Enter the March/April 2020 Lyric Contest

Former Lyric Contest winner Matt Hoggatt onstage with Jimmy Buffett
Former Lyric Contest winner Matt Hoggatt onstage with Jimmy Buffett

We are currently accepting entries for the March/April 2020 Lyric Contest. Deadline is January 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm CST. Enter now for your chance to win a…

  • Paul Reed Smith A60e Guitar (List Price: $1099.00)
  • Sennheiser Microphone

From the 2020 Lyric Contest winners, one winner will be selected for the Grand Prize which includes:

  • Round-Trip Flight to Nashville (domestic only)
  • Professional Demo Session (1 song) at Omni Sound Studios

The “Dream Co-Write” announcement is COMING SOON and will be held in early 2021. The new 2020 judges panel is COMING SOON too!

Former Lyric Contest winner Matt Hoggatt backstage with Jimmy Buffett

Each of the four finalists have their lyrics printed in American Songwriter. Lyrics that run excessively long may be published in excerpted form due to space limitations. You can enter to win the January/February 2020 Lyric Contest (and become eligible for the Grand Prize) by entering the contest below. Deadline November 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm (CST).

Click here to see the Rules & Deadlines.

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