MI2N
Music Industry News Network
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 05-31-2014

Aloft Hotels Launches Global Search For Emerging Music Talent With Fifth Annual Project Aloft Star Talent Competition, Powered By NYLON

Bookmark and Share

Aloft Hotels, the leading-edge hotel brand designed for the next generation traveler, today announced the launch of Project Aloft Star-the fifth annual global talent discovery competition aimed to identify and support the hottest emerging music artists- with an exclusive event in Los Angeles featuring performances by 2013 Project Aloft Star winner, MY BODY, and NYLON's June/July music issue cover artist, HAIM. Starting today through July 27, unsigned bands and artists are invited to upload an original song to LiveAtAloftHotels.com for the chance to be named the 2014 Project Aloft Star winner.

"Music is at the core of the Aloft brand's DNA and we're thrilled to launch the fifth annual Project Aloft Star competition to identify the hottest emerging acts in music"

"Winning the Project Aloft Star contest last year was a real turning point for us in our careers," said Darren Bridenbeck, MY BODY. "We've had an incredible year. We played as a spotlight artist at Aloft Hotels and performed in Austin for NYLON's SXSW Music Showcase-we've not only grown our fan base, but have had a lot of doors open for us that wouldn't have otherwise."

For the fifth year, a panel of expert judges - including NYLON's music execs, NYLON Guys' Josh Madden, and Aloft Music insiders, will comb through submissions to identify the 10 acts that will advance to the fan voting round on Facebook. Then, starting August 24, it's up to Aloft Facebook fans and music lovers all over the world to vote for their favorite act and help select the 2014 Project Aloft Star. The winner will become a Spotlight artist for the Live at Aloft Hotels music series, performing at some of the brand's most exciting destinations later this year, meet with NYLON Records execs, and be featured in NYLON's November issue.

"Music is at the core of the Aloft brand's DNA and we're thrilled to launch the fifth annual Project Aloft Star competition to identify the hottest emerging acts in music," said Brian McGuinness, Global Brand Leader, Aloft Hotels . "We're continually looking for ways to connect our tech-savvy guests with music from around the world, and with this year's competition, we're able to really engage fans with the voting process on Facebook and offer a global platform for exposure to these emerging artists."

Aloft Hotels, together with internationally renowned lifestyle authority, NYLON magazine, launched Project Aloft Star to give emerging artists exposure to a wider fan base through concerts and promotions nationwide. The competition is just one component of the Aloft brand's innovative line-up of music programming and continued commitment to music discovery. Recognizing that the new global traveler craves authentic experiences, Aloft Hotels delivers live music acts featuring local and established talent through its Live at Aloft Hotels music program in its buzzing W XYZ bars. Featured artists have included Imagine Dragons, The Lumineers and Atlas Genius. For more information of the brand's dynamic music programming, visit www.LiveAtAloftHotels.com.

This marks the beginning of the global search for emerging artists residing in the Americas. Project Aloft Star will kick off for new and rising artists in Asia Pacific later this summer.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

MusicDish Review: Marilyn Music Single "Smoke And Mirrors"

Andre Xcellence! & American Commission Release The Official Video For "Game Of Thrones"!

Anouschka Bridges African Pop With Western Songwriting

GRAMMY Gold For Rob Chiarelli

Soundizers Announces The Release Of StereoMonoizer

Free Eventide Looper For All H9 Owners For Limited Time

Robert Kramer Releases "Branded" For Valentines Day

Cosmopolitan Country Artist Rhea Francani Releases Debut EP



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Kobalt Closes $60 Million In Funding To Scale Its Technology And Services For Songwriters, Artists And Rights Owners Globally
» Sennheiser Brings Transcendent Audio To Public Television For Front And Center Entertainment’s Speakeasy
» Brooklyn-Based Music Incubator Signs Kerchief To Artist Development & Distribution Deal
» MusicDish Review: "Games Of Thrones" Music Video By Andre Xcellence
» The Free Radio Alliance Rejoins The Fight To Oppose The Performance Tax
» ASCAP Promotes John Johnson To SVP, Licensing
» WorldArts Launches As The First-Ever Digital Discovery Platform Connecting Artists With Music Fans And Exclusive Opportunities For Worldwide Exposure
» Berklee Hosts Its 10th Annual SXSW Party: Boston And Beyond On Thursday, March 19
» TheRealDBlake To Release New 2015 "Mixtape & Music Video"
» HAIDUK Entering Studio To Record Follow Up Album To 'Spellbook'


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» GoaProductions Presents 2015 Spirit Tribe Gathering
» Conductor Long Yu Announces The Creation Of A New Music Canon - COMPOSE 20:20
» China Arts Foundation International 2nd Annual Chinese New Year Gala
» Avent Studio: A Touch Of Beijing Art In NYC
» Hampton Hotels Leverages Music And Emotion
» Ebook And Music Downloads Stagnate While Mobile Games And Videos See Strong Growth
» BakerHostetler Files Copyright Infringement Complaints For Freeplay Music Against Multi-Channel Networks
» Tim Lies Releases Chengjsihan Song For Chinese New Year
» CISAC Releases 2015 Global Collections Report
» Lauren Ceradini Joins Capitol Music Group As Vice President Of Publicity
» Asian Song Placements On Colectivo Bunka Compilation By MusicDish
» Sanlitun's FUBAR: The Latest Entry In Beijing's Live Music Scene

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.