TYPE OF MUSIC: Any instrument, any genre of music, covers, original songs.
COVERS or ORIGINALS: Both! If an original, be sure to upload to the songwriter category
COPYRIGHTS: We will do our best to secure licenses for copyrighted material and pay fees on your behalf. You MUST indicate that you are using copyrighted content as you upload your entry (it's easy). If permission is denied, you will be able to submit a new entry. This includes school-based performances or groups.
RECORDING: This may have been a performance in the past 18 months whether virtual or in front of a live audience, in a rehearsal or in your own space.
RECORDING QUALITY: • Mobile phones, webcams, handheld video cameras are all ACCEPTABLE and of sufficient quality to hear your singing ability. • Try to record in a well-lit space with light in front of and pointing toward you so we can clearly see your face (live events usually have sufficient stage lighting) • Find a place with minimal background noise if possible
MUSIC BACKING: Allowed as long as your performance is prominent