CBC Music's Toyota Searchlight 2021: listen and vote for your favourite songs now!
May 12, 2021
The voting period has officially begun. Last month marked the return of CBC Music's Toyota Searchlight 2021, inviting musicians of any genre to submit an original song and compete for incredible prizes courtesy of Toyota Canada, the National Music Centre, Play MPE and CBC Music.
As of Tuesday, May 11, public voting for Toyota Searchlight 2021 officially opens! The public now has the opportunity to listen for Canada's next great undiscovered talent. Voting for Round 1 of Searchlight will be allowed once a day and continue until Thursday, May 20, at 3 p.m. ET.
The Top 100 will be revealed on Tuesday, June 1, at 3 p.m. ET and another round of voting will begin. Fifty artists will make it through by popular vote, and the other 50 will make it through by internal judging from a team of CBC Music producers.
On June 15, the top 10 finalists will be revealed and finally, the judges will announce the grand prize winner and four runners-up on Tuesday, June 22, at 9 a.m. ET.