Highway Women 2018 Song Contest Application

Must be submitted by January 31st 2018

Each entry must consist of: Completed application entry form, lyrics, youtube link of performance.

CONTEST RULES

The 2018 Highway Women Song Contest is open to amateur songwriters who submit an entry form by January 31st 2018.

You don't need a professional recording. Entries will be judged on originality, melody, composition, and lyrics. Your songs may be entered in the country, pop country, southern rock and rock genres. The contest will be judged by music industry professionals who have no affiliation with Victory Music Buzz LLC, their families, affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible.

This year, we're giving away a prize package totaling over $4000.00! There will be One Grand Prize Winner and Two Runner Up Winners. The Grand Prize package includes a one song recording contract with Victory Music Buzz, LLC, Full production recording with a Grammy Award Winning Producer, Radio Play, Promotion and other prizes. The runner up prizes include Merchandise and a cash prize.

Entry Requirements:

Each entry requires the following elements:

  • One song four (4) minutes or less in video form. Must provide a youtube link.
  • A lyric sheet
  • A completed application
Rules and Regulations:

Each song submitted must be contestant's original work. Songs may not exceed four (4) minutes in length. Songs may have multiple co-writers, but please designate one name only on the application. Only amateur writers can submit an application. Amateur means you are not affiliated or signed to an exclusive songwriting contract and or a paid songwriter. Contestant may submit one song in the country, pop country, southern rock or rock. Victory Music Buzz is not responsible for faulty file uploads or links accompanying online entries.)

Song submission must be a new song not previously released to digital outlets including iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Pandora, iHeart Radio, Amazon.

Contest is open to amateur songwriters. Employees of Victory Music Buzz LLC, their families, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible.

Winners will be chosen by a select panel of judges comprised of noted songwriters, producers, and music industry professionals. Songs will be judged based on melody, composition, originality and lyrics. The quality of performance and production will not be considered. Prizes will be awarded only to the applicant not to all authors of the song; division of prizes is responsibility of winners. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Victory Music Buzz, LLC reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

Winners will be notified by email and must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/recording rights/publicity release within 14 days of notification date. The affidavit will state that winner's song is original work and he/she holds all rights to song. Failure to sign and return such affidavit within 14 days or provision of false/inaccurate information therein will result in immediate disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. Affidavits for winners under 18 years of age at time of award must be countersigned by parent or legal guardian. Affidavits subject to verification by Victory Music Buzz, LLC and its agents. Entry constitutes permission to use winner's names, likenesses, and voices for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation. Entry constitutes permission for Victory Music Buzz, LLC to release the winning song post production on a distribution contract guaranteeing the winner 50% of sales royalties.

Contest Entry

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GENRE

Country

Pop Country

Southern Rock

Rock

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I have read and understand the rules of The 2018 Highway Women Songwriting Contest as they appear in the rules and regulations section and I accept the terms and conditions of participation.