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Preston student Holly Sergeant bids to win MTV Unsigned Music competition

Posted on - 4th November, 2013 - 10:00am | Author - | Posted in - Music, News, People

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A Preston student is in the running for an unsigned act competition.

Holly Sergeant, currently living in Warton and studying music at the University of Central Lancashire, is competing in the MTV Brand New Unsigned competition.

Holly is one of hundreds of acts showing off their skills online in MTV’s annual search for the best new talent.

Her cover version of Union J’s Beautiful Life can be watched below, which has been seen over 4,500 times on YouTube.

The 20-year-old attended Manor Road Primary and was born in Preston.

She is a singer-songwriter, plays acoustic guitar and is a Grade 8 on piano.

Holly’s YouTube channel has attracted more than 3,500 subscribers and half a million views around the world with videos shot in her bedroom.

A cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe has been watched over 370,000 times.

Voting runs until Monday 18 November and you need to have a Twitter or Facebook account to vote at the MTV website.

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