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Join the HOFA Song Contest!

This international competition for musicians and music producers is online for the seventh time. Convince the HOFA jury of your skills and collect votes in the public 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 €25,000.

How you can participate

Register for a new account or log in to your existing account. Click on "Upload" in the menu to start the upload process. Fill out the form and then click "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. Each and everyone is invited to cast their votes and leave comments.

About HOFA

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

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

HOFA-Akustik
The patent remedy for optimum room acoustics – learn more ›

HOFA-Plugins
Intelligent audio plugins for PC & Mac – learn more ›

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

HOFA-Studios
Recording, mixing & mastering studios – learn more ›

Win over €25,000 in cash and prizes!

There will be a main prize of €500 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
6x Audience Award: Sennheiser HD 560S
Neumann KH 80 DSP pair of monitors
Toontrack Superior Drummer + 2x SDX
Focusrite Clarett+ 4Pre
Teufel ROCKSTER AIR Bluetooth speaker
Steinberg Dorico Pro 4
Steinberg Cubase Pro 12
KORG Minilogue XD
2x Arturia V Collection 9
Soundtoys 5 bundle
Steinberg Absolute 5
Image-Line FL Studio All Plugins Edition
SPL Phonitor One
Spectrasonics Omnisphere
ADAM Audio T7V pair of monitors
SHURE SM7B microphone
Ableton Live 11 Standard
Novation Circuit Rhythm
AKG C214 condenser microphone
Avid Pro Tools Studio Annual Licence
PreSonus Studio One 5 Professional
beyerdynamic M 90 PRO X microphone
Sennheiser MK4 microphone
M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61
Akai Professional MPC Studio
König & Meyer Pair of monitor stands
Image-Line FL Studio Producer Edition
3x RØDE NT1-A Recording Set
beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO headphones
AKG K371 Over-ear headphones
5x Sommer cable mix for studio & stage
2x König & Meyer Microphone stand
20x HOFA-College song analysis
333x €20 HOFA voucher (College, Plugins, Akustik)
View prizes
Contest timeline
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The contest starts

JUN 1, 2022

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Closing date

AUG 3, 2022

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Start of jury sessions

AUG 8, 2022

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End of public voting

AUG 24, 2022

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The winners are announced

AUG 31, 2022

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 3.

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 & Miscellaneous
See contest rules and FAQ ›

Songs

 
The Things You Make Me Do
OpenHouse
Funk 318 80
 
I am Pure Country
Country Manny
Country 43 9
 
The Mirror - Peter & Paul & Hr. Marin © 2021
Peter Paul Marin
Singer-Songwriter 173 25
 
Max Joss & Mau Montekio - Ilusión
maumontekio
Synthie Pop 536 85
 
Gone (Prod. megaTRONG)
IBY.OG
Hip-Hop 19 7

New comments

Sometimes... at 17.08.2022 01:11 about Diva by MA-JA:

Dankeschön, aber was denkst du Ma-Ja über mein Lied ?

Sometimes... at 17.08.2022 01:04 about The Game by CasualFriday:

WOW! Kunstwerk!!!!!!!! Ich kenne nicht genug Worte, um dieses musikalische Meisterwerk zu beschreiben. Vote. Viel Glück!

Siegmar Winter at 17.08.2022 01:03 about Crossroads of spoil by Siegmar Winter:

Danke, freut mich wenn dir der song zugesagt hat.

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Sometimes... at 17.08.2022 00:20 about No One Is Like You by TSTstudios:

You made a musical masterpiece here, my friend... I've been listening to this song for 2 months and I can't get enough of it... Respect. You have my vote!

Sometimes... at 17.08.2022 00:09 about Nibbling 'Round (the Edges of the Dark Night of My Soul) by blisshome:

Nice country song and also very country photo with some fresh green grass! Vote.