Songwriting Contests

America Songwriting Awards

International annual songwriting competition held in Las Vegas open to all songwriters, famous and unknown. USAsongwriting

Christian Song Writing

Network and competition for Christian music songwriters. Aims to promote contemporary Christian music.

Compo 10

Free weekly songwriting competition that features a variety of music genres and artists from different parts of the world.

Cooch Music

Songwriting contest where winners can have their works published internationally as well as receive prizes designed to help further their careers.

February Album Writing Month

Annual challenge which encourages songwriters to write 14 songs in 28 days. Contains full details and forum.

The Great American Song Contest

Competition for songwriters, lyricists, and composers. Offers contestants the opportunity to have their works heard by major music industry professionals.

Indie International Songwriting Contest

Annual songwriting competition committed to recognizing the best emerging songwriters from different parts of the world. Site presents the rules, prize details, and information on sponsors and judges. IISContest

International Songwriting Competition

Annual songwriting contest created to develop and promote amateur and professional songwriters and their works.

John Lennon Song Writing Contest

International songwriting contest for amateurs and professionals.

Just Plain Folks

Find news, updates, events and contests for singers and songwriters.


Songwriting contest of Wilkes Community College offering opportunities for songwriters to have their original compositions heard by a panel of professional songwriters and experts from the Nashville music industry.

Nashville Star Search

Go to workshops and seminars and get the opportunity to be heard. Win contracts, Music Row sessions, music videos, trophies and prizes.

Song of the Year

Monthly competition that aims to advance the art and discipline of songwriting and identify talented songwriters.

Song Prize

International songwriting competition that serves as a springboard for the recognition, discovery, and exposure of budding songwriters.


International songwriting competition for amateur and professional songwriters. Site presents information on the rules, awards, and judges.

United States of America Songwriting Competition

Contest for independent and mainstream songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists.

We Are Listening

Songwriting contest platform allowing songwriters to join in various contests and to get critiques from professionals.

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