Announcing Grammy Winner Paula Abdul to Judge the Uplive WorldStage Global Singing Competition; Launch Press Event December 7th at the W Hollywood
Participants from over 150 Regions will Compete for Thousands in Prize Money and Talent Contracts
WHAT: Uplive, the largest independent global video social entertainment platform with more than 260 million registered users from over 150 countries, will announce its second annual global live streamed singing competition, Uplive WorldStage. Formerly known as Singing for the World, WorldStage, is judged by Emmy/Grammy award winner Paula Abdul and ranked by peer-voting. Last year’s competition drew over 4,000 participants from 20 regions around the world, and this year’s contest has expanded to over 150 participating regions. The grand prize includes a hit song and video produced by a Grammy producer, as well as a recording deal. The competition is the latest example of Uplive’s commitment to empowering creators with cutting-edge technology while providing a global stage upon which to showcase their talents.
The month-long competition will be streamed live 24 hours a day and will include head-to-head PK battles and a “party mode” where mentors, judges and viewers can participate. The top 100 finalists will receive talent host contracts from Uplive. There will be two top winners, one crowned by Paula Abdul as the overall winner and one “People’s Choice” winner crowned by other judges and viewers. Both winners will receive prize money, a virtual mentoring session with industry leaders, and a personalized song written by Grammy nominated producers. Winners will also have a chance to record at or join Uplive Boy Bands or Girl Bands in cooperation with KDS studios, which has produced albums for some of the biggest artists in the U.S. including Justin Timberlake, NSYNC, Usher, and Christina Aguilera. The competition starts December 7th, and more information can be found at https://www.upliveworldstage.com/2021
WHO: In addition to Paula Abdul, keynote speaker and guest, Abigail Posner , a public speaker, show host, cultural anthropologist and women executive from Google will share her personal experience of how technology platforms are enabling content creators such as herself to express their creativity through honest and real authentic moments where people can truly connect. The competition will be judged by a group of high-level music producers, Grammy songwriters, record label executives and accomplished singers including Nathan T Wang ( famous Asian American music composer, director, Grammy and Oscar winner),Willie Baker (Grammy Nominated Producer), Ray De La Garza (Former Radio Disney VP, Record label owner), Chris Rosa (Grammy Nominated Producer), Azim (Sony Music EVP), Lisa Chen (Producer, Singer, Philanthropist, and World Madam Global Chairwoman), and famous singer Sisi Zhang. Famous musician Kenny G, Latin Billboard Artist Luis Coronel and many trending influencers such as Montana Tucker @montanatucker, @uldouz, @hanagiraldo, @carolinedecampos, @nikkigiavasisofficial etc also sent their shout out videos. More attendees will be announced and a few surprise guests.
WHERE: The W Hollywood
6250 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood CA
WHEN: December 7th, from 11Am pst to 3pm pst
Media check in 10 30- 11:00
Red carpet open 11:00-12:00
Press Conference to begin at 12pm to 1:30
Press RSVP to Juliette@itgirlpr.com/ one on one interviews with Paula Abdul and other key people/influencers
** credentialed press will have validated parking**