Lomotif Launches New Global Talent Search On Social Media With Grammy Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley “You’ve Been Scouted”
Nowadays we all know popular talent scouting shows and competitions like “The Voice”, “The Masked Singer” and “American Idol”. They have dominated the media landscape for years, helping to discover incredible talent and giving them a platform to share their talents with the world. Social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and others have also played a huge role in discovering new talent in recent years. Some of the world’s top artists such as Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Shawn Mendes, Halsey and many others have been spotted on their social media platforms of choice. Now, a social media company, Lomotif, plans to merge the popular talent search competition with social media content creators around the world.
Lomotif is a hot new video sharing social media platform introducing a new fan-based talent discovery format called You’ve Been Scouted. Users on the platform will be able to compete in a global competition to become the best music performer on the platform. The reward for this honor? A record label deal and $ 250,000 album produced by Grammy Award®-winning, multi-platinum mega-producer Teddy Riley. If you’re unfamiliar with Teddy Riley, he’s a multi-platinum Grammy-winning producer with well over 1,000 producing credits and has worked with some of the world’s top talent, including Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige, and Hi-Five and Al B. Sure, Guy, the Winans and Joe who had the R&B / Pop hit “Stutter” in early 2001. “Lomotif has one of the hottest communities of grassroots and artists around the world, which is what makes this very first competition so exciting,” said Teddy Riley. “Together we will help create the next global recording star in the world.”
How does it all work? The competition does not have a formal registration process, as musicians and performers can easily create and share content on the Lomotif platform and every contribution is automatically qualified as an achievement for the competition. Users around the world can then vote for their favorite users and nominate them as top candidates on the platform to win the ultimate award. In addition, content already on Lomotif also qualifies so that all past and present creators will recognize their most talented achievements by the community and have a chance to win.
Paul Yang, CEO of Lomotif, says “You Have Been Scouted” is one of the most innovative talent competitions of its kind, giving our users the real chance to be the next global superstar. With over 300 million videos viewed per month, we are exploding into the US market at the right time to launch our most ambitious endeavor to date, expanding our domestic user base while nurturing commitment to an exclusive talent contest, the one with American Idol and The will compete will vote. “
Lomotif has quickly made a name for itself in the music sector. This year they also teamed up with LiveXLive to create the global hit music festival “Music Lives” with top acts from Andra Day, the Zac Brown Band, Trace Adkins, 24kGoldn, Justine Skye, Lennon Stella, Jake Owen, G Herbo and Live streaming Jimmie Allen John Mayer, Wiz Khalifa, Pitbull, Lil TJay, Nelly, Davido, PRETTYMUCH and YBN Nahmir drew more than 37 million viewers last year. Also included in the lineup was the winner of LiveXLive’s newest original competition show, Self Made.
According to Ted Farnsworth, co-founder and creator of You’ve Been Scouted, this competition is just the beginning. The winner, chosen only by the fans, will not only receive a record deal, but will also be featured in an upcoming soundtrack to a feature film produced by Zash. They also plan to repeat the competition for dance, acting, and other talent-based competitions. In the future.
Music artists can download the Lomotif app from the Apple Store or Google Play for Android for the chance to be discovered, sign a coveted record label deal and have their work produced by Teddy Riley. “You’ve Been Scouted” will officially begin on June 25th and run through July 30th, crowning a winner selected exclusively by Lomotif’s user base. Everyone on the platform can vote for their favorite candidate once a day for the duration of the competition.