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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:

Online academy for audio engineering & music production – learn more ›

The patent remedy for optimum room acoustics – learn more ›

Intelligent audio plugins for PC & Mac – learn more ›

The best choice for your CD & vinyl duplication – learn more ›

Recording, mixing & mastering studios – learn more ›

New songs

Hip-Hop 4 0
Love Interruption
Aayush Rathi
Metal 4 0
Electronic Music 3 0
Rock & Heavy 41 8

New comments

Cytasis at 03.08.2020 19:58 about Two Hands by Kiko:

Hehe coole Sache, man hört die Leidenschaft zur Musik:) Wünsch euch viel erfolg hier:)

Kiko at 03.08.2020 19:55 about Two Hands by Kiko:

Hi Vielen Dank für dein positives Feedback. Ja wir wollten uns ein wenig „absetzen“ durch ein wenig seichteres mastering und Eigenheit im Klang. Dazu gehört vor allem das...

Freddy at 03.08.2020 19:43 about Small Sailor by pschuessler:

Einfach zum entspannen! Sehr positive Atmosphere!

Cytasis at 03.08.2020 19:32 about Schichtdienst by Freddy:

Wollte schreiben "Die Stimmung ist eine ganz Eigene" da ist mir wohl der Kater übers keyboard gelaufen :D

Cytasis at 03.08.2020 19:25 about Schichtdienst by Freddy:

Die Stimmung ist wirklich eine ganz eine, cool gemacht! Ich schließ mich hier Adam an und Vote von mir:)

Cytasis at 03.08.2020 19:22 about Two Hands by Kiko:

Sehr schön, ich meine mich zu erinnern das du letztes Jahr auch was fettes hochgeladen hast! Mix und Master find ich sehr cool und im Gegensatz zu anderen Vertretern dieses...

M!RO at 03.08.2020 19:19 about Sjećanje by Viljem Lutz:

Good work, dad (:

Viljem Lutz at 03.08.2020 19:15 about Eiskaffee by Johan Weigel:

Das Solo ist hammer! Da kommt gipsy-feeling rüber bis zum geht-nicht-mehr!!

Rosi Schlotterhose at 03.08.2020 19:14 about Tanz im Neonlicht by Der Tanzbär:

Cooler Song,Rosi tanzt im Neonlicht!

Marty at 03.08.2020 19:14 about Magnetisch verrückt by Marty:

Vielen lieben Dank Rosi :)

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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