And now ladies and gentlemen it is time for the Area Finals of Open Mic UK - The biggest music competition for Singers, Songwriters, Rappers and Solo Artists.
Thousands have entered but only a select few will make it to The 02 in London where they will perform in front of industry judges, including Dane Bowers, Noddy Holder and Brian Belo. Of course at The 02, no one will be going anywhere near The 02 arena – it’s all about the petite arena – indig02 where each act will play for no more than 3 minutes in front of not only the industries finest (as mentioned above), but also their freinds and family, who have all had to make their own way to The 02. Of course, travelling to London from as far as Glasgow is excellent value for money if the act you’ve paid to see is on for 3 minutes (well more if they get through to the latter stages – theres a few of them). It’s certainly worth it for the winners who will receive a Recording Contract with Future Music and over £30,000 worth of prizes.
We really can’t wait for this huge musical fest to happen. If you can’t make it to the Regional / Area / Grand Finals (note: Regional and Area are two separate contests as obviously, Regional is bigger than Area) then you can catch it all on SKY Channel 201.