Video with most votes by Aug. 15, 2007 wins $10,000
MILWAUKEE, June 1 /PRNewswire/ — You might be the next music video star. Unsigned singers everywhere can now upload original music videos at http://www.algeka.com/, the Web’s home for the coolest new music around the globe.
On June 15, fans will begin casting their votes. The video with the most votes by Aug. 15, 2007 will be awarded $10,000. Music fans worldwide will cast their votes by downloading original works of their favorite unsigned artists: videos for $1.99 and DRM-free MP3 audio for 99 cents. Thirty second previews are free.
The conclusion of the $10,000 contest isn’t the end of Algeka – it is just the beginning. Algeka combines TV singing competition, online music stores and Internet video.
“Algeka is a worldwide community focused on promotion and exposure of unsigned artists — we think this can be a huge opportunity for people with talent,” said founder Norm Yerke.
Algeka offers more:
— Singers Get Paid: Algeka supports emerging singers worldwide — those
whose videos are chosen for Algeka are paid 20 percent of the proceeds
from their downloads, even after the contest ends.
— You Create the Next Star: Each purchased music video download counts as
a vote: two for video and one for audio. The singer of the video with
the most votes by 11:59 p.m. GMT, August 15, 2007 wins a $10,000 cash
prize. You decide who wins AND you get the hottest new music to keep.
— Unsigned Singers Only: Only singers with original songs and who have no
record deal are eligible. Algeka finds the best, the ones you don’t
know about yet.
— Truly Great Music: All music video submissions are reviewed before
posting. Only the best make it to the site.
Algeka standings will be updated in ‘real time’ several times a day so fans can track the progress of their favorites.
ALGEKA is the place online for discovering the hottest new music videos from around the world. Visit http://www.algeka.com/ for more information and contest rules. You create the next music video star.
First Call Analyst:
CONTACT: Colin Hutt of ALGEKA, +1-414-765-2311, [email protected]
Web site: http://www.algeka.com/