Submissions are currently under review.


Introducing, TIDAL Unplugged – a $1 million endowment program to support emerging artists.

Kicking it off in Detroit, we’re giving artists the means and resources to pursue their passion. All local artists are welcome to submit an acoustic performance to be eligible for the program. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows aspiring musicians to dedicate more time and energy to seeking a career as an artist.

Artist incentives

  • Creative budget
  • Monthly stipend
  • Access to recording & creative resources
  • Industry mentoring
  • Promotional support via TIDAL Rising
  • Opportunity to perform in a TIDAL Unplugged showcase

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

I have an agent, manager and/or publicist. Can I still submit?

I’m signed to a record label. Can I still apply?

I’m under 18, can I still apply?

How many times can I submit an online application?

How long do I have to submit my application?

What kind of song(s) can I submit?

How will artists be selected?

When will I hear back regarding my submission?