Frequently Asked Questions

One week before your open call audition, your Artist Audition Pass will be available to download from your Artist Account.

The release will be available to download from your Artist Account one week before your assigned Open Call Audition along with your Artist Audition Pass. You must print, sign and bring with your photo ID in order to audition.

In order to audition, you must be at least thirteen (13) years of age by August 16, 2019.

You must be legally here in the United States and must be eligible to accept the prize1, if awarded, with the unrestricted right to work for any U.S. employer and live in the United States. Proof of such eligibility must be provided to Producer. Acceptable forms of proof include (without limitation) a valid US passport or combination of valid US driver’s license and valid social security card.

1Satisfaction of this eligibility requirement pertains solely to the participant’s receipt of prizes (if any) that may be awarded by Producer.

YES! Login with your email address and password. You can then select an audition city for the next round of auditions. If you're not able to login, reset your password by following the "Forgot Password" process.

If you can't login to your Artist Account go to the main login page, enter your registered email address and click "forgot password." You will be sent an email and need to follow the "password reset link" which will allow you to change your password and verify your account.

Make sure you click the Edit button in the upper right corner of your Profile under the My Profile tab. This will allow you to modify your information. Be sure to click the submit button at the bottom of the form to save your changes!

You are only allowed to request 3 password resets every 24 hours. Go to the main login page, enter your registered email address and click "forgot password." You will be sent an email and need to follow the "password reset link" which will allow you to change your password and verify your account.

YES!

If you are auditioning as a duo or trio, make ONE Artist account. When you download your Artist Audition Pass & Release one week before your audition, print out a copy for each artist. Each artist will need bring a completed copy of the Artist Audition Pass to the audition.

NO. Open Call Auditions are only taking place in the cities listed on the casting website. If you want to audition at an Open Call, you must register and travel to one of the Open Call audition cities. If you are unable to attend an Open Call audition, you can send us a Video Submission.

YES. It's not recommended, but if you feel like you had a bad audition or were nervous, you may audition again in a different city. 24 hours after your initial open call audition city, your Artist Account will allow you to register for another city. Simply login to your Artist Account and register for a new Open Call Audition.

YES. If an Open Call Audition city has more than one day to audition, you can change the day and time of your audition. However, the dates and time slots fill up quickly, so please make your selection early or the day and time you want to audition may not be available anymore. Login to your Artist Account and click My Profile. Once you delete your current Open Call registration you will be able to register for another one.

Venues are announced as soon as we are able to post them on the website. Keep checking back.

Your correct audition day is ALWAYS listed in the My Profile tab of your Artist Account.

The time you selected when you registered will be printed on your Artist Audition Pass.

YES. If you do not make the time on your Artist Pass we will still allow you to audition. We assign times to cut down the long lines and unnecessary waiting.

There will be waiting so please plan to be at the audition all day. Performance time with the producer may vary. Start strong with your best song first. You may be asked to sing only a verse and a chorus so please be prepared.

NO. Prepare songs that best suit your voice and represent you as an artist. Have 1-2 in your back pocket in case the producers want to hear another song.

Pick songs that best display your voice!

NO. ALL open call auditions are a cappella - NO EXCEPTIONS!

A parent or legal guardian must accompany you during your audition, both guardian and minor must provide a picture ID, and a copy of minor’s birth certificate to verify age and guardianship. If your parent or legal guardian cannot accompany you to the audition, you must be accompanied by an individual 18 years of age or older and your Parental Consent Form must be signed by your parent or legal guardian, and notarized. Please remember, your parent or legal guardian must accompany you to the notary and sign the Parental Consent Form in the presence of the notary.

NO. COACHES WILL NOT BE AT AUDITIONS!

The "Artist Audition Pass" will be emailed to you ONE WEEK before your assigned open call audition day. It will include a release that you MUST sign and bring with your photo ID. If you are under 18 or are otherwise a minor in your home state, you MUST have both parent or guardian signatures on the release in order to audition.

You must have a photo ID. Examples: Drivers License, State issued ID, Passport, School ID with Birth Certificate. **School ID without Birth Certificate or vice versa is not valid.

YES. In order to enter into the audition, a parent or legal guardian must accompany you during your audition, you must provide a copy of your birth certificate with photo ID and a legal document as proof of guardianship (Example: Birth Certificate, Marriage license if accompanied with Step Parent). If your parent or legal guardian cannot accompany you to the audition, you must be accompanied by an individual 18 years of age or older and your Parental Consent Form must be signed by your parent or legal guardian and notarized. Please remember, your parent or legal guardian must accompany you to the notary and sign the Parental Consent Form in the presence of the notary.

Please see FAQ #26.

If you are selected for a callback you will be required to return 1-3 days after your open call audition.

Family, friends, managers, vocal instructors, etc. will NOT be allowed at the audition. If you are a minor, a parent or legal guardian must accompany you during your audition, you must provide a copy of your birth certificate or other legal document as proof of guardianship. If your parent or legal guardian cannot accompany you to the audition, you must be accompanied by an individual 18 years of age or older and your Audition Release and Artist Pass must be signed by your parent or legal guardian and notarized. Please remember, your parent or legal guardian must accompany you and sign the Audition Release and Artist Pass in the presence of the notary.

You do not need to send in a video submission if you attend one of our open calls.

If you submit an official video submission by sending us DVD or by submitting a performance link in the Online Video Submission Application, we will contact you ONLY if you are being considered for the show. If you have not heard from the casting team within 2 months of sending your video submission then you are NOT being considered for the upcoming season.

NO. You must follow the guidelines on nbcthevoice.com on how to submit an OFFICIAL Casting Video Submission.

YES.

DO NOT PAY THEM! These companies are in NO WAY affiliated with the casting auditions for "The Voice." There is not an admittance fee for any of the open calls.

Cancel your audition by deleting your registered audition city selection in your Artist Account under the My Profile tab. Once you've downloaded your audition pass or attended an audition, you are no longer able to delete your audition registration. For info on how to delete your account, check out the next question, #36.

To delete your account, please contact webmaster@jamesehlers.com. Once you have downloaded your audition pass, you are no longer able to delete your account.

NOTE: Deleting your account cannot be undone.

The casting website uses javascript for some of the functions to update your Artist Account. Make sure that you are using a javascript enabled browser when logging in and updating your profile. Some mobile devices do not support javascript, so try using a browser on a computer and make sure javascript is turned on. If you continue to have this problem, email info@nbcthevoice.com

How To Audition

Check out this step-by-step guide to make sure you're prepared for your upcoming audition. Click here for all the details including audition tips and eligibility requirements.

Create an Artist Account

You need to create an Artist Account to attend the Open Call Auditions. Click here to create a new Artist Account or login if you already have one. Forgot your password? You can reset that here too.