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GRAND PRIZE
(1 WINNER)
The winning solo artist/band will receive a once-in-a-lifetime prize that includes:
  • Artist & Repertoire (A&R) mentoring from UMG, which includes advice on selecting a single to record, and expert guidance through the process
  • A professional recording session with UMG and release of one single digitally worldwide
  • An accompanying music video to be produced and released by UMG
FINALIST PRIZE
(5 WINNERS)
5 finalists* selected by UMG's Artist & Repertoire teams will each receive:
  • A 3-day all expense paid trip to Seoul, South Korea to perform in the final event on 20 Sep 2018
  • 100,000 Rewards Points** redeemable for stays at Aloft Hotels or other participating Marriott International hotels around the world.
*1 finalist from each of the following countries/regions will be selected: Australia, Greater China, India, South East Asia and South Korea.
**In August 2018, you will be able to combine your Marriott Rewards account with your SPG account, so you’ll have one account with one member number, one profile, one log-in and one points balance, and you will be able to redeem points at any of our more than 6,500 hotels across 29 hotel brands. 100,000 rewards points will be credited into the winners’ membership accounts based on the new points currency to take effect in August 2018. Refer to: members.marriott.com/spg for more details.
CONTEST DETAILS
The search for the next Project: Aloft Star 2018 is on.
Here’s all you need to know.
1.ENTRY SUBMISSION
25 JUNE - 31 JULY 2018
Submit up to two original songs in video or audio format in any language, along with a brief description of you/your band.
Please only submit songs written, composed and performed by you and where you have retained all associated rights.
Submission Deadline :
31 July 2018,
12noon (GMT+8)
2. FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT
3 SEPTEMBER 2018
UMG will shortlist 5 finalists, 1 from each of the following countries/regions to compete in the final event: Australia, Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan), India, South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore & Thailand) and South Korea. All finalists will be contacted directly if selected.
Finalists Announcement:
3 September 2018,
12noon (GMT+8)
3. VIEW & VOTE
3 - 19 SEPTEMBER 2018
The 5 finalists have been selected and now it's time for fans to view and vote for who they think will be the Project: Aloft Star Asia Pacific 2018's winner. 3 voters who correctly predict the winner will stand a chance to win 50,000 Rewards Points* each, redeemable for stays at Aloft Hotels or other participating Marriott International hotels around the world.
4. FINALE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018
The finalists will perform at the finals in front of our panel of judges in Seoul, South Korea, where our Project: Aloft Star Asia Pacific 2018 will be crowned! Stay tuned for more details!
*In August 2018, you will be able to combine your Marriott Rewards account with your SPG account, so you’ll have one account with one member number, one profile, one log-in and one points balance, and you will be able to redeem points at any of our more than 6,500 hotels across 29 hotel brands. 50,000 rewards points will be credited into the winners’ membership accounts based on the new points currency to take effect in August 2018. Refer to: members.marriott.com/spg for more details.
JUDGING CRITERIA
Artistry and Musicianship
20%
Vocal Expression
20%
Originality and Creativity
20%
Commercial Potentiality
20%
International Appeal
20%
CHECK US OUT!
Be inspired by last year's 2017 Project: Aloft Star Asia Pacific finalists
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Greater China
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South Korea
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South East Asia & Australia
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