If you are an unsigned artist and think you have what it takes to land a record deal, then you should enter the Unsigned Only Music Competition. Since Unsigned Only launched eight years ago, five Grand Prize winners have been signed to record deals, making Unsigned Only a leading source for transitioning new talent into major label record deals. However, getting a record deal isn't the only success Unsigned Only artists have achieved. Many winners have also secured licensing deals, publishing deals, better gigs, and more recognition after winning the competition. This could be your chance! Unsigned Only is designed for solo artists, bands, and singers all over the world who are looking for exposure, recognition, and a chance to be noticed by industry professionals. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find an outstanding, talented performer: a band, singer, or solo artist Conceived of and produced by the team who bring you the prestigious International Songwriting Competition ISC , Unsigned Only is a fresh and novel approach to other music competitions. Yes, it offers great prizes, recognition, exposure, and the chance to be heard by a group of judges consisting of high-profile recording artists and industry professionals. But, Unsigned Only also takes it a step further and puts the Grand Prize winner in direct, personal contact with the influential record label executives who are the ultimate decision-makers.
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As a songwriter or musician, we think of you as family, and it goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone affected by the COVID pandemic. The good news is that since ISC is not a physical event, we are continuing to operate as usual and accept entries. We are committed to providing the best service and support to our entrants, and we will strive to offer great opportunities to help you in your musical pursuits. Our goal is to be here for you, and together we will get through this! We hope that you will take this time to get creative and write new songs and music. Turn this into a positive and express yourselves through your music. We look forward to hearing the results! What is ISC?
Songwriting competitions provide networking opportunities and inspiration for your work. Here's a list of great competitions to further your songwriting career. For 35 years, the American Songwriter Lyric Contest has helped thousands of songwriters expose their talents to a wider audience. Prizes : The winner of each of six bi-monthly contests receives a Paul Reed Smith acoustic guitar and a Sennheiser microphone. Created by songwriters, this innovative contest offers a positive alternative to the hype and high cost of the "big-cash-prize" competitions. The Great American Song Contest features opportunities to:. Great American Song Contest judges listen thoroughly and respectfully to each and every song. Then they provide a detailed evaluation.
Contests can be fun to enter any time. For musicians and songwriters, entering contests that give you the opportunity to have your music heard by industry professionals plus the chance to win great prizes is even better. The following contests are either strictly for Christian music or have categories for Christian music. They can be a wonderful way for songwriters to grow their ministry, meet wonderful new people and maybe even get a leg up to getting started walking onto a larger stage. Even those that don't win get something Every songwriter that enters receives a written evaluation of their songs from the contest Judges.