Grand Prize Winner
The Grand Prize is awarded to the winner of the Finals
Kill The Messenger
Kill The Messenger was formed in mid 2009 by mutual friends in a bid to keep Rock n Roll alive. The first few months saw no shortage of musicians as members would come and go. They played their first show in October of 2009. Sensing there was some support from friends and family, they decided to keep moving along. However, problems would arise amongst band members, and two new guitarists were brought in to fill the void. The line-up now consisting of Jeff Eastman/Lead guitar/Backing Vox, Kyl...
Would you like to help your band go viral?
Play a show at a historic Toronto venue, win prizes...and...help your band get noticed online!
There are a few easy steps in being a part of the search for Canada's Next Online Superstar!
1. Go to Videobash
2. Open your VideoBash account
3. Upload Your Videos (Add "Supernova" before your video title and include the supernova keyword in the keyword box)
4. Drive your fanbase to watch your videos on Videobash!
Grand Prize (Worth $8000)
How it Works:
Participating artists will be asked to upload videos to the web site. You have 30 days to drive all of your friends and fans to watch your videos on Videobash
At the end of the 30 days, the 5 artists who attract the most buzz (Views, Hypes and Overall Rating) from their fans (and 5 other artists chosen by an industry panel) will be chosen to perform at the finals at a top live music venue in Toronto. The chosen finalists will then have an additional 30 days to upload additional videos and drive their fans to the website.(To make sure you qualify for the perks!)
The finals will be at a top live music venue in Toronto. The set times will be determined by votes (view count * overall rating on all videos combined) 3 days before the show. The band that has the most votes at that time will have first choice of set time, and the band that has the least votes will receive the last available slot.
The Winners and Prizes:
The winners will be ranked based on two categories. Most cumulative video views and the best live performance. Tips & Hints:
What Should I Upload?
Your fans want to see more of your band. You can upload anything that you feel is interesting, such as:
The contest is simple and allows you as a musician to further tap your collective creative force. It can be as easy as recording some footage on your smartphone each day and uploading it. Because this is a highly promoted contest, you will gain many new fans, so we recommend that you integrate your channel into your web site. The old way of getting signed by soliciting labels is over; this is the new medium. You should let all of your fans know in advance that you are participating in this contest and let them know that you need their votes at Videobash's Supernova Page.
You should let all of your fans know in advance that you are participating in this contest and let them know that you need their votes at Videobash's Supernova Page.
Check out this list of artists who were discovered entirely online and went on to become stars:
**Appropriate content only. No racism, underage drinking, illegal drugs etc. All uploads must be in line with the Videobash rules and regulations
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