In 2019, in Music City to the world, Nashville, Shuddh Desi Radio launched Global Musical Icon ( GMI
2019), a musical talent search program in the North America’s and it was first such program that
brought talents, young and not-so-young, from all over America’s under one roof that comprised of
vocalists as well as musical instrument players.

Our esteemed panel of judges included Bollywood
celebrities like Meenakshi Sheshadri, Shibani Kashyap and Shweta Pandit.

After the first successful Global Musical Icon 2019 in Nashville, Shuddh Desi Radio brings you the most entertaining online version of GMI this year due to the COVID -19 pandemic. 

This year due to Corona Pandemic there are breaks on all competitions as well as talent showcase
events. In the light of this challenge, we are envisioning our GMI to encompass not just the musical talents category but to include categories for other skills talents such as voice, instruments, dance, stand up comedy, acting, public speaking, writing etc.

This competition is happening on a grand global scale and we are inviting people from all over the globe to participate in GMI 2.0.

There will be a panel to judge the performances in various categories.

With renowned judges, and rocking participants like you this will be the MOST ICONIC SHOW OF 2020!!!

*All the competition categories are for SOLO performances only due to social distancing.

 *EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION PRICE - $25 until July 19, 2020


See Schedule for the timeline.



5 yrs to 12 yrs



13 yrs to 19 yrs



20 yrs and above


You can choose to sing in Hindi, English or any other native language (Spanish, French, Bangla, Telugu, Tamil and so on) Yup! no other competition lets you do that!

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Public Speaking

Our topics and your voice - lets combine and be the winner

Illustrated Musical Instruments

Do you play music instrument (drums, piano, tabla, flute, bass, violin, guitar, mandolin)? You name it and if you play you can register here

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Acting / Comedy

Let judges roll out on the floor and impress them from your acting skills.

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Show your dance moves (any dance style is fine)

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Got any other Talent?

Did we miss category? (Magic, Poet, Story Writer or anything else - You can register in this category)