Category: UK Songwriting Competitions

Here are all the songwriting competitions we have found across the web to enter for all you aspiring musicians out there!

win cash prizes-songwriting competitions


This is an awesome international songwriting competition to enter for all you aspiring musicians out there who are over the age of 18! Its for the chance to win $25,000.00 (US) cash!

The lucky winner also will win the following

    • One fully mastered album from Lurssen Mastering.
    • One CR89 Low Noise Condenser Microphone and one CR21 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Instrument Microphone (Pair) from MXL Microphones.
    • 12-month Master Tour subscription by Eventric.
    • Two Free Releases (Single or Album), Free Publishing Administration, Free YouTube Monetization, Store Automator for both releases, and New Music Friday Spotify Playlist Consideration provided by TuneCore.
    • $100 gift certificate from Sweetwater Sound Inc.
    • One Studio One Professional provided by PreSonus.
    • 1-year subscription to Celebrity Access.
    • 1-year Featured Membership from GigSalad.
    • 12-month subscription to Merch Cat.
    • 1-year SongU Platinum Membership.
    • One KeyLab 88 MkII weighted keyboard, with V-Collection 7 Software Plug-in Bundle, from Arturia
    • One Ultra Series Telecaster from Fender
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win £17,000 - music video competition


If you fancy yourself a bit of a musician and you are an unsigned artist then this UK Competition might be just for you. If you win not only might you finally get than record deal you’ve been hoping for but also win £17,000.  Submit your music video for your chance to win!

This competition is international so if you are a solo artist or in a band and you want more exposure, recognition, and a chance to be noticed by industry professionals this might be your chance!

The Grand Prize winner will get to be mentored by a group of record company presidents, A&R reps, and more. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to directly network with the top echelon of record company professionals and get guidance, advice, feedback, and networking opportunities.

You can enter multiple songs as well!

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded $20,000 (US) in cash (plus additional prizes) and one-on-one mentoring by an elite group of record company executives. First Place and Second Place winners will also be selected in each category and will be awarded prizes. The First Place winner in the Screen Shot category will also be mentored by a group of music execs who place songs in film, tv, ads, and video games. All prizes are listed on the Prize page. Winners for the 2020 competition will be announced by September 2020.

The complete list of categories includes: 

  • AAA (Adult Album Alternative)
  • AC (Adult Contemporary)
  • Americana
  • Blues 
  • Christian
  • Country
  • EDM (Electronic Dance Music)
  • Folk/Singer-Songwriter
  • Instrumental 
  • Jazz 
  • Latin Music 
  • Pop/Top 40
  • R&B/Hip-Hop
  • Rock
  • Screen Shot (original songs in all genres suited for placement in Film/TV/Advertising/Gaming)
  • Teen (for artists 18 years old and younger)
  • Vocal Performance 
  • World Music 

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