HOFA has announced that you can now enter the HOFA Song Contest 2020. The contest started on June 1, 2020, and the closing date for entries will be on August 3, 2020. Your song might be a winner!
For the fifth time now, the international online competition for musicians and music producers is opening its doors. Mobilize your fan base for the user voting and convince the HOFA jury of your skills. The participation is free of charge!
The HOFA Song Contest is open to artists from every genre. We will make your talent heard, provide you with a stage for your music – and offer the chance to win attractive cash and non-cash prizes with a total value of over €20,000.
You are allowed to upload one song that is written by you and/or your band, for whose publication you have the agreement of all involved persons, that is not registered at the GEMA or similar collection societies. Lyrics are not mandatory, but mere playbacks or beats without rap parts cannot take part.
Genres include: Pop, Electronic Music, Hip-Hop/Soul/R’n’B, Rock & Heavy, Traditional & Folk, and World and other genres.
Winners are determined out of the Top 20 of in the online voting in the main 6 categories. Depending on the genre, they pay attention to sound selection, songwriting, lyrics, musical performance, mix & mastering, sound quality and distinctive features. In addition, all songs are listened to and evaluated in order to determine the awardees of the special prizes.
The main prize is 500 €. This will be presented to the winner in each of the 6 main categories. There are also prizes from Steinberg, Native Instruments, Ableton, Adam Audio, Focusrite, Novation, Shure, Sommer Cable, Sonarworks, ToonTrack, and Vengeance.