MUSIC VIDEO TOURNAMENT

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WINNERS OF THE
2020
BATTLE OF THE ROCK
COMPETITION

Previous Episodes

Round 1 Preview Episode:

Featuring music videos from all 64 contestants.

Round 1 Battles:

Kareem Abouzeid vs. May Abd El Aziz, Ahmed Yasser vs. Nesma Herky, ILY vs. El Bebo, Dania vs. Abdos, Ghaliaa vs. the Sultan, Nas Roy vs. Vli Weezy, Adamy vs. Too Dope, Hamorabi vs. K Koke

Round 1 Battles:

TatooTwon vs. MC Zofree, MC Flash vs. S-One, 7-Toun vs. DB Gad, Lea Makhoul vs. Nada Azhari, Kais Hisham vs. El Far3i, Mohy Yasser vs. Kanaan, Zohud vs. Aya Alosh, El Shella vs. Adham Turki

Round 1 Battles:

TamTam vs. MZA, Lord Mehdi vs. MTM, Ahmed Alshafee vs. Raptor, Elsayed Agamy vs. Tiof, Ahmed El Kholy vs. Omar Alkilani, 3ab3az vs. Double Zuksh, Sam Way vs. Achraf Maghrabi, Alsarah & The Nubatones vs. Shebani

Round 1 Battles:

Bu Kolthoum vs. Ahmed Santa, Hanine vs. Serk El Wohoush, Sirine Miled vs. Shady Sphynx, Vandeta9 vs. Yasser, Amu Aziz vs. DHAF, Shady Kahraba vs. Greezy Decks, Alyoung vs. Franco Locko, The Synaptik vs. A-Fahmy

Round 1 Results Episode:

Featuring the winners from Round 1

Round 2 Preview Episode:

Featuring all 32 videos of Round 2

Round 2 Battles:

ILY vs. Alyoung, Shady Kahraba vs. Vli Weezy, MC Flash vs. Mohy Yasser, 7-Toun vs. Raptor

Round 2 Battles:

TatooTwon vs. Too Dope, DHAF vs. Vandeta9, Hamorabi vs. El Shella, Bu Kolthoum vs. The Synaptik

Round 2 Battles:

May Abd El Aziz vs. El Sayed Agamy, Lord Mehdi vs. Nada Azhari, Hanine vs. Ahmed El Kholy, Abdos vs. El Far3i

Round 2 Battles:

Featuring a special appearance by NaNa

Ahmed Yasser vs. Double Zuksh, DB Gad vs. TamTam, Ghaliaa vs. Achraf Maghrabi, Sirine Miled vs. Shebani

Round 2 Results Episode:

Featuring the winners from Round 2

Round 3 Preview Episode:

Featuring all 16 videos of Round 3

Round 3 Battles:

El Sayed Agamy VS Lord Mehdi, Ahmed El Kholy VS El Far3i

Round 3 Battles:

Ahmed Yasser VS DB GAD, Achraf Maghrabi VS Shebani

Round 3 Battles:

Ily VS Vli Weezy, Mohy yasser VS 7-Toun

Round 3 Battles:

Tattootwon VS DHAF, Hamorabi VS Bu Kolthoum

Round 3 Battles:

Featuring the winners from Round 2

Round 3 Battles:

FINAL RESULTS OF ROUND 3

Round 4:

7toun interview and Video Entries for round4

Round 4 Battles:

Bu Kolthoum VS Lord Mahdi, Ahmed Yasser VS El Far3i and an exclusive interview with Ahmed Yasser

Round 4 Battles:

Ily VS 7Toun, Tattootwon VS Achraf Maghrabi and an exclusive Interview with Achraf Maghrabi

Round 4:

An exclusive Interview with Lord Mahdi and RECAP of the Battle of the rock Journey

Round 4 WINNERS:

Final results for Round 4 Winners

Round 5:

Ily interview and entries for round 5

Round 5 Battles:

Ily VS Bu Kolthoum and Tatootwon VS El Far3i

Round 5:

What the average person on these street thinks about Yousat, Some messages from the Judges and a Recap of the  competition so far

Round 5 Winners:

Announcing winners going to final round 
Advice from DJ Swami for all musicians recap of round 5 

FINAL ROUND

The Final Battle of the Competition
— ILY VS ELFAR3I —

FINAL RESULTS

JUDGES GIVE THEIR FINAL RESULTS AND XZIBIT CROWNS THE WINNER OF
THE 2020 BATTLE OF THE ROCK COMPETITION

FINAL ROUND RESULTS

Round 5 Scores

Round 4 Scores

Round 3 Scores

Round 2 Scores

Round 1 Scores

YouSat’s First Annual

“BATTLE OF THE ROCK”

Music Video Tournament

Hosted By

Nassim El Boujjoufi

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.

Dates

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

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

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.

 

 

 

Big Hass

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.

 

 

THE FANS

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?

 

 

 
 

Coolio

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”

 

 

XZIBIT

The Final Judge

XZIBIT is an American rapper, actor, and broadcaster. He has produced numerous top 40 hits and appeared in popular series like MTV’s Pimp My Ride and the hit show Empire. He often collaborates with fellow hip-hop heavyweight Dr. Dre.

 

 
 

NANA

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”.

 

 

 

Mr. Kordy

First Round Judge 1

Mr. Kordy is an Egyptian hip hop artist, based in Cairo, Egypt. He is the founder and C.E.O. of the CCG Family, a brand which is involved in merchandise and street hip hop art.

 

 

 

Mohamed Bitar

First Round Judge 2

Mohamed Bitar is the founder of digital communications agency The Wick Firm and talent agency Omneeyat, an official sponsor of the Battle of the Rock Music Video Tournament.  Omneeyat creates a space for world-class talents and real fans to connect.

 

 

 

Tom

Second Round Judge

“Not Tom Cruise” is regarded as the leading Tom Cruise Impressionist in the world. He has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and other popular TV programs such as It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Extra.  Check out hilarious commentary on the Battle of the Rock Round 2.

 

 

 

helmy bakr

Third Round Judge

Helmy Bakr is a renowned Egyptian composer who composed a huge library of songs for major Arab singers such as Laila Mourad, Warda Al Jazairia, Najat Al Saghira, Muhammad Al Helou, Ali Al Hajjar, Medhat Saleh, Samira Saeed, Assala, and more.

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

2nd Place

Silver Trophy *

3rd Place

Bronze Trophy *

*   Delivered within 6-8weeks

** Delivered within 2021

-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!
Only on YouSat TV’s YouRock