THE SHOT IS CASTING FOR SEASON 7!
The Shot is in search of the hottest new unsigned vocal talent age 16 and up from anywhere in the world. Are you a solo artist looking for a platform to launch yourself and gain momentum for your career in music? Do want to work with industry professionals who know what it takes to make it in the business? If so, we want to hear from you!
HOW TO ENTER
Please read and understand the following before submitting your audition video:
Once you have reviewed the Eligibility Requirements and Online Agreement and Release and have read through the FAQ, you can start the application process by clicking the button below. Please be sure to read through the step-by-step instructions below to ensure you are submitting the best possible audition video.
Note: Audition videos that do not follow the instructions below may not be considered.
STEP 1: INTRODUCE YOURSELF (2-3 minutes)
Submit a video audition that highlights your personality and your vocal talent. Provide a brief introduction (2-3 minutes) about who your are (suggestions below) and sing a song (an original or cover) that best represents that kind of artist you are.
Here are some suggestions for things you could include in your introduction:
- Your name, age and where your from
- Tell us your story
- Tell us why you are auditioning for The Shot
- Tell us what inspires you to do music
STEP 2: PERFORM (3-5 minutes)
Make sure to clearly identify the name of the song if you are performing a cover. If you are performing an original, tell us what the song is about and what inspired you to write it. Here are some more details about what we are looking for:
- Songs can be by any artist of any genre
- Please do not perform a cappella
- Accompany yourself or have someone accompany you
- Accompaniment is preferred, but you can use a backtrack if you’d like
- Make sure the sound in your video is clear
- Your video will not be judged based on the quality of the recording but you may not be considered if we can not see or hear you clearly
STEP 3: UPLOAD YOUR VIDEO
Once you have recorded your video and have double-checked that you have met the requirements above, upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo. Links provided to videos on Facebook or other platforms will not be considered. You will need the link to your video for the application process.
STEP 4: SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
With your video done, uploaded and ready to be submitted, you can begin the application process. Click the button below to start. Please note that you will be required to answer questions about the applicant’s contact information, as well as provide the link to your video audition and pay the non-refundable application fee.
STEP 5: WAIT TO HEAR BACK
The Shot casting team will contact you at the email address provided in your application if you are selected to attend the Live Auditions. Please understand that due to the volume of applications we received, you will only be contacted if you are selected to move forward.
STEP 6: ONCE YOU’VE BEEN SELECTED
Once you have been selected by the producers to move forward, you will be invited to perform for the judges at the Live Auditions. You can expect to receive the information about the date, time and location of your audition in Spring 2019.
Deadline for entry is March 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The deadline may be subject to change.