TikTok has partnered with Enthusiast Gaming and e.l.f. Cosmetics to launch “TikTok Gamers Got Talent”. Premiering Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST, this content series will mark the inaugural search for the TikTok gaming community’s hidden talents.
This exclusive seven-week live series will follow contestants as they show off their diverse talents and compete in front of millions of fans for a chance to win $25,000 and e.l.f. products. From guitar riffs to trick shots to cooking and everything in-between, TikTok Gamers Got Talent is an opportunity for gamers and gaming fans on TikTok to showcase their most impressive skills to a panel of celebrity judges.
“TikTok continues to be a platform where culture starts and through TikTok’s Gamers Got Talent, a North American first, our gaming community will have an opportunity to reach new audiences, be discovered and entertained. We’re excited to have two industry giants in their respective areas, e.l.f. Cosmetics and Enthusiast Gaming, on board to support and show gamers the power of TikTok,” Nadia Niccoli, Director of Marketing at TikTok Canada, said.
“TikTok Gamers Got Talent marks our first foray into connecting with the TikTok gaming community and we’re proud to be the premiere sponsor of this live series. In true e.l.f. style, we are going all in – proving that anything is e.l.f.ing possible. We can’t wait to see some bad-ass girl gamers unleash their amazing talents,” Kory Marchisotto, Chief Marketing Officer at e.l.f. Beauty, said.
“#Gaming has over 105 billion views on TikTok globally, and the community has discovered that TikTok is the perfect platform for reliving their most epic and emotional gaming moments and sharing them with other passionate gamers. From overlaying music to using editing tools like the Stitch and Duet features, gamers have already been flexing their creative chops when showcasing their gaming talents in a uniquely TikTok way. TikTok Gamers Got Talent is the evolution of this relationship and a platform for them to express themselves,” Nick Tran, Head of Global Marketing at TikTok, said.
“We are thrilled to partner with TikTok and e.l.f. Cosmetics, who share in our passion of gaming, to uniquely deliver this immersive and engaging experience to our gaming fan communities. This partnership provides a great opportunity to shine a light on the talented and passionate female gamers in our communities and we look forward to the talent and creativity that our audience will bring,” Thamba Tharmalingam, COO of Enthusiast Gaming, said.