The 2nd Annual Music Pipeline Competition

2018 Season Opens in February

The Music Pipeline Competition searches for artists worldwide and connects them with industry for placement in film, television, and commercials.

Presented by Pipeline Media Group, the contest carries on a 20-year company history of introducing exceptional talent to Hollywood. As PMG has done with Script Pipeline, we work one-on-one with all competition selections to help launch and foster lasting careers in the entertainment industry. The winner of Season 2 receives $5,000 plus long-term exposure to music supervisors, independent producers, and executives scouting a wide range of original voices.

All genres accepted—both unsigned and signed bands, solo artists, and composers may submit.

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Submission Criteria

  • Artists must send an MP3 of their song by secure file upload, or by providing a link to the song hosted on SoundCloud, ReverbNation, Musicbed, YouTube, etc.
  • Entries will be judged on their commercial viability, creativity, production quality, arrangement, lyrics (if applicable), and by our general impression of the composition.
  • Accepting unsigned and signed artists across all genres.
  • Must be at least 18 to enter. If submitting on behalf of a band or client, the individual registering must own or co-own the rights to the music.

View full terms here

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Awards

Grand Prize Winner (1) – announced TBD

  • $2,500
  • Immediate industry circulation and consideration for placement in film, television, and commercials
  • Meetings with producers and music supervisors based in Los Angeles

Runners-up (2) – announced TBD

  • $1,000 total ($500 to each runner-up)

The Grand Prize Winner and Runners-up also receive the following:

  • Long-term exposure to music supervisors, producers, and agents and guidance by Music PIpeline execs
  • Additional review of other albums or music recorded by the artist
  • Exclusive invitations to industry events hosted by Pipeline Media Group

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Industry Judges

Our network is comprised of Hollywood producers, agents, managers, and music supervisors in need of tracks for upcoming projects. Some of their most recent notable films include:

        

       

Season 1 Results

Grand Prize Winner

“Ahead” by Sunday Night Syndrome (Lyon, France)

Runners-up

“Roland” by STICKMEN (London, United Kingdom)
“Treetop Clouds” by TOJI (Portland, Oregon, USA)
“Always In My Heart” by Tia Lynn (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

For industry requests, contact: industry@musicpipeline.com

About Pipeline Media Group

The divisions of Pipeline Media Group seek exceptional talent for a film and television landscape continuously pursuing bold, unique voices. Established in 1999 as Script Pipeline, a forerunner in screenplay coverage and the distinct hands-on method of connecting writers worldwide to Hollywood, the company has since branched out to consider literary, music, and produced content via Book Pipeline and Film Pipeline. A filter for over 15,000 scripts, TV pilots, books, and short films reviewed annually, PMG has supplied its comprehensive network of executives with countless clients and projects.

All PMG sites share the same mission: to advance the goals of original artists, support diversity and socially conscious storytelling, encourage new generations of creatives, and foster a much-needed outlet for those with limited access to the entertainment industry.