Lyric Writer Awards Round 4 - 2008

Posted by:  We Are Listening


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We Are Listening has teamed up with Combustion Music Nashville to present an awesome opportunity for aspiring lyricists – The Lyric Writer Awards! Four writers will be selected by their expert panel of judges for exclusive co-writing and publishing opportunities.

This is YOUR opportunity to get your words to music by the industry’s leading songwriters and cut by today’s biggest artists. Combustion Music will identify a Nashville staff writer to set music to the winners’ lyrics and shop the song to their extensive network of major label artists, managers and publishers.

Combustion Music is a joint venture with Windswept Pacific, one of the largest music publishers in the world. Combustion has become one of Nashville’s most successful independent publishing companies, earning a plethora of multi-platinum cuts and #1 singles.

Judges include:

  • Andrea Stolpe, Songwriter, Universal Music Publishing (Faith Hill, Daniel Lee Martin, Josh Gracin)
  • Chris Farren, President, Combustion Music (1 Grammy, 2 Grammy Nominations, 11 ASCAP Awards)
  • Henry Gaffney, Songwriter/Producer (Roberta Flack, The Four Tops, The Pointer Sisters)
  • Pat Pattison, Professor at Berklee College of Music
  • Scott Gunter, Creative Director/Publisher, Universal Music Publishing

Other Opportunities by We Are Listening:

Breaking the Band

New Music Video Awards

The Singer/Songwriter Awards

World of Music Awards