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 Prestigious Academy 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 at the Prestigious Academy Venues performing the show of a lifetime in front of industry executives!

SoundWaves Music Competition 2015 is currently running three different music competitions in three different cities within the UK. On our tour to find the best unsigned talent within Northern England and Scotland we will be hosting competitions in Newcastle, Leeds and Glasgow. 

We are here to offer artists a unique platform to gain new fans and increase their exposure. The winners of the audition stages will get the opportunity to perform at some of the most prestigious venues in the country 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 and other superstars in front of music industry personnel and A&R?

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