The Best Of NME Breakthrough This Week

Win a £250 NME Breakthrough fund

NME Breakthrough is giving away a £250 band fund to the first Breakthrough act to get 500 extra fans by Tuesday August 31. Just think of what you could spend it on – studio time, instruments, merchandise, and more. So get your fans to help you grab the prize!

Visit NME Breakthrough for more information now.

Don’t miss your last chance to vote!

Our judges have picked their five favourite acts in the NME Breakthrough competition, and now you can vote for the best here. The winning act will get the chance to play onstage at Club NME KOKO in London, get a page feature in NME’s Radar section and come into NME HQ to get an EPK made for them. Voting closes on Monday!

And more…

Keep checking NME Breakthrough for your chance to win BlackBerrys and Club NME KOKO tickets! And while you’re there, join the NME Breakthrough bands who are telling us whether they would make an acoustic album forum debate.

We give you the 5 NME Breakthrough Tracks You Have To Hear This Week with the likes of An Army Of Lights and The Great Wilderness on the list.

Plus, check out NME Breakthrough Video – with Pulled Apart By Horses, Gary Numan and more.

If you’re a BlackBerry user, you can add NME Breakthrough as a contact on your BBM and get updates on the latest new music and Breakthrough stories – access your BlackBerry Messenger folder, click invite contact, type the PIN: 2219C9BD, click send and wait for NME to confirm you as a contact.

NME Breakthrough Supported By BlackBerry is the new online community from NME, offering artists and fans a unique chance to interact. We’re offering a slew of opportunities to our favourite selected artists, including magazine and online features.