INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2011
ENTER YOUR SONGS NOW
$150,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES
The deadline to enter your songs is approaching soon (September 21), so enter your songs now for a chance to share $150,000 in cash and prizes, including an overall Grand Prize of $25,000 (US) cash and $20,000 in prizes.
Winning ISC isn't just about the cash and prizes. The recognition, exposure, and kudos of winning ISC add to the reasons to enter and benefits of winning. ISC is looking for great songs and songwriters - so, whether you're a professional songwriter or just starting out, ISC welcomes your entries.
Entering ISC is easy: you can mail in your songs or enter online through Sonicbids, Broadjam, ReverbNation, Myspace, or now the newly launched ISC online platform. All of these entry methods are available on the ISC website, so you now have many options.
ISC is proud to announce many new judges for 2011 - this means new ears will be listening to and judging this year's finalists and ultimately selecting the 2011 winners (this could be you!). Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity to have these iconic artists and high-profile industry pros hear your music!
JUDGES FOR 2011 INCLUDE:
Tom Waits; Jeff Beck; My Morning Jacket; Kelly Clarkson; Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC); Robert Smith (The Cure); Keane; James Cotton; Wynonna; Craig Morgan; McCoy Tyner; Michael W. Smith; Black Francis (The Pixies); Chayanne; John Mayall; Alejandro Sanz; Mose Allison;Toots Hibbert (Toots & The Maytals); Robert Earl Keen; Ray Wylie Hubbard; Jeremy Camp; Francesca Battistelli; Billy Currington; Trombone Shorty; Sandra Bernhard; and more TBA...
ADDITIONAL JUDGES INCLUDE:
Recording Artists: Michael W. Smith; Alejandro Sanz; Jeremy Camp; Amadou & Mariam; Trombone Shorty; Craig Morgan; James Cotton; Robert Earl Keen; Black Francis (The Pixies); Toots Hibbert (Toots & The Maytals); Sandra Bernhard; Ray Wylie Hubbard; Chayanne; Basement Jaxx; and Matt Thiessen (Relient K)
Industry Executives: Bruce Iglauer (Founder/President, Alligator Records); Angel Carrasco (Sr. VP A&R, Latin America, Sony/BMG); Cory Robbins (Founder/President, Robbins Entertainment); Dr. Demento (Radio Host, The Dr. Demento Show); Steve Lillywhite (Producer); Dan Storper (President, Putamayo World Music Records and Putumayo Kids); Steve Smith (VP of A&R, Aware Records); Kim Buie (VP of A&R, Lost Highway); Trevor Jerideau (VP of A&R, J Records); Douglas C. Cohn (Sr. VP, Music Marketing & Talent, Nickelodeon); Allison B. Jones (VP of A&R, Big Machine Label Group); Leib Ostrow (Founder/CEO, Music For Little People); and Antony Bland (A&R, American Recordings)
Pop/Top 40, AAA (Adult Album Alternative), R&B/Hip-Hop, Adult Contemporary (AC), Rock, Country, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Americana, Blues, Jazz, Gospel/Christian, Latin Music, Instrumental, Dance/Electronica, Comedy/Novelty, World Music, Children's Music, Lyrics Only, Teen, Performance, Music Video, and Unsigned Only. Entrants may submit as many songs as they wish - different songs in the same category or the same song in multiple categories.
Each month ISC picks two winners from all the songs entered via Myspace in that month. At the end of ISC, the monthly winners will go head-to-head in an online public vote. The winner receives lots of cool prizes and the kudos of being the ISC 'Crank Your Cred' winner. Congratulations to the July, 2011 winners!
For more information on ISC please visit our website at: http://www.songwritingcompetition.com/