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Lomotif announces global talent search 'Scouted By Lomo'

The brand is partnering with Grammy Award-winning producer Teddy Riley for a nine-week long compet

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Delhi: Lomotif, the video-sharing platform, announced the worldwide talent search ‘Scouted By Lomo' to mark the occasion of World Music Day (21 June). The talent hunt aims to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to all the artists around the world to become a global music sensation.

This competition will commence in July and see Lomotif join hands with Grammy Award-winning producer, singer, and lyricist Teddy Riley. Based on the votes won from Lomotif users, the global winner will receive an exclusive record label contract and producing commitment.

Lomotif co-founder & chief executive Paul Yang said, “An idea and an inspiration can arise from anywhere. Firm believers of this ideology, we take this thought forward and are all set to give budding musicians the opportunity of a lifetime through this talent hunt. And what better day to make the grand announcement than World Music Day."

"We see so much promise amongst Indian artists today and curating such a talent hunt is a testament to our belief of them going toe-to-toe with their global counterparts," Yang said while shedding more light on this global competition. "It’s great to see Grammy Award-winning producer Teddy Riley with us who shall encourage these singers on their path to glory so that they can be crowned the global winner and take home the coveted Record Label contract.”

Speaking about being part of the talent hunt, Riley said, “India is a culturally rich country, with an adept sense of rhythm unlike anywhere in the world. India's passion and variety of musical styles make it exciting to see what these next artists have in store. I am confident that they will match up to the caliber of global artists making for a talent search/hunt that will be spoken about for a very long time.”

Spanning nine weeks, the competition will see contestants upload their audition clip to the official 'Scouted by Lomo' channel on the Lomotif app.

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