Unsigned Only announces winners of annual contest

September 8, 2019 in Competitions, News

Anna Wolf has been crowned the winner of 2019’s Unsigned Only music competition, becoming the first South African to win…

Skin

Still time to enter Women In Music Awards 2019

August 11, 2019 in Competitions, Events, News

It’s not too late for submissions and to have a say on who should be recognised at this year’s event…

Anna Calvi

Guitars and rap dominate 2019 Mercury Prize shortlist

July 27, 2019 in Competitions, News

Twelve highly emotive albums have been selected from 200 to make up the shortlist of the 2019 Mercury Prize final…

Coldplay

International Songwriting Competition judges announced

July 6, 2019 in Competitions, News

ISC reveals its 2019 judging panel and, as usual, it includes some of music’s most talented artists and industry executives…

Katie Kittermaster

UK Songwriting Contest 2019 opens for entries

June 22, 2019 in Competitions, News

Songwriters worldwide can enter the competition to have the chance of winning writing sessions with Stuart Epps and Mark Cawley…

Black Deer Festival and Orange Amps competition

Orange Amps and Black Deer Festival competition

May 18, 2019 in Competitions, Gear, News

There’s still time to enter for the chance to win a £1,000 guitar amplifier and play at the Kent-based festival…

Jorja Smith

The nominees for the Ivor Novello Awards 2019 are…

April 28, 2019 in Competitions, Events, News

The annual songwriting awards are one of the most coveted and prestigious prizes in the British and Irish music industry…

Midem 2019 announces competition finalists

April 7, 2019 in Competitions, Events, News

Finalists for the Artist Accelerator competition are revealed after a record number of submissions including entries from 24 new countries…

Long-standing USA songwriting contest opens for 2019

March 16, 2019 in Competitions, News

Songwriters can now submit their entries for the 24th Annual USA Songwriting Competition for a chance to further their careers…

Midem & Universal Music

Midem and Universal Music offer mentoring opportunity

March 10, 2019 in Competitions, Events, News

Are you an aspiring songwriter or producer struggling to get the right attention among the throng of peers and competitors?…

Natalie Shay

Young Songwriter 2019 competition open for entries

February 10, 2019 in Competitions, News

Song Academy’s annual contest for 8-18-year-olds will be judging originality, lyrics, melody, composition, and potential to be a hit song…

Average Joseph

Average Joseph wins Future Music award

January 27, 2019 in Competitions, Events, News

The annual Future Music competition provides a platform for winners to extend their profile and the possibility of being signed…

Win! The 2018 Songwriting Christmas Gift List

December 17, 2018 in Competitions, News

Be in with a chance of winning all of the products featured in our gift guide with this seasonal competition…

Violet Skies

How songwriters can receive £10,000 to boost their careers

November 10, 2018 in Competitions, News

Writer Producer Fund gives financial support to songwriters and composers. Here are the latest writer-producers who will receive career-changing funding…

Vance Joy – ISC 2014 winner

The ISC 2018 deadline is approaching

September 8, 2018 in Competitions, News

International Songwriting Competition is open for entries, offering a chance to win a share of $150,000 in cash and prizes…

2018 Mercury Prize finalists announced

July 27, 2018 in Competitions, News

Lily Allen, Everything Everything and Wolf Alice are among this year’s award nominees, joined by debutants Novelist and Jorga Smith…

Priscilla Renea Hairston

2018 USA Songwriting Competition deadline looms

May 9, 2018 in Competitions, News

The contest is still accepting entries from around the world, offering a top prize of cash and merch worth $50,000…

Eileen Quigley

Revealing the winner of our Christmas Gift Guide competition

February 15, 2018 in Competitions, News

The lucky person who received all 10 products in our festive kit list was a very grateful, Scottish, budding singer-songwriter…

Andie Case and Usher

Songwriter wins first global mobile talent contest

December 18, 2017 in Competitions, News

Usher awards $1 million to singer-songwriter Andie Case for her “unique voice and original music” and announces new Megastar competition…

Christmas gift guide

Win! The Songwriting Christmas Gift Guide 2017

December 14, 2017 in Competitions, News

Be in with a chance of winning all of the products featured in our gift list with this seasonal competition…

Sampha 'Process' album

Sampha’s ‘Process’ wins 2017 Mercury Prize

September 14, 2017 in Competitions, News

The South Londoner’s debut is the judges’ top album in this year’s celebration to promote the best of British music…

Stuart Epps

UK Songwriting Contest deadline approaching

September 10, 2017 in Competitions, News

As part of the grand prize package, renowned music producer Stuart Epps has agreed to work with the winning songwriter…