Nashville Songwriters Festival Song Challenge

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Summary

The Nashville Songwriters Festival is chance for artists to share their talents, learn and network all in the same weekend. Sonicbids members have the chance to submit to the "Song Challenge," where the winning song will get a chance to play at the festival, $250, and more. At least one Sonicbids member is guaranteed to be in the running./n/nThe Nashville Songwriters Festival is chance for artists to share their talents, learn and network all in the same weekend. Sonicbids members have the chance to submit to the "Song Challenge," where the winning song will get a chance to play at the festival, $250, and more. At least one Sonicbids member is guaranteed to be in the running.


The quality of performance and production will not be considered. An artist does not need a professional recording. Songs will be judged on originality, melody, composition, and lyrics. The winners will be identified by a panel of judges consisting of songwriters, producers, song pluggers, publishers and other music industry professionals who teach, perform, volunteer or help out with fest activities.

Winning entries, if present at the festival, will be scheduled to perform their song Friday or Saturday night at main stage. Artists do not have to attend the festival to enter a song or songs in the "Song Challenge."

Each entry will receive a song critique.

Songs may be entered in any of the following categories:

  • Pop
  • Country
  • Contemporary Christian/Gospel
  • Americana/Folk
  • Rock
  • Other


Prizes

  • 1st Place: Winning songs will be scheduled to be played at the festival June 4th, 5th or 6th. $250 Cash, 3 Day/2 Night accommodations for one near Nashville's Music Row. 2 day Working tour of Nashville Music Row.
  • 2nd Place: Winning songs will be scheduled to be played at the festival June 4th, 5th or 6th. $150 Cash 2 Day/1 Night accommodations for one near Nashville's Music Row. 1 Day Working tour of Nashville Music Row.
  • 3rd Place: $100 Cash. Co write with hit songwriter, Assorted Gift Bag from sponsors
  • Honorable mentions: Assorted Gift Bags from sponsors.
  • Those winning entries whom wish to perform their song or their designated representative will be scheduled to play, Friday, June 4th and/or Saturday, June 5th at 9PM at the Nashville SongWriters Festival on Music Row if they are in attendance.
  • Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of any song; Split of prizes is responsibility of winners. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Terms And Conditions

Each song submitted must be entrants original work. Songs may not exceed five (5) minutes in length. Songs may have multiple co-writers, but please designate one name only on the application.


Contestant may submit as many songs as they prefer.


Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters. Employees of SongWritersFestival.com, their families, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible.


Entrance fee is non-refundable. SongWritersFestival.com is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, stolen, or misappropriated entries. The festival is not responsible for faulty file uploads accompanying online entries.