UMAs to open The Great Escape 2018 following Live Nation deal

Daniel Gumble

The Unsigned Music Awards’ (UMAs) new Great Escape agreement with Live Nation is just the latest step in its ongoing expansion plans, UMA CEO Simon O’Kelly has told Music Week.

The deal between the UMAs and Live Nation, will see the annual awards held at the Brighton Centre on May 16 to open the 2018 Great Escape.

“We want to bring unsigned talent into the spotlight like never before,” O’Kelly said. “Our mission is to redefine the perception of the ...

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