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6th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards)

Posted by Jessica Brandon on Thu, Jul 23, 2009 @12:02 PM

6th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) is currently accepting entries, this awards competition is judged based on songwriting, performance & artistry. Win prizes in 8 different categories: Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo, Folk/Americana/Roots, AAA/Alternative, Instrumental, Open, Bluegrass/Country. There will also be an Overall Grand Prize winner awarded to the top winner worth US$11,000, which includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in US and Canada! Also, our past winners Charlie Dore and The Refugees will be featured on Acoustic Cafe, a syndicated radio program. You may also obtain the entry form at:
http://www.inacoustic.com/entryform.html

Or enter online, *FREE EARLY ENTRY BONUS: First 1,000 entrants will each receive a FREE subscription from Broadjam worth $25.00 (first 1,000 entrants, must be entered by Oct 31st or earlier, so hurry!) :
http://www.broadjam.com/contests/details/contest/index.php?contest_id=1493


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USA Songwriting Competition Winner On Tonight Show "Conan O'Brien"

Posted by Jessica Brandon on Thu, Jul 23, 2009 @11:37 AM

Kate Voegele not only hit the big time by landing #10 on the Billboard 200 Album charts but also appeared earlier this week on Tonight Show "Conan O'Brien" on July 20, 2009. Kate got her start right here by winning the 2005 USA Songwriting Competition and she is still the youngest first prize winner at 18 years old at that time. 

 

 

 

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Songwriting Critiques Week, An Exclusive Midsummer Opportunity

Posted by Jessica Brandon on Sat, Jul 11, 2009 @11:52 AM

Songwriting Critiques Week - Exclusive Midsummer Week Promotion!

Sonicbids & 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition are offering songwriting critiques. This is exclusively for the week of 7/10/09 to 7/17/09. Yes, only all songs submitted during this time period will each receive a songwriting critique.

Winning songs will receive radio airplay in United States and Canada along with great prizes such as a Top Prize of over $50,000. Past years winning songs went on to hit the charts as well as get placed with various recording artists. You could hit the Top 40 charts or have your song placed on TV, Film or various recording artists and receive execellent exposure!

Sponsors of the 14th Annual Competition are: Acoustic Guitar Magazine, New Music Weekly, Sony, Audio-Technica, Ibanez Guitars, D'Addario Strings, Cakewalk, Sam Ash Music Stores, Singer & Musician magazine, Mi7.com, Overloud, Sonoma Wireworks, Intellitouch Tuners, SongFrame Software, Indie Bible, Acoustic Café Radio Program, Livewire Contacts, AirplayAccess.com, Loggins Promotion, Superdups.com, Sirius XM Radio, Broadjam & Sonicbids.

Hurry, you must your songs enter no later than July 17, 2009:
http://www.sonicbids.com/usasong


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