YouSat’s First Annual
“BATTLE OF THE ROCK”
Music Video Tournament
Sponsored in part by:
Battle of the Rock
Cutoff date for entries:
November 30th, 2020
Details of Tournament
64 contestants will be chosen from the YouSat Family & on December 01, 2020 they will begin battling it out in the “Battle of the Rock” tournament throughout the month of December.
Each contestant enters each round with one music video. It is up to the contestant to keep the same music video for all the rounds that they will be part of, or to submit a new music video for each round that they will be part of.
Dec. 01st – 7th, 2020
32 vs. 32
Dec. 07th – 14th, 2020
16 vs. 16
Dec. 14th – 21st, 2020
“The Sweet 16” 8 vs. 8
Dec. 21st – 25th, 2020
“The Elite 8” 4 vs. 4
Dec. 25th – 28th, 2020
“The FINAL FOUR” 2 vs. 2
Dec. 31st, 2020
“The New Year’s Eve Championship” 1 vs. 1
“The F.L.A.S.H. System”
Contestants will be judged by a five tier voting system
F. Force (Music Video)
L. Lyrics (Lyrics)
A. Attitude (Beat)
S. Skill (Performance)
H. Hype (Street Cred)
YouSat’s tournament panel will judge each category on a 5 point grading system & after each round, the total will be tallied for each challenger. The contestant with the most points across the five tier grading system will move on to the next round.
Mark Hill has been an accomplished songwriter, producer, remixer and DJ for over 20 years and has amassed over 20 million record sales, 4 Ivor Novello awards for songwriting and has travelled the world as a DJ. Originally one half of Artful Dodger he has had numerous top 10 hits, he has run several record labels, a publishing company and is now releasing new music under his own name.
DJ Swami, the pseudonym of Diamond Duggal, is an internationally accomplished music producer who has worked with a variety of award-winning artists including Shania Twain, Keith Murray, among others.
Hassane Dennaoui, a.k.a “Big Hass” is the radio host of Saudi’s first and only FM Hip-Hop Radio Show “Laish Hip- Hop?” He’s the founder of Re-Volt Blog & Re-Volt Magazine. He was the Hip- Hop Editor at Music Streaming Platform Anghami and helped kick-start their Arabic Hip-Hop tab. He has interviewed LL Cool J, Russell Simmons, K’naan, Pete Rock, Dj Premier, Dj Kool Herc, Omar Offendum and many more.
Fans tuning into the “BATTLE OF THE ROCK” Music video tournament will be allowed to vote for their favorite artist.
YouSat Mystery Judge
YouSat will provide a mystery judge for the Battle of the Rock music video competition.
Only one question remains…
Who will it be?
THE SEMI FINAL JUDGE
American rapper, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid-to-late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta’s Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997). He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise”
THE FINAL JUDGE
THE QUARTER FINAL JUDGE
The first person to truly bring HIP-HOP Music to the Middle East.
Platinum selling Nana or Darkman Nana was most popular in mid-late 90’s, for his NO.1 single “Lonely”.
THE SECOND ROUND JUDGE
THE THIRD ROUND JUDGE
THE FIRST ROUND JUDGE
Grand Prize (1st Place)
YouSat’s “2020 Battle of the Rock Champion” will receive:
● $10,000 (USD)
● Gold Trophy
● Music Video Produced (YouSat will produce a video for your latest single)
● Promotional Campaign on Social Media & TV
● Bragging Rights for the entire 2021 YouRock season
*SPECIAL FAN PRIZE*
At YouSat TV, we don’t forget our family & we want everyone to get involved in our first major annual contest.
Follow the tournament – watch the contestants battle it out, record your REACTION VIDEOS and send them into us… we will air them throughout the tournament & on New Year’s Eve after the championship, YouSatTV will choose the BEST & most EXCITING FAN REACTION VIDEO & give them $500 (USD).
Stay up to date with announcements, special offers, give-aways & promotions during the tournament right here on our official website www.yousat.tv
YouSat will also air special shout-outs & updates from the contestants themselves throughout the tournament.
ARE YOU GUYS READY?!
YouSat’s FIRST ANNUAL…
“BATTLE OF THE ROCK 2020”
The HOTTEST Music Competition in the MENA Region! Let’s get ready to Rock!
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