DEADLINE MONDAY: The Pub Deal Contest, Win a Publishing Contract

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The Pub Deal presented by Martin Guitar will provide the winning songwriter with a year-long $20,000 publishing contract from HoriPro Entertainment Group, Inc.

The contest deadline is tonight, Monday, November 26th at 11:59pm (CST).  Click here for more info or submit your songs here.

PRIZES: 25 Finalists will be announced and featured on From the 25 the “Top 5” will be selected to participate in an exclusive audition process that includes a series of interviews with the publishing company’s staff and co-writing sessions with some of Music Row’s top songwriters.


  • An exclusive songwriting agreement with HoriPro for 1 year.
  • A $20,000 / year salary, which is non-recoupable (meaning the salary won’t reduce any royalties you can earn).
  • Featured article in American Songwriter Magazine.
  • HoriPro will be responsible for marketing your songs to artists, setting you up with co-writes, administering your copyrights and doing whatever it takes to help you grow as a songwriter.

Songwriters of all levels are eligible.

ATTN SONGWRITERS: If you have further questions about the rules on “The Pub Deal” -visit our “Pub Deal Frequently Asked Questions Page” here.  


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