International Songwriting Competition

Apply by January 8, 2020

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Established in 2002, ISC is designed to nature the musical talent of songwriters of all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. It is open to professional and amateur songwriters and artists all over the world in 23 genre categories. The competition gives away more than $150,000 in cash and merchandise split among 71 winners, with the Grand Prize comprised of $25,000 in cash plus additional prizes. Past winners have included Vance Joy, Illenium, Gotye, R.LUM.R, Bastille, For King & Country, The Band Perry, Kehlani, Kimbra, Lindey Stirling, among others.
This year’s judges consist of many iconic and well known recording artists, including: Coldplay, Tom Waits, Dua Lipa, Fleet Foxes, Tanya Tucker, Irma Thomas, Kevin Gates, Cam, Kristian Bush (Sugarland; American Authors; The Script; Nancy Wilson (Heart);Sidewalk Prophets; Lukas Nelson; Peter Erskine; Rakim (Eric B. & Rakim); Robert Randolph; DJ Shadow; Easton Corbin; John Mayall; Lonnie Liston Smith; Gloria Trevi; Walker Hayes; Danilo Perez; Kari Jobe; Camila; and many more. Also included are label heavyweights such as Sylvia Rhone (Chairman/CEO, Epic Records); Avery Lipman (Founder/President, Republic Records); Jo Charrington (Co-President, Capitol Music Group UK); and many more.
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