OK, the entries are in and the nominations have been selected. The first contest category is, wait for it...
Best Music Video. With over 200 entries, there were so many excellent videos of all genres to choose from. We went with the classic “music video” format to kick off this first video contest.
And the nominees are (in no particular order)...
Ramzi - 2nd Avenue
The WannaBeatles - We Wanna Meet Paul
Marc Silver & The StoneThrowers - California Avenue
Kalei Hogan - Somebody Like Me
David Youngman - Starry Night
Pickled Okra - Stringtime In The Summer
The Hometown Boyz - Coal Miner Blues
Cory Pesaturo & Yasmine Azaiez - Jealousy
Bjorn Briel - Make Me A Sandwich
Rajdulari - Honeywine Feat. Terrell Carter
Beantown Swing Orchestra - The Trolley Song
Sunshine Superman - Cast This
You can pick up to 3 videos. Voting ends on Wednesday April 25th at 1:00 PM EST.
If your video wasn’t nominated for this contest, please stay tuned. Depending on the response we get for this one, we plan to make this a recurring contest with other categories, such as Best DJ, Guitarist, Wedding and Kids Entertainer, etc. If you'd like to enter for future contests (and haven't submitted yet), you can do so in the comments below.
1st Place: 12 Month Gold Membership (or $299 credit for members)
2nd Place: 6 Month Professional Membership ($159)
3rd Place: 3 Month Basic Membership ($79)
The top 3 videos with the most votes will win. New members will be awarded the membership immediately following the contest. If you’re already a GigMasters member, you will receive credit equal to winning value amount. Your membership status will not change -- your level and current renewal date will remain the same.
Launched in 1997, GigMasters has provided live entertainment for over 150,000 special events — weddings, corporate events, kids' parties, festivals and more. Today, GigMasters counts 10,000 entertainers as active members with everything from bands and DJs to celebrity impersonators and balloon twisters. To find entertainment for your event or learn more about becoming a member, go to GigMasters.com.