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Live and Unsigned


Live and Unsigned is the largest national music competition for original artists; bands, vocal groups and solo artists.

Over 10, 000 acts from across the country enter every year... Are you good enough to enter?

The competition gives you plenty of opportunities and provides the chance to perform live in front of some of the country's top producers, Label execs, promoters and DJs. If you make it through the auditions you will compete at the Live Showcase finals with a chance of making it to the National Grand Final and the Live and Unsigned Festival.


Over £100,000 in prizes are up for grabs along the way with the winner offered a comprehensive winners package which includes; festival slots (Including representing the UK at the biggest festival in Asia I rock), UK tour exposing their music to over 40,000 people and a recording contract with Future Music, with up to £50,000 investment!

Enter Now!


Auditions are held all over the UK where you will perform, in front of our prestigious judging panel, a live piece. Should you be successful at the auditions you will be put through to the Live and Unsigned showcase Regional finals and be invited to perform on the main stage.

We have limited places, so please register early!



Music contest in Birmingham for teenagers - Teen Star

Music contest in Birmingham for teenagers - Teen Star

Fri 2nd November, 2012

Music contest in Birmingham for teenagers: The launch of an exciting new music contest in Birmingham for teenagers and pre-teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get i.. Read More »