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Pride's Got Talent 2017

Toby Corton - Pride's Got Talent 2017 Music Winner. (Photograph: Simon Bennett )

Toby Corton - Pride's Got Talent 2017 Music Winner. (Photograph: Simon Bennett )

It is with great excitement that we have chosen our 2017 winners and runners up for both of our Music and Cabaret finals!

A huge congratulation to all 4 contestants.

  • The Winner of Pride's Got Talent 2017: Toby Corton
  • Runner Up: Jordan Bradley
  • The Winner of Pride's Got Talent Cabaret 2017: Keith Ramsay
  • Runner Up: Dolly Trolly

We have had a huge response to this year’s Pride's Got Talent with over 350 applicants who have battled it over three months, 13 heats, 4 semi-finals and 2 finals! With over 60 fabulously talented Judges and let’s not forget our lovely host, Michael Twaits.


As Pride's Got Talent gives new and emerging talent in the LGBT+ community the chance to perform onstage at Pride In London, this year it has been sponsored by Amazon Music and supported by The Musicians Union. The prizes for all finalists are as follows:

  1. Amazon Music Membership
  2. Membership to the Pheonix Artist Club
  3. Guaranteed places on the Pride In London stages
  4. Amazon Appearances

Following these prizes, our Cabaret Winner will win:

  1. Amazon Echo
  2. Coaching with Michael Twaits and Stuart Saint
  3. Pride in London Cabaret Stage Headline Appearance
  4. Hospital Club Appearance
  5. Headline Spiegeltent
  6. Appearance with the London Gay Big Band
  7. Small mini tour show directed / curated by Stuart Saint to be presented at:
  8. 1. Two Brewers
  9. 2. Above The Stag
  10. 3. Phoenix Artist Club

Our Music Winner will win:

  1. Amazon Echo
  2. TSQ Supporting Fleur East
  3. World Pride
  4. Coaching with Sinitta
  5. Coaching with MU
  6. Day in the studio paid for by the MU

Our Runners Up will win:

  1. Supporting the winners on the relevant stages
  2. Bottle of Barefoot Bubbly

 


World Pride Madrid

Pride in London will present the Pride's Got Talent winner for a live performance on the main stage at the Closing Party of World Pride in Madrid on Sunday 2nd July, six days ahead of their winners' performance in Trafalgar Square. They will perform alongside world-leading acts, on the night that Madrid hands the World Pride title to New York City for 2019. The world's eyes will be watching, in what is expected to be the biggest World Pride night in history.


We're closed for applications

Please check back in 2018 when applications for next year will reopen. 

Pride's Got Talent is split into two categories. 'Pride's Got Talent' is reserved exclusively for popular music acts. 'Pride's Got Talent Cabaret' is reserved for music/dance (non popular music acts), cabaret/alternative, presenters, hosts and novelty acts. You must be over 18 to apply. Full competition terms and conditions apply and are laid out below.


Pride’s Got Talent Godmother - Sinitta

Pride’s Got Talent Host - Michael Twaits

Judges – James PooleRichard UnwinKevin Tewis-AllenToni TippettJacqui SwallowsToby YoungLa VoixSandra Davenport, Jackie Briggs, Matt WaterhouseDr JPeter DunbarJason Reid - RVTTony Power, Mzz kimberleyTom KnightSum Ting WongVanity Von GlowSinittaSon of a TutuKate CamillerStefan DoeringAdam AllStuart SaintKimberly CollinsEddy QueensTom McGregorRoland Saunders TVTVDorian RelandDr WoofLascel WoodRalph BogardGary ButlerAntony Stuart-HicksCatherine MillsomLucyelle CliffeTara SirrellThe MUChris Ibbs CAACuffe & TaylorThe TailormadeCosmicHeart & SoulLinda RileyDan KoekLoUis CyferDave CrossNiekoMethJamie LambertSimon SharpMurray HipkinLouis Barabbas

Heats

Semi-finals

Finals


 

Competition terms and conditions

  1. To enter applicants must be aged 18 years and over (by 1 December 2016) and be a U.K. resident. The competition is open to new and emerging talent, talent without major representation, and non-celebrity talent
  2. Applications must be received by 23:59pm GMT Wednesday 1 March 2017 by completing the web form. Alternatively you may email ianmhm@prideinlondon.org but must provide all necessary information for your entry to be valid
  3. Applications which are delayed, lost, damaged, incomplete or fail in transmission due to computer issues or otherwise cannot be accepted
  4. Finalists from Pride's Got Talent 2016 may not apply
  5. Applicants must be available for all the rounds and finals. These will get released a month before the auditions begin and at that point the candidate may remove their application
  6. The competition is split in two categories:· Pride’s Got Talent - This category is reserved exclusively for music acts (solos and groups) and Pride’s Got Talent Cabaret - This category is reserved for: Music/Dance (non popular music); Cabaret/Alternative and Presenting/Hosting/Novelty Acts
  7. The prizes consist of the following and there is no cash alternative. Finalists are guaranteed a space on a Pride in London stage on Saturday 8 July 2017. The judges also decide:
    • Pride's Got Talent category winner (you will support the headline act on Trafalgar Square, performing to up to 15,000 people)
    • Pride's Got Talent category runner up
    • Pride's Got Talent Cabaret category winner (will support the headline at the Wonderground – Southbank)
    • Pride's Got Talent Cabaret category runner up
  8. Applicants are judged on the quality of their individual talent by industry professionals. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to
  9. The Promoter reserves the right to change the terms of the competition at any time
  10. All applicants agree to their name and information submitted in their application to be used in any or all publicity and marketing that the Promoter decides to undertake
  11. By entering the competition you are accepting these terms and conditions
  12. A list of the names of the winners will be published on prideinlondon.org and may be obtained by sending a SAE to the Promoter from 1 June 2017

The Promoter is London LGBT+ Community Pride CIC, PO Box 71920, London NW2 9QN. Registered in England and Wales as a Community Interest Company (no. 8321669). 'Got Talent' used with kind permission of Freemantle Media.