Enter the Contest

The Call for Entries for the 2019 American Songwriting Awards is now open. Click the button below to submit via FilmFreeway.com.


Entry Deadlines and Fees

Early Entry Deadline October 31, 2018 $25
Regular Entry Deadline February 28, 2019 $35
Late Entry Deadline April 30, 2019 $45
Final Entry Deadline May 25, 2019 $55

Key Dates

May 25, 2019: Call for Entries opens
May 25, 2019: Final Call for Entries Closes
June 30, 2019:  2017 American Songwriting Awards Winners, Nominees, and Official Finalists announced

Entry To Multiple Categories

Entry in one competition category is included with your entry fee. You may also choose to enter into more than one category for an additional fee. If work is entered in multiple categories, it may win multiple times.

Judge Feedback

The American Songwriting Awards is proud to offer the option of receiving detailed Judge Feedback on your entry. For an optional fee of $75, your professional judge will prepare a multi-page written assessment of your song's strengths and weaknesses, including insights as to how your work was scored along with detailed commentary and constructive criticisms regarding the judge's overall impressions of your songwriting including specific feedback and advice regarding each of the judging criteria.

Submission Methods / Formats

We accept entries via electronic file upload using FilmFreeway.

Acceptable file formats for upload include: MP3, WAV, MOV, MP4, PDF, DOC, RTF

The maximum file size per file for upload is 50 MB.


Please visit our Categories page for complete information on all the competition categories.

How To Enter

To get started, simply click on the below button to submit your work using our secure online form. Good luck!



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