The UK Songwriting Contest 2016 has started‏

Dear Songwriter,

We are writing to tell you that the 2016 UK Songwriting Contest has started and is now open for song entries.

There are a lot change his year including three new song categories, regular live entry updates as results come back from the judges, new prizes including Fender, Gibson and Hofner guitars, keyboards, software, Sennheiser headphones, Shure and Behringer microphones, books and more.

There are also weekly and monthly Prize Draws where every entrant during that week or month has the same chance to win extra prizes.

Other prizes this year include the Mozart Software Awards, memberships of music organizations, song copyright registrations and the chance to be personally coached by top professional number one hit writing songwriters. See the official website for full details at Everyone who enters also gets free entry gifts and is awarded a UKSC Certificate detailing their acheivements and position in the event, and everyone is told the exact judges score for each song entered.

The song categories this year are: Pop, Lyrics Only, Singer/Songwriter, Rock, Adult Contemporary, Love Songs, Acoustic & Folk, Music Videos, Under 18s, Jazz & Blues, Country, Christian/Faith, R&B/HipHop/Rap, Instrumental, Open/Other Category, Electronic/Dance/Ambient, Retro, Christmas Songs, World Music and Indie.

For full details of 2016 prizes, the Grammy, Emmy and Platinum Album award wining judges, the latest news and the 2016 contest entry forms visit the official website at

We hope to see you in the 2016 event and we wish you every success in your songwriting.

Best wishes,
The UK Songwriting Contest Team.

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