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Enrolment deadline for the 26th Annual USA Songwriting Competition is fast approaching (May 28th). Songwriters and Composers vie for a chance to win a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as music gear. Winning songs will be receiving radio airplay. Songwriters can enter in 15 different song categories such as: Pop, Rock/Alt, Folk, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Instrumental, etc.
USA Songwriting Competition is sponsored by: Audio-Tecnica, PreSonus, GHS Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, Acoustic Guitar magazine, Sonoma Wire Works, Sound Theory, FL Studio, Discmakers, School of Rock, Sound Radix, Singer Express, Songcraft, Klevgr, OekSound, Pearl Snap Studios, Berklee College of Music, etc.

Andrew Jannakos (see picture above) won the top award (Overall Grand Prize) as well as Best Country Song award at the 25th Annual USA Songwriting Competition. Singer-songwriter Andrew Jannakos teamed up with co-writer Michael O’Neal Smith.
“I was so shocked that my song got selected winner of the top prize in the USA Songwriting competition, I hope I can continue to make music that you all enjoy. It’s amazing because I’ve also recently been signed to Sony Music Nashville Records” said Andrew Jannakos.

Andrew Jannakos is an American country music singer-songwriter signed to Sony Music Nashville/RCA Nashville. He first gained notoriety as a contestant on Season 16 of The Voice. Jannakos debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Emerging Artist chart after releasing his introductory single “Gone Too Soon” on September 15, 2020. The song later topped Billboard’s Country Digital Song Sales chart and hit No. 12 on the Hot Country Songs chart.

Past winners have gotten recording contracts, getting their songs on film, TV as well as getting cuts with major artists. Our 2018 winner has been receiving airplay for his winning song. The 2020, 2019 and 2018 top winners have been receiving radio air play for their winning songs. A 2020 finalist won a Grammy award in the recent 2021 Grammy Awards. The 2017 Top winner has her song recorded by Ariana Grande and hit #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. The 2013 Top winner hit #1 on the Billboard Charts and 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!

*DEADLINE: Enter by May 28th or earlier. Hurry, enter online here:

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