Prizes for the 2017 competition will be announced individually as they are secured.  Check back soon!


Prizes for the 2016 competition  include:

  • Showcase for Readings’ ‘chosen 3’
  • Paid gig at the Grosvenor Casino Reading, Showbar
  • 7 Hours of recording time in leading London studio SohoSonic including executive production of a ‘release’ ready track and music consultation with Crossfire A&R Director Adam Newman.
  • A share of the cash prize pot


Winner of Has Reading Got Talent 2014, Stephanie Hershaw, takes the £1,000!
The lucky winner of the 2014 competition, Stephanie Hershaw, walked away with a trophy and prize money of £1,000 along with the opportunity to perform at local prestigious and well established events!

Trophies for 2nd and 3rd place were presented to dance group Urban Stylez and Danny Taylor respectively, whilst special awards were divided between Tayo Oyekan and Maia Hawkins, including:

– 1 track recorded and produced by the award winning SohoSonic Studios in London and Executive Produced by multi-platinum selling management firm Crossfire Management. The prize will consist of 1 fully produced / recorded track at SohoSonic studio’s by award winning music producer OJ Shabi and Executive Produced by multi-platinum selling music manager Roy Perestrelo, courtesy of Crossfire Management.
– A photographic shoot courtesy of DVision Images to take place at the Malmaison Hotel, Reading
– 1 year full scholarship to Theatre Train worth over £700 courtesy of Reading Theatre Train
– Artist Representation

*Prizes other than cash, trophies and photoshoot are subject to age, act suitability and terms & conditions of provider