Battle of the bands Nepal is a Nepali Music TV Show in which a competition will be conducted to select the best band of Nepal. After you participate in the First round of BoBN through online form and audition file submission in the app of BOBN under consideration of the Producers of the program, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and voluntarily agree to abide by these Online Audition Submission Terms and Conditions in their entirety. The effective date of these Terms and Conditions shall be the date you submit your Auditions.
Prior to submitting Auditions, please make sure that you meet the Eligibility Requirements and Online Audio File Submission Requirements given below.
Round 1 – Registration Round
A. Eligibility Requirements
You must be a part of a band to participate in this competition. The band must consist of minimum 3 members. Individual artists will not be accepted.
All band members must be permanent Nepali citizens who are eligible to participate during the further rounds which will be conducted in Nepal.
All band members must be above 18 years as of Registration Closing Date. If any band member is born before or after this window, he/she is not eligible to participate in this TV show.
Bands who have already published Record albums are not allowed to participate in the competition.
Members of the bands who have published record albums may participate in the competition under a new band.
B. Audition Submission Requirements
1. General Requirements
You will submit audition form and audition file as per requirements below:
Any Submission that does not comply with the requirements will not be considered.
Producer of the TV show has the right to determine, in their sole discretion, the eligibility of you and your Audition.
The participants will have to fill the forms and submit the file in the application of “BOBN”.
The participants will have to send their photos and videos of their performances in the email address “firstname.lastname@example.org”
The participating bands will later be asked to send us the following documents via Email:
A scanned soft copy version (PDF) of Signed contract which soon will be available in the website of BOBN.
Scanned softcopy version of Citizenship or birth certificate (below 18 years) of all the members and manager.
Scanned version of photos of all the participants and managers.
TPEL reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify or change the eligibility requirements or submission requirements hereunder from time to time and such modifications will be effective for the participants of the show.
2. Audio Recording
Auditions must confirm to the requirements of these Terms and Conditions. The Terms and Conditions may be amended from time to time.
Multiple submissions by any band will not be accepted.
The cover performed by the participants for the online submission should be a recomposed version of an already existing song.
The original song must be the band’s own song, and not be a copy/recomposed version of an already existing song.
Both cover and original song must be in Nepali Language.
For the cover, the band needs to upload the audio recording file on App of BOBN.
For the original song, the band can upload the file in youtube and provide public or private link of it or upload the audio file in the app of BOBN.
Song submission needs to be in MP3 format.
Audition must NOT contain material which is sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent (for example, relating to murder, weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (for example, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane or harassing.
Audition material must comply with the laws of Nepal.
Auditions must not contain any post-productions like Auto-tune.
Round 2 – Auditions
The bands who have participated in the first round and has been selected by the jury panel are eligible to participate in Audition round.
The bands who have been selected will get an invitation to participate in the audition round. Bands will be invited to our following Audition locations: Kathmandu, Butwal, Pokhara and Biratnagar.
The bands will have to post a mail to the organizers with following documents:
a. Signed contract which will be available in the website of BOBN.
b. Photocopy of Citizenship or birth certificate (below 18 years) of all the members and manager.
c. 4 pcs of photos of all the participants and managers.
B. Audition performance requirement
The bands will have to perform 1 song in the Audition round. The bands can play either their original song or a cover song.
The cover songs performed by the participants for the Auditions should be a recomposed version of an already existing song. The contestants will perform songs under the consideration with the producers of the show due to copyright issues.
The Original song performed by the band must be the band’s own song, and not be a copy/recomposed version of an already existing song. If the original song of the bands faces any type of copyright issues, the bands will be liable for legal actions taken by the owner of the song.