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Competitions and Opportunities for December 2009

Prizes History
New Music Seminar's "Artists on the Verge" Winter New Artist Search
(Ten) 10 Finalists chosen editorially from the top 20 ranked artists from each "Artists on the Verge" Channel will receive an A&R promotional package that includes having their EPK sent to A&R at labels throughout the US. (20 artists total between Rock and Urban.)

The New Music Seminar will narrow down their picks to 3 Finalists who will receive mentoring, publicity and a press kit critique by industry experts at the NMS in Los Angles on February 2, 2010. The top 3 finalists A&R package will be critiqued by superstar artists, producers, radio programmers, bloggers, and label heads live at the New Music Seminar in February 2010.

One Grand Prize Winner will be chosen to perform at the NMS After Party and will receive a consultation package that will include insight from some of the smartest and most connected leaders of the new music business. To view a complete prizing list visit the contest FAQs.
Enter by 11:59:59 pm on December 22nd, 2009
Arists must enter an original songs into the New Music Seminar: ROCK or New Music Seminar: URBAN Channel. A list of accepted genres for each channel are available in the FAQ. Artists can submit up to two songs into the competition. An entrance fee of $15 per song entered will be charged to go toward costs associated with prizing. Artists entering into the competition must have Internet access, and be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry. Artist or band members must reside in the US. To find out more details view the OurStage FAQs for the NMS Artists on the Verge Premium Channel.