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MusicOZ Call For Entries 2008

In Just a few short years the Musicoz Awards have become the equivalent of the ARIAs to Australia’s ever growing Independent, Unsigned and Emerging singer/songwriters, musicians, composers and performers.

MusicOz Awards 2008Over a diverse range of genres which include Pop, Rock, Metal/Hardcore, Alternative, Acoustic/Singer-Songwriter, Urban, Dance/Electronica, Jazz/Classical, Blues/Roots, Country, World/Folk, International, Christian/Spiritual, Schoolies, Live, Instrumental, Video and Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, the Musicoz Judges which this year include Michael Taylor (Universal/Island), Jonathon Moran (Sunday Telegraph), Willy MacAlister (Nova) and Matthew Capper (Warner/Chappell), choose the best of approximately 5000 entries along with peer voted awards, which culminates in the National Awards Event in Sydney slated for this December.

Many local artists have already entered this year’s competition including Bob Corbett, Indiana Pheonix, Kaylah Anne, Kell-Anne Brandt, Powerage, The Dirty Vicars and the The Last Kinection.

Previous winners have included Borne, Super Massive, Porcelain, Bliss’n'Eso, Sick Puppies, Blue King Brown, Jonah’s Road, The Sunpilots and local singer/songwriter Anthony Snape.

With sponsors such as Street Press Australia, Channel V and Nova just to name a few and prizes including airplay on the national Nova radio network, studio recording time, cd manufacture and distribution, media servicing and awesome prizes from Roland, Rode, Maton and Turramurra Music there is no excuse for every eligible Artist in the country to submit their best work ASAP.

Entries close September 16 and all details and submissions are via

Posted on August 16th, 2008 in General

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