USA Songwriting Competition
UPDATE: Submission has been extended to June 30th!
Since 1995, the USA Songwriting Competition®, the world’s leading international songwriting event, has been honoring songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists everywhere. This opportunity is open to all, regardless of nationality or country origin. This is not American Idol, this is a songwriting competition that gives you the clout it takes to make it!
Winners are selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers from Universal Music, Warner, EMI, Sony/BMG Music and other distinguished professionals.
This year’s prizes include::
- Grand Prize: over US $50,000 in cash, merchandise and more
- Overall Second prize: $9,000 worth of merchandise
- Overall Third prize: $6,500 worth of merchandise
- 15 Category First Prizes: $2,200 worth of merchandise
- 20 Honorable Mentions: $350 worth of merchandise
Past winners have gotten recording contracts, getting their songs on film, TV as well as getting cuts with major artists. USA Songwriting Competition 2010 winner won a Grammy. The 2009 winner was signed to Universal Records. The 2007 winner hit Top 10 on the Billboard Charts with his winning song. The 2005 Winner of the Country category had his winning song cut by Country Superstar Faith Hill. The 2005 winner of the Pop category was signed by Interscope Records. The 2008 winner appeared on David Letterman TV show and got signed to a record label!
And the Top 3 winners of 2011′s contest were ReverbNation artists!
Submit to your category (you can submit to multiple categories):
Got questions? Go to USA Songwriting FAQ page!