Singer/Songwriter Awards Round 3 - 2008

Posted by:  We Are Listening

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Summary

We Are Listening has brought together an exceptional panel of judges for an extraordinary international song contest - The Singer/Songwriter Awards!



Six gifted artists will be flown to London for a luxurious weekend stay at myHotel Bloomsbury and an exclusive recording session with producer Steve Williams (Sting, Eric Clapton, Seal) at Sphere Studios.



As part of the awards and prizes package, selected songs will also be non-exclusively represented by We Are Listening and supported through global digital distribution, sync licensing administration and radio promotion.



We Are Listening also provides alternative prizes in the form of mixing & mastering an entire album, CD duplication, a 6-8 week dedicated US radio campaign and more.



Catering to all genres of music and artists around the world - signed or unsigned - The Singer/Songwriter Awards is YOUR opportunity to get your music heard, promoted and sold.



Judges include:



  • Andrea Stolpe, Songwriter, Universal Music Publishing (Faith Hill, Daniel Lee Martin, Josh Gracin)
  • Carly Vermes, Music Supervisor, Paramount Pictures
  • Charlie Mole, Songwriter & Filmscorer (Chaka Khan, Angie Stone, Lenny Kravitz)
  • Dory Benami, Film & TV Distribution Executive, New Regency Productions
  • Frank Ilfman, Filmscorer (Guy Ritchie's "Revolver", "The Intruder")
  • Hiten Bharadia, Managing Director, Phrased Differently (Enrique Iglesias, Craig David, Lemar)
  • Jack Perricone, Berklee College of Music (David Geddes, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butler)
  • Jimmy Kachulis, Berklee College of Music (George Coleman, Jon Hendricks, Eric Gale)
  • John Stevens, Berklee College of Music, Author of “The Music of John Lennon”
  • Katia Kadet (Babykat), Grammy Nominated Songwriter (“911” – Wyclef Jean and Mary J. Blige)
  • Micky Guy, Dance Producer/DJ (Marc Almond, Lucca Ricci, Vibe Junction)
  • Scott Gunter, Creative Director/Publisher, Universal Music Publishing
  • Sharon Farber, Filmscorer (“Starting Over”, “Superman”)
  • Steve Williams, Producer (Sting, Seal, Eric Clapton)
  • Sara Light, Co-Founder & President, SongU.com (2000 SESAC Song of the Year, 2003 Tony Award nominee for Best Original Score)
  • Thomas Scherer, Parasongs Group
  • KK, Composer/Producer (Bjork, Dido, Nelly Furtado)
  • Shele Sondheim, President/CEO, CSM Words and Music (Natalie Cole, Little Richard, Billy Preston)



Partners

Berklee College of Music, Rimon School of Jazz & Contemp. Music, National Association for Campus Activities, Disc Makers, CD Baby, Overplay.com, HitQuarters.com, SongU.com, The Musician’s Atlas, OnlineGigs.com, MasterWriter, Fonogenic.com, Sphere Studios, myHotels, M.E.A.N.Y Fest.



Other Opportunities by We Are Listening:

New Music Video Awards

Lyric Writer Awards

Breaking the Band

World of Music Awards

Terms And Conditions

1. Each musical entry must be an own, original work

2. Each submission will be judged on its:

(i) delivery and musical merit
(ii) composition of melody and harmony
(iii) composition and setting of lyrics to music

3. The lyrics must be written and performed in English

4. Sound quality will not be a factor in the evaluation process

5. The song can be the product of more than one artist but the fair division of the awards and prizes will be the responsibility of the entrant as the name appears in the EPK