Megastar Mini 🙌

Megastar Mini 🙌

Megastar mini competition (a.k.a. your chance to meet usher!)

WHAT IS THIS?!

You read that right, 👉YOU👈 (FANS AND PERFORMERS) have another shot to meet Head Judge and Chief Creative Officer Usher at the Megastar's Live Finale Event in Los Angeles. If we've piqued your interest please read on.

The details... 

Can you believe that the Finals are here?!? 😱 After several weeks of Heats and two Finals Rounds, we are down to 80 Performers, and with this more select pool of talent (where the synchronized swimmers at??) comes big opportunities.

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Question for all the Performers out there: Have you been livestreaming? Hope so!

Fans: you been watching some streams? You oughta be!

“WHY,” you ask.

Livestreaming (Megastar Live) could be your ticket to meet international superstar, Head Judge, and Chief Creative Officer of Megastar, USHER?? 🎉💥✨💥🎉

Starting this November 24, 2017, at 21:00:00 UTC (convert to my timezone), Megastar will be starting the Megastar Mini Competition in which the top three livestreamers (1-3 in the Most Famous Performers leaderboard) will be invited to meet Usher at the Megastar Live Finale Event in Los Angeles. 

But to be clear, this isn’t just for Performers –– Fans, you have the chance to not only win tickets to Megastar’s Live Finale Event in Los Angeles, but you could meet Usher in the flesh as well! 😯

 

THE RULES ARE SIMPLE, BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN WINNING WILL BE

Performers, you may have noticed a little something called Fame Points that have you scratching your head. (Honestly, stop. You’re gonna need a healthy scalp for the contest.😬)  Those Fame Points are important!

The three top Performers with the most Fame Points will be the lucky ones to get a mentoring session with Usher.

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"WHAT?! Now I get what Fame Points were for! How I do I get them?” you exclaim (creating the perfect transition to talk about Fame Points).

Plainly, Performers get Fame Points whenever they receive a Gift from their Fans. Fans can give Gifts to Performers on their Profile and/or during a Performer’s livestream. This is what it comes down to.

To all the talent, START LIVESTREAMING. The great thing is, each Gift you receive as Performer in the Megastar App can be redeemed for cold 👏 hard 👏 cash! 👏   💸💰😎 
 

Ready to Go Live?

Check out the Megastar Live FAQ.

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NOW, FANS…

This is where you come in, in a big way. YOU will decide which talented Performer gets the chance at a mentoring session with Usher, but you could meet him too! You may have noticed a leaderboard for Top Backers on the Megastar app. Whenever you give a Gift to Performers, you’ll get credit as Backer. 🎁

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At the end of the Megastar Mini Competition, the top three Backers who give the most Gifts will be invited to the Megastar Live Finale Event!

THINGS ARE JUST GETTING INTERESTING

The Megastar Mini Competition goes from Friday, November 24, 9pm London time until  December 2, 9pm London time, so you’ll have a full week to make it happen. There is a ton of talent out there that you don’t want to miss.

Jump on the app, and see what’s happening! Vote. Watch a livestream. Back your talent!

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what's the catch?

No catch but there are Official Rules for the Megastar Mini Competition. 

Mentor Minutes 4-7

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WORDS OF WISDOM FROM USHER

Usher is the lead mentor on the megastar app. Consider his thoughtful approach to creating great performance art.

After all, he’s been doing this since he was 12, has had to push through a lot of incredible stuff; from the self-doubt as a kid just starting out to learning how to work hard, then pivoting and breaking new ground and more.

Check out four more of his Mentoring Minutes on the Megastar app, where he talks about how to face creativity with a mind to win. 

Here are a few tips to remember on your way to performer success:

DEDICATION

If art were easy, it wouldn’t be worth much. The hard work, the attention to detail, the focus, the endless practice… all of this makes it even more rewarding when you succeed. Dedication means taking time everyday, every chance you can, to advance as an artist: practice, perform, perfect.

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 If you’re truly inspired and dedicated, one thing should naturally follow…

AUTHENTICITY

When you’re connected to what inspires you and truly dedicated to turning it into reality, your authenticity will effortlessly shine through. There’s one sure way to “be yourself”: pursue what you want with all your heart and soul. When your fans feel the real you, they’ll believe you, and they’ll believe in what you 😉 do!

Of course, so many performers are plagued by self-doubt. Am I good enough? 😟 Am I smart enough? 😕 Doggone it, will people like me? 😒 (Okay, enough Stuart Smalley. 😜)  You have to be fearless, which is why we want to talk about....

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BRAVERY

When you know who you are and what you’re about, nothing can take that away from you. Don’t be afraid to be who you really are. Seize every moment and focus on what matters. Don’t hesitate to the be the most you you can be. That’s bravery. You don’t have to combat fear if you just put your eye on the prize 🥇 and remember that you’re in this to make an impact, to create great art, see your name in lights and share with others what only you can give.

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When there’s nothing to stop you, and you know what you have to offer the world, that’s how you know you’re ready for…

FAME

You might think that getting famous means getting lucky, as if fame finds you. Wrong! Fame is out there waiting for you to take it. It’s yours to claim. Stand in the spotlight and let yourself be seen. That’s the name of the game. 

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So, stop wondering how to be famous, and get to it! Watch Usher’s Mentoring Minutes and plan to be successful, like only you can be.

If you don’t yet have the Megastar app, get it today and vote. The next Megastar needs your votes.  Votes are what will propel the lucky winner to victory. And you know what? The performers competing are pretty amazing.


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Meet A Megastar ft. Chloe Temtchine

Meet A Megastar ft. Chloe Temtchine

Introducing performer/singer/songwriter Chloe Temtchine in this week's Meet A Megastar series. 

Chloe Temtchine. A brilliant smile. A sultry soulful voice. And a story to tell about her constant companion, the oxygen tank she named Steve Martin. This native New Yorker continues to overcome adversity and rise to write the song Be Brave, now adopted by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association community as its anthem. She really nails what courage means, and how powerful it can be when combined with massive talent.

Chloe Temtchine | https://www.chloetemtchine.com/
Instagram | @ChloeTemtchine
Facebook | @chloetemtchine
Twitter | @ChloeTemtchine
YouTube | Chloe Temtchine


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Cash Prizes

Cash Prizes

GET THAT MONEY HONEY

Everyone knows the top winner in the Megastar competition will win one million dollars. 🤑 That’s huge.

Imagine what you’ll do with all that money. You could take accordion lessons from the number one accordion master in the world. Afford to go BASE jumping in the Himalayas with Jeb Corliss. Dance on the Stars. 💃 🎶 🕺

But what about other prizes? Is it only the big kahuna that wins? THERE WILL BE 20 CASH PRIZE WINNERS IN ALL! FOR A TOTAL OF $1,092,500. 🎉 🙌 🎉 Yep. Count ‘em.

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Finals Round One: Up to 1000 people will compete in the first round of the finals. These are the elite, the top pool of people voted in by FANS like you over 21 weekly heats in the UK, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Australia and the U.S. 🤑

The top 250 people will graduate to the next round. 

Finals Round Two: Those 250 will compete in Finals Round Two, resulting in 50 people moving on and the top ten of those will receive $1,000 each. Okay, this is starting to add up. 💵 💵

Finals Round Three: The 50 people chosen from Finals Round Two will compete in Finals Round Three. From there, 10 will move onto the Grand Finale with the top 5 winners receiving $2,500 each! 

The Grand Finale: Okay we’re coming down to the wire now. 

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Ten people competing. Bodacious talent facing rarified talent. Vying for the million. But only one person will win that million. That said, the top five will all win: #5: $10,000. #4: $15,000. #3: $20,000. #2: $25,000. And #1, we’ve said it before, $1,000,000. 💵💰💵 That’s a lotta scratch!

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Real
talent. 💯

Real
effort. 💯

Real
performances. 💯

Real
drama. 💯

Real
audience expansion. 💯

Real
opportunity. 💯

Real
money. 💯

 

And how will performers climb their way to the top? Fans, like you, loving them and voting for them. You have good taste. You are a trendsetter. Turn your friends onto your favorite Performers and help the artist of your choice. 

We can’t wait to see who you choose to be the first Megastar Millionaire. 💰🏆💰


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Featured Five: Finals Round 1 🙌

Featured Five: Finals Round 1 🙌

What FOMO?
Don't miss a thing!
 

Each week Megastar features a few stand out acts to highlight in our Feature Five Reel. This week, Finals Round 1, things are really heating up! 🔥 

What’s new? Well, during the finals rounds we’ll see all new submissions from Performers competing in each of the rounds. Download the Megastar App and vote for your favorites! 


Finals Round 1 auditions end at:

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Now, without further ado, here’s the Megastar breakdown. 🙌

 
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Chloe Temtchine 🇺🇸

Chloe Temtchine hails from California with an inspiring original, Breathe, that draws on her experience with pulmonary hypertension. Her video is made with love, featuring children who share her condition lip-syncing along with Chloe’s moving performance. Megastars make a difference, and Chloe embodies that beautifully.

You can donate to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association by texting the letters PHA to the number 56512 to help fund research to find a cure for children with Pulmonary Hypertension.

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Jimmy Levy 🇺🇸

Jimmy Levy dedicates his impassioned performance of Sam Smith’s Too Good At Goodbyes to the late Hannah Stone. His vocals reach heavenly heights without faltering. Levy has broken through to the first round of Finals despite the plethora of musical artists contending to be a Megastar. Will this Floridian bring the heat and make it to the Grand Finale?

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Andie Case 🇺🇸 

Andie Case from Alabama manages to capture the spirit of pop, punk, and R&B in her incredible rendition of Alicia Keys’ If I Ain’t Got You. In addition to her passion, this girl’s vocal control is incredible! Andie makes her case to be the next Megastar with this one.

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Mike Archangelo 🇺🇸

From the Garden State, Mike Archangelo take Sia’s megahit, Chandelier, strips it down and bares an intimate and powerful performance. With vocals that climb from a gentle falsetto to anthemic heights and guitar skills to match, could Archangelo be a herald of Megastardom to come?

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Dryden Glod 🇺🇸

Dryden Glod from Illinois makes the impossible look easy! Whether he’s levitating objects or transforming them. You can stop and rewind the video as much as you like — his tricks are seamless. Could Dryden pull off the ultimate trick and transform himself into a Megastar?

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

You be the judge.
Download the Megastar App to vote for your favorites!

Finals Round 1 auditions end on Saturday!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

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USHER IS YOUR MENTOR

In Megastar’s new Mentoring Minute series, Usher 🙌 shares his wisdom on what it takes to push for success, to overcome challenges, to get yourself psyched, to deal with criticism and a lot more.

Get the app and meet your mentor; he’s a very inspiring guy. This week we’re sharing three of his Mentoring Minute videos.

In that vein, let’s talk about what you’ll need to become a Megastar…

 

INSPIRATION

If you want to inspire audiences, you have to feel inspired. Inspiration is the drive that will push you forward to success. 👌 It’s the quality that will draw people to you. It’s the idea, 💡 the production and everything that surrounds it. Find what thrills you, share it, and don’t be surprised when others share your enthusiasm.

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But creating an inspired performance won’t always be easy and that’s why you’ll need…

 

POSTING

When you post, think about it carefully. 🤔 Ask yourself how you want to be perceived and tell your story. Edit. One of the most important things to remember in this always-on digital age is that whatever you post becomes part of your history, of your personal narrative, of your artist footprint. Make sure it represents you the way you want to be represented.

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Once you’re proud of your work, post it. Fearlessly. And know that it will be a good ambassador of your...

 

BRAND

It can take time, but once you’ve identified what inspires you, dedicated yourself to pursuing it, remained authentic, and overcome your fears, that’s when you can stake your claim. Show ‘em 😎 what sets you apart, what makes you different, what makes you undeniable, and wear it like a badge in everything that you do.

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Once you show the world🌎🌍🌏 everything you’ve got and made it unmistakably you, inevitably you’ll find…

Watch Usher’s Mentoring Minutes and plan to be inspired.


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

USHER’S  MANIFESTO

USHER’S MANIFESTO

Megastar isn’t just about making some lucky artist a freshly minted millionaire 🍀 💸 

-- it’s about pioneering a new way for artists to connect with audiences from around the world in ways they’ve never had before.

There is no secret formula for “how to become famous.”

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Every individual performer finds their own path. Or they forge one. And if there’s anyone who knows what it takes, not only to become famous but how to make someone else a success, it’s Megastar’s Chief Creative Officer and Head Judge, Usher. 🔥🙌🔥

Yeah, Usher, who not only earned himself a record contract with Sean Combs (Brother Love, formerly, P.Diddy/Puff Daddy/Diddy. Did we get them all? 😜) when he was just 14-years-old, but who helped guide Justin Bieber to the success that he is today.

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Usher believes in Megastar. ⭐ He’s recorded a manifesto for you that dives beneath the surface of his dedication. It’s his stake in the ground, a powerful and passionate statement of the reasons he believes Megastar could be your vehicle to success.

He wants you to watch it. We want you to watch it. Join us in this amazing journey to propel performers as they travel the road from belief in themselves to incredible expression to becoming a Megastar.

But you don’t need to be a performer to participate; this Megastar app, this grand competition is built for fans. Because it’s fans like you who will drive performers to success, fans like you who will propel performers— by watching, voting, tipping, commenting, sharing, and promoting —  to win big cash prizes. And elevate one extraordinary performer to the ultimate prize, to become our first global Megastar. To win $1,000,000.


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Featured Five: Heat🔥F

Featured Five: Heat🔥F

What FOMO?
Don't miss a thing!

Each week Megastar selects a few stand out Performers to feature in the weekly Highlight Reel. 🙌 

 
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Sarah Lloyde 🇦🇺

Megastar is lucky to have Sarah Lloyde competing! Sarah hails from Australia where she started pursuing her passion for singing at a young age, winning local and national competitions at the age of 10, years later making her way into the top 24 of Australia’s The Voice. Don’t miss her rendition of Christina Aguilera’s “You Lost Me” –– you won’t want to lose track of this Megastar.

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Nuge Music 🇺🇸

While Nuge didn’t make it past this Heat, he certainly deserves a shout out. Nuge claims Cincinnati as his hometown, and takes pride in his Vietnamese heritage. With a voice like butter, and guitar skills to match, just let his cover of Goo Goo Dolls’ “Name” wash over you. If you can’t feel his passion for music from this one, you may be dead inside. 😬💀

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Paul Spaeth 🇺🇸

Paul Spaeth makes one fiery impression with his passionate “Phoenix Rising” submission. You probably wouldn’t guess Paul’s from a small town, Slinger, Wisconsin, when you hear his piano playing soar high over a pulsing electronic beat. And check out that get up! 😯

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Karo Jasper 🇨🇦   

Karo Jasper out of Canada does his country proud with moves as sweet as maple syrup! He’s undeniably smooth and so is his cohort, @fashionr, as they switch in and out of call and response and synchronized choreography with ease.

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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Olanrewaju A 🇨🇦

The way Olanrewaju’s body twists and floats as he moves make you wonder if he doesn’t moonlight as a marionette puppet. Another contestant repping Canada, Olanrewaju, certainly shows a passion for contorting body in way that will astonish you.

You be the judge.
Download the Megastar App to vote for your favorites!

Heat F auditions end at 2pm Pacific Time on Saturday!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Meet Your New Megastar Community Manager

Meet Your New Megastar Community Manager

Hi, I’m Robyn, your new Megastar Community Manager. I’m super excited to join the team and the community here at Megastar app and help Performers grow your audience and showcase all of your amazing talents to Fans so they can vote for the next global Megastar! I’m here to not only be your biggest cheerleader but to help you get the most of the app and the Megastar community. I want to help foster a supportive and enthusiastic community for both Performers and Fans. Showcasing your talent to a global audience takes a ton of confidence and I want to help you to embrace it, own it and share it.

I’m here to talk to and listen to all of our users and take your thoughts and suggestions on how to make Megastar better and support your needs. Also, I’m here to talk about and enjoy all of our talented Performers like every other fan! Find me in the app, on this blog and lurking around all our social media, if you use #MegastarApp, I’m going to see and read what your saying. I may even participate in a live stream or two.

I’m passionate about strong and supportive communities as well as building meaningful connections through technology. I think Megastar is the perfect place to do that and I want to work with all of you to ensure we are delivering the best content and Performers for you to vote on. Little known fact about myself: I’m a huge Harry Potter nerd, I have a tattoo and host a podcast so if you see me in the app and want to talk Potter let’s do it!

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You can expect to find a lot more of me here on the blog as I’m going to be seeking out Fans and Performers and trying to get to know more about them and help them share their story to the Megastar community. My talent? I’m an expert on all things Harry Potter :)

Looking forward to hearing from everyone and finding the next global superstar together!

You can find me in the Megastar App or hanging out in our Facebook Group

Sky's the Limit

Sky's the Limit

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Jeb Corliss is both a real life Megastar and your mentor on the Megastar App!

Meet Jeb Corliss, professional skydiver, BASE jumper, wingsuit pilot, and the latest celebrity judge in our worldwide Megastar competition.

Whether he’s diving from thousands of feet in the air to thread narrow caverns with only inches of clearance to spare, or swimming outside of a cage to pet Great White Sharks off the coast of Mexico, Jeb Corliss is a performance artist on the grand scale.

With every stunt he executes, he literally risks life and limb to do the unthinkable and defy the limits of fear. 😱

At a young age, Jeb knew that he wanted to do great things (or at least nothing more than simply defy gravity).

The story goes: Young Jeb was sitting in the backseat of his aunt’s car watching birds jump and glide from telephone pole to telephone pole. At that moment he told his aunt, “When I get older, I’m going to do that.” Despite his aunt’s explanation that humans can’t fly, he simply replied, “Maybe you can’t...but I’m going to.”

And fly he did! After all, this guy grew up capturing rattlesnakes 🐍 and poisonous spiders 🕷 which he kept as pets.

BASE: the various structures that jumpers launch off. Buildings, Antennas, Spans (bridges), and Earth (cliffs).

BASE: the various structures that jumpers launch off. Buildings, Antennas, Spans (bridges), and Earth (cliffs).

In his late teens, shortly after learning to SCUBA, Jeb discovered BASE jumping and at age 18 he started skydiving in preparation to become a BASE jumper. 

After completed four years of BASE training, he made his first jump off a Northern California bridge, and has continued making leaps ever since.

Over his nearly twenty year career, Jeb has completed over 1,000 recorded jumps - from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, to the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He plans to fly along the Great Wall of China.

As if jumping off of extremely high places wasn’t hard enough, Jeb has added a new challenge to his repertoire! 😧☠ As a proximity flyer, Jeb pops helium balloons with his head at high speeds just feet away from colliding with walls and cliffsides.

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He has been profiled by The New York Times, Men’s Journal, Rolling Stone and more. His many television appearances include Good Morning America, Today, The Colbert Report, ESPN’s E:60, and Conan. Jeb has also starred in several documentaries, and was the original host of Discovery Channel’s Stunt Junkies.

Now, Jeb stands as a reminder that Megastar is a platform where everyone can show their talent. The discerning eye of someone as dedicated, passionate, and talented as Jeb makes him the ideal judge to help us find the world’s next Megastar.

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If you’re an extreme athlete or adventurist that has turned your talent into an unlikely performance, Jeb may just be your champion and mentor!

As a Megastar judge and mentor, Jeb hopes to encourage everyone to give themselves fully to their dreams –– whatever they may be:

“I have been very fortunate in my life and I have seen things many people wouldn’t believe. Now I want to help others see them too. I want to help inspire people to follow their passion and I feel Megastar can help me do this.”

Check out this video where we talk to Jeb directly and learn about what he’s looking for in the world’s next Megastar:


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Featured Five: Heat🔥E

Featured Five: Heat🔥E

What FOMO?
Don't miss a thing!

Each week Megastar selects a few stand out Performers to feature in the weekly Highlight Reel. 🙌 

 
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Jaola Williams 🇺🇸

Jaola Williams’ performance of Ariana Grande’s Moonlight maybe just haunt you while you sleep. Her voice climbs so effortlessly as she hit those high notes in perfect harmony. Williams brings the soul this week and her passion may just earn her a Golden Ticket. 

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Dian Rene 🇺🇸

Dian Rene… like Chris Black, does a lot with a little. Crafting an incredible a capella rendition of Mi Gente, Dian performs EVERY part, flawlessly piecing together separate videos into one. this process can be meticulous, but clearly Dian’s got the passion. He even makes it look easy with his calm, cool, collected performance. Can his charm make him a Megastar?

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

 
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CJ 🇺🇸

A talent like CJ’s is undeniable. Performing his own original etudes on a grand piano, CJ’s speed and precision will dazzle you. His fingers dance across the whole span of the keys and the music soars toward an passionate, epic finish. Who said classical music was dead?

 

 
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Chris Black 🇦🇺   

Chris Black… proves that you don’t need much to make an impression when you’ve got the passion. With nothing more than a mic, a few simple chords, and a voice to stop you in your tracks, Chris manages to give Sam Smith a run for his money, or at least Megastar’s. :P

 
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Hassan Hamadi 🇺🇸

It’s only fitting that Hassan Hamadi’s video goes sideways 30 seconds in -- his performance spins heads. Whether right side up, upside down, sideways and otherwise, Hamadi effortlessly backflips, twists, and rolls across the stage you’ll wonder how he’s not already famous with all that passion.

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You be the judge.
Download the Megastar App to vote for your favorites!

Heat E auditions end at 2pm Pacific Time on Saturday!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Jeb Corliss Q&A

Jeb Corliss Q&A

Most Interesting Wing Suit Pilot in the World

Jeb Corliss has joined the Megastar Team as a Judge and Mentor. Who is this guy?

Well, he jumps off buildings. 🏢 And bridges. And mountaintops. And airplanes. 🛩 And into Superbowl Sunday arenas. And flies in a wing suit allowing him to control his flight incredibly tightly.

So what does he do then? He decides to take it one step further and become an extreme proximity flier (meaning he flies as close to really big and really high things as possible at incredible speeds). You know this because he pops the balloon attached to that rock! Yes! (Yikes! 😱)

What he does is scary but thrilling to watch. And we’re sure, it’s scary but thrilling to do.

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This is his art. This is his passion. And we sat down with him to find out how he does it, and how he feels about other artists and their passions.

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Jeb, you are perhaps most famous for the "Grinding the Crack" performance. 😱(FANS, you have got to see this.) Was that when you knew you made it?

 
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The Grinding the Crack jump was done for a special on ABC’s 20/20 called Super Humans. I did a series of jumps for the program and when the project was complete I honestly didn’t think about it again. It was just another of almost 50 jumps I had done at that location. I thought the footage was cool but moved on to my next project.

Within 3 days of posting it got over 3 million views. I was actually a bit shocked. It’s now at over 32 million.

But I guess you are really asking if there was a single moment when I knew I had made it. I don’t think I have ever thought of things in those terms. I have had such a strong burning passion for human flight that just being able to do it was making it for me. As long as I was doing it I was making it every single time. From the moment I started jumping I was happy and had an overwhelming sense of being complete.

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You risk your life every time you make a jump. You say you're not an adrenaline junkie. Really? 🤔If it's not the rush, what motivates you?

 
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My motivation has changed over the years. Why I did it when I was 20 was different from why I did it when I was 30 which is different than why I do it now at 40. It has changed and evolved as I have.

In the beginning I was trying to figure out who I was and what I was capable of. It was a personal test to really learn about myself. In my 30s it became about the show, the process. Could I get the permits to do it legally and tell a compelling story? I was trying to make the productions as big and elaborate as possible.

Now I know who I am and what I am capable of. I know I can get the permits and do the massive live shows. I have found peace. I am calm and no longer feel the need to prove things to myself or anyone else. I have become happy to just be alive. I feel I can now help others on their journey to self realization.  

 
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Why did you choose to be a judge for Megastar? ⭐

 
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It’s time for me to give back. I have been very fortunate in my life and I have seen things many people wouldn’t believe. Now I want to help others see them too. I want to help inspire people to follow their passion. Megastar can help me do this.

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What is the most important message you want to send to Megastar Performers? ⭐🙌 

 
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Make sure you are doing this for the right reasons. Make sure this is truly what you are passionate about. If this is a true passion for you, never give up. Never stop. You must be willing to sacrifice everything. I had to be willing to die for my passion and I truly hope you are willing to make sacrifices for yours. Because then, success is guaranteed…

 
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Besides winning the grand prize, 💰🙌💸what is your hope for Megastar winners?

 
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I hope it makes them happy and pushes them closer to realizing their dreams. Being able to earn a living from doing what you love is the life goal of most people. Megastar puts you on that path…


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

That's The Ticket!

That's The Ticket!

🎼I’ve Got a Golden Ticket🎶

Now, now, everybody calm down! It’s obvious what you’re all thinking…

“What’s a Golden Ticket??” “It’s shiny! I want one!” “Is there chocolate??”

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In order: (1) Read below, (2) it is shiny, and you might get one, (3) we do not have the technology to teleport chocolate through our app yet, but we are consulting with Willy Wonka about said innovation.

Caption: We’re frightened by the thought of this guy being able to teleport through your phone 😳

Caption: We’re frightened by the thought of this guy being able to teleport through your phone 😳

ANYWAY...

There’s not much you can do to earn a Golden Ticket save for being irresistibly talented, but in the case that you are and one of our judges picks you, then you will automatically advance to the… 👏WORLD 👏 WIDE 👏 COMPETITION!!!

In the Finals, your chance to win will multiply exponentially as there will only be a thousand performers — maybe fewer! — competing to be the world’s next Megastar!

But, like, way more chill 😬

But, like, way more chill 😬

Golden tickets ensure that Performers entered in the Auditions phase will advance to the Finals, or that Performers in Finals Rounds 1 and 2 will advance to the next (Rounds 2 and 3, respectively). It’s our way of saving any talent that may have been overlooked (accidentally of course) by the Fans during the voting process. That said, once we get to Round 3, there will be no more Golden Tickets, making it totally up to Fans!

Golden Ticket winners are announced for every Heat after the Judges’ Review phase (...oh...so that’s what that is) and once voting reopens mid-week. Watch for the schedule in the app in your time zone.

The coolest thing about the Golden Tickets? They will all be selected by our special panel of judges, including Usher! 😍😲 Stay tuned for more news, as we will be announcing more judges sooooooon. (Next week!)  😉

Speaking of Usher, he’d like to give you a lowdown on what he’ll be looking for in selecting Golden Ticket Winners:

So, don’t let anybody tell you to write yourself off. The Golden Ticket is your opportunity to take a chance, make the leap, to put yourself out there, because, who knows? While the world might miss it, the judges are always looking. 👀 👌

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For more contest information see the Megastar App Terms of Service and Use


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Featured Five: Heat🔥D

Featured Five: Heat🔥D

What FOMO? Don't miss a thing!

Each week Megastar selects a few stand out Performers to feature in the weekly Highlight Reel. 🙌 

 
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RubyWoo 🇺🇸

Ruby is aptly named because her voice will make you go, “Woo!” This starlet comes from California by way of Atlanta, Georgia, which makes sense because she seems sweet as peach 🍑 and her voice is smooth and crisp (makes us hungry for avocado toast)! Ruby is very active, so be sure to follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to find out when her next performance is!

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oZealous 🇺🇸

Hailing from Michigan, oZealous, aka Cody Vizcarra, proves his beatboxing skills are oMazing! This guy already has a significant following and it’s no wonder: his social media channels are bursting with positive vibes and spit beats… sorry sick beats. 😜💦  Keep an eye (more like an ear) out for this one, and check out oZealous’ Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to find out what happens when Cody dresses up like an old man and wanders the streets.

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We promise this video has not been sped up – LukeG (Luke Gardner) is really that fast! This guitar shredder from Kentucky comes dangerously close to summoning the forces of darkness to melt your face off with his “Original Heathens Improvised Solo” video. 😱

 
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JIBRIZYMAGIC 🇺🇸

In case you still have your face after watching Luke Gardner’s video, hold onto your jaw because Jibrizy from Chicago, IL is gonna make it drop. From his piercing eyes, 👀 to charismatic performance, Jibrizy will captivate and confound you with his impressive card tricks. Jibrizy’s social media channels already have a substantial following but will his fans make him our first Megastar?

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It’s fitting that the first thing you see in Lisa Lottie’s video is a her tattoo of shooting star. 💫 Lisa could very easily be our next Megastar with hula hoop talent like her’s. The level of athleticism, control, and determination that Lisa has mastered is incredible. It’s this type of dedication that can make a world of difference for any kind of success. From down under, this Aussie may just rise to the top!

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You be the judge.
Download the Megastar App to vote for your favorites!

Heat D auditions end at 2pm Pacific Time on Saturday!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

CONNER BOBAY SHOWS YOU HOW TO REACH YOUR PEEPS

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CONNER BOBAY SHOWS YOU HOW TO REACH YOUR PEEPS

HE DID IT. YOU CAN DO IT TOO.

Megastar is all about two things. Having massive talent. And getting people to know about it. Oh, and getting people to vote for you. Uh, that’s three things. 😎

Amp Your Fanbase with Megastar!

 

Here’s How:

Tip 1 – Consistency

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Your Social Media Handles: Make a decision who you are and what you want to be called. Then call yourself that across ALL your channels. You want Megastar Fans who want to find you to find you. Yah?
 

Tip 2 – Persistency

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Talk to your fans. Even if you don’t know what to say. Be their BFFs. Post photos. Post your innermost thoughts. Livestream. Tell them where you’re performing. Get them to vote for you. You can do this. And you should. Persistently.

 

Tip 3 – Connectivity

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People like real people. So get them to feel you. Tell them your backstory. Make them care. You’re worthy of their care. Make them like you for more than just your incredible talent.
 

 

Tip 4 – Tag-icity

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Use tags! Bonus points for using #Megastarapp.

#MakeMeAMegastar. #Hashtagsbaby. #becreative. #makeemfeel. #imamegastar. #goviralwithyourhashtag. #beridiculous. #behilarious. #beamilliondollarhashtaguser. #knowwhatimsayin?

Tag @megastarapp and you might get a shout out.

 

Tip 5 – Simplicity

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Stick to two or three social media channels and work them. Get on a schedule so you don’t burn your readers out. Be tight. Take the time to be brief.

 

Amp Your Fanbase with Megastar!

 
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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite performers in the Megastar app.

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Play To Win

Play To Win

Performers, there’s a lot that goes into being a Megastar.

Fortunately for you, Megastar provides an unprecedented platform for launching your career and building your following –– and don’t forget, the winner of the grand finale will also get $1,000,000! 💵

It’s gonna take more than submitting your videos and waiting to see what happens. You’re gonna have to…

PLAY TO WIN!

Livestreaming is one of your best tools for gaining fans. We’ve covered some of it in our previous blog, MEGASTAR APP FEATURES, but let’s take a deeper dive into some of the fun ways to connect with your audience, gain fans, and how Fans can play along the way.

PERFORMING LIVE

Anybody can shoot 🎥 and edit ✂🎞  a video to make yourself look like prodigy, but the real test of talent is performing live!

Ahhhhh...... Luk at tu! Luk at tu! 

Ahhhhh...... Luk at tu! Luk at tu! 

This should earn some street(/app)-cred that’ll go a long way to setting yourself apart from the rest - like a lone wolf 🐺, but instead, a LIVE wolf!

Speaking of wolves, being a leader requires…

Marshalling Your Troops

Your following is like a wolf pack, and you gotta be the alpha.

Squad Goals

Squad Goals

 

Come right out and tell your fans how they can support you:

  • Ask for follows – If people are watching you, they’re interested; so tell them to follow you. Followers will be notified whenever you go live and can more easily keep track of you throughout the competition. 💪
  • Ask for shares – You’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and goldarn it, people like you! So ask your fans to share your videos. 🎥 🙌 Megastar isn’t just about winning $1M; it’s about building your fan base you take with you beyond the competition.
  • Ask for gifts (Crowdfunding) – Fans can purchase in-app gifts 🎁 to send you that you can redeem for cold hard cash. Start crowdfunding here … without Kickstarter.

Personalizing Your Personality

Fans want to know about you and they want to engage with you… not that kind of engage. 💍 (Disclaimer: We advise against accepting any marriage proposals via the app, but keep an eye out for our spin off app, Match-a-star! 👰😜)

Use livestreaming to tell your fans more about you and what else you’ve got going on.

  • Tell your story – Fans want to know who you are and where you’re headed. Be open about your struggles and triumphs. Let people know if you’re performing soon or releasing more content and where they can find it. 👀
  • Take requests – Ask your fans for a challenge, or answer questions they ask you.
  • Answer all comments – People comment to connect. Do your best to reply to everyone giving you a shout out. Fans want to know that their support means something to you.
  • Take it beyond the app – Invite people to connect with you on your other social media channels. Megastar is the gateway for fans to find your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat channels. And your channels should help folks find you on Megastar!

Connecting with Fans is undeniably FANtastic (we all saw that coming 🙄😜), but we know that a successful performance career is as much about building a fanbase as it is about…

Making Connections

Performers can’t exist in a vacuum. They get by on connecting with each other and sharing opportunities. While, yes, it is indeed a competition, good artists always support good artists.

  • Follow other performers and support them – Cross-pollination of audiences is a great incentive to build good relationships with other Performers. Who knows: maybe a “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours” scenario could lead to collaborating with a newly-minted millionaire down the line. Play the long game!
  • Maximize your social media presence – Use every platform you have to spread the word and get your current fans to download the Megastar app and vote. Connect with other performers on all their social media sites. You’ll find new audiences and expose your own fans to exciting new talent – they’ll love you for it!

This is an exciting time! Megastar is the world’s first talent competition held in the palm of your hand! Jump in and see the global phenomenon that’s the wave of the future.


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

LICENSED TO BE A MEGASTAR

LICENSED TO BE A MEGASTAR

LICENSED TO BE A MEGASTAR

Welcome Megastars, Fans, and Newcomers!

To all you stars and starlets looking to make it big, have you found yourself scouring YouTube for inspiration, and saw an enticing video only to click on it and see this:

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Well, Megastar doesn’t want this to happen to your videos, and to be certain it doesn’t, we’ve got you covered!

So, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty stuff. If you’re a musician looking to be the next worldwide Megastar, or you intend to use music in the background of your insane skating video, you’re gonna need to know about licensing.

Fun fact: James Bond has a license to kill, so be careful if you ever run into Daniel Craig.

Those looks could kill.

Those looks could kill.

Anyway, back to licensing: licensed songs allow Megastar to promote your videos without any messy lawsuits from wealthy superstars or big entertainment agencies. Unfortunately, artists and studios, depending on who actually own the materials, have to agree to let you use their intellectual property.

(A song like “Despacito” is in fact intellectual property, regardless of its intellectual value. (Ha-ha!!))

Don’t need to know Bieber’s intellectual properties to enjoy that sick beat!

Don’t need to know Bieber’s intellectual properties to enjoy that sick beat!

So, to make this a bit easier to navigate, the Megastar app has licensed some songs officially for you to use. A bunch of them.

Here you can find a list of all the songs available to cover or include in your video submissions.

Don’t be afraid to personalize your performance of one of the songs on the list. Maybe you want to make a medley out of several songs. Going from Sia’s “Chandelier,” to Keith Urban’s “You Gonna Fly,” and ending on Slipknot’s “Psychosocial” is not only a brilliant way to show your range, it’s also the great way to appeal to multiple audiences at once!

Oh, please let this medley happen! 🤘

Oh, please let this medley happen! 🤘

Of course, you are welcome to perform your own originals; in fact, we want to hear them! (Side note: it’d be wise to copyright your songs with the Library of Congress, and properly register your original recordings with BMI or ASCAP so somebody doesn’t steal them, and then you can make money licensing them out to organizations like Megastar. 👍)

Still, your submission doesn’t have to be an original. Covers can actually be quite original! BUT BUT BUT there is one important caveat for all music lyrics (sampled, covered, or original)...while we appreciate the artistic expression and have even licensed songs for use that include explicit lyrics, VIDEO SUBMISSIONS WITH EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Not to be a buzzkill, but Megastar is playing to a worldwide audience, and discretion is the better part of valor. 👌😉

Now that you have a license to kill, to absolutely slay, Performers: start performing! And Fans: Start…fanning?... Does that sound right? Either way, download the Megastar app and behold a world of talent today!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Megastar App Features

Megastar App Features

HOW TO MEGASTAR

What Can The App Do?

For all you Megastars and Mega-fans who want to make a Megastar or be a Megastar, you know it takes attention to detail and focus to come up with greatness. So we’re sure you’ve got some questions:

  • Are there ways I can connect with my favorite Performers on the app?
  • How can I build relationships with my fans?
  • What’s the meaning of life?

Our answers, in short:

  • Yes
  • Livestreaming
  • Puppies

To answer in...long(?): read ahead!

COMMENT ON PERFORMER VIDEOS

FANS, it’s super easy to connect with your favorite Performers on the app. When viewing any performer video submissions, you’ll see the option at the bottom of the screen to leave a comment. This is a great way to send encouragement and feedback to Performers!

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You could simply tell them you love their performance. Or maybe somehow you just know they’d kill it singing a T.Swift song, but as a polka! 😃 You can post emojis and purchase stickers to post on their feed, encourage them to enter more videos; better yet, to livestream (it’s like having your own personal concert at home - more on that later). They’ll love you for it. And everyone likes love.

“I love Polka!”

“I love Polka!”

FANS — SHARE PERFORMER AUDITION VIDEOS

If you really want to show your appreciation, there’s nothing better than sharing your favorite Performers videos on your social media channels. Let your peeps know your latest discovery! You’ll find a convenient purple share button directly below all submission videos. We love button-pushers!! Top Tip, sharing this way takes people directly to this audition video. 

⚪ → 🔘 = 🤤

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Aside from voting, sharing Performer videos is the best way to ensure your favorites gain fans for their chance to become a Megastar. Speaking of voting...

VOTING

FANS AND PERFORMERS — Absolutely do not forget to vote! If you love a Performer (or another Performer), give them your vote. They’ll need it if they’re going to make it to the top. You can only vote for the same performer once a day, and there will be diehard fans taking/making the time to support their favorites. So go crazy with your enthusiasm. Vote every day! 

An aside: Think about this. Vote for someone and they get into the main event. In the main event, only 1,000 compete for $1 million. That’s much better odds than any lottery. And will turn some struggling artist into a, well, comfortable artist.

You’ll find the vote button (more buttons... 🤤) directly below and to the left of all video entries.

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PERFORMERS, if you’re gonna earn votes, you’re gonna need Fans, and if you’re gonna earn Fans you’re gonna need to build relationships with them which is why you ought to embrace...

LIVE STREAMING

PERFORMERS should feel free to jump on the app anytime, and engage with any Fans ready to watch. Fans receive push notifications whenever any one of the Performers they follow goes live. 

PERFORMERS can live stream by clicking the live stream icon (but, let’s call it button, okay?) on the menu bar at the bottom of your screen.

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On average, performers who live stream do 4 times better than those that do not. It seriously works! So sing for us. Talk to us about your art. Perform a trick live. Your fans want to get to know you. And some people who are not your fans may just become fans.

FANS can shout out to performers, ask them questions, get to know them. Live. It’s connection. Direct. Real. Do it!

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Who knows? If your Fans really love your streams, they can send you...

FAN GIFTS!!!

This is how FANS can provide Performers with more than just votes and promotional support –– it’s crowdfunding, baby! 🤑 True support that goes directly to individual performers to further their craft. It’s love! And everybody likes love.

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FANS can purchase in-app coins to buy Performers gifts. You’ll find the option to buy gifts for a Performer on their profile page. PERFORMERS can then cash out to support themselves as they aspire to develop their craft, and/or witchcraft.

Don’t forget Megastar has a Magic category for Performers 😉

Don’t forget Megastar has a Magic category for Performers 😉

And FANS, if a Performer effectively casts a spell, just be sure to...

FOLLOW YOUR FAVORITE PERFORMERS

FANS, you can follow your favorite artists and performers by clicking the Follow button (omg, so many buttons 🤤😍🔘!!!) located in their bio or under their video submission.

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FANS, the performers you follow are saved in your profile for quick access, and you’ll get notifications when they’re active.

MAKE A MEGASTAR

Don’t wait. This competition is now. This is your opportunity. Be a star. Make a Star. PERFORMERS, Megastar wants you to reach a worldwide audience. FANS, Megastar wants you discover talent from around the globe, and start a revolution in entertainment and online video sharing.

PERFORMERS, don’t forget: strive for quality. Give it a little perspiration, and you may just attain true inspiration. 😉👌

OH, ONE MORE THING — YOU WANTED TO KNOW THE MEANING OF LIFE

Puppies. There is no long answer.


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

Feature Friday: Heat🔥C

Feature Friday: Heat🔥C

What FOMO? Don't miss a thing!

Each week Megastar selects a few stand out Performers to feature in the weekly Highlight Reel. 🙌 

 
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Bradley C 🇺🇸 drops bars on the streets of New York like he invented Mumble Rap... and from the sound of it, he just might have.

His flow and lyrics are the real deal, but listen real closely or you might just miss it.

 
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CHMBRS 🇦🇺 has a haunting sound that draws you in like a moth to the flame.

Aimee Chambers, an Australian singer-songwriter based in Melbourne performs a stunning version of Mad World that may (ironically) help you regain your sanity with her vocals’ meditative, nuanced quality.

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Ronnie H 🇺🇸 sings like an angel, even when she’s busy taking care of her daughters so it only seems fitting to acknowledge that she knows about working hard. Even as an on-duty mom, she still managed to make time to film herself in a beautiful performance, and her kids add some impromptu backup vocals –– young Megastars in the making?

Ronnie, you didn’t make it this week, but we’re giving you a shout out. Loved your voice. And your kids! We want you to enter again!

 
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Aaron W 🇺🇸 from down south in Georgia is a dancer with mind-blowingly smooth and sharp moves that cut like a knife in his slick video submission “The Weekend that never showed up.”

Fortunately for us, Aaron did show up, and he brought his A-game.

 
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Sterling Walker IV 🇺🇸 is a pro tricking, back flipping, butt kicking stunt performer and entertainer operating out of Nevada. 

Sterling’s specialty is serving up consecutive standing back flips off one leg and then launching into a mid air double corkscrew into the splits, that’ll make you say, “Whaaaaaaaa’?!?”

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You be the judge. Download the Megastar App to vote for your favorites!

Heat C auditions end at 2pm Pacific Time on Saturday!


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

HOW TO MAKE A VIDEO LIKE A MEGASTAR

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HOW TO MAKE A VIDEO LIKE A MEGASTAR

HOW TO MAKE A VIDEO
LIKE A MEGASTAR

Check out comedian and viral Vine star Jay Walker explain how to make an audition video like a Megastar 👆. 

Tell Me More!

So, you wanna be a Megastar? Fortunately, there’s an app for that! Megastar is the world’s first global talent competition held entirely on your smartphone. The future is now!! The future was yesterday too when you think about it. 🤔 … Whoa. 😳

Anyway, now that the future is here, it means that for the first time ever you could win $1,000,000 🤑 and gain international fame  with nothing more than your incomparable talent and a smartphone! 📱 Just download the Megastar App, register, and upload a video submission today!

Sounds easy, yah? After all, anybody can film themselves in front of a computer or with a mobile device and record audio with a built-in microphone. Plenty of people have gone viral that way.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Check out this guy (whhhhhhh — that was a sigh of exasperation):

Gives new meaning to the words “All Star.” 😂

You got to work hard to win hard (that should be a lyric!).

Seriously, 😶 the most successful internet stars know that to gain a following, you have to put a little effort into making your videos look good. Check this out: 🙃

Otama-what? 🙃

It’s pretty straight-forward stuff, but if you’re not video-savvy, we’re here to help! 🎥👌

 

Tip 1 – Can’t See What You Can’t See 🙈

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Be in frame.

Studies show people love being able to see what they’re looking at. It’s Science! ⚗😯  So, be sure to frame yourself so people can see you and what it is you’re doing.

Light yourself.

While you’re at it, they won’t be able to see what you’re doing if you’re not lit. (Not that kinda lit, I mean lit! 💡) Using natural daylight or even positioning a lamp in front of you will go a long way towards helping your audience enjoy watching you.

 

TIP 2 – Bad Sound Sounds Bad 🔊😖

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Use a good mic.

Hearing things helps people enjoy them! (Duh.) Even if you’re not a musician, having good sound draws people into a great video. Using an industry-standard microphone is less of a strain on your audience’s sensitive ears. (Ears have feelings too, y’know! 👂😢)

Record in a quiet place.

It’s also a good idea to record yourself someplace where distracting noises won’t be heard. For example, while the acoustics might make your voice sound amazing, a public restroom is the last place you want to record yourself. 🚫💩

 

TIP 3 – Titles & Thumb(sUp)nails 👍

Your thumbnail is your first impression.

If you want people to watch your video, make an alluring thumbnail. No, not like a manicure. A thumbnail is the little preview image on your video. Make sure it’s a good one so people wanna click on it!

Insert descriptive title here.

Also, having a descriptive and exciting title does wonders for drawing people’s attention. ALL CAPS CAN GO A LONG WAY TO DRAWING PEOPLE’S INTEREST TOO!!! 😁😉

 

TIP 4 – Be Brief (or, don’t take too long to say something that you could say quickly in a shorter amount of time.😜)

It’s the age of the internet and people’s attention spans are...IS THAT A BUTTERFLY??! ... 😃😊😅  tiny these days. Figure they’ll watch the first thirty seconds of your video so cut to the chase and show ‘em the goods. If it’s great they may watch more and vote.

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Fans will be choosing the next Megastar! It’s up to you to create the best content to earn their votes.

Oh, and even if you’re not a Performer, download the app to see what all the fuss is about. Vote for the best videos 🎥,. Share your favorites. Give the Performers pointers. And change the way the world discovers and promotes new talent!

Last thought for Performers out there: connect with your followers through the app. If you have your own tips and tricks that you think others can benefit from, start mentoring and livestreaming now to your fans. It’s a great way to build a following and connect with your audience to become the next Megastar! 🌟


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MEGASTAR is the world’s first mobile talent competition, where contestants from multiple categories (Music, Dance, Sports, Extreme, Comedy, Magic, & Variety) will compete from around the globe for $1 million dollars (USD).

Unlike TV competitions like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent, Megastar winners are chosen by you, the fans (with support from celebrity judges like Usher), as you vote for your favorite Performers in the Megastar App.

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