The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is Now Taking Submissions.

Now is your chance to enter what the NY Times calls “the songwriting competition to take note of,” and for a chance to share in over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize of $25,000 cash and over $25,000 in prizes.

Renowned for having the most prestigious judges of any music competition in the world, ISC’s judging panel is comprised of high-profile recording artists and influential music industry professionals.

Judges for this year include:

Tom Waits, Jeff Beck, Nas, Martina McBride, Robert Smith (The Cure), Derek Trucks, Janelle Monae, Monte Lipman (President of Universal Republic Records), and many more. For entry information and a complete list of judges, please visit: