Phil Pop 2015 Loud & Proud

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

With the success of the previous Philippine Popular Music Festival, it's executive director Ryan Cayabyab is now looking for a new batch of fresh, talented songwriters for the Phil Pop 2015 Loud & Proud. This year, expectations are high as the competition will be looking for composers who have a more 'international appeal' to open the door for refreshing, meaningful new music to find a larger audience. If you think you have that talent, submit your best compositions now through the contest website. You are allowed to submit a maximum of two (2) entries only. The shortlisted Top 12 finalists will move on to the finals wherein one will be awarded P1 Million Grand Prize.

Contest Requirements:
  • Open to all local or foreign-based amateur and professional composers, of any age including minors provided that you have the written consent of a parent or guardian
  • You may or may not be a Filipino citizen, provided that, in the case of a non-Filipino citizen, you must have a mother or father who is or was a Filipino citizen
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to the Philippine Popular Music official website and complete the online entry form
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • Must be your original composition
    • A song entry may be written in any form or structure, whether in a popular or new song genre, fusion, etc.
    • Lyrics may be in Filipino (a local regional language, dialect), English, or any combination
    • The song entry must be in MP3 format audio file, with a file name bearing the Song Title (SONGTITLE.mp3) in capital letters, without spaces, dashes or periods. 
    • The lyrics or words of any Song Entry that is in any Philippine regional language or dialect, in whole or in part, shall provide a line-by-line translation in English
    • Must not have been assigned and/or licensed to any third party for any purpose
    • Must have never been submitted to any other song-writing competition
    • Song entry must have never been made available to the public in any manner or format, whether or not for profit
    • Must not have been assigned and/or licensed to any third party for any purpose
  3. Together with the fully accomplished online entry form, upload the audio file and lyrics in prescribed format
  4. You may submit a maximum of two (2) song entries, either as a sole composer or collaborator, or both
  5. Strictly one (1) audio file per entry
  6. The Top 12 finalists will move on to the finals
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Cut-off date of submission until February 28, 2015, 11:59PM
Contest Prize:
  • Grand Prize - P1 Million Cash
  • Online submission
  • Big CASH prize
  • No fees or charges to join
  • You can only enter a maximum of two (2) songs
For more info, log on to