SMA Awaz Junior 2022


SMA Awaz Junior

Your chance to sing with Shankar!


Win and earn a chance to be the little superstar who features in Shankar Mahadevan’s next song. 

Contest Highlights


1) Read the terms and conditions of SMA Awaz.

2) Pay the contest entry fee: INR 5499 ( India) or USD 149 (overseas).

Enroll today! 

Enrollments begin: 9 April 2022, 7:10 PM IST

Enrollments close: 12 June 2022, 3:30 PM IST



Terms & Conditions


  1. Singers and Artists between the ages of 5 and 14 (as of April 2022) can take part in SMA Awaz Junior.
  2. Students from Shankar Mahadevan Academy and its Partner and Affiliate Academies can participate in the contest.

Registration and Song Submission

  1. You can first register for SMA Awaz Junior, and submit your audio files later before 12 June 2022
  2. You will need to submit one audio file in mp3, wav, wma, m4a, amr as your song submission. 
  3. Once you submit your audio file, you cannot make any changes to that.
  4. For your song submission, you can sing any song of your choice. It can even be your own, original song.
  5. The song you choose can be from any genre (kind) of music and in any language.
  6. Any karaoke track or Tanpura is fine as an accompaniment. 
  7. Keep the time limit for your song submission at a maximum of 2 minutes. Submissions longer than 2 minutes will not be considered. 
  8. Sing in your natural voice. Voice modification will not be allowed.

Evaluation and Feedback

  1. You will receive Feedback from the Judges for one song submission only. 
  2. Submissions of multiple songs will be considered as separate entries, and will require separate registrations. 
  3. The decisions of SMA Awaz Junior’s Judges will be final.
  4. Any complaints related to the Feedback will be addressed according to the discretion of the Academy.

Reserved rights 

  1. There will be no refunds on the registration fee, even if the participant decides not to proceed with the submission after registration.
  2. Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to cancel SMA Awaz, and refund your Entry Fee.
  3. Shankar Mahadevan Academy will own the song submission content you upload, in perpetuity. The audio files you submit will not be returned to you. 
  4. Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to use your song submissions for marketing purposes or in any other way as it deems fit.
  5. The Finale of SMA Awaz Junior will be a Live Show. Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to broadcast the Semifinal Round as well as a Live Show. 
  6. In the case of a tie, the prize money is to be split equally by participants that are tied.

149.0 USD