American Authors, the winner of the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition hit No. 1 on the Billboard Charts and have gone Platinum. The band were also featured on the film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."
They entered the USA Songwriting Competition as unsigned and independent but came out winning the top prize, getting signed to The Island Def Jam Music Group. American Authors is an American indie rock band based in Brooklyn, New York, and who are signed to The Island Def Jam Music Group.
The 19th Annual USA Songwriting Competition's deadline is fast approaching. Entries need to be entered by May 30th or earlier.
Winning songs will receive radio airplay in United States and Canada. Entrants vie for a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as cool gear from Gibson Guitars, Sony, D'Addario Strings, PreSonus, Audio-Technica and more. Also, have your winning songs played on radio! Enter in Pop, Rock/Alt, Folk, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Instrumental, Lyrics Only, etc.
Sponsors of the 2014 Competition are: Gibson Guitars, Epiphone, New Music Weekly, AirplayAccess, Loggins Promotion, Sony, Audio-Technica, D'Addario Strings, BerkleeOnline, DiscMakers, Presonus, iZotope, Notion Software, Sonoma Wireworks, musicgateway, Acoustic Café Radio Program, Songwriters Pad, M+ New Release, Sirius XM Radio, Sonicbids.
For more information on the 19th Annual USA Songwriting Competition, visit: http://www.songwriting.net/enter