Canadian musicians have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Aug. 2, 2019, to submit for the Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program, valued at a total of more than $100,000 in cash and prizes to the winners, giving musicians the tools they need to grow their music careers. The program supports up-and-coming, aspiring Canadian musical artists aged 15 to 35, by providing them with opportunities to take their careers to the next level. Past winners include Lu Kala, Ivory Hours, Nefe, and Taylor Kurta.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize of $20,000; private studio recording time at Metalworks Studios; an introduction to at least one established music artist; introductions to music industry executives; a public performance opportunity at The Great Hall in Toronto in November 2019; another at Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg in February 2020; album cover artwork design; and an invitation to attend the 2019 Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards & Gala.
Four additional winners will also be chosen; each will receive a cash prize ($6,000 for the Second Prize winner and $4,000 each for the three additional winners); public performance opportunities at The Great Hall in Toronto in November 2019, and one other event; and participation in private music industry career development mentorship sessions with A&R professionals, a music agent, and an established artist
To apply, click here.