Competition Mechanics

i-SiNG WORLD FINALS 2018

Judging Mechanics

 

ROUND 1 (Any Language)
All Participants will sing their song choice in any language

 

ROUND 2 (Battle of the Countries)
All participants will be paired. Each representative must sing a song in a language from the country they are representing. Song must be maximum of 3 minutes

 

ROUND 3 (Any Language)
Winners of the Battles will proceed to round to perform their 3rd song in any language

 

FINAL ROUND (Any Language)
Top 5 will be chosen from each category to proceed to round and sing their final song in any language. Based on previous scores, 3 wildcard will be chosen to compete – a total of 8 representatives per category will compete for the 1st place, 2nd place and Champion title.

Judging Criteria

SOLO

 

1. VOCAL (50%)

Vocal Technique – Tone Quality, Breath Support, Intonation, Diction and Articulation
Rhythm & Tempo – Voice in relation to music

 

2. EXPRESSION (30%)

Performance – How well the performer is able to express the meaning and mood of the song

 

3. SHOWMANSHIP (20%)

Show Design – Music Selection, Effective use of Stage and Performance Area, Outfit and style
Entertainment Value – The audience’s and judges’ reaction to the overall performance

DUET

 

1. VOCAL (50%)

Vocal Technique – Tone Quality, Breath Support, Intonation, Diction and Articulation
Rhythm & Tempo – Voice in relation to music
Timing – How coordinated the singers are in their performance in regards to syncing of vocals and interaction on stage.
Harmony – How the harmonies have been arranged and executed, Difficulty and Creative.

 

2. EXPRESSION (30%)

Performance – How well the performer is able to express the meaning and mood of the song
Match – How well the voices and personalities match in relation to the song performed
Chemistry – How credible the duet partners are in their performance, Interaction.

 

3. SHOWMANSHIP (20%)

Show Design – Music Selection, Effective use of Stage and Performance Area, Outfit and style
Entertainment Value – The audience’s and judges’ reaction to the overall performance
Choreography – How well the two are able to use the stage and each other to create a show