The search for the FA Cup Anthem starts today at Upton Park, when Lethal Bizzle performs live ahead of the Third Round tie between West Ham and Man United.
– UK rapper and football fan Lethal Bizzle
I've watched The FA Cup since I was a boy and always dreamed of playing in it. It's a special competition and I'm made up to be a part of it, and hopefully I can become part of its history by producing the official FA Cup Anthem. To have my music open The FA Cup Final really would be a dream come true.
The Football Association is launching a Battle of the Bands themed push to discover an official FA Cup Anthem for the first time in its history. A shortlist of six of some of the biggest music acts in the UK will perform live ahead of each round as far as the Semi-Finals.
The decision on the soundtrack to the world's oldest domestic football competition, will be in the hands of the British public, who can vote on the winning anthem ahead of The FA Cup Final.