Asia New Singer Competition Asia New Singer Competition is a singing competition established by Shanghai Cultural Development Foundation in Shanghai, China, featuring younger and relatively unestablished contestants fr...
Asian Wave Asian Wave is a Chinese reality singing talent show featuring contestants from many different Asian countries.
ATL Rock School ATL Rock School was a BBC Northern Ireland television programme, part of ATL TV. The programme aimed to highlight new music bands in Northern Ireland.
Australian Music Prize The Australian Music Prize (The AMP) is an annual award of $30,000 given to an Australian band or solo artist in recognition of the merit of an album released during the year of award.
Australian Singing Competition The Australian Singing Competition (ASC) evolved from the Marianne Mathy Scholarship, established in 1982 through a bequest made in the will of Marianne Mathy-Frisdane, a coloratura soprano oper...
Bakitone International Bakitone International is a non-profit organization based in Athens, Greece that maintains a network of almost 1000 international classical music competitions around the world.
Bathroom Divas Bathroom Divas: So You Want to Be an Opera Star? is a television show that airs on Bravo! Canada.
Battle of Bands Battle of Bands is a contest in which two or more bands compete for the title of "best band".
Berikaoba Berikaoba is an improvised masqueraded folk theatre in Georgia, stemming from the pagan festivity of fertility and rebirth.
Boulevard des Jeunes Musiciens Boulevard des jeunes musiciens (also L'Boulvard) is a yearly held music festival contest organized in Casablanca, Morocco.
Burn studios residency burn studios residency is an annual competition held on Ibiza for newcomer producers and DJs to receive advice and masterclasses with internationally renowned figures of the Electronic dance mus...
China's Got Talent China's Got Talent () is a Chinese reality television series on Dragon TV and a part of the Got Talent franchise, hosted by Cheng Lei.
CIPCE C.I.P.C.E. is The international piano competition celebrating Spanish composers (In Spanish: Concurso Internacional de Piano Compositores de España), which is held each year (in about November) ...
Città di Brescia International Violin Competition The Città di Brescia International Violin Competition has always kept in consideration the need of inviting prominent personalities in the international scenario from the world of music as membe...
Clara Haskil International Piano Competition The Clara Haskil Piano Competition was founded in 1963 in order to honour and perpetuate the memory of the incomparable Swiss pianist, of Romanian origin, who was born in Bucarest in 1895.
European Grand Prix for Choral Singing The European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (in French, Grand Prix European de Chant Choral, commonly abbreviated as European Choral Grand Prix or GPE) is an annual choral compe...
European Soundmix Show The European Soundmix Show was an imitation talent competition held yearly from 1996 to 1999, with two special shows in 2001 and 2002.
Eurovision Song Contest The Eurovision Song Contest, often shortened ESC, or Eurovision, is an annual song competition held among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) since 1956.
Eurovision Song Contest 2012 The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
Eurovision Song Contest Previews The Eurovision Song Contest Previews are annually broadcast TV shows showcasing the entries into the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest.
EuroVoice The EuroVoice European Music Contest, or simply the EuroVoice, is a music contest, which was first announced in April 2010 and whose first Finals took place in Athens, Greece on September ...
Eurovoice 2010 The EuroVoice 2010 was the first EuroVoice and was held on the 23rd and 24th of September 2010 in Athens, Greece.
EuroVoice 2011 The EuroVoice 2010Â was the first EuroVoice and was held on 23 and 24 September 2010 in Athens, Greece.
Festival Mundial de la Canción Latina The Festival Mundial de la Canción Latina 1969-1970 was a televised song contest hosted in Mexico which preceded and was succeeded by the Festival OTI de la Canción which ran from 1972-2000.
Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Begun in South Bend, Indiana, USA in 1973, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition is the largest chamber music competition in the world, and the only with separate Junior and Senior Div...
Folk idol Folk Idol, a tongue-in-cheek take on the Pop Idol franchise, is an annual live event in London run by music promotion agency The Local.
Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands The FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate Bands is an annual music competition for amateur company-sponsored bands in the United States, Europe and Australia.
Geneva competition Geneva competition is an annual music competition that has been organized since 1939 in Geneva by a private foundation.
Geneva International Music Competition The Geneva International Music Competition (Concours international d'exécution musicale de Genève) is a music competitions held in Geneva, founded in 1939 (the first international competition) i...
Hamamatsu International Piano Competition The Hamamatsu International Piano Competition has been held every 3 years since 1991 in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, and is open to pianists born after 1 January 1975.
Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition The international Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition is a competition for violinists up to age 30 that takes place every five years in Poznań, Poland, in honor of the virtuoso and composer Hen...
Heritage Festival Heritage Festival refers to one of a number of musical festivals held throughout America where high school-aged musical ensembles are ranked on an international standard.
Humo's Rock Rally Humo's Rock Rally is a Belgian contest for rock bands, organized every second year since 1978.
I European Union Piano Competition The I European Union Piano Competition took place in Prague and Ostrava from June 24–29, 2009, as part of the cultural program accompanying the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Ibiza International Piano Competition Ibiza International Piano Competition is one of the European most popular piano contest founded in 1987 by Jaume Ferrer Marí, President of the Centro Cultural de San Carlos, a charity organizati...
Idol (TV series) The British talent search television series Pop Idol has spawned spin-offs in 42 territories, in what is now referred to as the "Idols" format, as described by FremantleMedia.
Idol Puerto Rico Idol Puerto Rico is a reality television competition to find new solo singing talent.
Idol series The British talent search television series Pop Idol has spawned spin-offs in 42 territories, in what is now referred to as the "Idols" format, as described by FremantleMedia.
Idols (TV series) Idols (also known as the SuperStar in other countries) is an interactive reality television-music competition series created by British television producer Simon Fuller and develop...
II Queen Elisabeth Music Competition The second edition of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, then known as Eugène Ysaÿe Competition, took place in Brussels from May 15 - 31 1938, and was the inaugural edition of its pia...
International Brahms Competition The International Johannes Brahms Competition ("Brahms Competition") is an international competition for the performers of piano, violin, cello, viola and chamber music, and singers.
International Ettore Pozzoli Piano Competition The International Ettore Pozzoli Piano Competition, for tradition and amount of prize, is one of the oldest and most prestigious piano competitions in the world, taking place in Seregno, Italy s...
International Tchaikovsky Competition The International Tchaikovsky Competition is a classical-music competition held every four years in Moscow, Russia, for pianists, violinists, and cellists between 16 and 30 years of age, and sin...
Jugend musiziert Jugend musiziert is a music competition for children and adolescents in Germany on regional, federal and national level.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest The Junior Eurovision Song Contest, is an international song competition which has been organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) annually since 2003 and is open exclusively to broadcas...
Kiwanis Music Festival The Kiwanis Music Festival movement consists of regional music competitions in most Canadian urban centres.
Klein Competition The Irving M. Klein International String Competition is recognized as the world’s leading competition for young string musicians and one of the most prestigious international events.
Kōhaku Uta Gassen Kōhaku Uta Gassen, more commonly known as simply Kōhaku, is an annual music show on New Year's Eve produced by Japanese public broadcaster NHK and broadcast on television and radio, nationally and internationally by NHK's networks and some overseas broadcasters which bought the program.
Leoš Janáček International Competition The Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno, has been held annually by the Faculty of Music of the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno since 1994, Czech Republic.
Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno The Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno (hereinafter referred to as MSLJ) (Mezinárodní soutěž Leoše Janáčka v Brně) is a music competition held annually by the Faculty of Music ...
Leventritt Competition The Leventritt Competition was a highly prestigious international competition for classical pianists and violinists.
Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition The Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition is an international music competition for viola players established in 1980 to honor the memory of the English viola virtuoso Lionel Tertis.
Live and Unsigned Live and Unsigned is a music competition in the United Kingdom for unsigned bands, vocal groups and solo acts to perform live. It was founded 2007, and has attracted over 10,000 entrants annually since its inception.
Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition The Marguerite Long–Jacques Thibaud Competition is an international classical music competition for pianists and violinists that has been held in France since 1943.
Marcel Bezençon Awards The Marcel Bezençon Awards were first handed out during the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia honoring the best competing songs in the final.
Maria Canals International Music Competition The Maria Canals International Music Competition (Concurs Internacional de Música Maria Canals Barcelona,) is a music competition held yearly in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona.
Mason and Hamlin Prize The Mason and Hamlin Prize was a coveted national piano competition, sponsored by Mason and Hamlin that awarded a Mason and Hamlin grand piano.
Mebarung Mebarung denotes a traditional Balinese community event, perhaps most aptly analogous to a western "Battle of the Bands" - but in a rich popular context of living traditional arts not seen in th...
Metro Manila Popular Music Festival The Metro Manila Popular Music Festival (also known as Metropop) was launched by the Popular Music Foundation of the Philippines in 1977 and held annually from 1978 to 1985.
MGP Junior (Denmark) MGP Junior (standing for Melodi Grand Prix) is the Danish national final that selects the entry to represent Denmark in the annual Melodi Grand Prix Nordic junior singing competition, a speciali...
MGP Nordic MGP Nordic (Melodi Grand Prix Nordic) is a Scandinavian song contest for children aged 8 to 15, organized by DR, NRK, SVT and YLE through FST5.
Michigan Youth Arts Festival The Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF) is an annual festival in Michigan where over 900 students from grades 9-12 participate in showcases, concerts and workshops in any of the represented disc...
Montreal International Musical Competition The Montreal International Musical Competition(MIMC) (Concours Musical International de Montréal) is a high-level musical competition for violin, piano, and voice, first established in 2002.
Music competition A music competition is a public event designed to identify and award outstanding musical ensembles, soloists and musicologists.
Music Crowns Music Crowns are annual nationwide awards for unsigned musicians in the UK and Ireland.
Music Ka Maha Muqqabla Music Ka Maha Muqqabla (म्यूज़िक का महा मुक़ाबला) was a reality show on STAR Plus, which first aired on December 19, 2009.
Must Be the Music (Poland) Must Be the Music. Tylko Muzyka is a Polish television musical talent competition contested by aspiring singers and musicians drawn from public auditions.
Must Be the Music (TV series) Must Be the Music was a British television musical talent competition contested by aspiring singers and musicians drawn from public auditions.
Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition The Mykola Lysenko Music Competition was founded in 1962 by the Ukrainian composers Andriy Shtoharenko, Yevhen Stankovych, Myroslav Skoryk, Levko Kolodub, the singer Yelyzaveta Tchavdar, pianist...
Músíktilraunir Músíktilraunir (Music Experiments) is an annual music competition held in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Nashville Star Nashville Star is an American reality television program.
OTI Festival OTI Festival (Spanish: Festival OTI de la Canción) was an annual singing competition, held between 1972 and 2000, among active member countries of the Organización de Televisión Iberoamericana (OTI).
Our Sound Our Sound: The Asia-Pacific Song Contest also known as ABU Song Festivals are annual songwriting competitions based on the Eurovision Song Contest.
Paderewski Prize The Paderewski Prize for American Composers (aka Paderewski Fund for the Encouragement of American Composers) was a prize awarded to American composers every three years from 1901 to 1948.
Paderewski Prize (U.S. composers) The Paderewski Prize for American Composers (aka Paderewski Fund for the Encouragement of American Composers) was a prize awarded to American composers every three years from 1901 to 1948.
Paganini Competition The Paganini Competition (or Premio Paganini or Paganini Concore) is an international violin competition named after the famed virtuoso and founder of contemporary violin technique Niccolò...
Philippine Popular Music Festival The Philippine Popular Music Festival (also known as Philpop) is an annual songwriting competition organized by the Philpop MusicFest Foundation and was launched in 2012.
Piano Summer Piano Summer is an international summer institute and festival dedicated solely to piano music it was founded in 1995.
Pilar Bayona Piano Competition The Pilar Bayona Piano Competition was a piano competition held in Zaragoza in memory of pianist Pilar Bayona (1897-1979).
Pjesma Mediterana Pjesma Mediterana (trans. Song of the Mediterranean), formerly Music Festival Budva) is a pop music festival held every summer in Budva, Montenegro.
Platinum Hit Platinum Hit was a 2011 reality competition series on Bravo, in which 12 singer-songwriters compete through innovative songwriting challenges that tested their creativity, patience and drive.
PNT Singing Idol "The Filipino Canadian community's biggest talent contest in B.C. is the PNT Singing Idol." It is a Filipino-Canadian Metro Vancouver-area singing competition which grants prizes to the most successful amateur singers in three age categories.
Popworld Promotes Popworld Promotes is a competition run by Channel 4's Popworld television programme, searching for potentially talented unsigned bands in the UK. The competition runs a cycle every month, with t...
Premio Jaén The Premio Jaén (Jaen Prize in English) is the longest-running piano competition in Spain.
Premio Mario Zanfi The Premio Mario Zanfi, also known as the Franz Liszt Competition in Parma, is an international piano competition held at the Parma Conservatory since 1981.
Premio Paolo Borciani The International String Quartet Competition "Premio Paolo Borciani" was created in 1987 in Reggio Emilia, Italy, and is dedicated to their famous fellow citizen, founder and first violin of the...
Primrose International Viola Competition The Primrose International Viola Competition (PIVC), also referred to as the Primrose Memorial Scholarship Competition (PMSC), is an international music competition for viola players spons...
Queen Elisabeth Music Competition The Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, a founding member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (1957) has been, since its foundation, considered the world over to be one of...
Rap Olympics The Rap Olympics is a free-style rap event which was created and first begun in March 1993, in East Orange, New Jersey by Gregory Thomas of Nubian Recordings which consisted of a three state com...
Red Horse Muziklaban Red Horse Muziklaban is an annual rock band competition that has been held in the Philippines since 1999.
Richard Tucker Music Foundation The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, is a "non-profit cultural organization dedicated to perpetuating the artistic legacy of the great American tenor through the support and adv...
Rock Eisteddfod Challenge The Rock Eisteddfod Challenge is a series of dance and drama events staged worldwide by school pupils as part of the Global Rock Challenge.
Rock Eisteddfod Challenge results This it is list of the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge results 1st – Harristown State High School 1st – Lowood State High School 1st – Launceston Church Grammar School 2nd – Rive...
Rocktaves Rocktaves1 is one of the oldest and most prestigious rock band competitions organised in India at the university level.
Russian Music Competition The International Russian Music Piano Competition is a piano competition established by Irina Prilipko-Morgan and her husband, Dan Morgan, in the spring of 2000.
Sarah Beth Briggs Sarah Beth Briggs (born Newcastle upon Tyne, 2 June 1972) is a British classical pianist.
Sendai International Music Competition The Sendai International Music Competition is a violin and piano music competition held in Sendai, Japan, presented in association with the Sendai International Music Competition Organizing Comm...
Simone Ferraresi Simone Ferraresi is an Italian classical pianist and composer, currently based in New York City.
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk The International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk" (Міжнародны фестываль мастацтваў «Славянскі базар у Віцебску», Міжнародний фестиваль мистецтв «Слов'янський базар у Вітебську», ...
SOCAN Songwriting Prize The SOCAN Songwriting Prize, formerly known as the ECHO Songwriting Prize, is an annual competition recognizing the best in Canadian independent music, both anglophone and francophone.
Sullivan Foundation The Sullivan Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding, developing, and furthering the careers of promising opera singers within the United States.
Sunčane Skale Sunčane Skale is a pop music festival held every summer in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Svenska dansbandsmästerskapen Svenska dansbandsmästerskapen (meaning Swedish Dansband Championships) is an annual music competition event for dansbands in Sweden.
Sydney International Piano Competition The Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia is a music competition, presented by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in association with the University of Sydney and broadcast li...
Sámi Grand Prix Sámi Grand Prix is an annual Sámi song contest organized by Samisk Musikkfestival and held in Kautokeino, Norway.
Talent Search South Sudan Talent Search South Sudan is a television music competition in South Sudan, broadcasted on South Sudan Television in 2012.
Talent Search South Sudan 2012 Talent Search South Sudan 2012 (TSSS2012) was a television music competition in South Sudan, broadcast on Southern Sudan Television in 2012.
The Voice (U.S. TV series) The Voice is an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC. Based on the original The Voice of Holland, the concept of the series is to find new singing talent contested by aspiring singers, age 15 or over, drawn from public auditions.
The Voice (U.S.) The Voice is an American reality talent show on the NBC television network.
The Voice (UK TV Series) The Voice is a reality television singing competition created by John de Mol which is scheduled to premiere in the UK in 2012 on BBC 1.
The Voice (UK) The Voice is a reality television singing competition created by John de Mol which is scheduled to premiere in the UK in 2012 on BBC One.
The Voice of Albania The Voice of Albania (Albanian: Vokali or Vokali i Shqipërisë) is an upcoming singing competition in Albania and Kosovo.
The Voice of China The Voice of China is a Chinese reality talent show that premiered on 13 July 2012 on the Zhejiang Television network sponsored by Jiaduobao.
The Voice of Germany The Voice of Germany is a German reality talent show that premiered on 24 November 2011 on ProSieben and Sat.1.
The Voice UK The Voice UK is a British television talent show created by John de Mol and based on the concept The Voice of Holland. It began airing on BBC One on 24 March 2012. There are four different stages to the show: producers' auditions, blind auditions, battle phase and live shows.
The World International Piano Competition The World International Piano Competition is a classical piano competition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which was first held in 2002, and has continued in 2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2010 and 2011.
The X Factor (TV series) The X Factor is a FIXED television talent show franchise originating in the United Kingdom, where it was devised as a replacement for Pop Idol.
The X Factor series The X Factor is a television music competition franchise created by Simon Cowell.
Türkvizyon Turkvizyon, is a new song contest created by Turkish broadcaster TRT. The first edition is scheduled to take place in Eskişehir, Turkey.
Türkvizyon Song Contest Türkvizyon Song Contest (Türkvizyon Dünyası Şarki Yarışması), is an annual song contest created by Turkish broadcaster TRT, inspired by the format of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Vianna da Motta International Music Competition The Vianna da Motta International Music Competition was first constituted in 1957 in Lisbon in honor of José Vianna da Motta by his disciple Sequeira Costa, who remains its president; this inaug...
West Australian Music Industry Awards The Western Australian Music Industry Awards (commonly known as WAMis) are annual awards presented to the local contemporary music industry, put on by the Western Australian Music Industry...
Windsor International String Competition The Windsor International String Competition is one of the most important international competitions in the United Kingdom, for the performers of Violin, Cello and Viola.
World Choir Games The World Choir Games is the largest choir competition in the world.
World Clash World Clash was an annual reggae sound system clash The World Sound Clash was started by World Promotion in 1993, the first clash was at the Roller express in London.
World International Piano Competition The World International Piano Competition is a classical piano competition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which was first held in 2002, and has continued in 2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2010 and 2011.
X Factor (Albania) X Factor Albania is the Albanian version of The X Factor, adapted from the original UK series to find new singing talent.
X Factor (India) X Factor India is the Indian version of The X Factor, a show originating from the United Kingdom.
You Write the Songs You Write the Songs is an American music competition series that aired in syndication from 1986 to 1987 for a total of 26 episodes.
Young Concert Artists Young Concert Artists is a New York City-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting the careers of talented young classical musicians from all over the world.
Young Concert Artists Trust Young Classical Artists' Trust is a charity which identifies, supports, nurtures and promotes outstanding young classical musicians based in the United Kingdom.
Your Face Sounds Familiar Your Face Sounds Familiar is an interactive reality television franchise series developed by Endemol and Antena 3, where celebrity contestants impersonate singers.
Zvezde Granda Zvezde Granda (Grand Stars, Serbian Cyrillic: Звезде Гранда) is a televised singing contest in Serbia organized by the Grand Production record label.
Årets Näck Årets Näck is an annual competition to select the year's incarnation of the Näcken or Nix, a male fairy creature in Sweden.