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Thursday, 19 March 2015

Ed Sheeran to mentor up and coming artist..!

International superstar Ed Sheeran will mentor a upcoming Aussie artist in a new talent search...

The talent UK singer/ songwriter will be lending his experience and advice to the lucky winner of Australia's radio stations new talent search Nova’s Fresh Discovery.

Jumping on the bandwagon of talent search competition like The Voice and X-Factor, the Australian radio station has stepped out in support of finding the next big thing. Kent ‘Smallzy’ Small, host of Nova’s Smallzy’s Surgery said, “The addition of Ed Sheeran to Nova’s Fresh Discovery proves how seriously Nova and Warner take this search to find the next great talent. My friendship with Ed led to Nova discovering and playing Passenger and Hozier and I can’t wait for Ed to work his magic on an unsigned Australian talent.”

With the competition launching last week, hundreds of talented unsigned artists and bands have already entered via the website The live auditions will commence around the country from yesterday in Perth and concluded in Sydney on Sunday. Full details of the locations are below.

Judges are looking for the real deal - cutting-edge, contemporary artists who have a vision for their music and their career, and who care about the music they create. 

The winner of Nova’s Fresh Discovery will receive a recording deal with Warner Music and a mentoring session with Ed Sheeran, one of the world’s biggest artists. The winner will be announced in Smallzy’s Surgery on Friday 27 March.

Details of the live auditions
Wednesday 18 March – The Blue Room Theatre in Northbridge, Perth
Thursday 19 March – Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide
Friday 20 March – Mad Dance Studios, Brisbane
Saturday 21 March - The Hub @ Docklands, Melbourne
Sunday 22 March – Brent St Studios, Sydney

Its a great initiative and who would not want to be mentored by the amazing Ed Sheeran to make music like this..!

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