They offer recognition, exposure, great prizes and the chance to be heard by high-profile recording artists and professionals in the music industry.
First place winners in each category receive $1,000 in addition to other prizes, and cecond place winners also receive prizes. The first place winner in the Screen Shot category will be mentored by music executives who place songs in tv, film, ads, and video games.
The Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000 and direct contact with record label executives. They also receive an amazing opportunity to be mentored by a group of record company presidents, A&R reps, and more!
Here are some of the music industry judges:
Kool and the Gang, Sinead O’Connor, Kelly Price, Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC), David Crowder, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Rosanne Cash, Aimee Mann, The Killers, Rolling Stone Contributing editor Anthony Decurtis, The Guardian Music Editor Michael Hann, New York Post Music Critic Hardeep Phull…
Information on the mentors will be posted soon, and you can find the 2014 winners at the unsignedonly.com website.
The Entry Deadline is March 18, 2015
The 2015 Categories include:
- AAA (Adult Album Alternative)
- AC (Adult Contemporary)
- Pop/Top 40
- Screen Shot (oringal songs in all genres suited for placement in TV/Film, Advertising/Gaming)
- Teen (for artists 18 years old and younger)
- Vocal Performance
Judging Criteria: originality, songwriting/arrangement, vocals, performance, and overall likeability.