MILWAUKEE, June 11 /CNW/ -- Your music video could be viewed by users
from all corners of the globe. Unsigned singers from around the world can now
upload original music videos at http://www.algeka.com, the Web's home for the
coolest new music.
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
The conclusion of the $10,000 international contest isn't the end of
Algeka -- it is just the beginning. Algeka combines TV singing competitions,
online music stores and Internet video sites.
"Algeka is a worldwide community focused on promotion and exposure of
unsigned singer songwriters -- we think this can be a huge opportunity for
people in all countries with talent," said founder Norm Yerke. "Singers and
music buyers from Asia, Europe, Australia, the Americas and Africa are showing
great interest in the site."
Algeka offers more:
-- Singers Get Paid: Algeka supports emerging singers worldwide -- the
videos 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
-- Unsigned Singers Only: Only singers with original songs and who have
no record contracts 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.
The competition will award one international singer-songwriter $10,000.
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.
For further information:
For further information: Colin Hutt of Algeka, +1-414-765-2311,
email@example.com Web Site: http://www.ALGEKA.com