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Breakthrough Music Competition

Break thorugh Music competition

The Breakthrough Music Competition, presented by Act-Belong-Commit, is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and is a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the music industry.

2020 Competition

The Breakthrough Music Competition is back for 2020!

Entrants have the chance to win from a pool of $10,000 worth of cash and prizes.

This year’s competition will be hosted online. All heats and the final will be digitally filmed and recorded at the Take Eight Productions studio in Rockingham and will then be broadcast live on YouTube the following day.

Registrations are now open. For more information or to register online, visit the Take Eight website or call 9529 2021.

Register for the Breakthrough Music Competition today and compete for the 2020 Breakthrough Music title.

Thank you to our sponsors: Act-Belong-Commit, Take Eight Productions, Guitar World, The Life Spring, Stockland Baldivis, Rockingham Centre and Battery World


Heat One

Sunday 1 November12pm-3pmTake Eight Productions Studio, Rockingham
Monday 2 November7pm-8pmBroadcast on YouTube

Heat Two

Sunday 8 November12pm-3pmTake Eight Productions Studio, Rockingham
Monday 9 November7pm-8pmBroadcast on YouTube

Heat Three

Sunday 15 November12pm-3pmTake Eight Productions Studio, Rockingham
Monday 16 November7pm-8pmBroadcast on YouTube


Sunday 22 November12pm-3pmTake Eight Productions Studio, Rockingham
Monday 23 November7pm-8pmBroadcast on YouTube

Senior Division Prizes (Ages 17-24)

    • $2,000 cash
    • Press pack including:
      • One day of studio recording
      • Music video and photo shoot
    • $500 cash
    • $250 Guitar World voucher
    • $250 Life Spring voucher
    • One day of studio recording
    • $250 Life Spring voucher
    • Photo shoot

Junior Division Prizes (Ages 12-16)

    • $1,000 cash
    • $250 cash
    • $250 Guitar World voucher
    • $250 Guitar World voucher

2019 Competition

After three preliminary heats at Secret Harbour Square, Stocklands Baldivis and Rockingham Centre, the grand final was held at the Rockingham foreshore as part of the Foreshore Celebration on Sunday 27 October 2019. The finalists competed for $10,000 worth of cash and prizes across two categories.

In the junior category, Paris Cusack took out first place ahead of Anika Lawrence and Anastasia Dawes, while Callum Vincent was crowned the winner in the senior category ahead of Ella Melton and Amber Christina.

All of the young people gave outstanding performances and showcased the amazing talent that lives in the Rockingham area and its surrounds.

2019 Gallery

  • Junior Category Winner Paris CusakJunior category winner Paris Cusack
  • Senior category winner Callum Vincent
  • Competition finalists competing at the Grand Final
  • Competition finalists
  • The winners and runners-up for the junior and senior categories
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  • Junior Category Winner Paris Cusak
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