Lyric Writer Awards


Is my music protected?
We Are Listening shall uphold all formal and informal contact with you and your intellectual property to stringent moral and legal privacy measures. For more information, please review our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

If I win, how will I know?
Every contest participant will be contacted directly by We Are Listening by phone or email within 30 days of the contest deadline.

When is the entry deadline?
Every contest has a different deadline. Select a contest from the Contests page and click on ‘Rules’ for details.

Can I enter on behalf of the author of the song/lyric?
Yes. We Are Listening will assume that you have permission to act on behalf of the author and reserve the right to verify the copyright holder in the unlikely event of a dispute.

Can the song/lyric be co-authored (written by more than one person)?
Yes. We Are Listening will honour more than one author.

Can the lyric be in any language?
The World of Music Awards is the only contest we run where we accept lyrics in any language other than English.

How much does it cost to enter?
Entry fees vary from contest to contest. Please visit our Pricing page for details.

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept debit and credit card payments via PayPal.

How do I pay if I don’t have a PayPal account?
PayPal provides the option to make a one-time credit or debit card payment without having to sign-up to an account. You will see this option on the left of the first payment screen when you complete your entry form.

Will the judges send me feedback?
No, but we can provide informal feedback by request. Alternatively, we have a professional Assessment service which we highly recommend.

What should I do if I have any further questions or experience any technical problems?
Please feel free to contact us at anytime.
Enter the Lyric Writer Awards