Is your band the hottest new UK act?

Sony Ericsson and Channel 4 are looking to discover the best 'real' musical talent in the UK.

MobileAct unsigned, the first show to appear on both T4 and 4Music, promises gigs, a tour, TV exposure and a major record deal to the cream of Britain´s untapped music talent in its search to find the freshest unsigned act in the country.

The search will be led by a panel of well-known artists and industry experts and is open to musicians from all genres, from hip hop to rock, who write and perform their own original music and can prove they deserve the ultimate prize.

The series will kick off on Channel 4 with a unique mobileAct unsigned music festival and UK tour where the chosen musicians will perform to raise support from fans and impress the judges as they battle it out to win places in the live final. Along the way they will receive master classes from their idols and learn the inside track on how to make it in the industry.

If you think you and your band has what it takes and stand a chance of being one of 50 bands auditioned for the show, upload your material to by 5 August

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.