Tuesday, November 15th
Submissions are open now!
Thu Jun 30
Last Chance to Submit for the 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition
Deadline is fast approaching for the 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition. Win $50,000 Grand Prize worth of cash, cool music gear from Sony, D’Addario Strings, Audio-Techica, Ik Multimedia and more! Not to mention radio ariplay for winning songs. Judges include A&R from Universal, SONY/BMG, Capitol Records and Warner. Hurry, this is the last month to enter! Enter here via Reverbnation.
Since 1995, the USA Songwriting Competition, the world’s leading international songwriting event, has been honoring songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists everywhere.
All submissions are guaranteed a written critique of their submission from USA Songwriting Competition.
This year’s prizes include:
– Grand Prize of $50,000 in Cash & Merchandise
– $9,000 worth of Merchandise
– $6,500 worth of Merchandise
– plus 15 other First Place Winners in various categories get $2,200 worth of Merchandise
– plus 20 Honorable Mentions get $350 worth of Merchandise
– plus all winning songs receive radio airplay (the first for any songwriting competition)!
Who Selects the Winners?
Winners are selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers, A&R from Universal Music, Warner, EMI, Sony Music, and other distinguished professionals.
This is your chance to be discovered by the biggest names in the music business!
Our competition offers a shot at the big time for songwriters, original solo artists, and bands everywhere around the world. For you, it is the contest that might just open the right doors, make the right connections and get your songs heard.
This is not American Idol – this is the professional songwriting competition that offers winners the clout that it it takes to really make it!
Sponsors of the 2011 Competition:
New Music Weekly, Sony, Ableton, Presonus, D’Addario Strings, Audio-Technica, The Intellitouch Tuners, Premier Guitar Magazine, LivewireMusician.com, Loggins Promotion, Recording Magazine, Sonoma Wireworks, Tanager Audioworks, Imageline Software, Acoustica, Rockstar Texting, AirplayAccess.com, Loggins Promotion, and Sirius XM Radio.
“This is a great place for talent to be found”….Monte Lipman, President & CEO of Universal Records
“A healthy and important competition, good outlet for creative people”….Andy Karp, Executive Vice-President/Head of A&R, Atlantic Records
“It is great to see that songwriters are being acknowledged”…. Brian Jackson, EMI Music Publishing
“It has been my privilege to be a small part of your songwriting competition.” …Kirk Boyer, A&R Director,Lyric Street Records
HOW DO I INCREASE MY CHANCES OF BEING SELECTED? Make sure your ReverbNation profile is updated to show a more accurate representation of you and your music. Syncing your Facebook and MySpace pages to your ReverbNation page and adding the #1 Artist Application on Facebook (Band Profile) will boost your Fan Totals instantly and show a more competitive RPK. None of this is mandatory of course but showing the Talent Buyer, Label, Licensing Company, Publicist, etc. more about you is always a plus.
*FREE DOUBLE EARLY ENTRY BONUS:
First 1,000 Entries entered will each receive FREE 6 issue subscription to Premier Guitar magazine & Recording magazine, Super Value of $34.99! Hurry, While Stocks Last, Enter now!
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– RN Staff