NA2R (New Artists 2 Radio) is Commercial Radio Australias major competition for unsigned, independent acts looking to achieve commercial airplay, national advertising, a distribution deal, management & marketing advice and nationwide exposure.
Winners also get the chance to perform in front of some of the countrys most experienced radio programmers and music directors.
Entries are open to unsigned Independent Australian artists aged between 15-30 years who have never charted in the top 100 Australian National airplay chart.
NA2R, now in its 8th year, has helped to launch the careers of artists such as Delta Goodrem, Thirsty Merc, Little Birdy, Jade McCrae, Ashleigh Mannix, Faker, The Sunpilots and Sarah Blasko.
There will be three winners who will each share in the following major prize;
1. 4 weeks of airplay
2. $150,000 worth of commercial radio advertising
3. Artist Development package with VGM providing each winner with invaluable advice regarding media, marketing, artist management, radio tracking and the CD design for your single.
4. Distribution Deal with MGM
5. a chance to perfrom at the NA2R showcase
PLUS the top 9 finalists will get the chance to participate in an exclusive workshop to get the low down on commercial radio.