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…

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…

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…

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…

Tim Schou

International Acoustic Music Awards opens

August 2, 2017 in Competitions, News

The 14th annual IAMA – a competition promoting acoustic music performance and artistry, which discovered Meghan Trainor – is open…

Salute Music Makers competition

Salute songwriting contest now free to enter

July 22, 2017 in Competitions, News

The success of the Music Makers competition permits the removal of its entry fee allowing free access for all entrants…

Global Music Awards

Global Music Awards open for entries

July 1, 2017 in Competitions, News

The music competition welcomes participation from any artists, bands, singers, songwriters and composers, who submit an original piece of music…

black microphone recording

Five recording tips for entering a songwriting contest

June 1, 2017 in Competitions, Tips & Techniques

Here are a handful of useful pointers to help you record your song and produce the best possible competition entry…

Steve Levine

JBL announces UK singer-songwriter contest

May 8, 2017 in Competitions, News

Loudspeaker brand’s new competition offers the chance to win a PA system and recording day with Grammy-winning producer Steve Levine…

Feargal Sharkey

New contest Salute-ing music makers

March 22, 2017 in Competitions, News

An original music competition with a £50,000 cash prize is launched by Salute, an enterprise designed to empower UK talent…

American Authors

2017 USA Songwriting Competition opens

March 17, 2017 in Competitions, News

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

Skrizzly Adams

Songwriting contest reopens for Christmas

December 22, 2016 in Competitions, News

The International Songwriting Competition is accepting submissions for 2016 with a discounted entry fee as part of a holiday promotion…

Vance Joy – ISC 2014 winner

ISC announces 2016 judging panel

August 20, 2016 in Competitions, News

This year’s International Songwriting Competition judges include recording artists Chris Cornell, Tom Waits, American Authors, Lorde, Ziggy Marley and Donovan…

Dallas Songwriters Association

Dallas Songwriters Association Song Contest opens

July 31, 2016 in Competitions, News

The DSA’s annual songwriting competition for amateur songwriters is now open for entry, with a prize fund worth over $5,000…

American Songwriting Awards

American Songwriting Awards winners announced

July 4, 2016 in Competitions, News

BP Publishing declares 2016’s winning entries across all categories, with the grand prize awarded for a song about war veterans…

Distant Cousins

USA Songwriting Competition nears closing date

May 20, 2016 in Competitions, News

Songwriters vie for a chance to win a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as gear…

USA Songwriting Competition

USA Songwriting Competition opens for entry

March 18, 2016 in Competitions, News

The 21st annual contest opens to songwriters globally, with a prize fund including radio airplay, $50,000 in cash and merchandise…

Beverly Perry

Unsigned artist sweeps competition semis

November 12, 2015 in Competitions, News

Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter, Beverly Perry has achieved an unprecedented eleven entries in six categories of the 2015 UK Songwriting Contest semi-finals…

Brett McMann and Neil Fitzpatrick

Songwriter raises £25,000 for charity

October 7, 2015 in News

A musician who wrote a song in memory of loved ones he lost to cancer, reaches his laudable fundraising target…

Safeauto and DreamJobbing

Car insurance company offers a songwriter’s ‘dream job’

August 29, 2015 in Competitions, News

SafeAuto and DreamJobbing want a musician to fly to California, create original music for an advertising campaign and win $10,000…

Marissa Guzman

World Wide Music Contest announces winning entries

August 18, 2015 in Competitions, News

WorldWideMusicContest.com (WWMC), a site made for unsigned musicians from across the globe, unveils the winners of its first songwriting competition…

Shelly Peiken

UK Songwriting Contest judge to offer advice

August 9, 2015 in Competitions, News

Multi-platinum songwriter Shelly Peiken, who is already judging the songwriting competition, will mentor and critique one lucky entrant this year…