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Make A Band Famous Nominees Cover Bo Diddley Beat Jams

Posted June 25

During this year’s O Music Awards, we merged music, tech and fans together in the form of a 24-hour online music festival — a fest that was powered by a 24-hour drumathon led by Andrew W.K. in which a multitude of drummers tried their hand at the legendary Bo Diddley beat, the backbone of rock ‘n’ roll. In a nod to Diddley, our five Make A Band Famous nominees also busted out cover jams that were built on that iconic rhythm — and we’ve got a selection of those covers below.

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And The Make A Band Famous Finalists Are…

Posted May 31

Well, this has been a trip, kids! Since we launched our brand-new Make A Band Famous category, we have received nearly one million votes for our 10 amazing up-and-coming bands! Now, however, the time has come to slim down the competition. Yup, today, we’re announcing the five bands who will move on to the next round of the Make A Band Famous fight — the five bands who will play our 24-hour show on June 19. Gird your loins.

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Meet Make A Band Famous Nominee: Darling Parade

Posted May 16

Hey there voters, out in the ethers, clicking into the night: Have you heard of our brand-new Make A Band Famous category? Allow us to explicate: We have chosen 10 up-and-coming, awesome bands with thriving fanbases to face off in the ultimate competition. Five will be chosen — by fan vote — to play the O Music Awards on June 19 (those will be announced on May 31) and one of those five will get a HUGE opportunity: a once-in-a-lifetime shot to play VMA weekend in August, as well as the distinction of becoming MTV’s Artist to Watch, VH1’s You Oughta Know, or CMT’s Listen Up highlighted band. Today, we’d like to introduce you to one of those 10 bands, Nashville’s own Darling Parade.

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