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. 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)
The 2015 ASA Australian Songwriting Awards are now open! To enter your songs, simply click one of the links below and follow the prompts. The first 2 links lead to Australian entry platforms, which many people prefer, but we have also added the Sonicbids platform for those who are used to using it. Because ASA
Calling all Country and Country-Crossover songwriters! ASA Director, Alan Gilmour, is currently working on a pilot for The Australian Country Songwriters Show, to be broadcast weekly on radio station todayscountry94one, on the NSW Central Coast and Hunter Valley regions. The station was recently awarded the 2014 Australian Country Music Peoples’ Choice Award for the most
Community Radio 101.5fm Moreton Bay Qld have given the go ahead to support Australian Songwriter’s and Independent Labels regularly on a much greater scale. The first program on 101.5fm to feature the new format will be “Ozrock”, which airs once a month on Saturdays, 12noon to 3pm compered by Aaron Earner. Johnny Dee, our ASA
The National Songwriting Awards 2014 featured Kate Ceberano, who performed live as the Australian Songwriters Hall of Fame recipient, and the inimitable Ross Ryan (I Am Pegasus) who was Special Guest Arist! In addition, all the Top 10 songwriters from the 2014 Contest were honoured on stage, and all the winners performed. It was an amazing night of original
With the Top 10 of the 2014 Australian Songwriting Contest now listed under the Contests tab, there is 'movement at the station' to confirm exciting prizes for the 2015 competition! This will be launched in late March, so keep an eye out for updates which will be posted here.
The Australian Songwriting Contest is highly respected and extremely prestigious, offering more than $30,000 in prizes. It has been run annually for over 35 years, a claim that can be made by no other competition in Australia. Success in this contest assists songwriters along the difficult pathway to acquiring industry aclaim and public recognition.
The Australian Songwriters Association has a lot to offer people who create original music in Australia, from the grass roots amateur to experienced and published songwriters. Our services extend from personal assistance,to professional feedback on new material, and live performance opportunities for all original performers across Australia, via our network of Wax Lyrical events. The