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    Each year, the awards highlight up and coming musical talent in 18 musical categories including singer, songwriter, alternative, blues, country and pop.


    Hots Sarah McLeod
    Dallas Frasca
    Pat Farmer
    Mickey Avalon from the USA with Finalist Kid Mac
    The Playboy Mansion Girls - Crystal Harris, Melissa Dawn Taylor and Ciara Price
    Cam Tapp and Glenn Whitehall from The Voice
    Gok Wan - UK TV Show - How to Look Good Naked
    Melissa Wu - Australian Diving Team and Olympic Gold Medallist
    Mark Gables - The Choir Boys
    Fat Pizza Crew
    Liam Burrows and Chooka from Australia's Got Talent
    Amali Ward - recent Tour support for Seal
    Jim and Dan from Art Vs Science


    Musicoz is a national initiative dedicated to improving the quality of original music culture in Australia. Forover a decade Musicoz has been developing the music industry at the grass roots level by seeking out, recognising & encouraging the talents of unsigned and independent artists and providing them with much needed development support and opportunities as they carve out their careers.

    Musicoz achieves these aims through:

    Annual National Musicoz Awards Program

    Covering 18 genres of music with over 5000 entries each year. Known in the media as "The Unsigned ARIAs", The Musicoz Awards give vital recognition, exposure to a national audience through our TV special of the awards being aired on national Television, as well as development opportunities to finalists and winners and the opportunity to work alongside well known artist surrounding the awards evening. These awards are the biggest and most credible awards for unsigned and independent music artists in Australia. Our media partners include: BigPond Music, YouTube and Facebook.

    Musicoz Development Program

    Ongoing mentoring, artist development and support throughout the year as they develop their potential. The Program Includes:

    Comprehensive songwriting Feedback service

    Support and advice on Publicity, promotion, advertising, management, contracts, touring

    Advice on music royalties, Booking Agents/Venues and Venue Bookers

    Production/Recording/Mixing/Mastering/D uplication development

    Business plans/Timeline/Budgeting/CD launch

    Professional consultation on Presentation and image

    Artist product development including CDs, DVDs, Promotional material

    Recording Project Management

    A&R Consulting Service referrals

    Musicoz provides a range of benefits including:

    The opportunity for all artists in all genres to receive recognition and much needed publicity

    The opportunity for all artists to receive developmental help mentorships from industry sponsors

    Valuable work experience for students of entertainment industry training centres.

    Employment opportunities within Musicoz events.

    Valuable industry contacts through Musicoz activities

    Success Stories

    Porcelain - signed to Universal Music U.S.

    The Jezabels

    Art Vs Science

    Sender-Signed to Sony/BMG Australia- Reached no 19 on the national ARIA charts

    Bliss'n'Eso-Signed to Illusive Records Australia-Reached no 7 on the national ARIA charts

    Sick Puppies-Now a sensation in the U.S and signed to Roadshow Music.

    Blue King Brown-No 1 on the Australian Independent charts

    The Sunpilots-No 1 indie band on Myspace, No 1 added band to commercial radio FEB 2008

    The Fumes- Album of the week FBI Radio and The Drum Media

    Felicity Urquhart- 2007 Golden Guitar winner and No.1 video on CMC.

    Anthony Snape - Currently Touring the U.S

    Gian - Signed to ABC/Warner Music

    Stone Parade - No 17 ARIA charts, No 1 AIR charts May 2008

    Plus many more

    There is no other initiative across Australia that provides this form of support/benefits in the music industry.


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