Open Mic UK Grand Finalists 2018

The Open Mic UK Grand Final will be held on Sunday 20th October at the at Indigo in The O2 on the 20th January 2019.

The winner of the Grand Final will be crowned as the Open Mic UK 2018 Champion in front of a huge crowd and professional industry judging panel.

Voting is now live, so the public can check out all the acts and vote on who they believe should win Open Mic UK Star 2018. On Monday 14th January, the list below will be updated with a leaderboard of the top placed acts. The leaderboard will be updated on Wednesday 16th and Friday 18th January.

In order to win Open Mic UK you must be in the top 3 judges’ scores in your age category. Those acts not in the highest judges’ scores will be eliminated before counting the texts votes. For those acts in the judges’ top 3, their scores will be ranked and added to the text voting, which will also be ranked.

The acts with the combined highest ranking from audience and judges’ votes will be winners. The winner, runner-up and third position will be announced on the day for each age category, and the overall winner of Open Mic UK 2018 will be announced by Tuesday 23rd January 2018.


Below are the wildcard numbers for the acts. The second leaderboard will be posted on Wednesday.

Text the code allocated to your favourite act to 84222:

Under 16’s

Act Name Text Vote No. 
Florence Sommerville OPEN25
Maicie Rayner OPEN09
Abi Pearce OPEN18
Erin Le@h OPEN13

16 – 20’s

Act Name Text Vote No. 
Gospel X OPEN42
Chia OPEN32
Nicole-René OPEN40
Annalise OPEN30

Over 20’s

Act Name Text Vote No.
Amanda L-ska OPEN48
Mitchell Chambers OPEN61
Elz OPEN58
Dayzee Dol OPEN45
Vokyl OPEN50

Text votes are UK only and cost £1 plus one message at your standard operator rate.