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Music for the Cause


The 2019 National Charity Songwriting Competition

Now Open!!!


Video Submission (with lyrics attached) Encouraged (other formats accepted.)

Winners will recieve:

Grand Prize: $5,000

Second Place: $1,000

Third Place: $500.00

*Multiple songs can be submitted $25 per song

You do not give up ownership of your song (music) by participating in the Contest. You own your song. Music For The Cause does not take ownership of your music. 

How do I win?

Our Panel of Judges will take us to our top 10 finalists. Our Public Voting will add the top 3 artist with the most votes to our finalist round making it our Top 13 Songwriters!

Public Vote Round:

  • Share your entires!!

  • Send the URL from your entry out to social media, through email and any other platform possible.

  • Ask friends and family to vote for your entry (no sign-in required) this will generate votes for your entries and help you get to the final round.

Judges Round (Final Round):

  • The top 3 entries with the highest number of public votes will move into the final judging round.

  • Our team of elite judges will then score our top 13 on creativity, lyric and performance.

  • After the final phase with the judges, the entry with the best score will win the Grand Prize of $5,000. The 2nd place winner will receive $1,000 and the 3rd place winner will receive $500!!

Award recipients may not substitute, assign or transfer award or redeem any award for cash, but MFTC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any award (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Award recipients are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with award acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All award details are at MFTC's sole discretion.

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