Frequently Asked Questions

Membership

An annual membership gives you all the benefits an American Songwriter Membership has to offer! 

  • 6 American Songwriter magazines delivered to your door
  • While you wait for your first mag, view/download digital issues and enjoy them anywhere
  • Coaching in the SONGWRITER U section of the website
  • (Pro Members Only) Contact over 3,000 publishing and label executives with the Industry Contact Database
  • 20% off American Songwriter products (applied automatically when logged in)
    1. Song Contest Entries
    2. Lyric Contest Entries
    3. Posters of John Prine, “Wanna Co-Write?” T-Shirts, and other Popular Merch
    4. Print copies of magazine back issues
  • Groups and forums to connect with songwriters
  • Discounts with American Songwriter Partners
  • The ability to read and comment on any article on our website

Both memberships offer you the great benefits listed in the section above, however only Pro Members have access to the industry contact database.

Please visit this link or click on “Become a Member” in the drop-down section of the navigation under “Membership.”

To upgrade your membership follow these steps:

  • log into your account
  • Go to “subscriptions”
  • Find your current subscription
  • Look for “upgrade” next to your subscription
  • click “upgrade”
  • follow through with the checkout process
  • Once the checkout process is complete your membership will be upgraded and you will be charged your new amount on your next billing date

Of course! 

Please go to this link and checkout 

 

Troubleshooting

There is a sign in button at the top of the screen as well as in the drop down section of “Membership” in the navigation.

If you have forgotten your password please click on “forgot password” at the login prompt. This will walk you through setting up your new password.

If you are already logged in and want to change your password you can do so HERE.

Once your are logged in you can edit your email address in the section labeled “email” at this link

Once your are logged in you can edit your billing information here.

Once you are logged in physical addresses associated with your account can be edited Here.

Your username will most likely be the email you used to sign up. If you have tried this and are still having issues logging in please email info@americansongwriter.com and we would be happy to assist you. 

To cancel your membership follow these steps:

  • log into your account
  • Go to “subscriptions”
  • Find your current subscription
  • Look for “cancel” next to your subscription
  • click “cancel”

General

Please find all upcoming contest and currently open contests HERE.

More info coming soon. If you have any pressing questions or concerns please email info@americansongwriter.com. Thank you 

The American Songwriter magazine is mailed every two months so you will receive your magazine in the next mailing after your sign-up date. Also, the annual membership is the only type of American Songwriter Membership that comes with physically mailed magazines. If you have any questions or concerns about this please email info@americansongwriter.com

Yes. All memberships are on a rolling renewal process. If you need to edit anything related to your memberships you can do so HERE.

More info coming soon. If you have any pressing questions or concerns please email info@americansongwriter.com. Thank you.