we would love to hear a song written by you!

Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

We loved your soulful voice, you delivered with confidence. Keep at it!

Sarita

Solid vocal & nice use of light & shade, you could hear a pin drop!

You gave an emotional and honest performance, to which you really connected 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.

Great vocal control throughout and we are glad you took the mic off the stage to work the stage. Try to think about your movements and ensure every movement is looking to convey the emotion even more.

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.

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.

Loved your quirky image, it really added to the story. You ave definitely got that spark, so young to have such a soulful voice!

Heartfelt and expressive, keep refining your craft as you have the ability!

 

Tilly Aveyard

Immediately likeable, loved your quirky image, It carried through to your personality & original!

Try to stay a bit more composed and not let the nerves get the better of your. There’s never a need to rush your performance.

Your song has has potential. 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.

A few transition issues result in a disjointed flow. Watch your pitch and timings of transitions form phrase to phrase. 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.

You are definitely an artist emerging, your potential is huge!

You seem to know exactly what direction you are heading in and it’s nice to see you following your own path. You are on the right path!

Kirsten Fraser

You such a pretty voice Kirsten!

Polished performance and playing, however we needed you to get closer to the mic!

Again, the projection wasn’t there and this detracted from your performance. We suggest practising more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

That said, you gave us beautiful lyrics and maintained good eye contact throughout.

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

You have a fantastic tone to your voice. Remember to from the start to give a good first impression and more facial expression to convey the emotion in 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. In particular to drive through the chorus and hook of the song.

Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Work on smoother transitions with your playing & also be mindful of your tuning. There bags of potential in you, keep at it!

Maggie

Lovely voice Maggie!

You’ve got a lovely depth of tone, work on adding more colours to create another dimension.

Work on your chest to head voice. 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.

Well done for adding a few surprises in your mash up. Look to really put your stamp on a cover or taking the plunge with an original!

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

Keep the focus on 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.

Try to think about how every movement is looking to convey the emotion of the performance.

Keep writing and developing your performance techniques, lots of intentional here.

Issy Slade

Well done today Issy!

You worked the song fantastically around the hook with some super natural dynamics.

Catchy chorus but it looped round one too many times without enough variation. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Great expression on the whole, ensure don’t close your eyes too much or too much anguish, look to give us more light and postivity.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Loved the song! – Great use of the stage today. You showed strong presence within a strong assured performance

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

You could try a faster tempo to the song.

You have a great voice Issy, time to refine your song writing skills a bit more and practice the delivery.

Saskia

Great song Saskia!

You have a great voice with some really subtle sweet tones!

Song wise, this the piano was a bit too heavy all the way through. It would benefit from more or less instrumentation around the hook to drive it through as on the whole it wasn’t varied enough.

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.

Lyrics are great and great hook albeit a bit repetitive.

Try  to use the stage more, making sure that every movement you make is conveying some emotion to convey the narrative of the song.

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 would have liked to have seen more facial expressions too.

The vocal ability is there with you, try to refine your delivery and performance. Keep writing as you are on the right track!

Shenel

A wonderful voice and assured performance today Shenel!

We Loved what you did with the original to make it your own.

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.

Careful of your mic placement. There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even.

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.

Super range and raspy tone to your vocal couple with good expressions. We felt you had a great connection with your lyrics and portrayed this using your facial expressions perfectly!

By delivering the lyrics in the way you did it helped us understand the song more and made for an engaging performance. We have some more tips on singing with expression that can help you improve this even more.

You have the ability, time to start writing!

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.

 

Sara Vukaylov

Good stage presence and elements of real star quality!

Ensure you are reaching out with your eyes to connect us to your performance, you had them closed for too long.

This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

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. It’s also difficult to understand when it is appropriate to. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Song had some great moments with the strength in the lyrics. Take care not to force the vocal and watch your diction.

It’s important that the lyrics can be distinguished in order for your listener to understand the meaning of the song. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Really enjoyed your performance, would be great if you would work out a way to not hold the violin throughout the performance as it didn’t play enough of a part in the song to warrant being held throughout. That said we loved the concept!

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.

Absolutely captivating and wonderful performance. Strong performance once again, we look forward to hearing more!

Julia Haworth

Vocally you have amazing tone and range Julia!

Good head movement and facial expressions.

By delivering the lyrics in the way you did it helped us understand the song more and made for an engaging performance. We have some more tips on singing with expression that can help you improve this even more.

Try to commit to the performance even more and let your personality shine in your performance. There were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better and connect to it even more.

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.

You are on the right lines, intresting ocal and rhythmic display with a lovley voice!

We woudl have liked to see you use the stage a bit more, perhaps take the mic off the stand. Click here for more on stage performance

 

Mia Mcintyre

Good mash up today Mia, nice creative cover.

Working on song mashups it can really help you see the way song writers structure their song writing and help with your own song writing. Click here for more advice on performing song mashups.

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

Try to get out there as much as possible to perform in public. 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.

Make sure you are reaching out with your eyes to connect us to your performance, you were looking down for too long.

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.

Vocally remember to keep focus on your tuning throughout. 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.

Try to use the stage more too, this will really help you connect with the audience.

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.

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Jen-Jen Chubb

Great confident performance Jen-Jen!

Catchy and punchy, your song has lots of potential with a really catchy hook.

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.

Remember to perform the moment you hit the stage for that all important first impression. Try to use the stage more, making sure that every movement you make is backing up the narrative of the song.

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.

Good confident performance, Jen-Jen but careful of your expressions. Try to give us more positive expressions and bring home the happy vibe, bring out the smile!

Really lovely voice, silky tone. Song felt a bit structured and dated, try to think about a contemporary twist that you could add to it!

Enjoyed your eprfrmacne, would have loved to see you smile more!

Kamila Nozka

Great performance Kamila, and a good voice!

A very cool folk guitarist/singer/songwriter you seem quite competent playing and singing at the same time!

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even, you are miles from the microphone. Get a close as you can to the mic when performing to give the engineer the most to work with.

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 not to look down too much when playing and lose your connection with the audience. 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.

Vocally a little inexperienced and in need of more development particularly on vocal clarity. 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.

Annie Marie bell

Loved the theme to the song, great concept with a country vibe Annie!

A bit of a nervous start today however you grew with confidence as the performance went on.

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.

Good expression on the whole, ensure don’t close your eyes too much or too much anguish, look to give us more light and positivity. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

We really loved your song, great voice and great composition. Think about how you can use the stage more and bring more energy to the performance.

Remember 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.

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even too.  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.

You delivered a lovey son with great meaning Annie! – Work on building confidence and get out there to performance as much as you can.

Harry Tabb

You have a beautiful voice Harry, fantastic mature tone!

Your projection was spot on, as was your vocal placement and understanding of how to use your voice.

Whilst its clear you understands what makes a good song, we thought the performance today would have benefited form more dynamics vocally and instrumentally.

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

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.

Avoid looking at the ground and give the audience a reason to keep their eyes on you. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

It’s also difficult to understand when it is appropriate to. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

You are making good progress form someone of your age and have very commercial radio friendly voice. Continue to write and develop your craft as you have a bright future ahead of you!

Tia Golden

You have a very strong voice Tia!

When covering another artists work, it is important to pick a song that you can make it your own. Showing off your own originality and individuality is important and will help you stand out from the crowd.

Click here for our tips on how to make a creative cover song stand out.

Performance wise, remember to perform throughout especially in the non singing parts. Try to use the stage more too, 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.

Watch your expressions also, remember to give us more positive expressions also. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Overall it was a Brilliant delivery of a very hard song. 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.

Aden J

Well done today Aden, great voice with an interesting tone!

We felt like the song needed more structure, sections of the song weren’t defined as well as they could be.

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.

We felt you could have varied the way you played the guitar today too, this would have also help bring variation to the sections of the song.

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 to hear and original more refinement needed to take things to the next level.

You have the voice and ability, so keep writing!

Mia Rosé

Fantastic performance today Mia!

Great performance and you held the stage well, however we would have liked to seen a bit more movement.

Don’t be afraid to make the most of the space around you to really take your performance to the next level. 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.

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.

Super title and well coordinated performance.

You are rather talented and exude a brilliant confidence which explodes on stage! – We look forward to hearing more from you!

Phoebe

Loved your quirky look Phoebe, lovely song!

Nice to introduce your song to us. You clearly have bags of songwriting ability, we great original would love to hear a full production.

Sometimes the ukulele can be a bit thin and not give the drive and tempo to the song it requires. Consider adding extra instrumentation to really work the dynamics of the song even more.

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.

A bit more attention needed to your stage presence, work on confidence and try to perform as much as you can.

Try to practice the performance as much as you can to help you remain as relaxed as possible whilst on stage. it’s essential when performing and singing that you gain as much experience as possible. audience. Click here for more tips on how to sing with confidence.

Keep at it as the ability is there, just need more practice and development of your performances.

Sky Ariss

You’ve got a lot of passion and a good performance quality Sky!

Closing your eyes causes a barrier to the audience, ensure you engage your audience and use appropriate eye contact throughout.

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.

It seemed that you were not properly warmed up today and there were a couple of pitching issues. Once you got a grasp on your vocals you were compelling!

We have some great advice on how you can warm up your vocals.

We could feel you were passionate about your performance and you had good stage presence, however you could have engaged more with the audience and projected the emotion of the song more.

We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. More support needed for a more effective and efficient sound.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Writing your own songs is the next steps!