With the advent of modern technology and ever increasing web traffic, more opportunities have surfaced t for persons interested to enter the sphere of music. Online songwriting contests are known to provide best platforms for the amateur songwriters as well as to professionals. Such contest gives them a platform to show their talent to the world and let their songs listened by more and more people. A songwriting contest is basically organized to search great songwriters of rock music and to give them an exposure to the music industry. Apart from receiving a wide recognition and cash up to $1500, the winners get many other prizes too including deals for distribution and free album submissions.
The songwriting contests remain open throughout the year on the internet, are always ready to accept your songs, and are conducted in overall 3 sessions in a year giving equal chance to each and every entry. These sessions increases the scope of getting your song short-listed for the top listings and being listened by record labels and other music companies. In fact, it is a guarantee that your songs would go to the industry professionals as they are bound to listen the winning songs due to a contract with the contest organizers.
As far as the declaration of the results is concerned, it could be quickly released in just 4 months. On top of that, to get short-listed and finally win, you don’t have to get a professional recording as recording quality does not matter in these songwriting contests. The basic requirement to make an entry in any such contest is having a melodious song with originality. And definitely, writing quality lyrics is a crucial part in composing a great song. The contests follow some general rules for judging a participant. As mentioned previously, the song should be original and should not infringe any copyrights or any other rights of a third party. The submission of the songs via online mode only, is another necessity.
There is no need to get disheartened if you could not make it to the 1st, 2nd or the 3rd position, as the page displaying the winners would contain the top 10 songs. And thus all the 10 songs would have an equal opportunity to be viewed and listened by industry professionals and by the general public. So, if you are a struggler or a part of some rock band but not getting a break to prove your talent, participate in an online songwriting contest and make a name for yourself.