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About Global Musical Icon 





Launched in 2018 in Nashville TN. First such Genuine Platform in North America promoting Talent around us Global Musical Icon was launched with a vision to provide scholarships to talented individuals. After the first successful Global Musical Icon 2018 in Nashville and 3 years of online version, Shuddh Desi Radio is starting the most entertaining and UNIQUE (a combination of online and In-person) version of GLOBAL MUSICAL ICON SEASON 5 in 2023​​​


In the past years we have generated Excellent Participation rate with a lot of positive feedback

This year as things are re-opening post pandemic, GMI is coming back with in-person version. GMI is now going to be organized in different cities. The registration process is simplified. You select your nearest city and fill other fields required for your entry. 

There will be a panel to judge the performances in various categories.

With renowned judges, and rocking participants like you this will be the MOST ICONIC TALENT SHOW OF 2023!!!

Global Musical Icon Season 5 Format 

Global Musical Icon (GMI) Season 5 follows the UNIQUE competition format. 

There are 2 parts of this competition.

  1. A PUBLIC CHOICE ROUND  where a registered participant will be required to send a 1 min video to us  to be posted on social media. 

  2. FINALE ROUND where the registered participant will perform LIVE on the stage in front of judges and other audience. 


In the Public Choice portion of the competition, participant will submit a one min video of their performance and that video will be posted on Shuddh Desi Radio's social media platforms. Participant's job is to share their video on social media and get maximum likes and views. This will allow the general public to weigh in on their performance in the form of likes and views of such social media post. And the combined total of number of likes and views will be part of the consideration for the winner of the Public Choice *Rules applied. Please check the Rules section for more information. 

Finale Round each registered participant would also be performing in front of the judges on the actual competition day in their respective city and based on the judges scoring, a winner would be selected. As a result, in this unique format of the competition, there will be winner from the Finale round and the Public Choice round in each talent category. Please see Judging Criteria page for more info.

  • Global Musical Icon Season 5 Talent Categories 

    • Voice (Hindi, Regional, English),

    • Musical Instruments, 

    • Dance, 

    • Public Speaking,

  • 3 age groups- 

    • Junior (5 to 10 years)

    • Youth (11 to 18 years)

    • Senior (19 years and above)

  • There will  be 1 Winner in each age group in each talent category.

  • There will be1 Public Choice Winner in each age group in each category.

  • Total 5 judges (Depending on the number of Participants) 

 *EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION PRICE ends 30 days after the announcement of GMI for your city

   Check the schedule for the timeline. 

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