Aspiring songwriters, Nashville wants to hear from you: The Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to present the fourth annual “Music City Songwriting Competition.” Open only to non-professional troubadours, the contest offers an enticing prize package: $1,000; roundtrip airfare for two to Music City courtesy of Southwest Airlines; a one-hour mentoring session with platinum-selling BMI singer/songwriter and Curb recording artist Rodney Atkins; interviews for GAC and Sirius-XM’s “Music Row Happy Hour with Storme Warren”; airplay on Sirius XM Radio’s monthly “Music City Connection: Heroes Behind the Hits,” recorded and produced by the Nashville CVB; a writing session with an established hit-maker; an Epiphone Masterbuilt acoustic guitar; a pair of Durango boots; and more.
Entries will be accepted until November 22, 2010. The fee for the first entry is $30, while each additional song carries a discounted entry fee of $25.
Both CD and MP3 submissions are permitted. Mail discs to Music City Songwriting Competition, P.O. Box 190633, Nashville, TN 37219. To submit MP3s online, visit SonicBids.
For more information about how to enter, guidelines, and more, please visit TheMusicCitySongwriter.com.