Artist Category: Under 18

Tia Golden

Good effort today Tia, you have a wonderful voice!

Your nerves came through a bit today. 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

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 use the stage a bit more, you have a great image! Use the space around you, come to the front of the stage a bit more, this will help you connect to the audience.

We suggest you get out there and perform as much as you can, the voice is there; you just need to develop it further!

Sara Vukaylov

Great song, excellent start to the show, loved the violin playing!

Super transition to the violin for a terrific and engaging song. Fantastic idea to incorporate backing dancer into your performance!

It really added to the overall energy and visual effect of your performance; whilst ensuring that the audience was focused on you throughout.

Backing dancers can enhance the effect and impact of a performance, they can also be a great addition to a video. Read our tips on how to effectively use backing dancers.

Get a little breathless with the dancing, which as a result caused a couple of pitching issues.

Try to develop your breathing techniques in your performance. 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.

Get that mic as close to your mouth as possible as losing a lot of projection. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Talented voice a little nasally, work on breathing. Liked the violin idea, work on top end of range.

Loved the originality of the performance there was a clear progression in your performance.

Love intro of being connected and that you had a male dancer, this suited the song well. Just more control needed on vocals, a good vocal coach will help.

Shenel

Loved you performed your own song for the first time in the competition!

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.

You have sweet vocals and bags of potential, just needed a bit more confidence playing and singing.

You can read more on singing and playing the Ukulele/Guitar here.

Keep practicing and stick to a schedule to achieve this as you have a good voice and it was a very nice melodic song! – Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

Well delivered, Great vocal control, Falsetto A+… Could do with a little bit more oomph. 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.

You have the vocal ability and delivered a very sweet performance. Although it didn’t connect too well, possibly down to the conviction. Keep going as you will see an improvement over time!

Tyreise Kymani

Super beat to the track, loved the idea of transition from spoken to singing to give additional dynamic!

We Loved how positive the message was, felt like you had a clear message and well done for the introduction and explaining the track!

The Delivery of rap needs some work / flow needs to be tighter, it’s clear you are confident, but the vocals needs development.  Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Adding breaths in your writing process is key. If you do not have good breath control it can affect your timing and put you off the song’s rhythm. Click here for our tips on rapping.

Keep practicing and performing to develop this. You could also consider letting the song breathe a little not over cramming the lyrics. Song has potential and it was a good idea to mix two originals.

We can see the talent there but you could do with further development on your performance. Try to ing/Rap from your own experiences as this will help you deliver the song with more conviction.

You can enhance your song more by expressing the emotion through your body language. Try to think about how your movements are telling the story of the song.

Performance is one of the most important parts of being a singer; mastering performance elements will take you from being a singer to an artist. To enhance your performance on stage consider using the space more and your body language. Click here for more tips to how to improve your performance.

Good energy, love the confidence! – Next steps are to perfect your live performance skills, keep gigging!

Gigi Jennings

Super vocal GiGi, we loved your emotion!

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.

Fab look! .. very suited to your voice/style.

Creating a brand is one of trickiest things to get right, however if your style reflects your music and personality your will be remembered by the audience. Click here for more on act image and synchronisation.

Good to see you standing when performing to allow movement in the performance, such a vibrant voice, liked how you went to rhythm guitar! – Good use of dynamics.

Amazing voice, mesmerising. You had a nice tone, lovely soprano vocals.

There is so much potential here, we do feel you would benefit from a bit of coaching performance and vocal wise. Keep going though as you will improve naturally with experience

 

Mia Rosé

Mia you looked stunning, stood out from the moment you came on stage!

We loved how distinguished your style was!

Creating a brand is one of trickiest things to get right, however if your style reflects your music and personality your will be remembered by the audience. Click here for more on act image and synchronisation.

A very sassy and engaging performance, the lyrics were funny and you had a good narrative strong.

From a performance aspect, it was spot on. What an entrance, beautiful costume. You could do with further attention to your vocals.

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.

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.

We loved the development of the track as it went on, what an interesting original!

Stunning look. Loved you confidence. Vocals could do with strengthening in places, 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.

Jen-Jen Chubb

Great original today Jen-Jen, the song has lots of potential!

Think about how you can commit to the performance a bit more.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 what the songs means to you and really connect to it. 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 wanted to see a bit more attitude and swag. The more live performance experience you get the more this will develop. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice as in some areas you were lacking power.

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.

Can’t wait to see hear you in a a few years!

Work the dynamics more to really push through the vocals, you have a good flexible voice. 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.

Great attitude, good engagement. Keep working hard!

Isabelle Wilton

Wow, passionate performance Isabelle!

We thought you used the stage really well today, good improvement, Very confident!

Watch your breathing to take care to give every word the same attention at times you tripped up a little on the delivery. 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.

Try not to push the vocal at the detrimental of losing control. There were a couple of moments that you over did the vocals, which caused pitching issues.

Loved the image, good vocal identity. Open your eyes!

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.

Great vocal needs more live experience. We fell you will grow into your vocal over time. 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.

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.

JC

Very mature tone/vocal JC nice performance!

Your voice is strong tonally, but take care not to take too long to get the song and performance going.

You need to hit the melody head on  and the chords were spot on. We just 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.

Good to see you standing to allow movement in the performance. We feel you could develop your performance ability further to perfect your stage craft. Click here for some more on stage performance.

We would have liked to have seen more audience engagement but that will come over time. Keep going as there’s lots of potential with you!

Hannah Birtwell  

Another good original Hannah!

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. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

Think about how you can use the stage with purpose, ensure every move adds to conveying the emotional message of the song. The song has potential with a catchy hook. We feel you need to work on developing the performance to back it up.

If you are singing a sassy song It helps to be delivered with more confidence. Keep at it!

There were areas of your voice that could benefit from strengthening also there were a couple of pitching  issues, but this could have been down to nerves. 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.

Loved the rap section you have great potential for the future.

Keep refining as the confidence will come over time and you will own every performance.

Wiktoria Tracz

Great original track Wiktoria we loved how you explored all the colours of your voice.

Shining performance and singing ability!

Watch the diction, did make the narrative a little hard to follow.

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 and really connect to the emotion of the song, let go a bit, relax, perform more whatever it takes to connect us more as an audience. 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.

Liked the image and you have a strong voice with good range. This will develop even more over time so keep praticing!

The original song was good, but could do with some work on arrangement. It is still early for you so keep going!

Savannah

Great performance today Savannah!

We felt the dancers added a level of professionalism and it was great to see you part of the routine.

There is something unique in your look, we loved it!

It was fantastic to hear your original song today. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction., however we felt the song could have done with better production on the beat.

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

Fantastic tone to your voice, it’s a good pop voice. We felt that you could develop you own sound and identity. Give it more sass on the rap breakdown!

You warmed into the performance nicely,  but felt you could do with more experience to take things o the next level.

Emma Rae

Nice song Emma, it suited the vocal well.

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. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

Remember to use the stage with purpose and ensure every move adds to conveying the emotional message of the song. Try and really connect to the emotion of the song, let go a bit, relax, perform more whatever it takes to connect us more as an audience.

The song has potential with a catchy hook! – Work on developing the performance to back it up.

Song has lots of emotion, but we felt you didn’t project t that well to the audience. Work on inner performance.

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.

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

Lovely song, needs more live experience.. remember why you are singing!

Lots of potential here, needs more conviction but that will come with experience. Keep performing live.

Grace Bland

It’s great to see an improvement with each performance Grace!

We loved that you played the piano and sung live. Felt like one of the more experiences on stage today. Lovely voice.

Try to be more animated with your performance to convey the emotion of the song. Look to add more dynamics throughout. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

We liked that you weren’t down at looking at the keyboard too much, the times you did you lost your projection a bit so be mindful of where the mic is at all times.

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 look is beautiful! Work on getting nasality our of voice, like the music and image together. Very authentic, good musicality. Click here for out tips on singing techniques.

Bags of song writing ability here – very impressive a star in the making!

Great image, stunning beautiful sweet voice. Pitch perfect and amazing tone keep perfecting craft!

Polly Foxcroft

Stunning outfit to give a super first impression Polly!

Heart and Passion is there, lovely vocal, keep perfecting and developing!

Vocally watch you breathing to be more consistent with your delivery. There were times today that you lost control of your vocals, due to the breathing techniques used in your performance. 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.

Ensure you don’t push your vocals and lose control. Working with a vocal coach will help you with this. Your range could do with more attention, but this will come over time.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Authentic performance, we just want to hear you as an artist now. Time to start writing some music!

Lottie Simone

Your vocal has bags of character Lottie!

One of the better performers on stage today, you seemed very experienced and held the stage well, try to add a bit more swagger and attitude!

Your diction could do with some work, it was hard to hear what you were singing in places. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Work the dynamics even more, sometimes less in places can give you more to emphasise the hook. Click here for more on vocal dynamics and click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Great voice, try work against the affection  and develop the body of the voice. 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.

Good style, individuality and confidence. Keep refining your voice and songwriting. Lots more to come from you! Great confidence and attitude.

J’ci

Super soulful vocal, one of the strongest vocals of the day!

Look to develop and back that up with more of a performance. There were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. Think about how you can really climb into the song by using all your tools at your disposal; hands, face, eye contact , use of the stage etc.

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 would have like to have seen you use the stage more too, a bit static.

Good interpretation and maturity of vocal very musical. Just needs to work on presence + performance.

You have such a Soulful voice, amazing voice at young age. Needs more engagement with the audience. Some tones… wow what a voice!

Keep performing, there’s lots more to come from you!

Joel Taylor

Good level of confidence, Joel really nice vibe and tone to your vocal!

We really enjoyed the story of you performance, the song had good potential.

Superb tones, try to convey more of the emotion and narrative of the song through your eyes and performance. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

We wanted to see you commit to the performance a bit more a display more emotion, keep performing live gigs and shows to gain this experiance!

Unexpected voice Such a grown-up voice, you could work on you breathing more to help you strengthen you voice and deliver the song.

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

Love the voice and song, you have a clear Identity. Great lyrics, keep going!

IZZYE

Great song. Super vocals Izzye!

You clearly have talent, you looked stunning up there!

Whilst the song was good we found the vocal on the backing track very distracting. Remember when performing live, to not have the lead vocal high in the mix as it makes it very hard to hear things clearly. Learn more on how to use backing music.

The Song has lots of potential, but performance wise give us more attitude! Think about using the stage more and taking the microphone off the stand earlier we wanted to see that inner performance shine through. Remember what the song means to you!

Pay attention to your breathing, this will really help you deliver the song. 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.

Great song. Super vocals! – Keep going, young star in the making!

Olivia Mae Booth

Lovely song, very nice vocal Olivia!

It was great to hear you do an original today, well done!

Song has lots of potential, try to drive the dynamics more to emphasis the hook. 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.

Think about your performance and how you can use the stage more to convey more of the emotion and narrative of the song through your eyes and performance.

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 need a bit more work on image to look a little more like a performer, think about the performance from an audience perspective!

Creating a brand is one of trickiest things to get right, however if your style reflects your music and personality your will be remembered by the audience. Click here for more on act image and synchronisation.

Great use of eye contact with the judges. Diction perfect.

We think there’s more to give. That will come with confidence and coaching!

Loxie

Super harmonies again girls, we have really enjoyed your performances throughout!

Your vocals work beautifully together, don’t be frightened to expand and be even more diverse. Try not to look board when you are not singing the lead, remember to perform at all times on stage.

Try to give more of an united front, in parts the performance felt quite individual. Maybe relate to one another a bit more and make sure you are in sync.

Interaction and engagement with each other can show chemistry and unification which is important when trying to connect with the audience. Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Great song choice today, and lovely harmonies.

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

Leah Turray

Fantastic Leah, good hook and strong melody.

We loved your original, Lots of potential in every way here.

Liked how you remained Professional even with a mic issues. Very nice voice / Tone, good energy. Try not to overthink it. Trills could do with a bit more control. 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.

Lyrics were very relatable and you had good dynamics to bring it to a climatic ending, Very good!

Great confidence and voice. Couple of pitching issues but very talented. We want to hear more!

Kanda

Your song had good sentiment today Kanda, sounded great!

Really fantastic song. Bringing the dancers really gave you a visual edge, although the routine between you all could have been a bit tighter.

Look to work the stage more and get involved with the dance moves rather than completely separate.

We loved your tone, great all round singer / performer although we think you have more to give. 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.

Good conviction, loved your passion and energy! – There is a bight future ahead of you if you put in the work to develop further!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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!

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!

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!