LiveXLive and PodcastOne launch “Self Made Podcast Edition”, an audio competition to find the next big podcast star
WINNER RECEIVES PODCASTING CONTRACT WITH PODCASTONE AND TOP VALUE TOTAL PRIZE PACKAGE $ 100,000
Nominees compete as fans and a panel of PodcastOne judges to vote on who will win the self-created podcast edition
Contest kicks off August 3, 2021 – Entrants must submit through PodcastOne’s LaunchPadOne platform selfmade.launchpadone.com
LOS ANGELES, August 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX) (“LiveXLive”), a global live and on-demand streaming platform for audio, video and podcast / vodcast content in the fields of music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Lazy radio, React present and Personalized Personalization Solutions, today announced the launch of Self-created podcast edition, an audio contest to find the next big podcast star for PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform. The contest will be hosted by fans and the PodcastOne jury, as they listen to see who takes home the top prize, a podcast deal with PodcastOne, and a total package worth over $ 100,000 including promotion through the network which features a list of famous podcasters including Adam carolla, Kaitlyn bristowe, Barbara schröder, Michael irvin, and Jordan Harbinger. Self-created podcast edition, the latest pop culture competition franchise developed, produced and distributed by LiveXLive, kicks off on August 3, 2021, and is open only to amateur podcasters. The winner of Self-created podcast edition will be crowned on September 30, 2021 – International Podcast Day.
Self-created podcast edition seeks to pave the way to stardom for aspiring podcasters. Contestants will compete against each other as America listens and downloads programs to help decide which shows will go on to compete for the top prize. Selected finalists will have the opportunity to speak with a one-on-one PodcastOne host to learn, grow and prepare for their final challenge. The competition will conclude with a pilot episode that will be submitted by each of the five finalists through LaunchpadOne, PodcastOne’s innovative free podcast hosting, distribution and monetization platform that provides an end-to-end podcast solution, where a winner will then be crowned.
To participate, applicants submit their podcast through PodcastOne’s LaunchpadOne platform at selfmade.launchpadone.com.
“There are so many wonderfully creative and innovative podcasters. We are excited to be able to offer someone the opportunity to fulfill their dream of becoming a freelance podcast host,” said Gray Kit, President of PodcastOne.
Chief Technology Officer of PodcastOne, Jim ballasadded, “LiveXLive’s Flywheel approach has partnered with LaunchpadOne’s quest to uncover emerging talent across the Self-created podcast edition further expands our Home made competing pop culture franchise by tapping into the burgeoning audio industry. “
The competition includes:
OPEN SUBMISSIONS: Podcasters submit their programs. Submissions can be brand new podcasts or existing programs.
PRELIMINARY DOWNLOAD WINDOW: All submissions compete for the most pieces in their program for the chance to be selected by the jury as one of the five finalists.
MENTOR INTERVIEWS: The five finalists will each have an interview / mentoring session with the PodcastOne talent that will be recorded and posted on the nominee’s hosted podcast LaunchpadOne.
THE PILOT: Each finalist submits a final episode for a week of download and evaluation. A finalist will be crowned the winner of Self-created podcast edition.
Self-created podcast edition is LiveXLive’s latest pop culture competition franchise. The global digital platform recently announced KO do it yourself, a boxing competition featuring a fight card featuring women from social media, music, sports, tech and fashion, with the winners battling for over $ 1 million in prizes. LiveXLive plans to develop, produce and distribute other pop culture competition franchises ranging from racing, sports, music and more. Each event will bring together the best aspects of entertainment: sports, social media influence, music, lifestyle and technology, as well as NFT, merch and VIP experiences.
LiveXLive owns the first talent-centric platform focused on superfans and building long-term franchises in audio and video on demand, podcasting, vodcasting, linear OTT channels, pay-per-view , NFTs and live streaming. Its model includes multiple monetization paths, including subscription, advertising, sponsorship, merchandise sales, licensing, and ticketing. LiveXLive recently raised its revenue forecast for its 2022 fiscal year based on the strength of its core businesses.
PodcastOne is a leading advertiser-backed podcast company, providing a 360-degree solution for content creators and advertisers, including content development, branding, and distribution. Acquired by LiveXLive Media in 2020, the two entities then joined forces to create a new network of video podcasts (Vodcast) under the aegis of LiveXLive. Accumulating over 2.25 billion downloads per year with over 300 episodes distributed per week on a stable of hundreds of leading podcast programs, including influencers like Adam carolla, Kaitlyn bristowe, Steve austin, Armando “Pitbull” Perez, Jordan Harbinger, Heather dubrow, The LadyGang, Dr Drew, Brett Favre, Robert horry, Michael cohen and top-rated real crime shows including Court Junkie, A&E’s Cold Case Files, American Nightmare, First Degree and more. Its shows are distributed on its own platform as well as on channels owned and operated by LiveXLive on mobile, mobile web, desktop and SmartTV. PodcastOne is the parent company of LaunchpadOne, an innovative self-service platform developed to launch, host, distribute and monetize independent user-generated podcasts. PodcastOne is an original idea of the Radio Hall of Famer, Norm Pattiz, also the founder of Network Radio-giant, Westwood One.
About LiveXLive Media, Inc.
Based at Los Angeles, California, LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the “Company”) (pronounced Live “by” Live) is a global subscription platform for interactive music, sports and entertainment, offering premium content and live broadcasts from around the world. best artists. The Company has broadcast more than 1,800 artists since January 2020, a library of nearly 30 million songs, 500 expert curated radio stations, 235 podcasts / vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized products, an NFT business and has created a valuable link between brands , fans and bands. The other major wholly owned subsidiaries of LiveXLive Media are LiveXLive, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Custom Customization Solutions and PodcastOne, which generates over 2.27 billion downloads per year, over 300 episodes distributed per week over a stable of hundreds of leading podcasts. The combination of acquisitions and the expansion of products and franchises has made LiveXLive a leading music, entertainment and media services company. LiveXLive is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, Sling, and XUMO, in addition to its app, online website, and social channels. For more information visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TIC Tac, and Twitter at @livexlive.
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