Song Writing Competitions


Since 2004, London-based artist development group, We Are Listening, has been providing up and coming song writers, lyricists and performing artists with career building opportunities to develop their craft and pursue commercial prospects. In addition to our one-on-one artist relationships with various signed and unsigned artists, We Are Listening runs a series of international song writing competitions which have become some of the most talked about song writing events among the international indie music community. Our roster of song writing competitions include ‘The Singer/Songwriter Awards’, ‘Lyric Writer Awards’, ‘World of Music Awards’, and ‘Breaking the Band’, each catering to a different branch of the music industry.

Our music business expertise coupled with a proven track record produced several commercial success stories, namely participants who have gone on to sign with major music labels, publishers, management, and booking agents. The varying prizes for our song writing competitions are second to none, including break-through opportunities such as by-invitation-only song writing retreats, exclusive recording sessions, public relations representation, and radio promotion and television placements.

Together with an elite panel of the music industry’s most reputable professionals, We Are Listening’s song writing competitions have set a new standard in indie music marketing and exposure. From multi-platinum selling songwriters to A&R executives, We Are Listening is at the forefront of the music business with a 38-member panel that is ready to truly listen and evaluate your music, set career-oriented goals, and assist you in making a substantial living as a full-time singer/songwriter.


Jag Star
"Your contests are a wonderful
resource for artists and we can't
thank you guys enough!"
-Jag Star