Shalisa in the Mentos Grand Prix of the Netherlands with latest release “Kansen Verspeeld”

Rotterdam, March 25, 2024 – Emerging Dutch artist and songwriter, Shalisa van der Laan, enthusiastically announces her participation in the prestigious Mentos Grote Prijs van Nederland. She presents her latest single “Kansen Verspeeld (1,2),” recorded at the famous Wisseloord Studios. Shalisa and her band bring fresh energy and a unique sound to the competition, aiming to capture the hearts of music lovers across the country.

As part of the first round, Shalisa’s live videos will be broadcast on the Sounders app from March 25 to April 5, along with the other acts. Fans and new listeners are invited to watch these exclusive performances and support their favorite artists by voting. The most popular acts will advance to the semifinals at Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht, with the ultimate prize being a €10,000 reward and national recognition for the winner in the finals.

“Kansen verspeeld” by Shalisa is more than just a song; it is a story of empowerment and resilience. Her unique blend of catchy melodies and sing-along lyrics, combined with her powerhouse voice and the undeniable talent of her band, makes her a standout act in this year’s competition.

Voting begins on March 25 and closes on April 5. Shalisa is going for the Grand Prize win of €10,000 to fulfill her musical dream of touring the Netherlands and Belgium, with this amount being the key to not only share the stage with her fans, but also to pour her heart into a second EP or maybe even a full-length album.

To support Shalisa and make her dream come true, download the Sounders app, watch the live performance of “Kansen verspeeld” and cast your vote.

About Shalisa:
Shalisa is a Dutch artist and songwriter known for her performances in the Junior Song Contest and her work for Disney and Disenychannel. She has already written songs for other artists, such as Romy Monteiro’s ”Wat Doe Jij Dan” which has been frequently played on radio station 100%NL and was already a hit in Spain with the track ”Dynamite”. She is currently working on her debut EP, further establishing her unique voice in the music industry.

Download the Sounders app here to vote for Shalisa