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Supernova.com and 99.3 The Fox Set to Break Records with Fox Vancouver Seeds 2011


Vancouver, BC April 5th, 2011

Fox Vancouver Seeds 2011 returns after breaking records in 2010, to offer B.C.’s next break out band a chance to launch their music career. With a 30+ year track record of discovering some of Canada's biggest talent including Nickelback, Bif Naked, Matt Good, Daniel Wesley and more, Fox Vancouver Seeds last year saw fan voting in the millions.

Set to break records again this year, Supernova and 99.3 The Fox, Canada’s leading rock radio station, have launched the contest on cfox.supernova.com. “I’m really proud of the growth of this contest in the two years it has run on our Supernova.com platform,” says Elliott Hurst, CEO of Supernova, “With last year’s Seeds hitting 3.9 million page views, the demand was there to turn the site into a year round community for BC’s independent music scene and fans. As the music industry morphs into a digital industry, where fans are empowered to discover new local artists, this is one of the greatest success stories I’ve been a part of.”

Throughout the year, cfox.supernova.com is now the home for BC’s independent music, hosting more than 600 of B.C.’s best bands, 15,000+ fans, and providing year round support and opportunities for B.C. artists to showcase their music and play live. As a platform to launch Fox Vancouver Seeds, cfox.supernova.com makes is easy for bands & fans to join the contest each year.

With Fox Vancouver Seeds 2010 fan voting in the millions, this year is set to be the biggest competition to date. Starting March 25, 2011 BC bands can enter Fox Vancouver Seeds 2011 online at cfox.supernova.com. Contestants can easily upload and submit three original songs, photos, videos, a bio and more. The deadline to submit is May 13, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Prizing for Fox Vancouver Seeds 2011 will once again substantially assist the Platinum Award Winner in launching their musical career. Last Year’s Platinum Award Winner Stars of Boulevard were signed by Canada’s most prestigious booking agency, The Agency Group, secured management with Adam Mott of Yeah Management in New York City, and has recently shared the stage with Danko Jones, Godsmack, Steel Panther, Disturbed, and Papa Roach. A full list of prizes will be announced at cfox.com on March 25, 2011.

For more information about 99.3 The Fox Vancouver Seeds contest, please visit cfox.supernova.com

About Supernova:
Supernova is Canada’s premier new media and music marketing company, and creator of the largest network of local bands and their fans across North America. Their mission is to connect people and their passion for music, while cultivating new talent. For fans, Supernova offers new music, new friends and unique experiences around the shared passion for music. For bands, Supernova provides exposure to new fans, both through live concerts and entertainment media.

For all questions or media inquiries, please contact:

Corina Newby
416-635-8885 x 268

corina@supernova.com
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