UNIVERSAL MUSIC and SONY MUSIC launched a major music initiative to discover the next Malaysian Music Sensation, with a year-long nationwide talent search called MUZIKINI Audition.
The MUZIKINI Audition marks the first time that Universal Music and Sony Music have collaborated to conduct a major nationwide Malaysian Talent Search to discover new Bands and Singers.
The MUZIKINI Audition series of showcases will be held from June to December 2012 in conjunction with AEON Festival at:
AEON Ipoh Station 18 Shopping Centre – 2 & 3 June
AEON AU2, Setiawangsa Shopping Centre -16 & 17 June
AEON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre – 14 & 15 July
AEON Alpha Angle Shopping Centre – 8 & 9 September
AEON Cheras Selatan Shopping Centre 13 & 14 October
AEON Bandaraya Melaka Shopping Centre – 24 & 25 November
AEON Tebrau City Shopping Centre – 15 & 16 December
A total of 20 spots will be reserved at each of the seven venues for Bands and Soloist to showcase their talent or original material. At each MUZIKINI Audition venue, a Cash prize of RM3,000 for Band, and RM1,500 for Soloist will be awarded to the highest scoring performer of the category.
In addition, MUZIKINI will record a single by each winner, a total of 14 songs, and compile them into an album that will be distributed by Universal Music in January 2013.
As part of the AEON Festival, MUZIKINI Audition participants will be performing on the same stage with Malaysian’s top artistes such as Spider, 6ixth Sense, Faizal Tahir, Meet Uncle Hussain, Alyah, Bunkface, Dayang, Ning Baizura, Black, Shiha, Ayu, Amir Jahari, Jinbara, Awan Band, Amanda Imani, One Nation MC, and Oh Chentaku.