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Paul Hardcastle Launches £100,000 Music Initiative

Find out how you can be ‘the next big thing’ with Paul Hardcastle’s new £100,000 competition…

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Some exciting news for up and coming musicians! Paul Hardcastle, recognised for being a chart topping producer, has just launched a £100,000 initiative. The prize is a recording contract with the producer’s new label – NUA Entertainment.

The UK search for potential artists will take place via radio network – UTV Media.

Both UTV Media and NUA Entertainment have teamed up to make this talent search possible. The contract will provide the winner with an advance, recording costs, marketing, videos and even promotional costs. The winner will release a single before the end of the year and will simultaneously be added to the already successful UTV Media playlists.

The search will commence today (27th May 2014) – UTV listeners are welcomed to submit demos to their local website and the best entries will be forwarded to the regional heats. The later process will involve a judging panel of industry experts narrowing down the finalists.

Here is what Paul Hardcastle had to say: “I’m really looking forward to seeing the performances at the judging stages which I feel sure, with UTV’s involvement, will be of a high quality.”

If you were wondering what UTV Media station was local to you, here is the list: Juice FM in Liverpool, The Pulse 1 and 2 in Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale, Signal 1 and 2 Staffordshire and Cheshire, Swansea Sound and The Wave in South Wales, Peak FM in North Derbyshire, Radio Wave in Blackpool, Tower FM in Bolton and Bury, Wire FM in Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn, Wish FM in Wigan and St Helens, and Signal 107 in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Kidderminster.

Listen to Paul talking about the Next Big Thing and find out more details here.

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