Artists who are interested in entering the competition should send one track to the BBC World Service by 3 November, 2006. CDs and tapes should be sent to The Next Big Thing, Bush House, London. MP3s can be emailed to the BBC using the address email@example.com.
The BBC World Service has launched a competition to find the world’s best young music act. Called The Next Big Thing, the contest is open to groups and solo artists in any genre of music, as long as they are aged 18 and under and perform their own songs.