From: Songsalive! <>
Subject: IMPORTANT UPDATE (about next week)


Dear Songsalive! friend,

This is an IMPORTANT UPDATE about next week's Bonus deadline. Still waiting to enroll? A sweet bonus has been added to the 22nd Annual USA Songwriting Competition: first 1,000 entrants entered by March 31st or earlier will each receive a a FREE 12-month subscription from our sponsor: Acoustic Guitar Magazine. Do not pass up this great bonus offer. Now's the time to take advantage of this free subscription! Enter Online here »

I would like to invite you to enter the 2017 USA Songwriting Competition. We are proud to say that 2017 is our landmark 22nd consecutive year that we have been honoring songwriters like you. Your talent is what weights the odds in someone’s favor. We've had winners come from Australia, Japan, UK, Germany, Brazil, Africa--of course the USA and Canada. Past winners --besides collecting a cool $50,000 in wonderful prizes and cash--(that is a musician/songwriter's dream come true: cool gear from Sony, D'Addario Strings, PreSonus, Audio-Technica, Bohemian Guitars & more)--receive publishing, recording contracts, representation, songs used on films and TV--as well as getting cuts with major artists! Check the record. We discover stars. Just entering boosts your confidence and oftentimes has a surprisingly positive effect on your fate and fortune. No promises; but I'm sharing what thousands of past entrants reported.

Also, have your winning songs played on radio! Enter in Pop, Rock/Alt, Folk, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Instrumental, etc. Our sponsors are the top players in our industry:Sony, D'Addario Strings, Acoustic Guitar Magazine, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, Audio-Technica, Presonus, Sonoma Wireworks, Song Trust, Soundmatters, Landr, Noisehive, Berklee College of Music, etc. Enter Online here »

Now we are THE world's biggest, most respected song writing discovery organization--with countless now-famous and prosperous artists tracing THEIR success and discovery to entering our Songwriting Competition. Whether it's Distant Cousins, Justine & Kerris Dorsey, American Authors, Meghan Trainor, Darrell Scott, Kate Voegele, The Waifs, Ari Gold or many many more--they all burst to fame and their careers quickly hurtled upward--once they entered and won one of our contests. Looking back now--I probably always sensed a powerful truth. If you gain distinction in a competitive arena--you achieve a different status in the eyes of record companies, producers, and the listening audience. stations court you. DJ's play your music. Clubs start calling. Buzz starts spreading.

Past winners have gotten recording contracts, getting their songs on film, TV as well as getting cuts with major artists. The 2015 winning song was placed in the Box Office Hit Movie "This Is Where I Leave You" starring Jason Bateman & Tina Fey. The 2014 winner got signed to Walt Disney Music, the winning song appeared in the hit movie "Alexander the Terrible...", starring Steve Carrell and Jennifer Garner.The 2013 winner hit #1 on the Billboard charts, went Double Platinum, selling over 2 million copies! The 2007 winner hit Top 10 on the Billboard charts with his winning song. The 2005 Winner of the Country category had his winning song cut by Country Superstar Faith Hill. The 2005 winner of the Pop category was signed by Interscope Records. Our 2008 winner appeared on David Letterman TV show and got signed to a record label! Enter Online here »

Bottom line: we get you both artistically--and emotionally, and we love and believe in you because of your passion and desire!

Our winners all got enormous boost from their careers from entering. They weren't successful and acknowledged before they entered. Now they are, they can attribute their success and enormous shift from entering USA Songwriting Competition. It doesn't matter which genre you write in....

If you've written songs you're proud of--enter them in our 22nd Annual USA Songwriting Competition--help us and our industry partners "discover you". We also want to invest in your success and help fuel even more creative inspiration. so when you enter you'll receive:


*FREE EARLY ENTRY BONUS: First 1,000 entries entered by March 31st or earlier will each receive a FREE Acoustic Guitar magazine 12-month subscription worth $24.97! Hurry, enter online here:

or print out a mail in entry form here:

Why enter? Hear some of what people are saying:

"We are so excited to win this competition. We entered this competition as unsigned acts, came out as top winner, signed to Island Records and we hit #1 on the Billboard charts!"..Dave Rublin, Winner of the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition (2013), hit #1 on the Billboard Charts and went double platinum, selling over 2 million copies.

"I realized that most songwriters I know enter USA Songwriting Competition, it is wonderful what they are doing and helping songwriters like us"..Rich A. Miller, songwriter

"I am very excited to have won this competition!”...Terry Fator, Winner of the Gospel category of the 2016 USA Songwriting Competition, Top winner of America's Got Talent (Season 2).

"Incredible! It's great to feel that something you create catches people. It's the biggest buzz to have USA Songwriting Competition pick my song is an honor”...Trev Lukather, Winner of the Rock category of the 2016 USA Songwriting Competition. He is the son of legendary guitarist – Steve Lukather of “Toto”.

"This is a great place for talent to be found"..Monte Lipman, President & CEO of Universal Records.

Dedicated to the art & excellence of songwriting,


Karen Randle
Artist Relations
USA Songwriting Competition

P.S.: Don't pass up this great bonus offer of a FREE 12-month Acoustic Guitar magazine subscription. You'll be glad you did! Enter Online here »

P.P.S.: We are proud of having Bohemian Guitars as our new sponsor, this means guitars for our winners, how cool is that? Enter Online here »

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