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Samcomp2pixpgPLUS the Grand Prize Winner will also receive an additional/second recording/production/ mix produced by Multi-Platinum Award Winning Producer, Sam Michaels from Production team  “KlubJumpers” to ensure the winning song gets exposed to many more mainstream & commercial radio stations, outlets & clubs. KlubJumpers have produced songs for: Madonna, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, Nelly Furtado, Enrique Iglesias, Black Eyed Peas, Jason Derulo. Song placements in US commercials, TV sitcoms & movies such as Covergirl, Subaru, Charlie’s Angels & Saving Hope. www.klubjumpersmusic.com




The Grand Prize Winner Plus 3 Runner Ups Receive Consulting Sessions with Founder/ CEO ENT. Innovations, LLC, Nashville Unsigned & Vibin’ Music Network

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Runner Up Prizes for 2017 with the choice of either: 

A Custom Handmade Boutique Guitar donated by Anestis Mantzouranis from “Rebel Custom Guitars”

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Voice Lessons with Top Nashville Voice Coach/Vocal Producer 

Robin Earl

 KEnglandPhotography-73-(ZF-2426-27812-1-003)Robin’s clients’ credits include: Grammy nominations, Major Labels, Radio Disney, The Tonight Show, X-Factor, The Voice and Idol audition finalists, NYC commercials, film/TV placements, #1 on ReverbNation, #1 on BroadJam and more. Her own vocals are featured on HBO, Disney, films, tv, CDs.

 Robin Earl voice coaches and produces music for artists and songwriters in the US and worldwide. She is quick and efficient in helping artists sing easily through their entire range, identify and correct vocal problems, and prepare for recording and performance. (Studio, Skype, FaceTime)
 
Robin has a ‘holistic’ approach to coaching, working with singers on the physical and mental aspects of singing as well as vocal skills. She draws on her own varied background as a fitness instructor, ski instructor, competitive swimmer, and studies in yoga, martial arts, and dance  (or:  background as a performer, writer, and fitness instructor ) to help singers achieve their best in their singing, writing, performing.  She works with singers of all ages and ability levels. She works with artists in developing an artistic image, stylistic direction, brand identity, and provides career consulting.
 
Robin works with artists on pre-production, preparing songs and performance before recording, and is the vocal producer at Gary Earl Productions during recording sessions. (www.garyearl.com

A Mentorship Session with Film & TV Music Supervisor, Publishing, Licensing, Artist Development, Creative Director at Anacrusis, and the Founder of The Nashville House

Liz Rogers

LizRogersHeadshotLiz Rogers is the Creative Director at Anacrusis, and the Founder of The Nashville House.  Liz got her start in Nashville at Vanderbilt University, where she studied music performance, musical theatre, business, and education. With internships in marketing, licensing, and publishing, she got a job out of college doing song plugging for a small country publishing company. While there, she formed relationships with music supervisors and artist-writers, and eventually branched off to begin what is now Anacrusis.  Anacrusis officially launched in 2014 as a boutique publishing and licensing company focused on alternative artists.  Since then, Anacrusis has secured dozens of placements for emerging artists in Nashville, and their writers have several cuts on pop and alternative records.  In addition to the publishing, licensing and artist development that Anacrusis focuses on, Liz also is an independent music supervisor and has worked on several films and documentaries.  In 2017, Liz founded The Nashville House, an official event at SXSW featuring 25 emerging Nashville alternative artists and 10 Nashville brands, highlighting the pop, rock, and alternative scene in Nashville.  Liz is an Advisor at the Entrepreneur Center, on the Board of the Music Committee of the Nashville Film Festival, and an Adjunct Artist Teacher at her alma mater, Vanderbilt University.


 A “Songwriting Mentoring/Coaching Package” with Hollywood Celebrity Songwriter/Mentor & Coach, ALAN ROY SCOTT

A-393126-1336818428-2891.jpegAlan  has written songs written for: Celine Dion, Cher, Journey, Notorious B.I.G., Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, Ray Charles, Top Gun, First Wives Club, Coming To America, Fame, Sons Of Anarchy. Founder of Music Bridges and Coach/Teacher/Mentor at Songu.com, Musician’s Institute, Taxi, TSSLA, UCLA Extension. www.musicbridges.com www.greenstar.org

 

 


A Song Co-Writing Session (via Skype) with Multi-Platinum Country Artist/  Songwriter Miqael “Hicks” 


hicksSwedish country rock artist, Hicks has released his single and video, “Stomp A Little Louder.” The track, penned by Hicks and Steve Wariner, features both Steve and his son, Ryan. Steve also makes a cameo appearance in the video. In 2014, Hicks became the first Swedish country artist to hit the Music Row Top 80 published chart with his debut US release, “Hayride.” Hicks also became the first Swede to place his first 3 single releases in the New Music Weekly Top 15. Hicks (Miqael Persson) is an accomplished songwriter from the south of Sweden, with multiple Gold and Platinum records to his credit. His rock-edged songs have been recorded by artists like Jimi Jamison (Survivor), Giant (Dann Huff), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Little River Band, W.E.T. (Featuring Jeff Scott Soto), Toby Hitchcock, Smokie, Eclipse and Grammy winner, Barbados.  He has also written with Nashville heavy-hitters like Anthony Smith, Dallas Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Randy Goodrum, Sharon Vaughn and Swedish hit-writers Jorgen Elofsson, Peter Kvint, Erik Martensson and many more. Now, Hicks has combined his chart-topping songwriting chops with those of country music legend, Steve Wariner on the brand new single release, “Stomp A Little Louder.”  The new single from Hicks featuring Ryan and Steve Wariner is being released to country radio on October 12th via MTS Records. In addition to co-writing the song, Steve Wariner plays guitar on the track, while his son, Ryan is featured on slide guitar. The video was produced in cooperation with GASP/Better Bodies, the clothing line that Hicks wears in his music videos and on stage. It was shot on location at, a destination in Dallas, Texas. In the video, Hicks works out with professional body builders, fitness girls, and athletes from all areas of expertise. Steve Wariner also makes a cameo appearance in the just-released video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oldib_KV3K4“The message of the song applies to life, in general,” said Hicks. “Whatever you want out of life..Stomp A Little Louder, to get it!”Hicks was the 2013 British CMA Awards’ Euro Act of the Year, a 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards winner, an Akademia Award Winner, and an Independent Country Music Association Award Winner. He is also a Nashville Universe Award Nominee, a New Music Awards nominee and an IMEA Award Nominee.

Awards & Achievements 
2015 The Akademia Los Angeles: Best Country/Rock Song
2015 Global Music Awards La Jolla: Fan Favorite Best Male Vocals and Best Country Song
2015 IMC Awards Los Angeles: Best Country Video
2014 ICoMA Country Music Awards Nashville: Best International Artist Of The Year
2013 British CMA London: European Country Act Of The Year
2012 IMN Country Music Awards Nashville: Favorite Country Act Of The Year
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A “TSAI-Tennessee Songwriters Association International “Year Membership

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Tennessee Songwriters Association International (TSAI) is a “hands-on” organization that has been opening doors for songwriters for over 34 years.  TSAI offers a wealth of services specifically designed to address your needs as a songwriter, including weekly meetings, over 30 Pitch-A-Pro events annually, song critiques, guest speakers, seminars, performance opportunities, an annual Awards Banquet and other social events, networking and co-writing opportunities, informative weekly and monthly newsletters and invaluable membership discounts.

At TSAI, all genres of music are welcome – Contemporary Country, Traditional Country, Christian, Inspirational, Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, Americana, Patriotic, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Gospel, Movies and TV Soundtracks.

Over the past year, TSAI members had over 630 songs picked up by key music industry professionals at Pitch-A-Pro evenings, and over 100 song cuts!

One of the most unique benefits of TSAI membership is that out-of-town members have the opportunity to pitch at each and every Pitch-A-Pro Night.

Pitch-A-Pros have included:

·       Steve Bloch for Recording Artist Kellie Pickler

·       Producer Fred Vail of Treasure Isle Studios for Recording Artists Montgomery Gentry & Rowdy McCarren

·       Chris Oglesby of BMG Chrysalis

·       Producer James Rae for Recording Artist Lizzie Spaulding

·       Producer Jonell Polansky for Recording Artist Cameron Barton

·       Producer Jeff Debusk for Recording Artist Taylor Rogers

·       CEO Steve Riley of CMG Records for Recording Artists Joe Bayer Band, Jon Frizell and Jimmy Parker

·       Manager Marcus Padgett for Recording Artist Mark Preston

·       Simply Grand Music for Recording Artist Ciera Ouellette

·       Fame and Fortune Entertainment

     Blue Canoe Music Group

     Record Labels Warner Brothers, Spin Doctors Nashville, SMG Records, Next Records, Lamon Records


TSAI is the only Songwriter Organization in Nashville that is accredited by the Better Business Bureau

Don’t miss the opportunity to take your Songwriting to the next level, no matter what level you’re at now!

http://www.tennesseesongwriters.com/


“Top 30 Short List” Prizes

fame music radio logoGeorg Hegellman copyfixedFor all Entrants that make our “Top 30 Short List”, each will have their song featured and played on a very special “Broadcast” on “FAME MUSIC RADIO” (one of the largest internet stations worldwide that broadcasts to over 156 countries). Thanks to “Fame Music Radio” CEO/Program Director, Georg Hegelmann.  Entrants who make the “Top 30 Short List” will be contacted by email for when that show will air. www.famemusicradio.com


Plus If You Make It Into Our “TOP 30 Shortlist” you will receive direct out of  Nashville Donated By One Of Our New Judges VINNY RIBAS FROM “INDIE-CONNECT”, An A-Z Music Industry Guide & Course Titled: 

 
How To Get The Gigs and Other Opportunities That Your Competitors Are Taking From You”
There are an unbelievable number of singers, bands, musicians and songwriters vying for a limited number of gigs, song placements, record label deals etc. So the question I hear asked more than anything is “Why them and not me?” So this course reveals over 50 ways that successful artists, singers, musicians and songwriters set themselves apart from their lesser successful counterparts. The takeaway is an accurate awareness of adjustments you can make so you are landing the gigs and the other opportunities that you want for yourself!
Vinny Ribas is the founder of Indie Connect, a company that has been educating artists and songwriters and helping them network in the industry since 2007. He has over 40 years experience as a musician, indie artist, artist manager, booking agent, songwriter, producer, artist consultant and the Entertainment Director for the NV State Fair. He has coached over 1,000 artists in his career.
 In addition to Indie Connect, Vinny is the CEO of 2 films/TV production companies, the President of LeaderBridge (a business training and consulting company), a #1 best-selling author, a speaker and a workshop conductor. He has coached over 1,000 entrepreneurs and conducted over 750 mastermind sessions.
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