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To enter the Tiny Desk Contest, create a new video that shows you performing an original song at a desk. Upload that video to YouTube, making sure it's publicly viewable. Then complete and submit this form before 11:59 p.m. ET on April 14, 2019.

You can only submit once — there's no turning back! 

Before you enter, you might want to take this quiz to help make sure your submission is eligible. And it can never hurt to double-check the Official Rules.

How we can reach you

Your first name *
Your last name *
Your email address *
Your zipcode *

About your group

Have you entered the Tiny Desk Contest in previous years? *
What is the name of your group? *
What is the name of each musician in your video? *
Which genre fits you best? *
Where can we (and fans) find you on the internet?
Please also select the place where fans should go first.

About your entry

What is the title of the song? *
Who wrote the song? *
What is the YouTube link for your entry's video? *

About the videographer

Who is your videographer? *
What is the email address of your videographer? *

How did you hear about the Tiny Desk Contest?

The rules

I certify that I (and all other musicians appearing in my submission) meet the eligibility requirements found in Section 3 of the Official Rules and agree to all terms of the Official Rules, and, while I retain full ownership of my submission, I grant NPR and Tiny Desk Contest sponsor State Farm a transferable license to use my submission in any media and in any manner, for any purpose, as further described in Section 9 of the Official Rules.
I (and all other musicians appearing in my submission) agree to be bound by NPR’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
I certify that the videographer has granted NPR and Tiny Desk Contest sponsor State Farm a transferable license to use the submission on a gratis, royalty-free basis in any media and in any manner, for any purpose, including the right to mix the submission with other videos or elements, or to make derivative works.
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When you submit your entry, you should receive a confirmation email.
If you don't, try submitting again.