The North's Biggest Music Competition


Welcome to Northern England & Scotland's Biggest Music Competition... 

~ Ever dreamed of playing a massive show on the main stage at the most Prestigious music venues within the UK and Scotland?

~ Do you need radio exposure and the opportunity to perform live on air?

~ Want to record a single release within your regions finest and best recording studio?

Would you like to be featured in magazines and gain press exposure for your act plus lots more?

Get a slot performing the show of a lifetime in front of industry executives! Just see our previous events above...

SoundWaves Music Competition 2016 is currently running three different music competitions in three different cities within the UK. On our tour to locate and celebrate the finest unsigned music talent within Northern England and Scotland we will be hosting music competition searches in Newcastle, Leeds and Glasgow. We assist and develop music acts by giving them an unforgettable experience while taking careers forward with their vision in mind.

The SoundWaves Music Competition UK 2016/17 competition has been specially designed to offer artists a unique platform to gain new fans and increase their exposure by putting artists in touch with music industry personnel. The winners of the audition stages will get the opportunity to perform at some of the best and prestigious venues in the country including O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Academy Leeds and O2 ABC Glasgow as well as have the opportunity to get onto radio stations as well as win press coverage, demo packages, recording in top studios, management deals plus much more

Want to perform on the very same stage as Jessie J, Hozier, Train, James Bay, The Enemy, Ben Haenow, Adele, Travis & other superstars infront of music industry personnel and A&R?

SoundWaves Music Competition annually receives over 1,000 applications, and it's free to apply.