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Smashed Nail Sister is TOP1 band in International Competition by Sony BMG.

Sound recording company Sony BMG has announced musical competition looking for the best artist in the several European countries, such as Norway, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. With very famous partner companies Nissan and Roland, Sony BMG act with local radio stations. In Estonia this media supporting belongs to Star FM. By voting, visitors of a site “” should choose liked artist. The best local and international band will be named according to calculation of the voices of the visitors and the jury (visitors – 60%, jury – 40%).

On the semifinalist definition day site have already placed 142 songs of participants from four countries. From Estonia - 43 artists, Finland has 44 bands, Latvia – 18 and Sweden – 32 ones.
Norway and Lithuania was connected to voting on 31st of March.
The first place in international top rating was borrowed with well known Estonian band Smashed Nail Sister ''.

At 18:00 on March, 27th - 18 Estonian and Finnish semifinalists have been. Band Smashed Nail Sister has kept the leading position and got the pass to a semifinal with 17 other bands taking the 1st place in Estonian rating and the International one.
Struggle for passing to a semifinal among the Swedish, Norwegian, Lithuanian and Latvian musicians still proceeds.

From April, 3rd till April, 5th, in Tallinn, in park Tammsaare will pass a semifinal of this great musical competition. 18 local bands will perform a 45 minute live set at the booked city centre high foot traffic location, in Estonia – Tammsaare park. Final live performance will take place inside a soundproofed transparent "music box" by using provided Roland's top backline including real touch electronic drums which are easy to adapt by the acoustic drummers. Smashed Nail Sister will perform their show on April 5th at 19:30.

The winner of this competition in each country will get a record deal with Sony BMG.

Author: Anitah Landers

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