MusicBiz - Be your own music hero
Did you take up the MusicBiz challenge after fancying yourself as a master of metal, head of hip-hop or a ruler of rock? If you entered the 2012 - 2013 MusicBiz competition then your entries could be featured here amongst our top 10 selected because they really did hit the right note.
These imaginative and original entries rocked our worlds because they recognised clearly how songwriters artists and bands are rewarded for their creativity.
by Abi Foster - age 16
- Download Disaster
by Jake Dewsbury - age 15, Owen Tanner - age 15, Fraser Chave - age 14, Lauren Hutchins - age 15, Ellie Edmonds - age 15, Nadia Nicholas - age 15, Joe Kidd - age 17, Somin Griffin-Dave - age 15
- Annie Wheeler, age 14 and Millie Wheeler, age 16 (288Kb)
- Emily Irvine, age 15 (648Kb)
- Araminta Chapman, age 15 (446Kb)
- Eve Bangwan, age 14 (628Kb)
- Rebecca Hillman, age 15 (416Kb)
- Elin Kilby, age 16 and Lauren Williams, age 17 (226Kb)
- Bridie Pattimore, age 17 and Lucy Martin, age 16 (213Kb)
- Saskia Barnett, age 16 and Eve White, age 17 (235Kb)
We'll be contacting you lucky finalists soon so keep your eyes and ears open - we will be in touch!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the very first MusicBiz competition. The 2012 - 2013 competition is now closed and details of who won the top prizes will be released very soon.
Watch this space for news of a brand new MusicBiz challenge coming Autumn 2013 when you can have the opportunity to become music heroes all over again!
The views and opinions expressed in these entries are those of the creators and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the IPO.
The five keywords are:
Copyright - This allows you to protect your work, it can help you make money from your creativity. You own copyright in stories you write, music you compose and the film you make for this competition.
Royalty - This is the payment the songwriter, singer, record company and performers all get each time their song is played on the radio, tv or at a live event.
Design - This is the way something looks. It could relate to the artistic work on a CD cover or the sets created for a music video.
Performers - These are the people who put on a play, dance in a video or sing on a stage. This could be a live act, on the television or as part of a film or soundtrack.
Original - This means not copied, your own creative work. To get copyright protection, songs music and works of art must be original.