John Lennon Songwriting Contest

John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2019 Accepting Submissions

The 2019 John Lennon Songwriting Contest Session I is now open. The deadline for entry is June 15.

The Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters who submit entries in any one of 12 categories. The JLSC is open year-round and features two Sessions -- with 72 Finalists, 24 Grand Prize Winners, 12 Lennon Award Winners and 1 "Song of the Year." All entry fees from the contest help support the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus mobile recording studio.

This year, they're giving away their biggest prize package yet totaling over $300,000.00! Every year, there are a total of (72) Finalists, (24) Grand Prize Winners, (12) Lennon Award Winners and (1) $20,000 "Song of the Year." Winners, based on their level of achievement, will receive studio equipment from OWC, Yamaha, Audio-Technica, Konig & Meyer, Propellerhead, Neutrik, Genelec, Copperpeace, Mackie, Focusrite, New Bay Media. The writer(s) of the $20,000 "Song of the Year," the highest honor bestowed in the contest, will receive a $20,000 check in addition to their gear prizing.

To enter, visit jlsc.com/enter.php