We would like to congratulate Cody Matlock, the winner of the 2018 Premier Live Music Contest! 

Check out Cody’s winning submission, “Heavy on Your Mind” below…

Entries for the 2019 Premier Live Music Contest will start being accepted soon.

Premier Live will begin accepting entries in the 2019 Premier Live Music Contest soon!

The winner of the contest will be flown down to Necker Island to perform live at the 2019 End of the World Party, on Sir Richard Branson’s private island Necker alongside other world renown musical recording artists. The winner also receives a studio recording package at the world renown Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, GA.

Remington Reynolds, CEO of Premier Live, is excited to launch the competition. “We have had so many amazing artists perform at Necker over the years including Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffet, Jewel, Sean Paul, Aloe Blacc, Redfoo, Robin Thicke and Jamie Foxx. It will be a great opportunity for up and coming artists to share the stage with these icons of the music industry. It ‘s also a chance for Premier Live to work with aspiring musicians and create this platform for creativity and live performance, which is at the heart of our business mission.” 

How to Register

Registration Opens Soon.

We offer a number of Categories where contestants can submit their performance including:

Live Performance Original Song with Smartphone

Applicants need to film their original song performance on a smartphone and then submit it at the contest website. Must be one take and no fake. In other words, we want the raw performance without any studio editing.

Music Video Original Song

Applicants can submit a studio edited video of an Original Song.

Original Song – Audio Only

Applicants can submit a studio edited audio version of an Original Song.

Eligibility

The Contest is open to all musical performers over the age of 14 on or before November 15th, 2019, who are not signed to a major label. Songs must be performed in English or Spanish. There are no restrictions on style or instrumentation. If a child is under the age of 18 on or before Nov 15th, 2019, and wins, he or she must be accompanied by a guardian.

Genres

Musical Genres we accept include Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Blues, Country, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Pop/Top 40, Jazz, Rock, World, Reggae and Other.

Judging

Contestants will be judged based on a combination of fan feedback / public vote and by our panel of industry judges. A “Vote Now” button will be added to each contestant’s page on the website where visitors may vote for as many of the finalists’ videos as desired but only one vote per contestant per day. Votes are verified, certified, updated and posted daily. Live video performances will be judged higher than studio recorded performances.

Prize

The winner of the Premier Live Music Competiton will perform live at the 2018 Necker Cup, on Sir Richard Branson’s private island Necker, alongside other world renown musical recording artists. This trip will include air, hotel, ground transportation and food & beverage. The winner also receives a studio recording package at the world renown Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, GA.

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