NSAI Launches 17th Annual Song Contest

LeavingNashLyricsNSAI (Nashville Songwriter’s Association International) has opened up submissions for its 17th annual Song Contest. Writers of any genre or style are invited to enter their songs for a chance to win $5,000 cash, mentoring sessions with Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and songwriter Rodney Clawson, a single-song deal with Roundhill Music, and more. Submissions are welcome until October 31, 2016.

To enter, head to nsai.cmt.com or mail submissions to NSAI using the printable submission form found on the website. Entries are $35 a song for current NSAI members and $45 for non-members.

Photos: Jim Lauderdale and Lilly Winwood at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club