The Best Online Singing Contests to Show Off Your Skills
Updated post: Check out our updated article with must-read tips for singing competitions, plus online singing contests to enter! Read it here.
Can't make it out to the next American Idol or The Voice audition? That's alright! You can still show off your vocal skills and compete for recognition in one of the many online singing contests put on across the country. Below are several worth checking out!
The Hal Leonard Vocal Competition: The only vocal competition for all of North America aim
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