DSA Annual Song Contest

DSA Song Contest

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2017 Semifinalists

2017 Winners

2017 Winners playlist

2017 Awards Banquet

DSA 2018 Song Contest

Opens June 1. Deadline Sept 30th.

Listen to Past Winners

Thousands of dollars in prizes!

See all the 2018 Song Contest Prizes including a Casio keyboard, a professional demo with Joe Musik Studios, Broadjam memberships, and more!

The Annual DSA Song Contest is one of the longest running international song contests for amateur songwriters. It provides a benchmark for popular songwriting competency.

We offered over $5,000 in cash and prizes. There are winners in each category, plus grand prize winners.

Finalists in each category will be judged by music industry professionals from record labels and publishing companies.

Grand Prize winner will be chosen by A&R and/or industry professionals of Broadjam.com.

See Contest Rules for eligibility.


DSA Song Contest Sponsors


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 Music Industry Sponsors


Important Dates for 2018 Song Contest

Submission Deadline: Sept 30, 2018 (ends at midnight, CST)
Drawing For Free Bluetooth Speaker: Nov 1, 2018
Semi-Finalists Announced: Nov 1, 2018
Finalists and Grand Prize Winners Announced at the Awards Dinner: Dec 1, 2018

Top Ten Reasons To Enter The Dsa Song Contest

  1. You can win a casio privia keyboard.
  2. You can win cash
  3. You can win a one year DSA membership or more.
  4. You can get a free trial membership for entering online at Broadjam or Sonic Bids
  5. Semifinalists get a chance to perform at the Awards or other DSA Showcases
  6. Semifinalists and Winners get their names published in Songwriter Notes and the Press Release
  7. Entrants can get peer review on their song
  8. Winners get their songs on the awards soundcloud site.
  9. Contest recognition looks good on your resume
  10. We are a small contest, so you have a better chance to win.

Eight Song Categories

Love Songs/Easy Listening
Singer/Songwriter (songwriter is the performer)

Previous Winners