The Top 3 bands – Parvaaz, Peepal Tree and Barefaced Liar take home the trophies and the prestigious Sennheiser evolution wireless G3 vocal microphones.
Strengthening its commitment to building a platform for bands in India, Sennheiser, the 70-year old German audio brand, announced the top 5 ranks of Sennheiser Top 50 season 2 – a battle of Indian bands to compete and make their way to the coveted list of Top 50 best bands in India. Sennheiser raised the stakes this season with a much talked about Grand Finale at the Hard Rock Cafe, Worli, Mumbai.
Parvaaz came out as the winner of the season 2 as the night ended with an act by the season 1 winners – The Local Train. The face off of the bands was graced and judged by the talented jury – Papon, Uday Benegal and Ashish Manchanda. The season 2 was announced in partnership with Johnnie Walker The Journey to further raise the and provide a platform for bands to grow by leaps and bounds in their professional careers.
The brands that were crowned the first 3 ranks were – Parvaaz, Peepal Tree and Barefaced Liar. The grand finale evening saw Barefaced Liar, Peepal Tree, Parvaaz, Daira and Symphony Novel (top 5) battling it in the presence of the who’s who of the music industry. Parvaaz turned out to be the crowd favourite and the judge’s choice to grab the No. 1 spot. Around 366 bands across genres registered for the second edition of the contest who went through rigorous rounds and faced the incredible jury – Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Raghu Dixit, Papon and Ashish Manchanda.
Commenting on the success of season 2, Mr. Vipin Pungalia, Director, Sennheiser Professional segment said, “I am extremely excited and ecstatic in looking at what we have been able to achieve with season 2. We wanted to go a notch higher with Season 2 and bring glory to our Pursuit of Perfect Sound by giving talented artists a platform to prove their mettle, and today i believe we have achieved that. The immense talent that we have witnessed in this journey is a testimony to the fact that India has a plethora of talent across the country waiting for the right platform and opportunity to prove themselves. From 366 bands to now the Top 3, the journey has been exciting and eventful! And I would like to thank our jury and sponsors for making this journey and Sennheiser Top 50 season 2 possible. I would also like to congratulate the winners and welcome the bands to be a part of the wonderful Sennheiser family.“