Your Chance To Win: Guitar Center’s Singer Songwriter 2 National Contest. National brand, Guitar Center, is offering aspiring singer/songwriters nationwide the opportunity to see their dreams come true…or at least to get their foot in the door via a national contest, Singer-Songwriter 2. Essentially, you submit your original songs/performance, and in the end you have the chance to work with a well known producer, John Shanks, snag a cash prize, and perform your music on Jimmy Kimmel Live. No doubt this is conceivably a stellar opportunity, but I expect the competition will be steep! The inaugural contest debuted last year, and received over 17,000 applicants! If you’ve got what it takes though, find complete details below and best of luck!! About Guitar Center’s Singer-Songwriter 2: How to Enter: Go to www.guitarcenter.com/songwriter Submissions ranked through the use of WHOOZNXT (a digital music company that tracks fan growth across top social networks and music portals) Top-ranked 140 artists will then be reviewed by John Shanks who will handpick 10 finalists to perform live in Hollywood One winner will be chosen from the final 10 Prize Details (Final Winner Receives the Following): A 4 song E.P. with Grammy Award-winning producer John Shanks A live performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The American Design Experience from Fender – winner will design his or her own electric or bass guitar New gear from Martin, Bose®, Korg, Zoom, Shure, D’Addario, TC-Helicon, and Converse $10,000 Cash Recording time at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Brooklyn, NYC. A feature in American Songwriter Magazine Worldwide digital music distribution from TuneCore
Giveaway Alert: Your Chance to Win DVD of New Release “Cowgirls ‘N Angels”. Country music artist Amber Hayes is featured in the film “Cowgirls ‘N Angels“, and you could win a copy of the recently released DVD! The Timothy Armstrong-directed film stars Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell, Bailee Madison, Alicia Witt, Frankie Faison and Jackson Rathbone, among others, and features music performed by Hayes including “C’mon,” “Always There For Me” and “Right As Rain”. Amber actually appears in the film performing “Always There For Me” alongside Lonestar front man, Richie McDonald, and “C’mon” in a line-dancing scene. How fun is that? Film Synopsis “Cowgirls N’ Angels” tells the story of Ida, a feisty and rebellious young girl, who has fantasies of finding her father, a rodeo rider. While searching for her dad, she connects with the Sweethearts of the Rodeo, a team of young female rodeo riders run by former rodeo star Terence Parker. Recognizing Ida’s innate talent for trick riding, Terence recruits her for their ranks. Accepted wholeheartedly by her new “family,” Ida finds a new passion that redefines her life — and she also may find the father she’s been searching for. Watch the “Cowgirls N Angels” Trailer Now! The Giveaway! Want a copy of “Cowgirls ‘N Angels“? All you have to do is comment below and tell us why you love country music. Winners will be randomly selected and notified individually. Prizes were provided by Aristo PR. Comments must be posted by Thursday, October 11th. Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one. Find more info on Amber Hayes on her official page!
Toby Keith Wants to Send A Lucky Fan to Mexico! In the run-up to his upcoming album release, Hope On The Rocks Toby Keith is sending one lucky fan to one of his favorite destinations, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! Who wouldn’t want to be that lucky fan? There are also lots of chances to win a lot of other awesome prizes and get access to exclusive content like music and videos! Get all the details you need, below! Toby Keith Hope On The Rock Sweepstakes Details: Start date: October 1st, 2012 End date: November 30th Sign up on Toby Keith’s website and enter to win by providing your name and email! Prizes include: trip to Cabo, custom cornhole boards, Toby Keith tour props, a Hope on the Rocks custom guitar, concert tickets, personalized “Red Solo Cup” plaque and a Ford Guitar! Each fan that enters will automatically get access to a Toby Toby video showcasing a new song off the upcoming album. You can also gain entries (and more chances to win the Cabo grand prize) by visiting the album pre-order site! (Bonus: you’ll automatically receive a 15% discount code.) Starting October 26th, for 72 hours, all fans who have entered to win will have access to a Hope on The Rocks listening party. Hope On The Rocks releases October 30th, 2012! So, go on and enter to win!
Jerrod Niemann Offers Fans Chance To Win Awesome Prizes, Including Free Music! Jerrod Niemann‘s upcoming album, Free The Music is set to release in just a few weeks, and in the run-up to its debut, Niemann is promoting by giving fans some easy chances to win some great prizes. Starting TODAY, country music/Jerrod fans, just need to head on over to his official page, and sign up to win (easy peasy!). In signing up you are automatically entered to win the yet-to-be-announced grand prize (details coming October 2nd) as well as having a chance to win daily prizes like various gift cards, a black light and special black light poster, a vinyl copy of Free The Music, a record player, a Sonos Play 3, and more. Niemann kicked off the month by giving fans the chance to download a free copy of the album’s lead single, “Shinin’ On Me” (currently on the Top 20 chart!)! Cool, right? Free The Music will release on October 2nd, but you can pre-order NOW. If you go ahead and order in advance, you will instantly have early access to the title track!
Your Chance To Snag A Copy of Blackberry Smoke’s New Album The Whippoorwill! Southern Ground Artists’ Blackberry Smoke recently debuted a brand new album, The Whippoorwill, and we have a couple copies to give away to a couple very lucky fans! You can check out the complete review of the album, and then scroll on down below for guidelines on how you can score a copy through the giveaway! Cheers! Blackberry Smoke Giveaway Guidelines: Comment below and let us know why you’re a Blackberry Smoke fan! Share this post with your fellow music lovers via Facebook or Twitter! Important Info: Winners will be randomly selected and notified individually. Prizes were provided by Shore Fire Media. Entries must be received by Friday, August 31st. Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one. Blackberry Smoke, The Whippoorwill Complete Track Listing: 1. Six Ways To Sunday 2. Pretty Little Lie 3. Everybody Knows She’s Mine 4. One Horse Town 5. Ain’t Much Left Of Me 6. The Whippoorwill 7. Lucky Seven 8. Leave A Scar 9. Crimson Moon 10. Aint Got The Blues 11. Sleeping Dogs 12. Shakin’ Hands With The Holy Ghost 13. Up The Road
JT Hodges Debuts His First Album Tomorrow and You Can WIN a Signed Copy! JT Hodges‘ debut self-titled album released TODAY (Tuesday, August 21st) and YOU could win a free signed copy! I’ve already had the opportunity to take a good long listen to Hodges new record, and you can check out my complete review now. If you’re not in the mood for reading though, I’ll go ahead and tell you that I think you’ll love this album. Its original, honest, and relatable. So, without further ado…get details on how you can win a singed copy all of your own below! JT Hodges Giveaway Details Comment below sharing why you’re a JT Hodges fan! Share this post via Facebook/or Twitter with your friends! Important Guidelines Winners will be randomly selected and notified individually. Prizes were provided by Show Dog Universal Music. Entries must be received by Tuesday, August 28th. Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one.
Get Details On How You Could Win a Copy of Colt Ford’s New Album, Declaration of Independence! Colt Ford released his brand new album, Declaration of Independence last week, and now, you’ve got a chance to win a free copy from CMNB! Ford has a very unique style that combines country with a hip hop vibe, and what we want from our reader’s and Colt’s fans is for all ya’ll to show us just how much you dig that style. Check out the complete guidelines below, and enter for a chance to win a free copy of the new album! Colt Ford Album Giveaway: Step by Step! Step 1: Choose your favorite Colt Ford lyric and share it with us in the comment section below! Step 2: Share this post via Facebook and/or Twitter! Contest Guidelines! We will randomly select three entries to receive one album each! Prizes were provided by Average Joe Entertainment. Entries must be submitted by Friday, August 24th. Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one.
Get Details On Next Episode of Opening Act Feat. Brad Paisley and Read On To Win Awesome Headphones! You may or may not have heard about it…but E! Network debuted an exciting and creative new series titled Opening Act on July 9th that pairs up little known, aspiring performers with superstars like Rod Stewart, Nicki Minaj…and more importantly Jason Aldean! A couple weeks ago,16 year old Kylie Morgan had her dreams come true when she found out she would fill the role as Aldean’s opening act at his Oak Mountain Ampitheatre performance in Birmingham, Alabama! So, maybe you missed that episode…but have no fear, the upcoming installment of the show will feature Brad Paisley at his Shoreline Amphitheater concert in Mountain View, California. The show has no auditions and no judges. It simply involves undiscovered talent getting the chance of a lifetime! It’s the brain child of producer Nigel Lythgoe, and he and his team found their new talent by searching the internet! Paisley’s episode will star internet sensation, Tanner Patrick as he gets a crash course in country music after being informed he will be taking the slot of Brad’s opening act!! So, here’s the good part…courtesy Opening Act and Hip Genius, we have the chance to offer three lucky readers the opportunity to win a cool pair of headphones to listen to your country music through. See below for complete contest details, and don’t forget to tune in to Opening Act on August 20th! Check Out This Sneak Peak to the Brad PaisleyOpening Act Episode! Brad Paisley Headphone Contest Details: Step 1: Comment below with your Top 3 Brad Paisley Song Ever! Step 2: Share this post via Facebook or Twitter! Step 3: Tune into the August 20th episode of Opening Act! Contest Guidelines: * Prizes were provided by Hip Genius. * Entries must be received by Friday, August 20th. * Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one. * 3 Winners will be drawn Monday, August 20th from comments on THIS post and will be notified individually. Here is Brad Paisley Chatting with Tanner Patrick!
Fan of Love and Theft? WIN A Signed Album! Country music duo, Love and Theftrecently released their brand new album, Love and Theft. Luckily, for you, we’ve got three signed albums, and we’re giving them away! Here’s how this is gonna work. We’ve got four lyric excerpts below from Love and Theft songs. All you need to do is correctly identify the songs the lyrics are from…for 3 out 4! Comment below, number 1-4 and let us know your guess for each! We will choose three random winners from those who get at least three correct answers! Love and Theft Signed Album Contest! 1. “…It sounds like a good time going down at the other end. You got a new love, got a new life, a whole new set of friends…” 2. “…I’m up for just laying in bed, shutting it down for once instead…” 3. “…We like it loud, crank it up to eleven. I wanna see the whole wide world two-steppin’…” 4. “…I’d say I’m doin’ fine. She hadn’t tried to kiss me, but I’m pretty sure it’s crossed her mind…” Important Guidelines * Prizes were provided by Sony Music. * Entries must be received by Friday, August 10th. * Winners will not be eligible for another prize drawing until 90days after this one. * 3 Winners will be drawn Friday, April 17th from comments on THIS post and will be notified individually.
Rascal Flatts’ “Come Wake Me Up” Contest Has Begun! Do you know someone who looks “interesting” when they wake up? Maybe they look good, bad, funny or mad…send Rascal Flatts a picture and some details behind why it’s special (including who’s in the photo, what time they woke up, and why they look the way they do), and you could win a Rascal Flatts prize pack. The prize pack includes Rascal Flatts T-Shirts for you and the people in your photo, a set of Rascal Flatts guitar picks, and an autographed Changed CD featuring Rascal Flatts latest hit “Come Wake Me Up.” Two runner-ups will also receive Rascal Flatts T-shirts for themselves and the people in their submitted photo. Be creative and have fun. Visit the Flatt Dog Pound for specific instructions on how to enter.