Simon Fuller, the man behind some of the biggest entertainment hits in the west including Spice Girls, Pop Idol, and American Idol, is now looking to launch a new global pop group called Now United. The entrepreneur, who is a business partner with David and Victoria Beckham is looking for a talented young girl or boy with a passion for performing arts to represent India alongside artists from ten other countries including Japan, Korea, China, UK, US, Mexico and Brazil.
This will be nothing like the world has seen before. Now united will be a celebration of singing and dancing, with real-time access to the group’s music and lives, that gives the fans a chance and platform to engage with the band’s every move.
Talking about searching for the Indian artiste, Fuller said:
I have always loved the rich and colourful nature and scale of Indian music and dance, so in putting together this innovative global pop group, it was so important to me to have this as a strong creative influence. I am looking for someone extraordinary, who of course can dance and sing, but who can beyond that, can in every way represent India on a worldwide stage.
When asked about makes India an interesting option for this, he added:
India, in particular, is so exciting for us because of the sheer diversity that exists around the country. The sounds, the instruments, the style and showcase of each region is so different from each other yet have such a strong connect to the country’s overall culture. It’s essential that we have the sound of India showcased in what we hope will become the biggest pop group in the world.
You can find all the information about the application process, selection criteria and audition requirements here. We’re looking forward to seeing an Indian on the team!