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Pepsi and Fat Joe launch hip-hop talent contest on Triller

Triller broadcast a boxing match last weekend, albeit one between two fiftysomethings (admittedly fiftysometings Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.) and its parent company Proxima is working with Snoop Dogg on a fully-fledged...
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Five music/tech startups to pitch in Web Summit contest

Startup pitch contests at conferences around the world have become a useful window into new music/tech firms. The latest contest will take place at the Web Summit in Lisbon on 7 November. In a session dubbed the ‘Music...
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BandLab launches ‘Tracklanta’ global hip-hop contest

BandLab is one of the best-known online music-making platforms: it has more than eight million people using it. Now the company is launching a contest for budding hip-hop musicians called ‘Tracklanta’, inviting them to...
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A-Ha launch fan contest ahead of a big YouTube milestone

Here’s a poser for you: when will 1980s stars A-Ha’s music video for ‘Take On Me’ reach one billion views on YouTube? It’s not an idle question on our part: the famous video is not far off that milestone, having notched...
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Stormzy’s book imprint launches contest for emerging writers

Stormzy isn’t just an award-winning grime rapper: he’s also a book-publishing mogul. Well, he has his own books imprint anyway: #Merky Books, which is part of the Penguin Random House empire, and published his own ‘Rise...
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Midemlab startups contest opens call for entries in 2019

Music/tech startups are being invited to apply for this year’s Midemlab competition, which will see its final pitch sessions take place at the Midem conference in Cannes this June. Deezer and Japanese service Recochoku...
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Paloma Faith teams up with Talenthouse for artwork contest

Paloma Faith is the latest artist to launch a crowdsourced design contest, working with online site Talenthouse. Faith and label Sony Music are asking designers to create “their own interpretation” of the artwork...
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BPI among partners for IC tomorrow Entertainment on the Move innovation contest

The BPI is one of four challenge partners in a new contest from the Technology Strategy Board’s IC tomorrow digital innovation programme which is offering up to £100,000 to help build new applications in mobile entertainment....
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Public Enemy debut new music with BitTorrent bundle

The latest artist looking to reach new fans through a partnership with BitTorrent is veteran hip-hop group Public Enemy.
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30 finalists confirmed for Midemlab 2013 startups contest

The 30 finalists for January's Midemlab startups competition have been announced.
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Pitbull off to Alaska after Facebook contest gets hijacked

If rapper Pitbull was hoping to sun himself in Miami as part of a Walmart social media marketing campaign, he'll be disappointed.
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BandArt lets bands launch design contests

BandArt is a new app that helps musicians launch their own design contests on their websites and Facebook pages.