Submissions for the 2022 Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program open June 6!

Submissions for the 2022 Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program are now closed. Winners will be announced later this fall.
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Winners have been announced for the 2022 Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program!


About The Contest

Are you ready to take the stage and make your mark on the music industry? Canada’s Walk of Fame presents the RBC Emerging Musician Program, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young and talented musicians across the country.

For the past 10 years, the program has been dedicated to discovering and nurturing the next generation of music stars. This year, we are seeking out the best of the best – solo artists and groups who possess a passion for music and a drive to succeed.

Five exceptional winners will be selected to receive an unparalleled package of resources and experiences designed to elevate their music and careers in a meaningful and sustainable way. This includes mentorship from industry experts, showcase opportunities, video creation services, travel allowances and more.

This program is open Canadian artists between the ages of 15-35* who are committed to pursuing a career in music. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a select group of artists who have been given the opportunity to turn their dreams into reality. Apply now and let us help you take your music to the next level.

*See rules and regulations.

2022 Prizes

  • Cash Prizes (Grand Prize Winner: $20k, Second Prize Winner: $10k, Third Prize Winners (x3): $5,000 each)
  • In-Person or Virtual Mentorship with Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductee or Honouree (To be announced)
  • Mentorship opportunities with Music Industry Professionals
  • One Creative Workshop at ARTHAUS in Toronto
  • One Showcase Opportunity and one Festival Access Pass to Canadian Music Week 2023
  • One Showcase Opportunity at Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • $2,000 of Financial Support for a Live-Off-the-Floor Performance Video Produced in the Winner’s Hometown
  • Private Studio Recording Time at Metalworks Studios
  • Dedicated Artist Page on Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program Website

How To Enter

It’s easy to enter! If you’re between 15 and 35 years old and you are an aspiring Canadian musician, visit the contest page and submit a video or audio file for your chance to win! Please make sure to read the rules and regulations and to complete the whole contest form prior to submitting.


As a winner of the Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program, you will be given the keys to unlock your full potential and embark on an incredible journey towards realizing your musical dreams. Imagine receiving that extra financial boost to help you take your music to the next level, having the opportunity to perform on the different stages and receive valuable mentorship from industry leaders. These are just some of the countless opportunities that await you as a winner of this prestigious program.

With the support of the program, you will gain access to resources and experiences that will help you achieve your goals and build a sustainable career in music. You will be surrounded by a community of like-minded individuals who are all working towards a common goal: to make a meaningful impact in the music industry.

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2022 Winners


Grand Prize Winner


Jordan Hart

Second Prize Winner


Benjamin Dakota Rogers



Cassie Dasilva