Okay, this is just a news release... but I enter this contest annually, and as you can see by my blog profile, I do use and enjoy M-Audio gear... Maybe, I'll win me some this year if the Muse is with me...
Contest features an A-list panel of judges-plus over $150,000 in cash, prizes and M-Audio gearAre you a talented songwriter looking to gain international exposure? Would you welcome a chance to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry-and win thousands in cash and gear prizes? If so, check out the 2008 International Songwriter Competition. Now in its sixth year, the annual ISC provides both aspiring and established songwriters with an opportunity to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. To choose the winners, ISC has gathered the most prestigious panel of judges ever assembled for a songwriting competition-including industry luminaries Tom Waits, Chaka Khan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Robert Smith, Black Francis, James Cotton, Natalie Grant, Paul Van Dyk, Amy Doyle, Steve Lillywhite, Renee Bell, Peter Strickland and many more.
Participating songwriters will have a chance to win a grand prize consisting of $25,000 cash, plus a gear package that features the M-Audio ProKeys Sono 88 digital piano and Studiophile® BX5a Deluxe studio monitors. In addition, first, second, and third place winners will be chosen in each of the 20 musical categories.
Entries must be postmarked on or before October 15th, 2008. For more information, visit songwritingcompetition.com.