It’s that time of the year again! The fourth edition of Project: Aloft Star is now on and taking all your submissions of original songs at projectaloftstar.mtvasia.com for a chance to win a mentorship by MTV and Believe Distribution Services, a Believe Distribution Services deal for marketing and distribution, and US$10,000 to fund your music journey.
This year, Project: Aloft Star is taking entries from Australia and Indonesia, on top of the usual countries from previous years like China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. Last year, the competition drew over 500 entries and 600,000 public votes.
There are 3 contest clusters in this edition of Project: Aloft Star namely:
- Greater China (China, Hong Kong and Taiwan)
- Southeast Asia and Australia (Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand)
- South Korea
You are can submit your original composition via YouTube, Youky or Soundcloud and send along the link to the projectaloftstar.mtvasia.com website from now until 21 August 2017.
Public voting for People’s Choice Finalist
Four finalists will be shortlisted for each cluster – three will be selected by judges from MTV, and the fourth will be a People’s Choice finalist. From 25 August to 11 September 2017, the public can vote for their favourite artist from curated entries on projectaloftstar.mtvasia.com. One voter per cluster will also stand a chance to win US$1,000.
Live finals at the newest Aloft Hotels in Asia
The four shortlisted finalists in each cluster will perform at the finals in front of a live audience, and a panel of judges from Aloft, MTV and the music entertainment industry. Aloft and MTV are partnering up with Believe Distribution Services – a leading independent distributor and services provider for artists and labels worldwide – to offer a career-changing prize. Each winning artist will receive a mentorship from MTV and Believe Distribution Services, a Believe Distribution Services deal for marketing and distribution, and US$10,000 to kickstart their music career.
Finals will be held from October to November 2017 at Asia’s newest Aloft hotels: Aloft Perth for the Australia and Southeast Asia finals, Aloft Seoul Myeongdong for the South Korea finals, and Aloft Taipei Zhongshan for the Greater China finals.
Hurry and submit your entries now!! Good luck and have fun!