Diva Songwriting Contest

Saturday, February 06, 2010 Unknown 0 Comments

This month of hearts, get ready to hear new love song melodies with SOP’s Diva Songwriting Contest. For all you amateur and professional song writers out there, submit your sweetest love song composition and have it performed by GMA’s finest singers live at SOP. A total of P480,000 in CASH prize await the 3 winners of each category.


Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all amateur and professional songwriters in the Philippines
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Song Guidelines
    • must either be in Filipino or in English
    • must be a love song
    • must have a musical type appropriate to a love song
    • must not exceed 4 minutes in length including intro and extro
    • must be recorded and interpreted well, preferably pre-arranged
  2. Submit the Following inside a brown envelope
    • fully accomplished entry form with original signature(s) and 2x2 ID photo of songwriter/s
    • CD containing 1 song only indicating the title of the song on the case and on the CD itself but without the name of the songwriter/s
    • Five (5) typewritten copies of the lyrics with the title of the song but without the name of the songwriter/s
  3. Mail or deliver personally to:
      Viewer-Directed Marketing Division
      14th Floor, GMA Network Center, EDSA corner Timog Ave., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 1103
  4. Judging Criteria
    • 30% Originality and Creativity -applied songwriting style, technique, skill
    • 30% Lyrics - effectiveness, message, appropriateness to theme
    • 30% Melody - recall, strength, etc.
    • 10% Overall Appeal - suitable as recording and commercial material
  5. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period:
  • January 24, 2010 - Launch of Contest
  • February 14, 2010 - Deadline for submission of entries
  • February 21, 2010 - Song finalists will be performed on SOP, text-voting
  • February 28, 2010 - Announcement/Awarding of Winner on SOP
Contest Prize:
  • 3 Winners of Professional Category
    • Grand Prize - P200,000 and a trophy
    • 2 Consolation Prize - P20,000 EACH
  • 3 Winners of Amateur Category
    • Grand Prize - P200,000 and a trophy
    • 2 Consolation Prize - P20,000 EACH

  • Huge CASH Prize
  • Maximum of 2 entries
  • Huge exposure
  • "All finalists shall waive their rights to their songs in perpetuity in favor of GMA Network DIVA Songwriting Contest"
  • "The contest organizers reserve the right to rearrange the qualifying song entries and to choose and assign interpreters for the finals and for the album recording of winning songs and finalists"
For more information, log on to igma.tv/divasongwritingcontest