Music publication American Songwriter has launched its 35th Anniversary Song Contest, to seek out the most promising compositions from aspiring songwriters from around the world.
The first-place winner will earn $10,000, a two-page spread in the January/February 2021 issue of American Songwriter, a Martin GPC-X2E Rosewood Guitar, a lifetime American Songwriter membership, and a career consultation with a reputable music publisher and record label.
Among the artists and music executives taking part in this year’s event are Grace Potter, Warner Chappell Music VP, A&R BJ Hill, Mickey Guyton, Walker Hayes, Matt Nathanson, Empire’s VP, A&R Eric Hurt, New West Records President John Allen, Rounder Records President John Strohm, and more.
The cost to enter is $25 per song submission, and the deadline for submissions is Oct. 31, 2020 at 11:59:59 CT. To enter the contest, visit americansongwriter.com.
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