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Sponsors and Partners

We would like to thank our sponsors and partners for their generosity and support of our songwriters. They help make the American Songwriting Awards possible, we encourage you to support them.

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Guitar Center

Guitar Center is home to the world's largest selection of popular guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, workstations, drums, percussion, microphones, PA systems, DJ equipment, stage lighting, recording software, studio gear and more. Backed by over 240 stores across the country, Guitar Center offers the fastest, easiest way to find all the gear you need in one place. 


Shure Incorporated

Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value.  Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones, wireless microphone systems, in-ear personal monitoring systems, conferencing and discussion systems, networked audio systems, award-winning earphones and headphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority. The competition's overall Grand Prize Winner will receive Shure's KSM9, a premium vocal condenser microphone that captures vocal subtlety with extraordinary detail to deliver clear articulation, functional flexibility, and precise vocal reproduction for live performance.  

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Riptide Music Group

RipTide Music Group is a creative, forward thinking Los Angeles based music licensing and publishing company. Representing the work of over 200 accomplished composers, Indie-bands, artists and singer-songwriters for one-stop licensing in television, movie trailers, films, video games and advertising.



8tracks is handcrafted internet radio. It offers a simple way for people to share and discover music through an online mix, a short playlist containing at least 8 tracks. On 8tracks, people can do two things: listen to a mix, or create a mix. Listeners can search for a mix by artist or genre, stream it in a legal, radio-style manner, and follow others who make compelling mixes. DJs upload MP3s or AACs to craft a playlist, add context with description and art, and publish their mix on and a personal webpage. 


Sony Creative Software

Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, music, DVD, and audio production. The Winner of each competition category will receive a copy of ACID Music Studio 9 or ACID Pro 7, both great tools to assist every musicians creative workflow. ACID Pro 7 is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and our legendary ACID looping functionality for a seamless music-creation and post-production environment. ACID Music Studio 9 is the best way to bring your music to life and share it with others. Built-in loops take the guesswork out of making great tracks, while it's audio effects, MIDI functionality, and new workflow and performance features open the door to the world of professional music production.



Sonicbids was launched in 2001 with a basic mission: great music should always find an audience. It has since grown into a global marketing platform connecting more than 350,000 bands with 26,000 promoters from over 100 different countries with an aggregate reach of 100 million socially connected music fans. Sonicbids is the online launching pad for many of today's hot artists and has exclusive partnerships with many taste-making events and consumer brands like South By Southwest, Bonnaroo Music and ArtsFestival, CMJ Music Marathon, Red Bull, Marriott Hotels and Diesel Industry.



Noisehive is a unique opportunity for independent bands & artists to gain access to the premium distribution normally only offered to established record companies. We deliver your music to the world's best music stores, allowing you to generate revenue releases with no ongoing costs. We provide you with your own label manager to offer advice, update and maintain your releases, and help you strategize a plan to suit your release. Noisehive has the knowledge and infrastructure to reliably represent your product and deliver your music to the world. If you want to maximize your potential while retaining ownership of your music, Noisehive is a powerful way to get #YourMusicOnline.

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Cannery Casino Resorts

Cannery Casino Resorts owns and operates several of the most popular local casinos in Las Vegas including the Cannery Casino and Hotel, the Eastside Cannery Casion and Hotel, as well as the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Pennsylvania.  The Cannery provides host venues for special events and parties associated with ASA.


Dollar Rent A Car

Dollar Rent A Car is an internationally recognized car rental provider, offering low rental rates and a hassle-free customer experience at the most popular travel destinations throughout the world. All attendees to our annual Awards Show in Las Vegas will receive a special code that provides a 10% discount off internet rates in Las Vegas.


Thought Division

Thought Division is one of the nation's top video production companies and a creative agency responsible for creating commercials and digital content for many of the world’s leading brands. With offices in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Thought Division specializes in cutting-edge television commercials, video production, website design and development, mobile app development, multimedia design and photography.


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