Are you eligible to win?

Only valid entries can win the contest, and we won't be able to notify you about whether or not your entry qualifies.

Test your submission with this handy quiz.

The people

You and your group are currently unsigned.
Each person in your group is a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Each person in your group is at least 21 years old.
Your videographer is at least 18 years old.

The song

The song is your, or your group's, original work.
The song does NOT sample from other songs, movies, or other bodies of work.

The video

The video has a desk in it.
The video was made specifically for this contest.
The video records a single song.
The video is shorter than 10 minutes.
Your videographer has given permission for YOU to use the video for all purposes in all media.
Your videographer has given permission for OTHERS to use the video for all purposes in all media.

Hmm…

Looks like your entry will probably not be able to win, since entries must follow the Official Rules.

If you’re able to confirm each statement above with a “yes" by Feb. 2, however, we would love to receive your entry. If you still have questions about whether you’re eligible, contact us.

Thank you for your interest!

What’s next

Finish the checklist above to learn what to do next.

Hooray!

Since you could confirm each statement above with a “yes,” your entry is probably valid.

Be sure to review the Official Rules for details. If you still have questions about whether you’re eligible, contact us.

Enter the contest here from Jan. 12 - Feb. 2.

Tell us your email, and we'll remind you to submit.