The ISC is an annual songwriting contest intended the provide the opportunity to aspiring and establishing songwriters to have their songs heard on professional level. Winners across a variety of genres and categories will share cash and other prizes, as well as receive recognition for their craft.
Judges this year will also include Bastille, India Arie, Donovan, Hardwell, Ziggy Marley, Keane and more, as well as Warner Bros. Records president Dan McCarroll, Glassnote Records president Daniel Glass and Craig Kallman, chairman and CEO of Atlantic Records. Read the full list here.
This year’s ISC also includes a new category called Unpublished, which will have artists without publishing deals judged by a panel of high-profile publishers. Find more information on the competition here.