Frequently asked questions

Can I register in multiple categories?


Yes, you can register in multiple categories.




Can I record in any third party apps like smule or any other app?


Yes, you can unless you do not use any audio or video effects to your song video and use the app only for the karaoke. Any branding ie logo etc. should not be visible of the third party apps on your video.




What is the schedule of Global Musical Icon season 3?


Registration starts from June 28th 2021 (Monday) Last day of Registration is August 01,2021 (SUNDAY, End of Day 11:59 PM CST). Audition video submisson period - Mon Jun 28, 2021 - Sunday August 08, 2021. Audition results announcement will be on Sat Aug 21, 2021 Final Round submission period - Sun Aug 22, 2021- Fri Sep 3, 2021 GRAND FINALE shows will go Live on Shuddh Desi Radio's FB page starting Sunday, October 4th, 2021. There will be Grand Finale show for each category ie, Voice, Instruments, dance, Public speaking etc. You will receive more information about Finale shows after September 26, 2021 depending on whether you made it to Finale or no.




Final Round video - what, how, when


There are a lot of of questions about Final round videos. After the Auditions result announcement on Aug 21, 2021, you will recive the communication whether you made it to Final round or no. If you made it to Finals then you will need to make a new video for your final performance, that means if competing in voice then you would make a different song video. Dance category- New song - New video Instruments - New piece/ song - New video Public speaking - You will be given a topic for Final ( For prelims, pick an age appropriate topic of your choice.)




What is the difference between Registration and Submission


Registraion is ensuring that you have provided your name, chosen your category and made the payment. Submission is submitting your Audition video along with your profile picture on a seperate form.




What is my topic for Public Speaking?


For Preliminary round, participant can pick any age appropriate topic and talk on that. Video limit is 2 min. If qualified for Finale then a topic will be given by the judge and participant needs to prepare on that specific topic.




What is the minimum number to submit an entry as Group Entry?


Two or more than 2 would be considered as a group.




Can I participate in Public Speaking as group?


NO. Public Speaking is an individual competition category. You can participate as group in Voice, Instruments, Dance categories.




Are there any discounts for siblings?


As long as the siblings live in the same household, there will be a discount offered.