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Enter the HOFA Song Contest

For the fifth time now, the international online competition for musicians and music producers is opening its doors. Mobilise your fan base for the user voting and convince the HOFA jury of your skills. The participation is free of charge!

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.

Listen, vote and leave a comment

Both contestants and music fans can discover new artists and vote for their favourites.

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
More info ›
Contest timeline

The contest starts

01 JUN 2020


Closing date

03 AUG 2020


End of user voting

24 AUG 2020


The jury voting begins

25 AUG 2020


The winners are announced

31 AUG 2020

About HOFA

Founded more than 30 years ago as a recording studio, HOFA divided into the following areas of music production and audio engineering:

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The patent remedy for optimum room acoustics – learn more ›

Intelligent audio plugins for PC & Mac – learn more ›

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Recording, mixing & mastering studios – learn more ›

New songs

Fatale Enthusiasten
Pop 371 20
Underground Warrior
Elly Lyn
Movie Score 650 51
Anno Nühm
Singer-Songwriter 330 28
Fabricio Linardi
Fusion 281 26
St. Tropez
Pop 150 6

New comments

PeterLewysPreston at 14.08.2020 01:28 about Best Friends Boy by Lena Zacharias:

Coole Nummer. Auf die Selbstbeweihräucherung im Beschreibungstext hätte man allerdings verzichten können.

BlackSun Studio at 14.08.2020 01:15 about P.I.N.E.A.L. - KaleidoScoop by BlackSun Studio:

Hi, thank you for what you said about our track. Your proposal may interest us, write to, greetings from Italy.

Stefan Krznaric at 14.08.2020 01:07 about Sense of Duty by Stefan Krznaric:

Vielen lieben Dank es freut mich sehr, dass es dir gefällt!🙏🏻

DJ LAI - CHI / TOP \ STUDIO SYDNEY at 14.08.2020 01:06 about where are u hidding by DJ LAI - CHI / TOP \ STUDIO SYDNEY:


Salem at 14.08.2020 00:03 about Boogie down by Salem:


Salem at 14.08.2020 00:02 about Boogie down by Salem:


LICHT at 14.08.2020 00:01 about Seh ich aus wie 'ne Bank? by LICHT:

Da fühle ich mich sehr geehrt , vielen Dank! Die Art, wie Du geschrieben hast, läßt mich vermuten, daß wir uns kennen. Kann das sein?

Sandhuman at 13.08.2020 23:44 about Schüttel-Song by gringojay:

Coole Nummer,weiter so

Kalinka at 13.08.2020 23:37 about Seh ich aus wie 'ne Bank? by LICHT:

Top solides, professionelles Handwerk! Wie wir's halt gelernt haben, gelle ;-) Aber ohne Talent wäre sowas nicht möglich, und das kann man nicht lernen. Satt arrangiert, gut...

Seasick Dolphins at 13.08.2020 22:09 about Days of Thunder by Seasick Dolphins:

Danke für die Rückmeldung!

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 Maschine
Steinberg Cubase PRO
Focusrite ISA One
Adam T8V
Toontrack Superior Drummer + 1x SDX Expansion
Steinberg UR-RT4
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49
Ableton Live 10 Standard
Adam Studio Pro SP-5
Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio with Mic
Shure Beta 87a
Steinberg Dorico Pro
Novation Launchpad X
3x Vengeance VPS Avenger
3x Sonarworks Reference 4 Headphone Edition
100x HOFA Song Analysis
200x €20 HOFA Voucher (College, Plugins, Akustik)
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