The Score Magazine June 2017 issue - Page 19

Sennheiser Top 50 is back in search for India’s best bands! 20 lac worth of prizes that will keep you wanting more! Sennheiser announced its third edition of Sennheiser Top 50-a battle of Indian bands to compete and make their way to the coveted list of Top 50 best bands in India. Making it bigger and better, Sennheiser Top 50 season 3 will hold on ground battle amongst 4 zones, North- Delhi, South- Bangalore, East- Shilong and West- Pune. Sennheiser is further raising the stakes this year with the most credible jury in the music fraternity, 2-year endorsement by Sennheiser which will give them access to gear by being the face of the brand for the next year and prizes worth 20 lakhs! The jury this year constitutes of the stalwarts of the music industry – Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Raghu Dixit and Papon. The registration period for the most coveted trophy has begun and goes on till 1st July 2017. The winning band will also take home a Trophy which will be witnessed via a grand finale in Mumbai where top 4 bands (winners of the zonal finales) will battle it out to be number 1. Registrations will be on till 1st July post which the top 100 shortlist will be announced on 12th July basis selection by both internal as well as external jury from the entries submitted. The next phase will involve voting within zones to choose top 3 bands from each zone, who will then battle out at regional finales to get into top 4 as well as revealing ranks from 5 to 50 basis 70% jury decision and 30% public voting. The winners of each zone will be announced followed by a grand finale in Mumbai where the top 4 bands will battle out in front of the jury to become number 1. Bands can register on http://sennheiser-top50.com/ PAPON RAGHU DIXIT The SHANKAR EHSAAN LOY Score Magazine highonscore.com 17