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Enter the Unsigned Only Music Competition by April 29th


Unsigned Only 2016 is reopening entries for three weeks for three special promotions, so if you missed the deadline and still want to enter, or if you want to enter more songs, you still have a chance to participate in this year’s Unsigned Only Music Competition. The Triple Play promotion runs from May 11 – June 1, 2016. You can enter online or through the mail. All entrants will receive 100 free spins per entry to Radio Airplay (whether you are an existing Radio Airplay member or a new member) – just for entering!

Each week will offer a different promotion and bring unique opportunities and benefits to entrants. Additionally, every entrant into Week 1 and 2 will also be entered into the overall competition and have the chance for their music to be heard by a high-profile panel of judges (see below), and win $20,000 in cash and other prizes. All entries must be original music for these promotions.

This will be the last chance to enter the overall 2016 Unsigned Only competition! Click re******************@co*****.net&u=ISC26442634341" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here to see a list of all the prizes for the Triple Play promotion.


Week 1
You’ve got a great song or album, so now what do you do? If you want to easily sell it online via iTunes, Spotify, etc., then this promotion is made for you. Ten finalists and one overall winner will be selected and will win free online distribution (and more), courtesy of Symphonic Distribution. Moreover, everyone who enters this promotion will have an initial Symphonic Distribution setup fee waived. If you would like to re-enter a song you have already submitted, you will need to choose a different category than the one you previously entered. Additionally, every entrant will also be entered into the overall 2016 Unsigned Only Music Competition. You may enter as many songs as you like to increase your chances!
Week 2
Unsigned Only is offering you the opportunity to have your songs heard by established, high-profile publishers. Ten finalists will be selected, and their songs will be made available online to a group of over 1,000 publishers. One overall winner will also get to directly speak to and network with at least five publishers, all from well-known respected music publishing companies. If you would like to re-enter a song you have already submitted you will need to choose a different category than the one you previously entered. You may enter as many songs as you like to increase your chances!
Week 3
For the first time ever, Unsigned Only will open entries to ANY genre of music. You name it, we will accept it. This includes Jazz, Latin, Music Video, Soul, Blues, Instrumental, Funk, Comedy, World, Children’s Music, Spoken Word, Metal, Classical, etc., as well as any kind of music that is accepted into our regular 2016 categories. Ten finalists will be chosen and one overall winner will win $1,000 in cash (US), as well as a social media promotional package to help spread more awareness. Please note: Songs entered into GET PAID will NOT be entered into the overall 2016 Unsigned Only music competition. This is a stand alone special promotion.

Are you looking for an opportunity to further your music career? 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. Unsigned Only is looking for outstanding, talented artists – newcomers or veterans.

Judged by a roster of celebrity notables, prizes include merchandise plus $20,000 cash to the overall Grand Prize winner. Prizes will also be awarded to First and Second Place winners in each category. Additionally, the Grand Prize winner will receive one-on-one mentoring from a group of upper echelon music industry executives, ranging from label presidents to heads of A&R.

You are welcome to enter any of these promotions or all of them.

AAA (Adult Album Alternative); AC (Adult Contemporary); Americana; Christian; Country; Folk/Singer-Songwriter; R&B/Hip-Hop; Rock; Pop/Top 40; Screen Shot; Teen; and Vocal Performance.CATEGORIES

Original and cover songs are accepted in all categories except Screen Shot which requires original songs suitable for placement in film/tv/advertising/gaming.

Unsigned Only is sponsored by: Sony Creative Software, Gretsch Drums, ADK Microphones, Guitar Center,D’Addario, Disc Makers, Ultimate Ears, Lurssen Mastering, Eventric, Bombplates, and The Music Business Registry.

re******************@co*****.net&u=ISC25390603617" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Unsigned Only Screen Shot NEW: SCREEN SHOT CATEGORY

Are you interested in getting your music in film, TV, video games, or advertising? If so, enter Unsigned Only’s Screen Shot category and have your music heard by some of the top music execs who are looking to place music in various projects. Additionally, the First Place winner will have the opportunity to directly network with and get advice from a minimum of five of the Screen Shot judges, including:


Jessica Cole (Lyric House); Michelle Bayer (Shelly Bay Music); Michelle Silverman (Modern Planet); Ani Johnson (Monomyth Media); Evan Stei (Experience Music Group); Velma Barkwell (East End Music Productions); Jen Taunton (Level Two Music); James Kempner (JMK Connections); Randy Powell (Kicksta Music Group); Carlos Muhammad (Egyptian Man Entertainment Group); Richard Kirstein (Resilient Music LLP)

Yes, I’m Ready to Get Discovered Now!