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08/05/2010

GET DISCOVERED WITH ‘LG UNSIGNED’ NATIONAL BAND SEARCH

Sydney, Australia – 5 August 2010 – LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, has today launched the ‘LG Unsigned’ national talent search to discover Australia’s best amateur band in partnership with MTV Network Australia, with entries open from today until August 26.

Sydney, Australia – 5 August 2010LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, has today launched the ‘LG Unsigned’ national talent search to discover Australia’s best amateur band in partnership with MTV Network Australia, with entries open from today until 26 August.
So why sign up to ‘LG Unsigned’? Not only will you be identified as one of Australia’s most impressive up-and-coming bands, one lucky winner will be selected by a panel of music industry personalities to perform alongside global headline acts (yet to be announced) at LG Live at the 2010 Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. They will also be the owner of an LG home entertainment and mobile prize pack.
The ‘LG Unsigned’ judging panel is fronted by one of Australia’s biggest You Tube phenomenon, the “Fully Sick Rapper” Christian Van Vuuren, joined by MTV’s Talent Artist Relations Manager Laura Vozzo, and Dan Hennessy of Aloha Music Management. Christian will also be video-documenting the competition and uploading to his hugely popular Facebook page followed by over 25,000 fans.
Fully Sick Rapper can certainly relate to young Aussie artists looking for their big break: “Performing alongside world class acts at the Singtel Singapore Grand Prix is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and we’re sure the winning Australian band will blow everyone away with their performance. We hope that all those Australians who dream for musical fame and fortune take the time to enter the ‘LG Unsigned’ competition”.
“’LG Unsigned’ is one of the most exciting new initiatives to be undertaken by LG Australia and we’re extremely proud to be providing Australia’s best amateur band with the ultimate ‘Life’s Good’ moment,” commented Mark Nesci, Corporate Marketing Manager, LG Electronics Australia. “This is a great extension of our global partnership with Formula 1 which brings together two of the most innovative brands in the world.”
All Australian ‘garage’ bands are invited to submit samples of their rocking performances to www.lgunsigned.com.au by uploading a short bio, photos and an MP3 sample during the competition entry period. Remember to get all your friends and family to make their public vote online from 6-16 September when the top three finalists are announced, to also go into the running to win an all-expenses paid trip to Singapore.
The ‘LG Unsigned’ winner act will be announced on September 17, giving the ‘LG Unsigned’ act a little over a week to perfect their performance for their debut on the world stage at LG Live at the 2010 Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix concert.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of $44.7 billion, LG comprises of five business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both A Global Partner of Formula 1™ and A Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lge.com.
For further information or images, please contact:
Danny Wong, LG-One
Tel : 02 8281 3826
Email: danny.wong@lg-one.com
Lena Sachs, LG-One
Tel: 02 8281 3875
Email: lena.sachs@lg-one.com
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