21ST ANNUAL NSAI SONG CONTEST PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
 
CASH PRIZE
·     $5,000 United States Dollars (or the local currency equivalent) cash prize
 
MENTORING SESSIONS
·     60-minute mentoring session with Tenille Townes
·     60-minute mentoring session with Ross Golan and Joe London from And The Writer Is…
 
MARTIN GUITAR
·     Martin guitar
·     10 sets of Martin Authentic Acoustic Strings
 INDUSTRY ACCESS
·     One-year single-song contract with Anthem Entertainment
·     One meeting 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 and gift certificate to one NSAI premium event*
PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES*
·     Performance opportunity during the 2021 Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival***
·     Performance at The Bluebird Cafe 2021***
 
MEDIA EXPOSURE**
·     Television/Radio/Print: Press release serviced to Grand Prize winner's hometown media outlets in 2021**
 
CMT PRIZE PACK*
·     Two tickets to the CMT Music Awards 2021***
·     Attendance to a CMT show taping***
·     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
·     Three-day trip to Nashville, TN, including two nights of hotel accommodations by an NSAI partner hotel and round-trip flight, excluding predetermined 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.***
·     One pass to Music Biz Conference in Nashville, TN in 2021***
·     Grand Prize Medallion
 
 
SONG CATEGORY RUNNERS-UP (Up to 9 recipients)
 
MARTIN GUITAR
·     Martin guitar
·     Five sets of Martin Authentic Acoustic Strings
 
INDUSTRY ACCESS
·     One meeting with an industry professional (which could include record label A&R, publishers and/or songwriting professionals)*
·     One-year NSAI membership
 
ADDITIONAL PRIZES
·     Name listed on Song Contest website
·     Certificate of achievement
 
SONG CATEGORY HONORABLE MENTIONS (Up to 10 recipients)
 
·     Name listed on Song Contest website
·     Certificate of achievement
  
LYRIC-ONLY WINNER
 
CASH PRIZE
·     $2,000 United States Dollars (or the local currency equivalent) cash prize
 
MENTORING SESSION
·     60-minute mentoring session with Brett James
 
MARTIN GUITAR
·     Martin guitar
·     Five sets of Martin Authentic Acoustic Strings
 
INDUSTRY ACCESS
·     One music industry meeting (may be with a record label A&R team member, publishers and/or songwriting professionals)*
·     NSAI Residency: One-year membership and gift certificate to one NSAI premium event*
 
MEDIA EXPOSURE
·     Television/Radio/Print: Press release serviced to Lyric-Only 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 Medallion
·     One round-trip flight on Southwest Airlines®, excluding predetermined 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 2021***
 
LYRIC-ONLY RUNNER-UP
 
 
INDUSTRY ACCESS
·     NSAI Residency: One-year membership and gift certificate to one NSAI premium event*
 
MARTIN GUITAR
·     Martin guitar
·     Five sets of Martin Authentic Acoustic Strings
ADDITIONAL PRIZES
·     Exposure: NSAI website, NSAI E-news, NSAI social media pages, The Bluebird Cafe newsletter and CMT.com
·     Certificate of achievement
 
ALL ENTRANTS
 
·      Personalized score sheet

*Airfare, transportation and hotel not included
**Media exposure subject to media outlets' discretion
***All prizes are subject to modification and will be fulfilled only to the extent possible when circumstances exist outside the control of either NSAI, CMT or Martin Guitars and Strings.