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ACM is excited to have received confirmation from ACM Alumna Patricia Lamoko and her band Bessonido have been shortlisted for MTV’s Unsigned Artist Competition to find MTV’s Brand New Artist for 2014.

Following last years landslide win for ACM Alumna Ebony Day, the new search is underway with the first round of public voting already open. ACM have already cast their vote for Bessonido, so get voting NOW!

MTV’s Unsigned Artist Competition Schedule

  • 31st Oct – 18th Nov: Voting Stages
  • 21st November – Winner announced (must keep this confidential until the MTV Brand New shortlist published)
  • 29th November – MTV Brand New shortlist published

More about MTV Brand New
With one of the most successful track-records for a new music poll, over the last five years MTV Brand New has identified international stars such as Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber & Ke$ha before their debut releases whilst also picking up top British music talent Tinie Tempah, Adele, Florence + The Machine, Disclosure, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Friendly Fires, White Lies, Wretch 32, Labrinth and 2012’s winner Conor Maynard at the very start of their recording careers.

”MTV Brand New continues to cement its reputation as one of the definitive new artist polls, championing and providing early recognition to a multitude of future stars including some of this year’s finest new UK Artists. We’re thrilled to be able to include the unsigned element to Brand New once again and can’t wait to check out some exciting new music”
Paul Hourican Head of Talent and Music, MTV Networks UK & Ireland

ACM would like to wish Patricia Lamoko the very best of luck for the MTV Unsigned / Brand New 2014 Competition!

Follow Patricia Lamoko and her band Bessonido on Facebook.

For more information about MTV Unsigned, visit the MTV website or follow the chatter on Twitter and Facebook.