Sony Music Entertainment Australia and ZigZagTV are excited to announce the incredible artists that will enter The ShareSpace, launching on Sunday 15 October – Hannah Waddell, Zachary Staines, Jessica Jade, Tayla Mae, Damielou, Take Two and Tai. These eight talented individuals will collaborate, create and share engaging music content for 30 days from October 15th, alongside special guest hosts Jai Waetford and Alli Simpson.
From 7:00pm AEST on Sunday 15 October, the artists' experiences and music videos will be posted to The ShareSpace YouTube channel in the form of daily episodes, alongside exciting additional content across all social media channels. Tune in by subscribing to The ShareSpace YouTube channel here – make sure you enable notifications so you don't miss an episode!
19-year-old Australian singer, actress, model and radio personality, Alli Simpson will return home from her LA base to co-host the series with talented local Sony Music recording artist and social media superstar, Jai Waetford.
In a global first, an algorithm will collate data from the published content including likes, comments, views, shares and streams, to determine which of the talent has had the best engagement each week and ultimately, who is the most outstanding content creator at the end of the 30 days. This artist will receive a global writing and collaboration experience and be signed to Sony Music Entertainment.
HANNAH WADDELL: 17-year-old pop/soul singer and musician from Perth, WA. Get to know Hannah HERE!
ZACHARY STAINES: 21-year-old musician, producer and vlogger from Brisbane, QLD. Get to know Zachary HERE!
JESSICA JADE: 18-year-old singer/song-writer from Sydney, NSW. Get to know Jessica HERE!
TAYLA MAE: 23-year-old singer/songwriter and vlogger from Toowoomba, QLD. Get to know Tayla HERE!
DAMIELOU: 24-year-old pop/soul artist and YouTuber from Melbourne, VIC. Get to know Damielou HERE!
TAKE TWO: 22-year-old twins, Jordan and Brandon, from Sydney, NSW, skilled rappers and talented singers. Get to know them HERE!
TAI: 22-year-old singer/songwriter and vlogger from Sydney, NSW. Get to know Tai HERE.
The ShareSpace is an original content series conceptualised and made exclusively for YouTube. It invites a group of eight talented music-making creatives into a space that is set to become one of the most influential platforms in the music industry. Over 30 days, the eight artists will collaborate and create engaging music-based content to share globally across multiple channels.
Hannah Waddell, Zachary Staines, Jessica Jade, Tayla Mae, Damielou, Take Two and Tai, will be presented with various challenges, collaborative opportunities and industry development support, including involvement from established international and local artists, designed to enhance their careers and fan-base throughout and beyond their time in The ShareSpace. The talent will create solo and collaborative music tracks, which will be shared to YouTube and major music streaming services. The music that is created during The ShareSpace series will be available to stream and download.
The Talent's experiences will be covered in 30 daily episodes, posted exclusively to The ShareSpace YouTube channel and TheShareSpace.com. Further coverage will occur in real-time on The ShareSpace and talent social channels.