Nashville, TN, October 17, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- SongDoor 2015 entries must be submitted online by 11:59pm CST, November 15. All entrants receive a free all-access trial to SongU.com, a free Broadjam membership and free song-editing software. See http://songdoor.com.
“Our giveaway package is worth more than $220 this year,” says SongDoor president Tony Zotta. “Every single person who enters benefits from a 45-day all-access pass to SongU.com, a free Broadjam membership and song-editing sofware for Mac or Windows. There are no strings, and no obligation to join anything. We just want songwriters to have access to these great learning tools and get exposure for their music, and we’re thrilled to be able to provide it.”
SongDoor also gives songwriters a place to showcase videos of their original songs, or they can request a tweet out of a local performance or CD release. There is no charge for this publicity.
SongDoor 2015 is presented in association with SongU.com, 16 Ton Studios, Broadjam, Hard Twist Music-BMI, MasterWriter, SA Studios and author Robin Frederick. The total prize purse is valued at more than $40,000. Entrants are eligible to win the Grand Award, valued at approximately USD $7,950 in music merchandise and services, including an Ibanez acoustic guitar, a single-song publishing contract with Hard Twist Music-BMI (owned by mega-hit songwriter Bill Shore), a full-band private session demo at 16 Ton Studios, Music Row's favored recording facility, a one-year full-access membership to SongU.com, MasterWriter songwriting software, a Primo MoB membership to Broadjam and an autographed copy of Robin Frederick's best-selling songwriting book. Six Category Winners each receive a valuable package of awards valued at almost $5,500, including a first-rate guitar/vocal or keyboard/vocal demo produced by Grammy®-winner Steve Avedis and memberships to SongU.com and Broadjam.
The SongDoor International Songwriting Competition is an annual event, open to amateur and professional songwriters worldwide. Entries are accepted online from April 15 through November 15. The entry fee is $10, as it has been since 2006. An unlimited number of songs may be entered in any of six categories: Christian, Country, Pop, Hard Rock/Alt-Rock, Soft Rock/Singer-Songwriter and Instrumental. Our Dove® and Grammy®-winning judges include seasoned music industry producers, artists and engineers who have worked with such artists as Britney Spears, Neil Young, Keith Urban, Cheap Trick, Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Buffett, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill and a host of others. Judges: Joe Beck, Bill Shore, Jason Blume, Nancy Moran, Dennis Winters and Steve Avedis. For SongDoor rules, FAQs and entry form, please visit the website: http://www.songdoor.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.