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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

Fatale Enthusiasten
Pop 352 19
Underground Warrior
Elly Lyn
Movie Score 634 51
Anno Nühm
Singer-Songwriter 299 25
Fabricio Linardi
Fusion 278 26
St. Tropez
Pop 148 6

New comments

Anno Nühm at 13.08.2020 00:13 about Dream by AATMA:

Bin zwar zu alt für diese Musik. Hört sich aber gut an. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 13.08.2020 00:05 about Feel That Way by 2nd Life:

Schön gesungen, schön arrangiert, schön produziert. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 13.08.2020 00:01 about Blätterteig by getHIGHfiona:

Der Song groovt erbarmungslos. Was für coole Sounds. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:54 about Phönix V by La Déesse:

Tolle Atmosphäre. Klingt super. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:49 about Wir bleiben daheim by Wave Truman(prod. Chewkas Connect) :

Perfekt vorgetragener Supertext mit schönen Chords unterlegt. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:43 about Irmageddon by Markus Gottschlich:

Schöne Komposition, gut aufgenommen. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:33 about Das Karussell by Keil ( Moviesound ):

Klingt super präsent. Das zieht einen richtig rein. Dynamik voll ausgereizt. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:29 about Pretty by Alisa:

Leben pur... Gerne etwas lauter. Mein Vote

Anno Nühm at 12.08.2020 23:24 about Forgiving by Sal:

Und nicht zu vergessen: Ein wunderschön gesetzter drückender Bass... Mein Vote

Fatale Enthusiasten at 12.08.2020 23:21 about Anthropozän by Fatale Enthusiasten:

Danke für Dein Interesse, das hören wir natürlich gerne!

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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