Daughter

Shure Songwriting Award judge confirmed

February 20, 2015 in Competitions, Gear, News

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance launches Shure’s annual songwriting competition, in partnership with BASCA, with indie band Daughter judging… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Win a €1,000 recording package with Dublin Studio Hub

February 4, 2015 in Competitions, Features

Our Dublin Studio Hub competition offers you the chance to have your music performed, recorded, mixed and mastered professionally ancy… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

InCrest band photo – ReverbNation Songwriting competition winners

ReverbNation Songwriting contest winner #14: InCrest

January 21, 2015 in Competitions, Features, Interviews

Kicking off the 2015 winner’s podium of our hallowed ReverbNation songwriting competition is a three piece grunge band from Copenhagen… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Ruth Moody

Interview: Ruth Moody

January 13, 2015 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the two-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter from Canada who’s a featured vocalist for Dire Straits’ Mark… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Future Music Songwriting Competition – Luke Friend

New contest to find the future of songwriting

December 21, 2014 in Competitions, News

Future Music, the company behind the discovery of Birdy, Lucy Spraggan and Jacob Banks, begin their hunt for more songwriters… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Christmas song contest winner to hit UK TV

November 30, 2014 in News

The song which won the festive section of the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest will be ITV’s Text Santa Appeal theme… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Your Songwriting Contest

New songwriting contest launches

September 16, 2014 in Competitions, News

This is not just a song contest… this is Your Song Contest. Free to enter, too, which is always nice… Tags: , ,

Next Big Thing

Win a recording contract worth £100,000!

June 21, 2014 in Competitions, News

Paul ‘19’ Hardcastle and radio network UTV Media launch a UK talent search with a recording contract as the prize… Tags: , , , , ,

USA Songwriting Competition

USA Songwriting Competition entry extended

June 8, 2014 in News

It’s still possible to enter this annual songwriting contest, and have the chance of winning a grand prize of $50,000… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Birmingham Conservatoire

Birmingham university calls for songwriters and composers

April 26, 2014 in Competitions, News

Young composers across the UK are invited to enter the 2014 Philip Bates Prize jointly run with Birmingham City University… Tags: , , , ,

Mark Cawley – UKSC

2014 UK Songwriting Contest opens for entries

April 9, 2014 in Competitions, News

This year’s UKSC competition kicks off with an additional grand prize of getting to co-write with hit songwriter Mark Cawley… Tags: , , ,

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ReverbNation contest winner #9: BLACKUR0

March 6, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Our latest songwriting competition winner is an eclectic singer-songwriter from Japan, mixing rock with elements of R&B, hip-hop and electro… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Sam Duckworth – Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly to judge Shure Songwriting Award

March 4, 2014 in Competitions, News

Singer-songwriter Sam Duckworth will decide the winners of this year’s songwriting competition offered in partnership between ICMP, BASCA and Shure… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Song Academy Young Songwriter 2014

Young Songwriter 2014 competition open for entry

February 11, 2014 in Competitions, News

Budding songwriters aged 7-18 years from across the UK and Ireland are invited to enter this year’s Song Academy contest… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Amnesty International - Young Human Rights Songwriter & Performer Awards

Young songwriters encouraged to write protest songs

October 21, 2013 in Competitions, News

Amnesty invites 7-21 year olds to discover the power of songwriting through the Young Human Rights Songwriter & Performer Awards… Tags: , , , , ,

UK Songwriting Contest 2013

UK Songwriting Contest 2013 winners revealed

August 12, 2013 in Competitions, News

For many hopeful songwriters who entered the annual UKSC, the wait is over and the results are out. Who won?… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Oxjam Bradford

Wanted: a charity anthem for Oxfam

July 2, 2013 in Competitions, News

Oxjam Bradford is a series of concerts for Oxfam – and they want YOU to write them a fundraising anthem… Tags: , , , ,

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ISC songwriting contest announces 2012 winners

May 3, 2013 in Competitions, News

International Songwriting Competition Grand Prize is awarded to a singer-songwriter from Idaho, and the 2013 competition is open for entry… Tags: , , ,

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ReverbNation contest winner #1: Abi

April 21, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting, in association with musicians’ social network ReverbNation, is delighted to present the first winner of our monthly songwriting contest… Tags: , , ,

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ISC entry deadline extended

October 13, 2012 in Events, News

Due to high demand, the International Songwriting Competition has pushed back the final date for entering songs until 1 November… Tags: ,