Attention all aspiring musicians! If you’re looking to get discovered, don’t miss out on the 2021 submissions for the Vans Musicians Wanted competition.
The contest launched worldwide last year for the first time and saw over 22,000 entries. This year, the lucky winners can enter for the chance to share the stage with genre-bending British rocker, YUNGBLUD as the opening act in 2022. Plus, additional prizes include Vans product, Kramer gear, a premium TuneCore prize pack including global music distribution, Spotify playlisting and much more! Oh — did we mention the winner will also receive $2,500 for music video production and promotion?!
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Vans Musicians, Who Can Enter
It’s open to all aspiring musicians across all genres of music from the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific regions. Last year’s winners included JoeJas from the UK, Lucia Tacchetti from Argentina and numnum from Korea.
Who are the judges, you ask? A diverse panel will be joining the brand during the selection process. The judges are: multi-talented rapper, writer and comic book artist, Denzel Curry who’s featured in the latest Vans campaign, Grammy-nominated pop singer and songwriter, Julia Michaels, creative visionary and founder of 88rising, Sean Miyashiro and US and UK Billboard charting artist, YUNGBLUD. The top five finalists from each region will be chosen to perform at the Vans Musicians Wanted virtual concert series which will take place this September.
Ready to enter and rock their world? Enter your original music and check out the official contest rules and regulations, please visit vans.ca/mw. Keep in mind that entries are open until July 23 so don’t miss out!
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