The Toyota Searchlight is CBC Music’s long-running hunt for Canada’s undiscovered musical talent. The 2021’s winner will be decided by a combination of audience voting and choice picks from producers and celebrity judges. A number of local and former resident artists are competing in it. They include Michelle Simpson, JP Lancaster, Geo aka The Voice, (Skeetchestn), our own Jeremy Androsoff, a programmer at CFBX, The Houses (Where We Grew Up) (Rob Wikstrom, Sean Schneider), LooPS (Kevin Roy, Jon Fennell), Leon Racicot, Devon More, Spoils of Grace (Darrell Sharp), Jon Flynn (Nanaimo), and Bitcorrupter (Andrew McDiarmid).
Essentially: Round 1: Voting began on all eligible songs on Tuesday, May 11, and ended Thursday, May 20. In Round 2: Top 100 revealed and voting begins on Top 100 on Tuesday, June 1 and ends on Tuesday, June 8. Then, Round 3: The top 10 will be revealed on Tuesday, June 15. Lastly, the judges reveal the grand prize winner and runners up on Tuesday, June 22, at 9 a.m. ET.
Prizes include attendance in a development program, recording studio time, distribution deal and musical equipment. I hope you are all voting and good luck to all our local competitors.
At this point the votes are being tallied for the top 100 and hopefully some of our musicians will be there. Prizes include attendance in a development program, recording studio time, distribution deal and musical equipment. I hope you are all voting and good luck to all our local competitors. If any are chosen, you can keep voting for them, in the next round. https://www.cbc.ca/music/searchlight/#/welcome