American Songwriter Song Contest’s Shane Whalen speaks with Play MPE
Play MPE is proud to be a prize partner of the American Songwriter Song Contest 2023. With the music contest’s submission deadline coming up fast on December 4th, Play MPE wanted to share a candid interview, our very own Adam T. had with, American Songwriter Song Contest’s, Director of Community, Shane Whalen.
Enter your song to win amazing prize packages
If you haven’t entered yet, get on it! This year, the grand prize winner is set to win $10,000 in cash, a career consultation with an A&R executive at Atlantic Records, a feature in American Songwriter magazine, a sweet Gibson acoustic guitar, AND of course, international music promotion distribution from Play MPE!
With 10 brand new categories added this year, on top of the overall prize, there are more chances to win than ever. Each first-place winner in every category will get $1000, a feature in American Songwriter, a lifetime subscription, plus music promotion distribution from Play MPE. All second-place winners will get $500, a feature in American Songwriter as well as a lifetime subscription.
Top Artists and Music Industry Judges
Not only that but simply by entering, you can get your music heard by legendary artists and music industry professionals.
Want to see how your songs stack up? Judges for the 2023 edition include artists such as Jelly Roll, Julia Michaels, Tommy Lee, Natalie Grant, and Tiny Habits as well as Industry decision-makers like Joe Ferrari (Sony Music Canada), Rohan Kohli (Warner Music Group), Jaryn Valdry (RCA Records), and Adam Grossman (Atlantic Records) – and many, many, more.
Learn how music contests can further your music career
If you want to learn how the American Songwriter Song Contest selects a winner, why this opportunity can help support your career trajectory, and what role music contests can play in your music journey – check it out. Shane Whalen has over a decade of song contest experience and started out as an entrant himself!
Enter your song into the American Songwriter Song Contest
If you have already entered a song, why not enter another one?! With 10 brand-new categories, there are more opportunities to shine. If you haven’t entered yet or ever – watch this candid interview to gain insights from the inside, and then give it a go! You never know, it could be YOU that wins the big prize this year.
The deadline to enter is December 4th.