The contest is no longer accepting submissions and is currently in the judging process.
Fan voting begins on February 1, 2016. Once the panel of industry judges have finished all rounds of judging and selected the top 10 songs, these songs will be posted here for a period of one month (February 1-28, 2016). Friends, family and fans will have the opportunity to log-on, listen and vote for their favorite song. The song that accumulates the most votes at the end of the voting period will be awarded the Grand Prize.
All winners will be announced in early March 2016.
|The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization
of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music
of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute
the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses
to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly.
|Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management,
serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 8.5 million musical
works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers
|Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (2100 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203) is located in Nashville's exclusive
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while our rustic, public house-style bar, Mason Bar, serves local beer, wine and spirits in a casual cool setting. Just one
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|SESAC is a Performing Rights Organization (PRO) representing songwriters and music publishers and
their right to be paid royalties whenever their songs are played in public. The most progressive organization in the U.S.,
SESAC represents such artists as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Mariah Carey, Mumford & Sons and Zac Brown. Headquartered in Nashville,
the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London.
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|Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide
array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. With offices in more than
40 countries, Warner/Chappell provides deep expertise across a range of creative services and the most innovative opportunities
for songwriters and copyright holders.