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UK songwriting competition prize list for those who know how to write songs

If you’re a songwriter who knows how to write songs or even if you're just starting out you could be in with a chance of some amazing prizes. The UK songwriting competition offers song writers the chance to win thousands of pounds worth of prizes throughout the competition, including:

  • The overall winning song writer will have their song professionally recorded with one of the UK’s top producers and a video filmed of the winning song.
  • Songwriting masterclasses.
  • Recording studio time at some of the country’s best studios.
  • Footage of your song’s performances, filmed in HD.
  • Photographs of act’s live show performances.

With the focus being on developing song writers, the competition offers song writing tips and the music industry judges will give feedback to your songs too!

For your chance to get your song heard and get involved in winning competition prizes that will really boost your music career, enter the songwrting competition now!

TALENT COMPETITIONS UK

SONG WRITING CATEGORIES AND AWARDS

The song writing competition will be open to all, with regional and national winners. The competition is divided into the following age categories:

  • 18 and over
  • 15-17
  • Under 15

There will also be song writing awards for categories of genres including; Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, World, Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop, Urban, Christian, Gospel, Latin, Electronic and Folk.

There will be awards for song writers who know how to write songs, with awards for the best song in each category.

You don’t need to be a professional recording artist to enter the song writing competition as entries will be being judged on their originality, melody, composition, lyrics (where applicable) and their potential to be a hit song.

KNOW HOW TO WRITE SONGS? GET YOUR MUSIC HEARD

As well as offering great prizes, the competition is a chance to get your music heard by the right people. Acts can expect to perform live in front of music and entertainment industry judges including A&R from the three major record labels, with judges getting more prestigious as the UK song writing  competition progresses. Check out our judges here.

ENTER SONGWRITING COMPETITION!

Get your hands on prizes that will help your music career head in the right direction by entering the songwriting competition now!

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