TeenStar, the UK’s only competition exclusively for pre-teens and teenagers is now open for entries, whilst currently receiving a surge of applicants and hopefuls.


With all past winners having gone on to have extensive success (X Factor’s Luke Friend and Emily Middlemas, winners in 2013 and 2014)- and also Rachel Ann, the winner for 2015 who went on to be picked for Ricky Wilson’s team in The Voice last year.


Also new for TeenStar next year is a dance category! TeenStar are now welcoming pre-teen and teenage dancers around the UK on the lookout to find the best movers and shakers! Their dance categories include 12 years old & under, 13-15 years old, 16-19 years old, and various age dance groups!


This National search attracts over 9,000 applicants each year and offers a prize pool worth thousands of pounds.


There is also the opportunity to win other prizes through the contest such as recording studio time with some of the UK’s top producers, singing lessons, and extensive promotion on YouTube.


TeenStar audition dates and competition events take place at some of the best venues in the UK including Birmingham’s NEC, London’s Beck Theatre and Camden’s Dingwalls and will be judged by some of the music and dance industry’s top professionals.


The National Grand final also offers the opportunity for the finalists to perform at bigger venues, habing been on previous years at the Birmingham NEC, and London O2.


The singing and dance auditions dates and competition events are split into three age categories - the 'Late Teens' (16-19), the 'Mid Teens' (13-15) and a special category to search for the stars of tomorrow; the Pre-Teens (Under 12’s)!


TeenStar singing and dance auditions dates are available across the UK, so if you’re a pre-teen or teen singer or dancer and think you’ve got what it takes, for more information and to enter go to: www.teenstarcompetition.co.uk