MOBO UNSUNG AIMS TO MOTIVATE AND ELEVATE EMERGING TALENT BY PROVIDING PRICELESS OPPORTUNITIES WHICH CAN SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR PERSONAL AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT, WHILST IMPROVING THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

 

MOBO UNSUNG RETURNS FOR 2021!

 

For the past 25 years, MOBO has been dedicated to providing a platform for exceptional British talent. While we’ve witnessed and celebrated the success of artists like Stormzy, Rita Ora, Craig David, Lady Leshurr, Krept, and Konan, whilst supporting and elevating new and exceptional talent through our MOBO UnSung program.


With that in mind, MOBO is pleased to announce that MOBO UnSung is back and bigger than ever supported by Marshall Amplification! 

 
MOBO UnSung, with support from PRS Foundation and Marshall Amplification, is one of the country’s strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work. A nationwide search for exceptional unsigned talent culminates in 10 finalists, known as the MOBO UnSung Class of 2021, with all 10 receiving tickets to this year’s MOBO Awards.  


The Class of 2021 will enter a year-long artist development program of industry and production workshops, performance and networking opportunities, guidance, etc. facilitated by MOBO and its partners through this compelling program giving you the opportunity to make your mark with your music and level up.


The MOBO UnSung Class of 2021 will get the chance to go through the Sony Music A&R process as well as receive opportunities to attend Industry Seminars supported by our new Mobolise platform, where they will have the opportunity to learn about key areas of the music industry from some of the best in the music business, with the aim to reach wider audiences. Other exciting activities and opportunities for the top 10 will include studio time at the state of the art Marshall Studios with established songwriters and producers; to further enhance their creative output, a 12-month membership to The Halley a unique London private members' club for those working in the creative industries and MOBO UnSung bursary, granted by the MOBO Help Musicians fund, which will train you how to secure funds to develop an aspects of your own choosing. 
 
The winners will also receive sessions with top songwriter as well as the potential opportunity to perform at the Great Escape Festival, introduction to booking agencies and support with their social media and brand development. There will also be the chance to create music video assets for yourselves and partner platforms to raise your profile within your respective audiences produced by industry professionals and access to professional networks that MOBO have established over 25 years.

More information can be found in the FAQ section below. 
 
Open to singers, songwriters, producers, rappers, live bands, reggae/caribbean and afroswing artists as well as poets, MOBO UnSung is about championing creative individuals who may not be household names in their field but are already showing great promise.

 

Applications for MOBO UnSung 2021 are now closed!

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What is MOBO UnSung?

MOBO UnSung is one of the country’s strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work.

MOBO UnSung aims to provide emerging talent with priceless opportunities which can significantly contribute to their personal and creative development, whilst improving their understanding of the music industry. Opportunities can range from mentorship to live performance opportunities.

The MOBO UnSung initiative, with support from PRS Foundation, incorporates the values of the MOBO Organisation of facilitating opportunities and elevating the next generation of music talent in the UK.

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