Dubstep Ringtone chosen by Nokia as Winner and it will be preloaded in future handsets!

Last month, Nokia launched their Nokia Tune competition, asking musical artists to contribute a remixed version of the world-famous Nokia ringtone. Nokia launched the competition on September 5, to encourage people to experiment and create variations of the Nokia ringtone. The competition website attracted 1.4 million visits and entries were played over 11 million times. Around hundred thousand visitors shared the tunes via Facebook and Twitter.

The winning tune was selected by a team of  seven judges, comprising some of the most respected names in the business.They include: Kai Bronner, one of the founders of Audio Branding Academy; Julian Treasure, known for his TED talks and author of ‘Sound Business’; and Mark Dewings, head of Brand & Marketing Communications at SoundCloud. Nokia’s own SVP of Design, Marko Ahtisaari, was also on the jury.

 ”Nokia Tune Dubstep Edition”, Valerio Alessandro Sizzi’s 24-second version of the iconic Nokia ringtone, won this competition and this ringtone will be preloaded on more than 100 million handsets to be shipped all over the world. The original Nokia Tune, known as the Grande Valse was written by by Spanish classical guitarist and composer Francisco Tarrega in 1902. It made its debut in 1994 on the Nokia 2110  and was the first musical ringtone on a mobile phone and is heard worldwide an estimated 1.6 billion times a day.

 Sizzi won $ 10,000 as prize and $ 1,000 prize for five runner-ups , you can download “Nokia Tune Dubstep Edition“ from here and also you can download the ringtones created by five runner-ups from here.
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