“Real People, Real Music, Real Talent” – VO5 Song Contest

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“Real People, Real Music, Real Talent” – VO5 Song Contest

This slogan, now synonymous with Music Crowns concept, was carefully constructed to portray our passion for creativity, individuality and self-expression. One such competition currently championing this ethos is the VO5 Song Contest – looking for originality and self-expression as part of the judging criteria to pick a winner from a bevvy of UK and Ireland talent.

Check out more undiscovered talent on the Facebook page (http://apps.facebook.com/vofivesongcontest/).

You can view the growing shortlist of fantastic uploads from entrants such as Bethan Horton with her track ‘Get Over It’ and Gem O’Reilly performing ‘Believe’.

Bethan Horton Bethan Horton is an 18 year old country music inspired singer/songwriter from a tiny town in Wales in the UK. Bethan states – “a lot of people think I’m either Irish or Scottish when they hear my accent for some reason but trust me… I’m 100% Welsh!”

Gem O'Reilly Gem O’Reilly is a seventeen year old singer-songwriter from the UK. Her original song, “The War” was signed towards the end of 2011, when she was sixteen. Gem plans to launch an EP of originals towards the end of 2012.

On the judging panel will be none-other-than Ellis Rich, OBE, of EMI and IMG fame and Cliff Jones (Gay Dad member, writer and lecturer) and VO5 brand management team member Vicky Metcalfe who will select a winner to perform at the Garden Stage of the Isle of Wight Festival 2013!

Get your entries in by November 1st, 2012 via and votes in by visiting “THE SONGS” on the VO5 song contest URL.

Good luck to everyone involved!

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15 Comments »

  1. Tracy October 1, 2012 at 10:43 am -

    Bethan and Gemma are really talented, thanks for sharing this

  2. Michael October 1, 2012 at 10:51 am -

    I think some of the others are better! x

  3. cheryl October 1, 2012 at 10:53 am -

    Cool comp thanks for the heads up

  4. Luisa October 1, 2012 at 11:08 am -

    This looks interesting, I’ll spread the word

  5. Daniel October 1, 2012 at 11:10 am -

    BRILL!

  6. Emmie October 1, 2012 at 11:11 am -

    Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Unsigned and Indy talent needs more recognition.

  7. rose October 1, 2012 at 11:20 am -

    X Factor can do one (Fix!) – this is what it is all about – real music, real people, real talent!

  8. herbert October 1, 2012 at 11:22 am -

    I’m going to suggest this to someone I think can win x

  9. peter October 1, 2012 at 11:23 am -

    Dani Clay would be perfect for this, or Maria Marcial :)

  10. kai October 1, 2012 at 11:31 am -

    Ana Freeeeee!

  11. cullen October 1, 2012 at 11:33 am -

    How about Penny Hannant?

  12. eden October 1, 2012 at 11:34 am -

    There’s a girl from Scarlett’s Roses who could win this.

  13. lily October 1, 2012 at 11:47 am -

    Huge prestige in performing at IOW Festival – been going since 1968!

  14. zac October 1, 2012 at 11:48 am -

    This is great, enjoyed listening to the tracks on the website.

  15. grimes October 1, 2012 at 11:50 am -

    Cynthia Erivo could win it!

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