Orange unsignedAct

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Orange UnsignedAct
Presented by Alex Zane
Judges Simon Gavin
Alex James
Lauren Laverne
Jo Whiley
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Release
Original network Channel 4
External links
Website www.orangeunsignedact.co.uk

Orange UnsignedAct is a Channel 4 talent competition, with bands and artists competing for a recording contract with Universal Music, a £60,000 advance, a single released after the series, an album deal and a multi-media marketing campaign.

(The £60,000 is disbursed as follows: 50% on completion of the recording contract and confirmation of the winner and 50% on delivery of the final mixed, mastered and cleared album.)[1]

Previous iterations of the show have been called MobileAct unsigned, whereby a similar prize was awarded to the winner in 2007

The show is sponsored by Orange and Sony Ericsson.

Finalists[edit]

2007

Envy & Other Sins
Revenue
Mancini
Ginger Bread Men
Bad Robots

2008/2009

Scarlet Harlots
Hip Parade
Tommy Reilly

Winners[edit]

Envy & Other Sins won Mobile UnsignedAct on 23 December 2007.[2] As a result, their first single "Highness", was released on 3 March 2008.

Tommy Reilly won the competition with his song "Gimme A Call". The winner was announced live on Channel 4 at 2:40 pm on Sunday 25 January 2009. The song entered the UK Top 40 at number 14 on 1 February 2009.

Transmission[edit]

Sundays T4 (Channel 4) and 4Music, UK

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What's the Prize?". Channel Four. Archived from the original on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Channel Four Blog Envy and Other Sins' Blog Retrieved on 12 May 2009

External links[edit]