20th Annual NSAI Song Contest Prizes

 

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

 

CASH PRIZE

  • $5000 United States Dollars (or the local currency equivalent) cash prize

 

MENTORING SESSIONS

  • 60 minute mentoring session with Elle King
  • 60 minute mentoring session with Ross Golan & Joe London from And The Writer Is…

 

MARTIN GUITARS AND STRINGS

  • Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe guitar
  • 10 packs of Martin Acoustic Authentic Strings

 

INDUSTRY ACCESS

  • One year single-song contract with Anthem Entertainment
  • Three Music Industry meetings (may be with a record label A&R team member, publishers and/or songwriting pros)
  • One pro songwriter song breakdown session
  • NSAI Residency – One year membership, gift certificate to one NSAI premium event and winning song included in one publisher playlist

 

MEDIA EXPOSURE

  • Television/Radio/Print: Press release serviced to Grand Prize winner’s hometown media outlets

 

CMT PRIZE PACK

  • Two tickets to the 2020 CMT Music Awards show
  • Private tour of CMT headquarters and live performance for CMT’s Music Strategy team in Nashville, TN
  • 60 minute mentoring session with a member of the executive staff of CMT

 

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

  • 3 day trip to Nashville, TN, including 2 nights of hotel accommodations by an NSAI partner hotel and round trip flight, excluding pre-determined blackout dates (limited to travel within the 50 continental states anywhere Southwest Airlines® flies). If the Grand Prize winner’s legal residence is within 250 miles of Nashville, TN, only hotel accommodations will be awarded.
  • 1 pass to Music Biz Conference in Nashville, TN in 2020*
  • Grand Prize Trophy

 

 

9 RUNNERS-UP

 

MARTIN GUITARS AND STRINGS

  • Martin 000 Junior guitar
  • 5 packs of Martin Acoustic Authentic Strings

 

INDUSTRY ACCESS

  • One meeting with Anthem Entertainment
  • One year NSAI membership

 

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

  • Name listed on Song Contest website
  • Certificate of achievement

 

10 HONORABLE MENTIONS

 

  • Name listed on Song Contest website
  • Certificate of achievement

  

LYRIC-ONLY WINNER

 

CASH PRIZE

  • $2000 United States Dollars (or the local currency equivalent) cash prize

 

MENTORING SESSION

  • 60 minute mentoring session with Tom Douglas

 

MARTIN GUITARS AND STRINGS

  • Martin OME Cherry (FSC Certified)
  • 5 packs of Martin Acoustic Authentic Strings

 

INDUSTRY ACCESS

  • One Music Industry meeting (may be with a record label A&R team member, publishers and/or songwriting pros)*
  • NSAI Residency – One year membership and gift certificate to one NSAI premium event

 

MEDIA EXPOSURE

  • Television/Radio/Print: Press release serviced to Grand Prize winner’s hometown media outlets**
  • Internet: NSAI website, NSAI E-news, NSAI social media pages, The Bluebird Cafe newsletter and CMT.com

 

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

  • Lyric-Only Winner Trophy
  • One round trip flight on Southwest Airlines®, excluding pre-determined blackout dates (limited to travel within the 50 continental states anywhere Southwest Airlines® flies) if the Lyric-Only winner’s legal residence is within 250 miles of Nashville, TN.
  • One pass to Music Biz Conference in Nashville, TN in 2020*

 

LYRIC-ONLY RUNNER-UP

 

MARTIN GUITARS AND STRINGS

  • Martin 000 Junior guitar
  • 5 packs of Martin Acoustic Authentic Strings

 

INDUSTRY ACCESS

  • NSAI Residency – One year membership and gift certificate to one NSAI premium event

 

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

  • Exposure: NSAI website, NSAI E-news, NSAI social media pages, The Bluebird Cafe newsletter and CMT.com
  • Certificate of achievement