Unsigned Only's Music Competition Deadline Approaches

Unsigned Only's extended deadline is approaching soon on April 29, 2020.  Enter your songs before time runs out for a chance to be heard by celebrity artists and music industry executives. Winners share in over $150,000 in cash and prizes.

Now more than ever, artists need to take advantage of opportunities to be heard. Because Unsigned Only has no physical event you need to attend, you can easily enter online from the comfort and safety of your own home.

This could be your chance to finally get the recognition you deserve.

Click here to enter.

Judges include (from left to right): Aimee Mann, Black Francis (The Pixies), Charli XCX, Grouplove, Sanctus Real, Tyler Williams (The Head And The Heart), Robert Smith (The Cure), Ruthie Foster, Garth Hudson (The Band), NLE Choppa and many more.

Unsigned Only is a platform for artists to be heard by the exact kind of people who can have a major impact on their careers. Since launching seven years ago, five Unsigned Only Grand Prize winners have been signed to record label deals. Winners have included Ingrid Andress (Warner Nashville artist who is currently on Billboard's Hot 100 chart), FaouziaEric Ethridge and more. Many other winners have also secured licensing deals, publishing deals, better gigs, press and more recognition after winning the competition.

Unsigned Only awards over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including $20,000 USD in cash to the Grand Prize winner (plus additional prizes) and one-on-one mentoring by an elite group of record company executives. Prizes are also awarded to First and Second Place winners in each category.


Unsigned Only has 18 categories you can enter: AAA (Adult Album Alternative), AC (Adult Contemporary), Americana, Blues, Christian, Country, EDM (Electronic Dance Music), Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock, Pop/Top 40, Screen Shot (suitable for music licensing), Teen (18 years old or younger), Vocal Performance and World Music.

Cover songs are eligible in all categories except Screen Shot.

The more songs or categories you enter, the more Unsigned Only gets to hear you, and the better understanding we have of you as an artist!

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