TikTok LIVE launches “Gimme The Mic” global music competition

TikTok LIVE has launched a new music competition for its global community, Gimme The Mic. Interested users, 18 years or older, who believe have the vocal cords to compete in and win the competition can submit their video audition tapes in the app between August 7 and August 16.


Integrated into For You feed, TikTok LIVE displays live streams for users to discover new accounts and have fun in real time and support their favorite creators by sending them gifts.

It is also an opportunity for creators or public figures to directly connect with their followers and make an earning. However, users need to be 18 years or older to go LIVE and send/receive gifts during their live streams.

Everything to know about TikTok LIVE “Gimme The Mic”: audition, competition, rewards

The virtual singing competition has three stages: auditions, semi-final, and grand finale. To join and compete in global Gimme The Mic on TikTok LIVE, users need to know the following:

  • Participants from different regions will have to register on the in-app audition page for their respective regions.
  • Submit a 30-second or longer video clip with the hashtag ##GIMMETHEMIC between August 7 and August 16.
  • In each region, the top thirty submissions will advance to the semifinals round where they will be paired with another participant to perform in a livestreamed event.
  • Live viewers will be able to vote for their favorite. 
  • Top 10 performers would compete in the grand finale.
  • The winner of the grand finale would proceed to compete in a global competition with winners from around the world.
  • On September 22 and 23, the Global Finale will take place to crown the winner.
  • Rewards include a trophy for all global winners, the chance to be featured on official TikTok channels, and earn up to 500,000 Diamond rewards.

TikTok LIVE - Gimme the Mic

The company says that it focuses on offering creators new ways to increase engagement and connect with their audience like the GIMME The Mic challenge would allow talented individuals to showcase their creativity with TikTok’s global community.

At TikTok, we are committed to introducing more ways to connect and engage on TikTok LIVE, fostering deeper engagement, and providing valuable and exciting entertainment for our community.

We are committed to creating fun and entertaining ways to elevate our talented community and support them as they share their passion and creativity with the world. Gimme the Mic is a chance for contestants to showcase their talent to a wider community. 


This one is for all music lovers! 🎶 Join the upcoming #GimmeTheMic contest and become the next LIVE music star to win a global stage. Create short videos with the hashtag to participate!

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