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LIVESTREAM: Watch Fender's Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017 final here

Laura  Barnes
LIVESTREAM: Watch Fender's Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017 final here

On Thursday (26th October), Fender’s Undiscovered Artist of the Year final will take place to crown the UK’s best unsigned acoustic singer-songwriter.

The show will be presented by Radio 1’s ‘Introducing’ DJ Huw Stephens, and as well as being awarded the title, the winner will perform at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire as the opening act for highly-acclaimed British artist Lucy Rose.

The competition has been whittled down from 650 to three of the best unsigned acts from all across the UK who will be competing to be the winner in this 2017 final.

The finalists are Martha Philips from Leeds, Sherika Sherard from Streatham and Hattie Briggs from Chichester.
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The voting will open at 8pm and stay open until just before midnight on Sunday 29th. The winner will be announced on Monday 30th October.

The judging panel will include Fender’s Head of Artist Relations Neil Whitcher; Virgin Radio DJ and Presenter Georgie Rogers, and founder of Communion Music and band member of Bear’s Den, Kevin Jones. 

The event will take place at a London-based studio at 8pm (lasting approx 40-50 mins), but for those not luck enough to be attending the live final, fear not, you can catch all the action as it happens via the livestream.

Click back at 8pm on Thursday 26th October and watch the livestream below:

For more information visit http://shop.fender.com/en-GB/undiscovered

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