International Song Of The Year Contest 2019 

Entry Now Open - Closing Date December 31st 2019

 

The Blues & Roots Radio International Song Of The Year  Competition is a song contest with the mission to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard on a professional, international award winning platform.

 

This is our second year for the competition which is an annual event, It is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels, both amateur and professional, and promote excellence in the art of song craft.

How To Enter

The Competition entry is now open

Requirements

  • A Lyric Sheet

  • Category choice

  • ​​MP3 format ( Max 20 MB )

  • There is no release date restriction

 

Once a payment is made and confirmation is received, an online submission form link will be sent ( Please allow up to 12 hours ), this must be completed and submitted for entry into the competition.

There is no limit to the amount of songs submitted by each artist, each song submission requires the $10 USD entry fee.

 

The categories are:

  • Male

  • Female

  • Group / Duo

By entering the competition you are helping to support the Blues and Roots Radio platform as we

continue to support independent artists of all musical genres around the world

Enter Your Song

$10 US per song / multiple entries allowed / click Buy Now below

Upload link will be emailed upon payment confirmation. Due to time zones please allow up to 12 hours

Closing Date December 31st 2019 

Overall Winner 2018 - Thornetta Davis

Winning Songs

A winning entry will be chosen for all categories and an overall winner will be chosen from the winning entries in each category.

All songs will be judged by an independent panel of  jurors who are currently in the music industry from Canada. USA, UK and Australia, a number of whom sit on regional and national award panels. Three categories, Solo Male, Solo Female and Duo / Trio / Grouo will each have five winning finalists, with an overall winner for each category to be announced in early January. An overall winner chosen from one of the winning songs in each category will be announced at the end of January 2020.

 

Entries will be judged on the following

  • Creativity

  • Originality

  • Lyrics

  • Melody

  • Arrangement

  • Overall likeability​

 

Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of any song; division of prizes is the responsibility of  the winners. MP3 and lyric sheets will not be returned.

Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters of all ages. Blues and Roots Radio team members are not eligible to enter. 

By entering the competition you are helping to support the Blues and Roots Radio platform as we continue to support independent artists of all musical genres around the world.

Enter Your Song

$10 US per song / multiple entries allowed / click Buy Now below

Upload link will be emailed upon payment confirmation. Due to time zones please allow up to 12 hours

Closing Date December 31st 2019

Awards

Category Winners

  • Three month airplay on our Featured Artist Show airing daily on our station - Value $110

  • Three month inclusion on our dedicated Featured Artist website page.

  • Winning Songwriter and Song mentioned on our dedicated Song Competition Award website page. 

Overall Winner

  • Blues and Roots Radio Song Of  The Year 2018  Award - Value $200

  • One week feature on our daily Album / EP Of The Week Show ( If an album / EP has been recorded ) - Value $300 )

  • A review of the song ( and album if recorded ) to be published on our website review page

  • Three month airplay on our Featured Artist Show airing daily on our station - Value $110

  • Three month inclusion on our dedicated Featured Artist website page.

  • Winning Songwriter and Song mentioned on our dedicated Song Of  The Year Competition website page. 

All songs entered into the competition will receive airplay on our stationl on a special show dedicated to the entries and in addition each song will be added to our rotational library playlist on both the station after the winners have been announced.

By entering the competition you are helping to support the Blues and Roots Radio platform as we continue to support independent artists of all musical genres around the world

Enter Your Song

$10 US per song / multiple entries allowed / click Buy Now below

Upload link will be emailed upon payment confirmation. Due to time zones please allow up to 12 hours

Closing Date December 31st 2019