Registration for 2004 International Songwriting Competition Open Now

Nashville, Tennessee, USA – The 2004
International Songwriting Competition (ISC)
will have $100,000 in cash and prizes that will be shared by 50 winners in 16
categories. All musicians, bands, artists, and songwriters are invited to enter
their songs. Categories for 2004: AAA/Roots/Americana, Dance/Electronica, Jazz,
R&B/Hip-Hop, Blues, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Lyrics Only, Rock, *Children’s
Music, Gospel/Christian, *Performance, Teen, Country, *Instrumental, Pop/Top 40,
and World.

ISC 2004 offers both aspiring and established songwriters the opportunity to
have their songs heard by a prestigious panel of judges that so far includes:Sean “P.Diddy” Combs (Grammy award-winning Artist, Producer/Songwriter)
Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC)
Aaron Lewis (Staind)
Sully Erna (Godsmack)
John Ondrasik (Five for Fighting)
Macy Gray (Grammy award-winning Artist)
Scott Kirkland (The Crystal Method)
Monte Lipman (President, Universal Records)
Stacey Earle (Americana Artist)
Clint Black (Grammy award-winning Country Artist)
Tracy Gershon (Sr. Dir. A&R/Artist Rel., Sony Records Nashville/Producer,
Nashville Star)
Alan Meltzer (CEO, Wind-Up Records)
Kim Stephens (VP of A&R, Lava Records)
Peter Furler (Lead Singer/Songwriter, The Newsboys)
Chris Parr (VP of Music Programming & Talent Relations, CMT)
Michael McDonald (President, ATO Records)
Paul Asher (Co-President, Sanctuary Artist Management)

ISC’s mission is to provide songwriters and musicians exposure in the
international arena. Aside from the cash and prizes, ISC winners will also
benefit from a promotional campaign that includes an annual compilation CD
distributed to A&R executives, artist showcases at various conferences, air-play
on ISCRadio, and more.

Enter your songs now. Visit
http://songwritingcompetition.com
for updates, an entry form and more
information.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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