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Enter the HOFA Song Contest

This international online competition for musicians and music producers is starting for the sixth time. Convince the HOFA jury of your skills and collect votes in the online voting. There is no fee to participate!

Present your song worldwide

The HOFA Song Contest is open to artists from every genre. We will make your talent heard, provide you with a stage for your music – and offer the chance to win attractive cash and non-cash prizes with a total value of over €20,000.

How to enter the contest

Register for a new account or log in to your existing account. Click on the “Upload” menu button to start the upload process. Fill out the form and then click on “Start upload.” Your song is now public!

Listen, vote and leave a comment
  • This is a public contest, so your song will be heard by fans and music lovers from all over the world.
  • Only as a participant, you can vote for other songs.
  • Registered guests can comment on your song.
Terms and conditions

Any solo artist, band, project etc. can participate with one of their original songs. Remixes and cover versions are excluded. Every participant can upload their song until August 3rd.

The musical genre of your song is not relevant, because there are several main categories in each of which winners will be determined. These are the available categories:

  • Pop
  • Electronic Music
  • Hip-Hop / Soul / R’n’B
  • Rock & Heavy
  • Traditional & Folk
  • World & other genres
Learn more ›
Contest timeline

The contest starts

01 JUN 2021


Closing date

03 AUG 2021


End of user voting

24 AUG 2021


The jury voting begins

25 AUG 2021


The winners are announced

31 AUG 2021

About HOFA

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New comments

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:54 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke ! Ja machen wir gerne!

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:53 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Ja Studio wäre auch spannend und kommt auch noch mal. Dieses Projekt hat uns über den Lockdown gerettet auch das analoge experimentieren war sehr spannend.

Prysmental at 02.08.2021 14:53 about Dir Maria by Werner W. aus F.:

Wow, echt Klasse! Echt ein schönes atmosphärisches Arrangement :-)

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:52 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke! Machen wir !

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:51 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke! Ja die Aufnahme hat Spaß gemacht und wir haben viel gelernt dabei !

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:50 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke! Hören wir uns an !

Prysmental at 02.08.2021 14:49 about Salima (Instrumental) by Prysmental:

Vielen Dank ;-)

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:49 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke! Machen wir

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:49 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke ! Wir schauen mal vorbei

Button Rouge at 02.08.2021 14:48 about Mama by Button Rouge:

Danke ! Machen wir!

Win Over €20,000 in Cash and Prizes!

There will be a main prize donated by HOFA in each of the six categories. In addition, a lot of attractive special prizes will be awarded – we are very happy about the support from our sponsors!

6x €500 € main prize
Native Instruments KOMPLETE 13 ULTIMATE Collector's Edition
Neumann KH 80 DSP pair of monitors
Celemony Melodyne 5
Steinberg UR-RT4
AKG C451 B (65th Anniversary Edition)
Steinberg Cubase 11 Pro
SPL Phonitor One d
Toontrack Superior Drummer
Adam Audio T8V pair of monitors
SHURE SM7B microphone
Ableton Live 11
Native Instruments MASCHINE MIKRO
Steinberg Absolute 4 Collection
Focusrite Scarlett 4i4
Soundtoys 5 Bundle
Sennheiser HD 300 Pro
2x Loopcloud Professional for 1 year
Novation Launchkey 49
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
50x HOFA-College song analysis
300x €20 HOFA voucher (College, Plugins, Akustik)
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