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2021 Indie International Songwriting Contest

Pop, Rock, Folk/Acoustic, Americana/Country, Instrumental, Hip-hop/Rap.

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Deadline to Enter: March 31, 2021

2021 Indie International Songwriting Contest. Now open for submissions.

Song Entry Options:

Logo for BASIC Songwriting contest submission.

("BASIC" Song Entry)

Price: $39

All songs listened to, reviewed, and scored by the judge of your genre (We do not use song screeners).

Includes:

- Numerical scoring

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* Bonus perks for All Contest Entrants:

- Broadjam 6-month Film & TV membership ($50 Value).

- 10% off services from The Online Recording Studio.

** Free Membership to Indie International Online Songwriters Community ($60 Value).

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Logo for Plus song contest entry option. Numerical scoring plus extensive written feedback.

(("PLUS" Song Entry))

Price: $69

All songs listened to, reviewed, and scored by the judge of your genre (We do not use song screeners).

Includes:

- Numerical scoring

Plus: Detailed written critique

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Bonus Perks:

* Includes all free perks listed under the Basic Song Entry.

** Free Membership to Indie International Online Songwriters Community ($60 Value).

Enter Song

((("PLUS PLUS" Song Entry)))

Price: $129

All songs listened to, reviewed, and scored by the judge of your genre. (We do not use song screeners).

Includes:

- Numerical scoring

Plus: Detailed written critique with constructive feedback.

Plus: 30 min Coaching Call (post-contest) with the Judge of your genre.

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This is the most in-depth and personalized feedback option you will find in any songwriting contest.

Bonus Perks:

* Includes all free perks listed under the Basic Song Entry.

** Free Membership to Indie International Online Songwriters Community ($60 Value).

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All Entrants will receive a complementary membership to Indie International Songwriting Network's online community.

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Spring 2021 Songwriting Contest Judges

Alex Forbes, Songwriter and Song Coach

Judging: Pop and Acoustic/Folk

With numerous Billboard-charting singles, over 120 releases, and millions of album sales under her belt, Alex Forbes exudes a contagious passion on the subject of songwriting. Her mission is to nurture the next generation of great songwriters.

She has been coaching groups and individuals in the art and craft of songwriting since 1990 and has led courses and workshops in the Masters Degree program at NYU Steinhardt, Gotham Writers Workshop, the ASCAP Foundation, The Institute for Collaborative Education, The International Songwriting Camp in Austria, The Connecticut Songwriters Association and many other organizations. Alex is also the author of Write Songs Right Now and SongLab, both published by Blackstone Audio.

Alex's songs have been placed in many feature films, while others have appeared in TV shows and an Off-Broadway show. Overseas, Alex's songs have been hit singles for Indra (France), Patti Day (U.K.), Papa Dee (Sweden) and Marie Frank (Denmark, Gold Album). https://www.creativesongwriter.com/

Martin Blasick, Songwriter/Producer

Judging: Rock and Instrumental.

This prolific writer/producer for film & TV has released a number solo albums and is a member of Snowflakes. Martin is a Samick endorsed guitarist.

Blasick's songs have appeared in feature films including Kinsey, Kung Pow: Enter The Fist, Hi Lo Country, Santa's Slay, The Associate and more.

As a producer he earned a gold record for Miracles Happen from the Princess Diaries 2 soundtrack album. His work can be heard in Body Of Proof, Hung, The Matador, Princess Diaries I Ugly Betty, Oceans 12 & 13, Army Wives, Dirty Sexy Money, Samantha Who, Captivity, Kyle XY, 12 Items Or Less, Nurse Betty and more. https://www.martinblasick.com/

Tommy Karlas, Professional Songwriter

Judging: Americana/Country

Tommy Karlas is a singer/songwriter from East Alton, IL. In 2001, he moved to Nashville at the age of 19.

Since then Tommy has written songs for Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, and had a multi-week number one with Roll With Me, which was recorded by Montgomery Gentry. Roll With Me was one of the top 5 most played ASCAP songs of 2008 penning Tommy an ASCAP Songwriter of the Year nomination in 2009. It was also the fastest rising and most downloaded song of Montgomery Gentry's long career.

Tommy has had several publishing deals with top publishers including Big Yellow Dog Music/Sony Tree Music, HoriPro Entertainment/RPM Music Group, World House Of Hits Music, and currently writes for Given Music Publishing. He has performed at The Ryman Auditorium (ASCAP Awards), the Bluebird Cafe, as well as with Montgomery Gentry for over 100,000 people at one time under the Arch in St. Louis, MO. He has written songs with Darius Rucker, Eddie Montgomery, Troy Gentry, Bobby Braddock, Tom Douglas, and many, many more.

Jonah Mociun, Rapper/DJ/Composer/Producer

Judging: Hip-hop/Rap

Jonah Mociun has been a touring rapper, DJ, composer, producer, and label owner, working under numerous pseudonyms, since the late 90s, and currently runs Weird Rap (a record label, podcast, and news publication).

https://weirdrap.com

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