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Want to transform the life of a young artist? For £5-10,000 you can adopt an artist for their time with YCAT.

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Ten tips for how to get on an agent's radar

Lizzy Frost shares her music industry advice on what an artist manager looks for and how to get on their radar

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2024 Audition applications have now closed but find out about how to apply for 2025 and be the first to find out when the next round opens!

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