The South African Gospel music scene is growing every year, more skilled young gospel musicians are at the center stage of the local music arena. Music Expression, a platform for musicians and media to share ideas; is now launching a Gospel Music Competition.
Since 2010 Music Expression was hosted in various music venues to showcase music performances featuring unsigned artists and provided a platform for music industry professionals to learn about music journalism from electronic to print media.
This year, Music Expression launches an annual Gospel Music Competition, which will run from Friday, February 7 till Sunday, April 25 2014. Music Expression invites unsigned gospel musicians and singers to submit their applications via the Music Expression website.
Closing date for all submission will be Friday, February 28. Music Expression panel of judges will select Top 30 winners, to announce to the public. From the top 30, the public will start voting for their favorite top gospel artist every week.
Top 10 winners will be taken through an educational music journey in a form of a Reality TV show, the top 10 will be challenged with tasks and problems to solve, helping them to sharpen their characters and business skills.
The objective of the competition is to assist gospel artists with cutting-edge Image Branding. The final winner of the competition will be awarded with a high-end branding, advertising, music distribution, publicity and a recording contract.
Music Expression seeks to help unsigned gospel artists create an online presence, using cutting-edge social media campaigning through music videos, appealing visuals using photography and graphics.
Artists looking for an opportunity to break the gospel music industry can visit the music expression website to apply.