Music for Troops - Spotlight on Supporting the Arts

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Music For Troops is a 501(c)(3) charity that sends the gift of music to troops at home and those that are away from home.

Music For Troops is pleased to announce the creation of a Compilation CD titled Support The Arts. The goal is to showcase and feature 16 artists on the Music For Troops website in conjunction with eBay’s Support the Arts promotion. 500 copies of the compilation CD will to be sent to US troops, 100 copies will be distributed to radio stations across America and 400 copies of the "Support The Arts” CD will be auctioned on eBay’s Spotlight on Supporting the Arts event with 100% of the proceeds going toward sending the gift of music to US Troops. Music For Troops is an eBay Giving Works charity and is being featured for this event by MissionFish, the exclusive charity solution provider for eBay Giving Works.

Submissions are open to all genres and at least 8 slots are reserved for Sonicbids artists. In addition to the songs by 16 artists selected for the Compilation CD, all songs submitted will be donated and posted on the Music For Troops site as donations where the artists' receive a tax deduction each time their song is downloaded by registered troops.

The Music For Troops staff will select the songs for the compilation CD based on originality and quality. The "Support The Arts” compilation CD will be distributed to US troops by Green Beans Coffees in cafes at the USA bases overseas.

Artists selected for the Compilation CD will be required to pay an additional $25.00 to help offset the manufacturing costs of production. It is also important to note that Music For Troops believes in and supports freedom of speech, but as a non-profit charity, cannot accept partisan or political songs in any direction. Any submissions of this nature will not be accepted a will not receive a refund of submission fees.