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CBC Searchlight Contest Voting Now Open

March 30th, 2016

Searchlight voteAfter receiving more than 2,000 entries from across the country, CBC Music is now sharing this year’s contestants for the 2016 Searchlight contest. The winner will receive $50,000 in prizing, plus exposure on national TV and radio, and a career boost prize package from Canadian Musician magazine.

Beginning today, March 30th, at 3 p.m. ET and ending April 20 at 2:59 p.m. ET, the public can search for video entries by name, region, or genre, and vote once per artist, per day, per device, for as many artists as they like. For Searchlight voting, CLICK HERE

For each vote, the voter will be entered to win one guitar and amp prize pack from Yamaha Music Canada, given at the end of each round. It includes one RS420 guitar, a THR10 amp, hardshell case and accessories and is valued at approximately $1,300 each.

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