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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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New songs

Feel Love
Mel Vinyl
Jungle 4 1
We are the Robots
Faces do Ego
Electronic Music 46 7
They are coming for me
Synthie Pop 139 21
Lass uns fliegen gehen
Dario Zeitler
German Schlager 8 0
Hip-Hop 13 1

New comments

Cytasis at 05.06.2020 16:03 about Pulse Of The City by Cytasis:

Riesen Dank für das Vote, freut mich wirklich sehr wenns gefällt! :)

The Cup Allgaeu at 05.06.2020 15:51 about Traveller Minds by Triangel:

Cooler Track, Vote!

Onur C. at 05.06.2020 15:37 about Dark Light by Onur C.:

Thanks. Good luck to you, too.

The Cup Allgaeu at 05.06.2020 15:03 about Reality by The Cup Allgaeu:


Klaus Brandenburg at 05.06.2020 14:59 about Auge Des Sturms by Evo!:

Klar bzw. Ehrensache :) Und haupsächlich, um wieder gute Independent-Mucke zu hören!

Cytasis at 05.06.2020 14:57 about abstand by toeericht:

Still und heimlich haben sie sich hier her geschlichen :D. Hammer Intro gefolgt von einer schönen Klangwelt. Aufbau und Song gefällt mir echt gut! Geht gut ab, Vote von mir! :)...

Evo! at 05.06.2020 14:26 about Auge Des Sturms by Evo!:

Vielen Dank für dein Feedback :) Bist du dieses Jahr auch wieder dabei?

Evo! at 05.06.2020 14:24 about Auge Des Sturms by Evo!:

Das sind die HS7 .. Kleines Upgrade seit dem letzten Jahr :D Das richtige Cover zum Song kommt aber noch. Danke dir für dein Feedback und dein Vote :)

Eric Regelin at 05.06.2020 14:19 about Vengeance of the North by Eric Regelin:

Danke dir auch ;-)

Triangel at 05.06.2020 14:07 about Time to burn by CC33:

Good luck

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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