Published: Monday April 1, 2013 MYT 3:29:00 PM
Updated: Monday April 1, 2013 MYT 2:41:54 PM
Twisties Searches For The Next Superstar
By Gayathri Nair
PETALING JAYA If you're one of those who sit at home watching American Idol or The Voice and thought to yourself, I can sing like that, or I can sing way better than that, or I'm definitely more talented than Nicki Minaj, then come prove yourself. Twisties Superstarz X is on the hunt for young Malaysian talent with the X factor. This means, if you can sing, possess the ability to play musical instruments or think you have a stand out quality as a performer, Twisties Superstarz X is looking for you.
Stand a chance to win amazing prizes - 1st prize, a RM25,000 recording deal inclusive of a music video. 2nd prize, RM7,000 worth of studio recording time and 3rd prize, RM3,000 worth of instruments or vocal lessons.
Since 2011, Twisties has helped kick-start the music careers of young Malaysians like Cheryl Koh and band AvantGuard (A.V.G) through Superstarz.
We are looking for young talented Malaysians who have the voice, the moves and the attitude that's bold, wacky and unpredictable a real icon who can dazzle you with powerful performances and at the same time entertain like Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, says Kieren Lim, Senior Brand Manager Twisties Malaysia.
To find the ultimate entertainer, Twisties Superstarz X auditions will be conducted in three phases: on-ground and online audtions; online voting at www.twisties.com.my; and grooming sessions combined with challenges (The challenge categories: The Voice, The Rhythm, The Style and the Superstar).
Six finalists will be selected by two mentors, rapper Altimet and singer Prema Yin will also be grooming the finalist and challenging them accordingly. Kotarayaku singer Altimet has a broad musical experience that Twisties believes will be beneficial to the contestants. Prema Yin, on the other hand, is a famous singer and song writer.
The April auditions will be held in simultaneity in the Klang Valley, Sabah and Sarawak:
1 April: 1:45pm and 4:45pm, Nilai University; 6:45pm Jaya One.
2 April: 1:45pm and 4:45pm, Segi University College Kota Damansara.
3 April: 1:45pm and 4:45pm, UiTM Shah Alam; 6:45pm, in Jaya One.
4 April: 1:45pm and 4:45pm, UNITAR International University.
5 April: 1:45pm and 6:45pm, KL City Walk; 4:45pm; 6:45pm, Taman Tasik Permaisuri.
6 April: 12:45pm and 2:45pm, Berjaya Times Square.
1 April: 1:45pm UCSI Jalan Tun Jugah, Airport Road; 4:45pm Swinburne University, Simpang Tiga
2 April: 1:45pm Segi College (Main Campus), Jln Bukit Mata; 4:45pm Segi Nursing College, King Centre.
3 April: 1:45pm SATT College, Jln Ajibah Abol; 4:45pm Limkokwing University, Jln Nanas.
4 April: 1:45pm PTPL College, BDC; 4:45pm Giatmara Rock Road.
5 April: 1:45pm Unimas, Kota Samarahan; 4:45pm UiTM, Kota Samarahan.
6 April: 12:45pm, The Spring Shopping Mall, Simpang Tiga; 2:45pm Plaza Merdeka, Padang Merdeka.
1 April: 1:45pm SIDMA College; 4:45pm Suria Sabah.
2 April: 1:45pm UiTM Sepanggar; 4:45pm, Sabah Institute of Arts. 3 April: 1:45pm Aseana College Sembulan; 4:45pm University Malaysia Sabah Sepanggar.
4 April: 1:45pm, Giant Supermarket Sandakan; 4:45pm Prima Square Sandakan.
5 April: 1:45pm Kinabalu College Sandakan; 4:45pm Harbour Mall Sandakan.
6 April: 10:00am, Taman Rimba Sandakan; 2:00pm Kim Fung Bazaar Bandar Kim Fung.
Interested participants can also send in their recordings via the online site. For more information or how to join the Twisties Superstarz X contest and to cast your votes visit www.Twisties.com.my