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Si Astbury Competes in Online Singing Competition


For a long time, singing competitions have been a great way to introduce talented singers to a wider audience. The Eurovision Song content is one of the best-known, but now, since the advent of the internet, TV isn't the only game in town. Since early Jan. 2014, British musician and TV presenter Simon "Si" Astbury has been part of an online competition.


Astbury is currently competing at The event is called "Music's Richest Online Competition." Currently, the top prize is $7,500 in cash, plus a $100,000 recording contract. There is also a chance to feature at their live concert at the Famestage festival.

Famestage bills itself as "Open to the whole world, ... truly the biggest stage you'll ever step on."

The Famestage platform allows all musicians, from all over the world, to showcase their talents, in competitions with monthly cash prizes. Contestants also showcase and share their music with the world, and receive bookings.

"This is an online music contest that showcases artists by FameStage. I was asked to submit my music video for the competition. I learned about the event from Dean Thomas Barnett." - Si Astbury

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Si Astbury
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Astbury, who resides in the United Kingdom, has been involved in other competitions. To vote for Si go to

This talented singer has received some support so far, but there is a lot of competition in this event, so he needs as much support, in votes, as possible.

Si Astbury Thanks Supporters

"Thank you to those who vote for me and also for supporting my music."

In addition to keeping busy with his music projects, Astbury is also keeping busy informing others about this event and asking for votes.

More About The Contest

"The contest can be found at Remember, after voting respond to an email that will be sent and click on that link given. That final click will confirm the vote, and you can vote every day!"

Deborah Smith Ford is a TV and film actress, celebrity lookalike, writer and author. Read more stories by Deborah Smith Ford.

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