The entries are in and the nominations have been selected for Best Cover Song video! With over 300 entries, there were so many excellent videos of all genres to choose from. We had a successful first contest for Best Music Video, so let's keep it rolling and vote for the best cover songs...
And the nominees are (in no particular order)...
Michael Jackson "Beat It" by Jasmine Commerce
Lady Gaga "Bad Romance" by The Black Canary Strings
Beatles "Day Tripper" by Speechless
U2 "One" by Jason Liebman
Rihanna "Umbrella" by Nick Carver
Maroon 5 "Moves Like Jagger" by Potts & Pans Steelband
Black Eyed Peas " I Gotta Feelin" by Ocdamia Strings
Journey "Don't Stop Believing" by Rolling Heads
Kingston Trio "Scotch and Soda" by Carrie Bartsch
Elton John "Honky Cat" by Bill Forest
Taio Cruz " Dynamite" by Sugadady
Meredith Willson "Till There Was You" by Sarah King and the Smoke Rings
You can pick up to 3 videos. Voting ends on Wednesday May 30th at 1:00 PM EST. The top 3 artists with the most votes will receive the prize as soon as the contest ends. Their current GigMasters membership level and renewal date will remain the same.
1st Place: $299 (Gold Membership value)
2nd Place: $159 (Professional Membership value)
3rd Place: $79 (Basic Membership value)
If your video wasn’t nominated for this contest, please stay tuned. We plan on featuring more video contests for other categories, such as Best Singer, DJ, Magician, Wedding Performer, Kids Entertainer, and more. If you'd like to enter your video for future contests (and haven't submitted yet), you can do so in the comments below.
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