Do you have a neo-soul, soul or funk song worthy of a People’s Choice Award?

The Toronto Funk & Soul Festival is introducing it’s first Neo-Soul, Soul, Funk People’s Choice Song of The Year Award, and are looking for you!

1.  Each song submitted must be contestant’s original work. Must be copyrighted to the song owner.  Songs may not exceed five (5) minutes in length.  Songs may have multiple co-writers, but please designate one name only on the application. Award will be awarded jointly to all authors of the song; division of prizes is the responsibility of winners.  

2.  The contest is open to independent artists.  Must be a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant.  Must live in Canada.  Must be 18+

3.  Songs moving to the final round will be chosen by a select panel of judges.  Songs will be judged based on melody, composition, originality, and lyrics.

4.  Songs that have been chosen for the final round with then be post online to be voted on by the public.

5.  Music submitted will not be returned.

Please fill in the form below and upload your ORIGINAL song & Lyrics.

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I  state that I am the owner(s) of the original work.  I hold all rights to the song submitted.  I agree to allow the Toronto Funk & Soul Festival, Ryerson Radio CJRU 1280 AM, and Platinum Star Entertainment to promote the music on the Toronto Funk & Soul Festival website.  I allow the Toronto Funk & Soul Festival, Ryerson Radio CJRU 1280 AM, and Platinum Star Entertainment permission to use my name, likenesses, and voice for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.

I also know, understand, and appreciate the risks that are inherent with the above acknowledgements, representations and warranties. I hereby assert that my execution of this consent and release is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks on behalf of myself.

I understand that by agreeing to this clause I am releasing claims and giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue the Company for any reason whatsoever. Lastly, I also hereby indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Radio Ryerson Incorporated, and Platinum Star Entertainment and their licensees against any and all legal claims and proceedings of any description that may have been asserted in the past, or may be asserted in the future, directly or indirectly, arising from my participation in this contest.

Once the form has been filled out please scroll down to click Yes beside the word Certification to upload your music and lyrics.

Good luck!