Voting rules

Surprising Stars 2018: online voting

  • Preselection – a maximum of 20 candidates are selected by Surprising Stars. These 20 candidates are published on the Surprising Stars website. Fans, friends, and music lovers can stars voting online in the first round now.
  • Please note: Votes collected during the first round are carried into the final round. Candidates who encourage their audience to vote in the first round will have a much greater chance of being number one if they make it to the final round!
  • First round – At the end of the first round of online voting the Surprising Stars jury of music experts evaluates the submissions by the 20 candidates who made it through the preselection, and votes for three candidates to go through to the final round by 2nd April 2018.
  • Final round – the online audience will select a prize-winner by voting for their favourite of the three final candidates until 16th April 2018. Each person may vote only once. The voting will be visible online and updated in real time. The prize-winner will be announced on 17th April 2018, and will win a solo performance with China Moses and the Metropole Orkest in the Netherlands in May 2018.

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