Finalists will be announced January 8, 2011. Winners and honorable mentions will be announced January 22, 2011.
SongDoor 2010 is presented in association with SongU.com, 16 Ton Studios, Hard Twist Music-BMI, MasterWriter, NueWave Studios, Broadjam and Tanager Audioworks. The total prize purse is valued at more than $39,000. Entrants are eligible to win the Grand Award, valued at approximately USD $7,745 in music merchandise and services, including a single-song publishing contract with Hard Twist Music-BMI (owned by mega-hit songwriter Bill Shore), a full-band private session demo at 16 Ton Studios, a one-year full-access membership to SongU.com, a copy of MasterWriter songwriting software, a suite of songwriting software from Tanager Audioworks, a Primo MoB membership to Broadjam, a Pugs leather gear bag and an autographed copy of two of hitmaker Jason Blume's best-selling songwriting books. Six Category Winners each receive a valuable package of awards valued at almost $4,670 including a first-rate guitar/vocal or keyboard/vocal demo and memberships to both SongU.com and Broadjam.
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The annual SongDoor Songwriting Competition is open to amateur and professional songwriters worldwide. Entries are accepted online or by mail from April 15 through November 15. The entry fee is $10. Categories: Christian, Country, Pop, Rock/Alt, Soft Rock and Instrumental.