Unsigned Only is a unique international music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find an outstanding, talented performer: a band, singer, or solo artist...a newcomer or veteran...raw or polished - the "gem" that needs to be discovered. Unsigned Only is looking for the total package.
This year's judges include: Carly Simon, Cyndi Lauper, Iggy Pop, John Oates (Hall & Oates), 3 Doors Down, Neon Trees, Brandi Carlile, Manchester Orchestra, Black Francis (The Pixies), David Crowder, Craig Morgan, Robert Smith (The Cure), Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC), Of Monsters and Men, Wynonna, Aaron Shust, Hunter Hayes, G. Love, Jason Gray, Dustin Lynch, The Mountain Goats, Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor,Rolling Stone), Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief,Paste Magazine), with more to be announced.
Conceived of and produced by the team who brought you the prestigious International Songwriting Competition, Unsigned Only is a fresh and novel approach to other music competitions. In addition to the prizes and recognition that go along with winning, for the first time ever a music competition offers the Grand Prize winner the unprecedented opportunity to be mentored (and receive guidance, advice, feedback, and networking opportunities) by a group of record company presidents, A&R reps, and more.
To enter, go to http://www.unsignedonly.com.