Closing date extended for Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

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The Vanda & Young Song Competition has announced a new closing date of 5PM AEDT 15 February 2018.

AMPAL is proud to once again sponsor the Competition.

Songwriters worldwide are invited to enter the 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition to go into the running for a first place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG.  Two runners-up cash prizes are also on offer with second place receiving A$10,000 thanks to AMPAL and third place taking home A$5,000 courtesy of media sponsor, Seventh Street Media. An exciting addition to the prize slate this year is A$5,000 for the best ‘Unpublished’ work.

Since the prestigious competition began, it has not only boosted the careers of winners Megan Washington (2009), Kimbra (2011), The Preatures (2013), Husky Gawenda (2014) and Gretta Ray (2016), but to date has raised over A$800,000 for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA).

For more information and entry details, go to: http://apraamcos.com.au/vandayoungsongcomp/