CALLING ALL SONGWRITERS AND PRODUCERS – WOMEN AGED 16-30…
We are looking for the FUTURE HITMAKERS of the UK, to give an amazing opportunity to get your music heard in our A&R Listening Competition!!
We want to hear your future hits, so if you believe you are the next best songwriter, producer or lyricists to blow… then now is YOUR time to send us your hottest track and #GETHEARD!!
All you have to do is submit one original track that you have written or composed that you think is next to blow on your scene. The top 10 applicants will be listened to by our A&R panel of industry experts, who will decide the Top 3 songwriters and/or producers.
Once you submit your music, you could be in for a chance to have your future hit heard on the Girls I Rate radio show on The Beat London, as well as lots of other exciting prizes listed below.
With only 18.5% of the total PRS membership being female we want to give more women a platform to get their music heard.
#GETHEARD FUTURE HITMAKER powered by PRS Foundation & Spotify
We will be awarding the Top 3 Artists the below bursaries to help propel your career:
1st Place = £3000
2nd Place = £2000
3rd Place = £1000
Fully funded place on an ICMP Course
We will be awarding 3 places on a production and engineering course at ICMP so you can finesse your skills.
1 Month membership for The Qube
The Qube acts as a safe space for musicians, artists, managers, labels, and creators, providing state of the art studio space and a range of workspaces designed to encourage collaboration and movement. *Subject to The Qube’s membership criteria being met in the application process.
We have exciting goodie bags for the top 3 songwriters and/or producers full of:
• Audio Technica Headphones
• Girls I Rate Merch
And more to be announced soon…
The #GETHEARD Panel
The top 10 applicants will be listened to by our panel of industry experts, who will decide the Top 3 songwriter and/or producers at our live online event on 27th June 2021.
Our 2021 Judges
• HOST Carla Marie Williams – Songwriter/Producer & GIR Founder
• Sheniece Charway – Artist Relations Manager, YouTube
• Safiya Lambie-Knight – Lead, Artist & Label Partnerships, Spotify
• Riki Bleau – Founder/Co-President, Since 93
• Michelle Escoffery – Songwriter/President of the PRS Members’ Council
• Davina Merchant – A&R and Creative Manager, Downtown Music
• Felix Howard – A&R Director, BMG
More to be announced soon…
GIRLS I RATE X THE BEAT LONDON Radio Show
Our Girls I Rate official DJs will be playing their favourite entries submitted to #GETHEARD on our radio show – “Girls I Rate” on The Beat London every Monday 7-9pm.
Make sure you tune in to see if your track is getting airtime and hear the latest, hottest tracks…
Wanna Submit Your Future Hit?
If you are aged 16-30 and write and/or produce your own music, then we want to hear from you! Submit your demo link (Soundcloud link – can be private) and complete the application form via the link below.
You need to have written and/or produced your submitted track. We accept artists, but only if they have written and/or produced their submitted track.
This competition is for women only.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 9PM ON MONDAY 31ST MAY 2021.
IF YOU ARE SELECTED, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO JOIN OUR LIVE ONLINE EVENT ON SUNDAY 27th JUNE 2021 WHERE OUR PANEL OF TOP MUSIC INDUSTRY A&RS WILL HEAR YOUR TRACKS, GIVE FEEDBACK LIVE & ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS!!