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

Kate Voegele not only hit the big time by landing #10 on the Billboard 200 Album charts but also appeared earlier this...

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USA Songwriting Competition Winner Hits Top 10

Kate Voegele's new album with Interscope Records was released on May 2009 and it hit Top 10 on the Billboard charts on...

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Top 10 Ways To Win A Songwriting Competition

Written by Ira Greenfield

This is a follow-up artilce to the one I wrote last month. I have been approached many times...

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How Songwriters Can Create a Winning Song

~written by Ira Greenfield

Many songwriters have asked me what makes a winning song. As VP of development at USA...

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Jordan Zevon Performing At USA Songwriting Competition showcase during SXSW 2009

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Muscle Music Marketing For Your Songwriting

Muscle Music Marketing For Your SongwritingBy Molly-Ann Leikin

Most creative people are terrible at business. We're all...

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How Songwriters Can Write Hit Song Melodies, Part 3

HOW TO WRITE HIT MELODIES, Part 3, by Molly-Ann Leikin

When I write a song, I always write the melody first, one note...

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How Songwriters Can Write Hit Song Melodies, Part 2

HOW TO WRITE HIT MELODIES, Part 2, by Molly-Ann Leikin

In writing a melody, it's critical to keep your audience...

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How Songwriters Can Write Hit Melodies, Part 1

HOW SONGWRITERS CAN WRITE HIT MELODIES, Part 1, by Molly-Ann Leikin

After the title, the tune is the most important...

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How To Find the Right Songwriting Partner

Written By Molly-Ann LeikinHere's what I look for in a musical collaboration:l. A great idea, one I have NEVER heard...
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