Music Promotion

Founded in 2004 by Lior Shamir, a member of the management team at, and co-founder of (now part of, We Are Listening is a British music promotion company catering to performing artists, song writers, lyricists, and labels. The company has established itself as a leading provider of online music promotion solutions, from viral marketing strategies to web PR syndication.

In 2005, We Are Listening launched The Singer/Songwriter Awards, the first of five in a series of on-going international music contests for musicians and their agents as a means to discover and raise awareness for new talent, and provide a direct feedback platform for musicians, music fans, and music industry professionals.

We Are Listening’s music contests have become an influential series of online events in the music circle, drawing thousands of artists and agents from over fifty countries each year, and providing contest winners with bespoke and highly-targeted music promotion and creative development prizes, including songwriting retreats, production services, radio promotion, digital distribution, online PR, and much more. The contest panel of judges consists of the industry’s finest line-up, from executives and creative directors at Sony/BMG, Universal, and EMI, to songwriters and producers credited by artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Faith Hill, Bjork, Dido, Santana, and more.

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Jag Star
"Your contests are a wonderful
resource for artists and we can't
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-Jag Star