FAQ

Please browse our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still need assistance, please email us at info@discoveryidols.com.

 1. What is Discovery Idols?

Discovery Idols is an International Contest searching for new musical talent.

 2. Who is it for?

Discovery Idols is for singers, musicians, and songwriters who think they have enough talent to pursue a career in the music business.

 3. How do I participate in the Discovery Idols contest?

To participate in the Contest you must register by filling out the form completely and pay the registration fee before October 25, 2018.

 4. How much does it cost to enter the contest?

The amount you pay will depend on what category you want to enter. Please click here to view the application.

 5. Who will judge my musical work?.

The general public will vote first followed by a panel of 3 judges.

 6. What is the Popular Vote?

The popular vote is the final decision of the judges after a sum of votes cast by the general public .You can cast your vote for as many songs as you like, but you cannot vote twice for the same song.

 7. Who are the Judging Panel and the Jury of Experts?

The Judging Panel is a committee composed of critics, journalists and enthusiasts involved in the contest. Their judgment, at their sole discretion, added to the Popular Vote will select the finalists. The Jury of Experts, composed of professionals of the highest international level of the music business will elect the winners.

 8. Where can I find the results and all communications relating to the Contest?

All results, as well as voting progress, will be published exclusively on this website. In addition all communications, variations ,and changes decided by the Discovery Idols committee will be made known and announced on this website.

 9. When is the deadline to enter the contest?

The deadline for the contest is October 25, 2018 at 6pm EST. Discovery Idols reserves the right to change this deadline and will post any changes on the website.

 10. What are the criteria for assessment to be used?

The evaluation criteria is specifically for singers, composers, and groups. Please view competition rules. The top 20 finalists will be invited to perform in the US in front of the judges.

 11. How do I collect my prize?

The procedure for collection will be shown to the winners at the appropriate time. All prizes must be collected in person. No bank or wire transfers will be issued.

 12. Can I sell my music on your website?

At this time, Discovery Idols prohibits music sales on the website.

 13. I reside outside of the US and made the Top 20. How do I get help to obtain a visa?

When you enter the contest please make sure you notify us that you may need assistance in obtaining an entertainment visa. A representative from Findley Bologna International will contact you.