Port of Spain, 15th December 2021: The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) invites the public to the premiere of its Spotlight Selection Showcase, hosted by Bass, exclusively on its Facebook and YouTube platforms on Friday 17th December at 8 PM. 13 musical acts will compete for a spot in cycle 5 of MusicTT’s Spotlight programme; a development programme that identifies artistes and instrumentalists who have the potential to advance in the music industry and equips them with the knowledge and tools to leverage their creative talent on the local and worldwide market.
Six (6) new artistes will be selected for the Spotlight programme and receive rigorous developmental training in the areas of branding and styling; social media management; vocal or instrumental training; stage performance; intellectual property consultation; business registration; EPK, inclusive of a professional photoshoot and industry networking. By the end of the training phase of the programme, each Spotlight artiste will engage in the production process, and release a single on the next Spotlight Album – Project Spotlight Vol. III.
The selection process will be done by an independent judging panel comprising of Lorraine O’Connor, Kasey Phillips and Chromatics. Lorraine O’Connor Is the General Manager of C15 Studios Ltd and she has spent the past 30 years as a cultural activist, producer and promoter of Trinidad and Tobago culture, be it through music, film or fashion. Lorraine has been involved in the phenomenal success of Calypso music icon, Calypso Rose and works consistently with the team behind Soca music superstar, Machel Montano while she co-manages the super talented, Nailah Blackman.
Kasey Phillips Is the Chief Executive Officer and Music Producer of Precision Global Music Limited. Today, the company’s resume reads like a who’s who in the local, regional, and international musical arenas. From Grammy award winners to celebrated regional artists, to R&B superstars, Precision’s experience spans the Caribbean and United States.
Chromatics is one of the most recognized faces and brands in T&T music. Having established himself as the premiere Hip-Hop artiste and entrepreneur in T&T he has also created platforms from Radio Programs to Events all geared towards creating new opportunities for young and upcoming artists. He has performed all over the world and Toured the United States.
For more information on the Spotlight Programme, visit www.musictt.co.tt/spotlight or follow @musicoftt on Instagram and Facebook for updates.
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