Discover new musical talent
Young Liberians across the country have the opportunity to showcase their voice abilities at Lonestar Cell MTN’s first national music competition, MTNY’ello Star.
Abigail Nufeatalai, Lonestar Cell MTN Brand and Communications Manager, said: .. “
The three-stage contest begins with the athlete sending a 1 minute 45 second video to the website http://www.mtnyellostar.lonestarcell.com. Contestants will receive a confirmation email from Lonestar Cell MTN after registration.
“The Y’ello Star Contest is a way to nurture the next generation of Liberia’s hit makers, and in that way it enhances the culture and image of the country through music,” said Nufeatalai.
Judges to the contest include Hot FM and music producer co-owner Sipher the King, Master Queen’s radio personality, and Capital FM CEO Chris Wolo.
Given the importance of MTNY’ello Star to the Liberia music industry, Wolo said: “Young Liberians are endowed with musical talent, especially in rural areas, where few people have access to a platform that can transform talent and give them hands-on knowledge, and most producers have talent. Lacking the resources to travel the country to look for. This competition offers great value and boosts the Liberia music industry. “
One of the key features of MTN Y’ello Star is the 3-week Y’ello Academy or Bootcamp. After judging the first contestants, 30 artists will be admitted to the Y’ello Academy.
“In this phase of the contest, artists take audio lessons, learn marketing methods, make music, make the most of their studio time, and interact with international producers,” said Nufeatalai. There is an opportunity. A hit maker. “
Only five people will be competing in the finals of September to discover new musical talent, and they will have the opportunity to perform with top artists.
In addition to prize money and record deals, MTN Y’ello Star Winner will appear at the MTN Liberia Music Awards in November.
Rahul De, CEO of Lonestar Cell MTN, said Lonestar Cell MTN is committed to capacity building for young people in Liberia.
“We believe in young people in Liberia. Creativity is essential to the overall development of the country and the people to achieve it. We are their willingness to succeed in their careers and lives. We are working to increase the number of people, “he said.
Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN launches national first music competition
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