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Who will take out the Nick Rocks! Competition?

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Who will take out the Nick Rocks! Kiwi Kid Band Search Competition in 2009?

In 2008 it was ‘RPM’ from the Bay of Plenty with their hit single entitled Second Chance that blew away the judges and the voting public.
Who will win the coveted title of ‘Winner’ of the Nick Rocks! Kiwi Kid Band Search in 2009?

Open to Kiwi kids aged up to 15yrs old, this year’s winning Nick Rocks! band will get to rock their hearts out in a professional studio as they record their best single. Add to that an interview in Upstart Magazine and radio play on Classic Hits plus a professional music video produced by Nickelodeon. The music video will air on Nickelodeon (SKY Channel 041) for all Nick-heads to see nationwide.

Any Kiwi band with two or more members aged between 5 and 15 years old can enter Nick Rocks! by simply submitting a demo track and a band bio form, available from 22nd June at or in the June/July issue of Upstart Magazine. Look out for competition details on screen on Nickelodeon too, starting during The Naked Brothers Band special double feature ‘Mystery Girl’ on Monday 22nd June @ 5:00pm.

Nickelodeon’s 2009 competition has the support of a host of successful Kiwi bands and musos. From Nesian Mystik to Annabelle Faye to Midnight Youth to J Williams to Clap Clap Riot – Nick Rocks! is regarded by all as a great starting point for aspiring Kiwi musos to join in the success of the New Zealand music industry.

A carefully selected panel of judges will decide the top three Kiwi kid bands, before the public decides the final Nick Rocks! winner. Each finalist will have a mini music video made of their track which will air on Nickelodeon between Monday 24th August and Sunday 6th September. Online and SMS votes from Nick-heads all around NZ will be called for to pick the overall winner.

So get your muso mates together and record that demo track now! Your band could be recording your very own track and music video in a matter of months if you’ve got what it takes! Visit from 22nd June for more information and to download a band bio form, or check out the June/July issue of Upstart Magazine.


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