CONTEST: 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Contest (SESSION - II)

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Over $300,000 in cash and prizes for a total of 72 Finalists, 24 Grand Prize Winners, 12 Lennon Award Winners, and 1 Song of the Year

The Opportunity

1 Song of the Year winner receives $20,000 in cash plus other prizes. 1 band wins The JLSC Vans Warped Tour Prize presented by Neutrik USA to TOUR and PERFORM for 1 week on Warped Tour 2015. Other winners receive cashgift certificates, studio equipment from companies like Yamaha, Audio-Technica, Epiphone Guitars, and more. 

For full prize list click here.

2014 Executive Committee of Judges Includes:

George Clinton, Natasha Bedingfield, 311, Switchfoot, Fergie, Jimmy Cliff, Sheila E., Bob Weir, The Lone Bellow, Bootsy Collins, Art Alexakis of Everclear, The Black Eyed Peas, and more.

Entry fees help support The Lennon Bus non-profit. 

The Band

Past Sonicbids Grand Prize winners include Mog, Brian Swartz, Kate Rowe, American Authors, Gaby Moreno, Michael Rosso, Robyn Landis and Larry Murante, Jaffa Road, House of Echo, LittleHorse, Kate Schutt, Kevin Jack, Bettina Schelker, Thaddeus Rex, Cooper and Bounds, Carmen Calhoun, Francisco Rodriguez, GAGE, Porche Smith, Marae and Risa Kaparo. 

The Gig

You don't need a professional recording. Entries will be judged on originality, melody, composition, and lyrics (when applicable). Your songs may be entered in any of the following categories: Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, World, Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop, Gospel/Inspirational, Latin, Electronic, Folk and Children's. Instrumental compositions are encouraged.

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