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Music Makeover Salons 2016 now open for entries 

For the second year running, PRS for Music are giving your salon the chance to win £5,000 worth of music equipment, plus invaluable guidance from music experts and an exclusive launch event featuring performances from PRS for Music members.

PRS for Music is calling all salon owners across the UK to get their ready to submit entries from 1st March 2016. Entrants will be shortlisted and subsequently go through a judging round where a panel of key music professionals alongside influencers from each sector will participate in deciding the winners.

PRS for Music devised the Music Makeover campaign for salons to showcase and raise awareness of how good music can impact businesses. The quality of the sound system itself, the acoustics, music choice and volume all impact both your customers’ and staff experience.

Celebrating the value of music in hair and beauty salons, PRS for Music is also offering a bespoke music consultation from a leading music and technology expert advising them on the best use of music in their salon and a launch event to celebrate and promote their win featuring live music from PRS for Music members alongside the £5,000 prize.

Music Makeover Salons 2016 prizes

1st prize - £5,000 music makeover
(plus a music consultancy and launch event)
Two runners up prizes - £2,500 music makeover


PRS for Music’s Head of Marketing, Paul Sims said: “We are excited to be re-launching our new Music Makeover competitions in 2016 and are especially pleased to announce the expansion into the retail and restaurant industries on top of pubs and salons. Music has such a massive impact on businesses and has the ability to enhance a business’ brand and transform an environment. We are happy to be able to share our expertise and offer up quality products to benefit businesses around the UK.”

Last year attracted more than 400 entries with the One.a Salon in Caernarfon being crowned the winners. The salon received a bespoke music consultancy from leading record producer Steve Levine and a new sound system allowing high quality music to be played over its three floors.

2015 winner, Paula Foskett, owner of One.a Salon said:
"I would like to say a massive thank you to PRS for Music for this truly amazing opportunity to enhance the client experience at One.a Salon. Steve Levine offered excellent expert sound consultation advice to enable our salon to stand out from the crowd and it has made such an immense difference."

In addition, PRS for Music hosted further celebrations at Caernarfon Castle with guest performances from Britain’s Got Talent finalist Côr Glanaethwy. The 140 piece choir entertained an audience of 500 in the intimate surroundings of the castle and the event gained prestigious national and regional media coverage.


For more specifics on PRS for Music’s Music Makeover Salons 2016 competition please visit: – entries for salons across the country opened on 1st March 2016. The closing date is Friday 20th May 2016 at 5pm.

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