Mumbai, 17thFebruary 2020: The Bollywood music industry has found a brand new young face, thanks to Smule Mirchi Cover Star Season 2. Smule Mirchi Cover Star, one of India’s largest digital singing talent hunts initiated by Radio Mirchi and partnered with Smule App, announced Ravi Mishra as the winner of its 2nd season.
This season witnessed a humongous participation of more than 18,000 entries from different parts of India. From metros to districts, the participants showcased an array of talent in this season. What makes Smule Mirchi Cover Star so unique is the ease of participation and the gratification. Radio Mirchi partnered with Smule App through which participants could be a part of the contest at anytime, anywhere! All they have do is download the Smule App, click on the handle especially created for participation, record a cover from the list of songs available and DONE. The Smule App made the participation process a lot easier, thanks to its large number of users and Smule Mirchi Cover Star’s& Radio Mirchi’sfanbase added to the numbers of participation.
From the 18,000 entries received, 50 finalists were shortlisted and uploaded on the Smule Mirchi Cover Star website – www.mirchicoverstar.com for public voting and social engagement. From the shortlisted 50 entries, Top 5 finalists were selected on the basis of public votes. These top 5 finalists performed in front of the judges – Meet Bros, Shilpa Rao and BrijeshShandilya.
The grandfinale was a musical extravaganza. It witnessed a musical showdown between the Top 5 finalists of the competition – Ajay Jagtap from Shirdi, Sakshi Sharma from Gurgaon, Sourajit Ghosh from Bangalore, Ravi Mishra and AnasWahab from Mumbai. After grueling live auditions in front of the judges, Ravi Mishra from Mumbai was declared as the ultimate winner of Smule Mirchi Cover Star, Season 2. Raviwon a prize money of 1lakh rupees, a Scholarship from Furtados School of Music and a chance to perform at the Smule Mirchi Music Awards. He will be specially mentored by Meet Bros to perform live at the Smule Mirchi Music Awards in front of the entire Bollywood music fraternity and also a song launch on one of the music platforms thus givingthe perfect boost to his music career.Speaking about winning Mirchi Cover Star, Ravi Mishra said, “It is indeed a great honour to win the Smule Mirchi Cover Star Season 2. It’s been a great journey overall and I believe it’s a very good platform for all the singers. It feels great when years of hardwork is appreciated and awarded. It was a very good experience for me to participate in such a show and compete with such good singers.They all were very talented with great voices. I am thankful to Smule Mirchi Cover Star for realizing my potential and giving me a platform to showcase my talent.”