Auditions for singing in Basildon for Open Mic UK are coming soon! The auditions for singing dates for this year’s Open Mic UK competition have been announced, and with over 9,000 entrants last year the 2012 vocal competition is set to be the biggest yet! There will be auditions for singing in Basildon as Open Mic UK, the competition that discovered Birdy and Hatty Keane, begins its search for the UK’s best vocalists, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists.
Open Mic UK is the largest national music competition for singers and solo artists in the UK, and the auditions for singing for Basildon are coming soon! The Open Mic UK auditions for singing travel across the country every year in search of the UK's best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists. Acts can perform either covers or original material and will perform their auditions for singing live in front of an industry specialist judging panel.
Those who make it through the auditions for singing stage will go on to perform across the UK in live showcases complete with an audience and judging panel in some of the UK’s most prestigious live music venues. By entering for the Open Mic UK auditions for singing, acts have the chance to progress through the competition to play the Grand Final at the UK’s most recognised live music venue, The O2 in London.
The auditions for singing and live showcase judging panels are made up of music industry specialists, A&R, vocal coaches and guest celebrities. Gracing the judging panel in previous years has been Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale, Another Level star Dane Bowers and R’n’B sensation and double Mobo award winner Shola Ama, who are hopefully set to make another appearance for the 2012 competition!
There are plenty of opportunities for acts that enter the auditions for singing to win prizes throughout the competition with over £50,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, including a new main prize of £5,000 cash to the overall winner, £2,500 to the runner up and £1,000 for the remaining age category winners! The winning act will be crowned in front of a packed out crowd at The O2 in London!
The Open Mic UK competition is divided into age categories - Under 16, 17-22, and 23 and over, so all ages are welcome to attend the auditions for singing. All types of singers, vocal performers, groups and acoustic singer/songwriters are invited to enter Open Mic UK for a auditions for singing. It’s all about finding an act that has the ability to become a professional recording artist.
So, if you think you’ve got what it takes, book your auditions for singing in Open Mic UK and get on the mic for Open Mic UK 2012!