MOBO UNSUNG
DISCOVER THE TALENT

Highlighting the next MOBO superstars through our annual talent competition – scroll down to find out more about MOBO UnSung 2018.

MOBO UNSUNG AIMS TO MOTIVATE AND ELEVATE EMERGING TALENT BY PROVIDING PRICELESS OPPORTUNITIES WHICH CAN SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR PERSONAL AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT, WHILST IMPROVING THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

 

MOBO UNSUNG IS BACK FOR 2018!

 

For the past 23 years, MOBO has been dedicated to providing a platform for exceptional British talent. While we’ve witnessed and celebrated the success of artists like Stormzy, Rita Ora, Craig David, Lady Leshurr, Krept and Konan, whilst supporting and elevating new and exceptional talent through our MOBO UnSung programme.

 

With that in mind, MOBO is pleased to announce that MOBO UnSung is back and bigger than ever! 


MOBO UnSung, with support from PRS Foundation and Arts Council England, is one of the country’s strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work. A nationwide search for exceptional unsigned talent culminates in 10 finalists, known as the MOBO UnSung Class of 2018, who then go on to enter a year-long artist development program of industry and production workshops, performance and networking opportunities, guidance, etc. facilitated by MOBO and its partners through this compelling programme giving you the opportunity to make your mark with your music.


The MOBO UnSung Class of 2018 will get the chance to go through the Tileyard Music A&R process as well as receive opportunities to attend Industry Seminars, where they will have the opportunity to learn about key areas of the music industry from some of the best in the music business, with the aim to reach wider audiences. Other exciting activities and opportunities for the top 3 will include studio time at the state of the art Tileyard Studios with established songwriters such as platinum songwriter Carla Marie Williams and producers; to further enhance their creative output, a 12-month bursary membership to The Hospital Club, a unique London private members' club for those working in the creative industries and MOBO UnSung bursary, granted by PRS Foundation, will help them fund an aspect of development of their own choosing. 


The winner will also receive a song writing session with multi MOBO Award-winner Craig David, as well as the potential opportunity to perform on one of his tour dates and a distribution package from TuneCore, an artist first company helping artists get their music distributed all over the world whilst retaining 100% of their revenue and music royalties, as well as the chance to create their own music video produced by one of the biggest and most innovative digital platforms for rising talent, Link Up TV. More information on prizes can be found in the FAQ section below. 

 

Open to singers, songwriters, producers, rappers and poets, MOBO UnSung is about championing creative individuals who may not be household names in their field but are already showing great promise. 


So, if you think you have what it takes to become an industry success, with the desire to take your music career to the next level, simply complete the form below, submit a link to your music, and keep your fingers crossed.


And, if you miss out, don’t say we didn’t warn you!!!!!!!!

 

Applications for MOBO UnSung 2018 are now closed! 

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MOBO UNSUNG - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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What is MOBO UnSung?

MOBO UnSung is one of the country’s strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work.

MOBO UnSung aims to provide emerging talent with priceless opportunities which can significantly contribute to their personal and creative development, whilst improving their understanding of the music industry. Opportunities can range from mentorship to live performance opportunities.

The MOBO UnSung initiative, with support from PRS Foundation, incorporates the values of the MOBO Organisation of facilitating opportunities and elevating the next generation of music talent in the UK. 

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How To Apply For MOBO UnSung

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