DJ Afrojack partners with LDH for new global talent search, #GlobalVBA auditions now open

Grammy award-winning producer and DJ Afrojack has joined forces with Japan’s LDH (Love Dream Happiness) to launch a new global talent search, Vocal Battle Auditions.

The aim is to uncover young, unsigned vocal talent for a brand new international group, which will be produced by Afrojack himself and make its global debut in 2019.

Founded in 2003 by the six original members of iconic Japanese boy band Exile, LDH is a 360 artist platform with branches in the USA, Europe and Asia and a global reach attracting collaborations from some of the biggest artists in the world including, Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg and of course Afrojack.

Afrojack has worked with the likes of Madonna,, Beyoncé, David Guetta and Sia. He has joined forces with LDH to launch Vocal Battle Auditions, kicking off in June across eight cities ¬– London, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Osaka and Taipei.

Afrojack, who has been appointed CEO of LDH Europe, said: “I’m truly honoured to be leading LDH Europe and launching Vocal Battle Auditions, its most ambitious and innovative project yet, taking LDH and its incredible, revolutionary, creative vision to the world’s stage.

“I’m super proud to spearhead the search to unearth the next superstar vocal group, but this time from a truly global pool of talent. Starting from humble beginnings, I know what it is like to have a dream and mission as an artist, so I call on young people across the UK and the world to sign up for this – the opportunities are limitless and expectations will be surpassed.”

The call for applications for the vocal battle auditions open on Monday 14th May 2018 online at

All applicants must be currently unsigned. Auditions are open to all genders between the ages of 15 – 25 years old. The final auditions will take place in Tokyo, Japan between August 24th–31st.

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