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National Songwriting Awards 2016

The National Songwriting Awards will be held on Wed 14 Dec (6.30pm for 7pm sharp start) in the glorious Orion – ‘Theatre of the Stars’ (155 Beamish St, Campsie, NSW 2194), where the function centre uniquely houses an incredible Wurlitzer Pipe Organ set within the Art Deco grandeur of the Great Room. The INXS songwriting team of

Entries now closed and judging is currently underway!

After much deliberation by the judges, we are excited to be able to release the Top 30 songs in the 36th Australian Songwriting Contest. Please note that the songs in each Category are listed in alphabetical order by Song Title. Some Categories have more than 30 songs listed, because we included all songs that rated

The 2016 Australian Songwriting Contest is NOW OPEN!

With a fantastic group of fabulous Sponsors, the ASA is proud to invite all songwriters to enter this year's song contest, where every single entrant receives a prize!!! Yes, Noteflight will be giving a 3 month FREE subscription worth $99 to every contestant. And as usual, all 1st, 2nd and 3rd placegetters win cash or

2016 Australian Songwriting Contest will be opening very soon! Start to prepare your best work now. We love to discover exciting emerging songwriters, as well as delight in the offerings of our experienced original musicians!

Vale Stevie Wright (1948-2015)

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Australian singer and songwriter, Stevie Wright.  Stevie was one of the founding members of the Australian and International group, The Easybeats, who are remembered for their large body of work, including their international hit, Friday On My Mind. Stevie, along with co-writers, Harry Vanda and George

Photos from the 2015 Awards are Now ONLINE, as are Top 10 Results!

Please go to the Contests Tab to see the Top 10 results of the Australian Songwriting Contest 2015! Congratulations to all who made it!!! Please click HERE if you would like to see a bunch of cool photos of the National Songwriting Awards held last week. It was a TREMENDOUS night, with lots of talent on show.

Sydney Christmas Wax Lyrical on 5 December 2015

Australian Songwriting Contest Top 30 Results

The long-awaiting Top 30 Results of this year's Song Contest are now out! Please view them by going to the Contests Tab. Please note that songs are listed in alphabetical order of Title, and some songs were moved to different Categories than what they were entered into, when judges recommended this. You may like to

Don’t Miss The 2015 National Songwriting Awards – almost sold out!!

The Top 10 Finalists will be announced at the National Songwriting Awards, which will be held in Sydney on Friday 4 December. As many already know, the Awards night gives songwriters a fantastic insight into what the industry is looking forward (as all the Category winning songs are played), and the chance to network with

The Australian Songwriting Contest is now closed and judging is underway

The Australian Songwriting Contest is now closed and judging is underway.  Results will start to emerge in September, when Shortlisted songwriters will be emailed directly from the ASA Office. Kind regards Clare Burgess Director Australian Songwriters Association (ASA)