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A Conversation with American Songwriter Song Contest’s Shane Whalen

Team Play MPE

January 10, 2023

Songwriters – this one’s for you!

Play MPE has been working with American Songwriter Song Contest for a couple of years now and we are pleased to offer you a sneak peek behind the scenes with Contest Manager Shane Whalen! Leading up to the contest deadline on January 30th, 2023, Shane spoke with our team’s own David G. about all things ASSC!

New to ASSC? Here’s a rundown for you.

Star-studded Judging Panel

ASSC puts your music in front of some BIG music industry movers and shakers. This year’s jurors include a who’s who of #1 Songwriters & Artists such as Rob Thomas, Kara DioGuardi, Ross Golan, Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless), Nicolle Galyon, Silversun Pickups, Maggie Rose and A&R executives from Atlantic, Warner, Universal, and more. 

Game-Changing Prizes

We all know how difficult it is to stand out in today’s over-saturated global music scene. Every artist and songwriter needs to constantly be looking for a way to gain an edge on the competition. That’s why entering ASSC could be a game-changer for you! $10k USD in cash is on the line, and winners receive a one-on-one mentoring session with an A&R executive, a global music promotion distribution from Play MPE, and will be featured in American Songwriter magazine!!

So take a look at this interview and hear it straight from the ASSC head honcho! There are some helpful insights for aspiring songwriters and enquiring minds alike.

And if you’re ready to enter, take your shot! Enter now.

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