Boost Mobile is giving you a chance to have your original track BE HEARD!
Boost Mobile is giving one lucky Hip Hip/R&B artist a chance of a lifetime and an opportunity to BE HEARD! The top 3 contestants have been picked and are taking home a Beat Thang by Dallas Austin. Stay tuned for the overall winner!
Next stage: Winner announced. Current stage: Competition ended.
Ace Da Youngin has been chosen by Dallas Austin as the grand prize winner of the Boost Mobile Be Heard contest on MetroLyrics.com.
Congratulations on taking home $10,000 cash, a Beat Thang by Dallas Austin, and 1-on-1 studio time with Dallas himself!
A big thank you to everyone that participated for all of the great submissions and voting help!
GOD WILLIN' by Ace Da Youngin Rank: 1 11,465 votes
Goddess by Charley Mac Rank: 2 8,921 votes
215 by G.Q. Rank: 3 7,570 votes
Never Let Me Go by J Knox Rank: 4 5,570 votes
Comfort Zone by Richard Rick Rose Rank: 5 5,565 votes
Dear Uncle Sam by Verbal Kent Rank: 6 1,549 votes
Turn to Dust by Aja Rank: 7 1,496 votes
HER SONG by Royce Tyrell Rank: 8 1,074 votes
New Stage by Mykell Rank: 9 821 votes
No More Mr. Nice Guy by KONRAD Rank: 10 619 votes
U Don't Know Me by Beyond Belief Rank: 11 383 votes
Im a King by Roy Rank: 12 376 votes
Lambo Love by J.Loyal Rank: 13 330 votes
Asleep on the Phone by Ieshia Rank: 14 316 votes
Nine Life It by Leia Sadiku Rank: 15 282 votes
A song produced by Dallas Austin in his legendary Darp Studio in Atlanta, Georgia.
$10,000 cash to get you to Atlanta to meet Dallas and jump start your career.
Professional critique and career advice from Dallas Austin.
A Beat Thang Beat Machine by Dallas Austin and an in studio lesson from Aja Emmanuel on how to work the mobile music production system.
A collection of Dallas Austin's "Rowdy" branded clothing (check it out!).
Our winner plus top 2 contestants for the Boost Mobile Be Heard Contest will be sent a Beat Thang Mobile Music Production System!
The Most Powerful Portable Music Production Device Ever Created! A fully loaded mobile Sampler-Sequncer with tons of professional features and thousands of cutting edge sounds that top industry producers are using to create their new hit records.
For more information please visit www.beatthang.com/info.
Grammy award winning producer Dallas Austin is one of the most sought after producers in the entertainment business. His creativity and innovative style have shaped the sound of today's Pop and R&B music worldwide, and in recent years have created a presence for Dallas in the film industry.
Since the late 80s, Austin has produced more than 50 hit singles which have debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 list with 17 songs spending numerous weeks in the Top 10 list. He has had multiple Billboard number one hits, including "The Boy is Mine" from Brandy and Monica, and TLC's "Creep." Additionally, Austin's work with TLC on the group's critically acclaimed "Fanmail" album resulted in a Grammy for best R&B album at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 1999.
Not many other artists can claim to work with the variety of talent or music genre Austin has experienced. He has had the joy of working with the legendary "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, the P-Funkman himself George Clinton, the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson and one of the biggest selling female artists in history, Madonna. He has also worked with Santana, After 7, Erick Sermon, Johnny Gill, Bjork, Brand New Heavies, Fishbone, Grace Jones, Tricky, Usher, Pink, Shakira, Janet Jackson, Macy Gray, and Gwen Stefani.
As a result of his success, this multi-talented music and film producer is the creator and sole proprietor of a production company, a studio with three facilities, a record company, a film company, a merchandising and marketing company and three publishing companies, thus positioning Austin as one of the industry's top creative executives and business mavens.
The MetroLyrics Artist Search - Boost Be Heard Contest is a call out to find today's hottest Hip Hop/R&B artists through MetroLyrics.com and brought to you exclusively by Boost Mobile. Thanks to Boost Mobile, artists have a chance to Be Heard. The contest is focused around original song submissions and fan voting!
Following a 7-week total submission & voting campaign period (May 4 - June 23 over three stages) the top three (3) contestants, with the highest vote count, will be judged by Dallas Austin and he will choose one contestant who will win US$10,000 (paid by MetroLyrics), a song produced with him at his Atlanta studio (travel at winner's expense from his/her prize money). The Grand Prize winner and the second and third place winners will also win a Beat Thang by Dallas Austin (mobile music production device valued at $1,500 per unit).
7 week contest duration
Launch Date: May 4, 2011
Contest End date and Dallas judges top 3 to choose grand prize winner: June 23, 2011 at 5:00pm PST
Winner announced: June 24, 2011 at 5:00pm PST
Entry Period - May 4 9:00am PST to May 25 5:00pm PST (3 weeks):
Contest submission accepted, and there is no voting during this period.
Initial Voting Phase - May 26 9:00am PST to June 15 5:00pm PST (3 weeks):
Voting Period - Get your fans and friends to vote for you in order to get into one of the Top 40 spots!
Top 40 Voting Phase - June 16 9:00am PST to June 23 5:00pm PST (1 week):
The top 40 videos with the highest vote counts move on to the Top 40 Voting Phase. Voting period closes for all other submissions outside of Top 40 submissions.
At this phase the Top 40 contestants will be given a chance update their profiles and promote themselves and their music some more through their social channels! Dallas will judge the top 3 contestants with the highest vote counts to choose grand prize winner. The grand prize winner will be announced June 24, 2011 at 5:00pm PST.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. MetroLyrics Artist Search - Boost Be Heard Contest is open to legal residents of the US/DC age 18+. Subject to Official Rules. Original song submissions only.
PRIZES: (1) Grand Prize: $10,000 (in check form) and one (1) full day recording session with Dallas Austin (session not to exceed 12 hours) and a Beat Thang device ARV $17,500. (1) 2nd Prize: Beat Thang Device ARV $1500 each. (1) 3rd Prize: Beat Thang ARV $1500. Odds depend on number of eligible entries. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Boost Mobile. ©2011 Boost Worldwide, Inc. Boost, Boost Mobile and the Logo are trademarks of Boost