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The Voice Nigeria: Terms & Conditions

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25 November 2015
Please read all the terms and conditions of The Voice Nigeria
Terms and conditions:


By participating in the audition, I consent to the use of any personal information supplied to African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited and the MultiChoice Group of Companies for the purposes of establishing whether I am a suitable candidate for the production of The Voice Nigeria.


If I am invited for any further auditions but not selected as a contestant, I hereby assign irrevocably to African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited and the MultiChoice Group of Companies the entire copyright and all other rights of whatsoever nature in and to my audition and contribution to The Voice Nigeria, whether now in existence or arising in the future, including without limitation, my performance, any comments ascribed to me (whether as part of the audition, any psychological testing, any interview and any inclusion of my photographs, likeness, profile, voice, sound effect, caricature, literary, artistic and musical materials and the like for purposes of the Programme and/or any related publicity, research and marketing, which African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited and the MultiChoice Group of Companies accept. African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited and the MultiChoice Group of Companies shall therefore be entitled to use and exploit and license others to use and exploit such contributions, in whole or in part, by all means and in all media, manner and formats whether now known or hereafter invented throughout the world and in perpetuity.


I hereby acknowledge and confirm that:


 

  1. I have read and agree to be bound by the conditions set out in this document entitled The Voice Nigeria - Application Form;

  2. I have answered all of the questions on the application form fully, honestly and accurately and I confirm I have not misled or attempted to mislead the Producers in any way as to my identity, experiences or in any other way;

  3. If any of the information I have given in the application form is found to be false, the Producers will be entitled to exclude me from The Voice Nigeria audition process.

  4. If I am short listed by the Producers, I am prepared to undergo psychological and medical screening. I understand that the full details of this will be explained to me in advance.

  5. If I am short-listed I also agree to authorise the Producers to conduct background checks in order to verify any of the information I have supplied. I understand that consenting to these checks is no guarantee of being chosen to participate.

  6. Even if I am selected as a contestant, the Producers have no obligation to produce the programme and even if the programme is made there will be no obligation on the Producers or any broadcaster to broadcast it;

  7. All decisions by the Producers concerning selection of the contestants are final and no reasons will be given. I agree not to challenge or appeal against those decisions.

  8. I will keep strictly confidential and will not, without the prior written consent of the Producers, at any time from the date I sign this application form and for twelve (12) months following the first transmission on television in Nigeria of the final episode of The Voice Nigeria disclose, publish or reveal to any person any incident, conversation or information concerning the series or the audition/selection process which comes to my knowledge as a result of my inclusion in the selection process and/or The Voice Nigeria series, if selected, nor other information relating to African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies acquired by me during this period, without consultation with the publicity arms of either African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies.

  9. If I am selected to participate in The Voice Nigeria production, I agree to enter into a formal agreement with the Producers and/or any other relevant party, the terms and conditions of which will be necessary to protect the rights of the Producers and/or such other entity involved in the production of The Voice Nigeria.

  10. I am not an employee of African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies or any of the M.I.H. Group of companies.

  11. I am not related to any African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies or any other M.I.H. Group of companies’ employee.

  12. I acknowledge that the following additional rules shall apply to my participation in the contest:

    1. As a condition to my participation in the contest, if I am selected to form part of the top 48 contestants, I will be presented with a Music Option Agreement from Universal Music (Pty) Ltd (“Universal”) for signing at that stage of the contest.

    2. In terms of the Music Option Agreement, I will be required to grant Universal, its licensees and assigns, the sole and irrevocable option to conclude the following exclusive agreements with me: A Recording Agreement (for my exclusive services as a recording artist), a Publishing Agreement (for the publishing of any compositions written by me), a Management Agreement (for the appointment of Universal as my sole and exclusive manager), a Merchandising Agreement (for the grant of merchandising rights) and / or Touring Agreements (for bookings of my live performances). The Music Option Agreement, together with the agreements specified above, shall be referred to collectively as “the agreements”.







  1. If I win the contest, I will be required to conclude the Recording Agreement with Universal and Universal may elect to exercise its option to conclude any or all of the above agreements with me. If I do not win the contest, Universal shall have the sole and irrevocable option to conclude any or all of the above agreements with me.

  2. The agreements will affect my career on a long term basis and I will be afforded a reasonable period of time after the agreements are presented to me to obtain legal advice in relation to the agreements.

  3. It is a condition that in order to progress in the contest beyond the top 48, I will be required to conclude the above agreement(s) with Universal (whether by virtue of the option or by me winning the competition). After the agreements are signed, I understand that Universal will not enter into further negotiations with me and I will be bound by the terms of those agreements. If I do not conclude the agreements with Universal for any reason whatsoever, African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies shall have the right to disqualify me, on written notice, from further participation in the contest.





  1. African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, their respective officers, agents, directors and employees will not be responsible, and disclaim all liability, for any loss, liability, injury, expense or damage (whether direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential) of any nature, whether arising from negligence or any other cause, which is suffered by me or any other third party as a result of my audition and contribution to The Voice Nigeria or the acceptance and/or use by me, or my partner (if applicable) of anything relating to my audition and contribution to The Voice Nigeria or whether arising from my infringement or violation of any third party rights including intellectual proprietary rights or by any action taken by African Media Production Network Propriety Limited, Electronic Media Network Propriety Limited or the MultiChoice Group of Companies or any of our affiliates in accordance with these terms and conditions.