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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 ›

New songs

 
epic chords
PigeonAndrew
Psychodelic 2 2
 
Heroic
Orchester Enthusiast
Movie Score 4 2
 
past life
DieterB
Lounge 5 1
 
Pleasant Air
Apeiron
Ambient 18 8
 
The Thrill Is Gone
'Mo' Davis
R'n'B 13 3

New comments

Alex singt . . . at 25.06.2022 14:52 about Betet für mich by Alex singt . . .:

Danke dir für die guten Worte - das freut mich natürlich besonders. Joah soviel muss man wahrscheinlich nicht mehr...

DJ Andy de Gage' at 25.06.2022 14:44 about The Air Tonight by piotr.kozak:

Na Hallo, dass geht ja nach vorne. Cooler Track 👍

Kayee at 25.06.2022 14:24 about Can A Song Save A Life by Kayee:

Vielen Dank 😃✌️

Arthur Francis at 25.06.2022 14:23 about Pleasant Air by Apeiron :

Ich höre da einen Rickenbacker Bass heraus.....? Klasse gemacht. Vote.....

El Delfina at 25.06.2022 14:19 about Can A Song Save A Life by Kayee:

Die Nummer gefällt mir sehr gut! Toller Text, schöne Stimme! Aber auch gut produziert! VOTE! :)

Arthur Francis at 25.06.2022 14:17 about epic chords by PigeonAndrew:

Super....hat bisschen was von von Deep Purple und Pink Floyd. Hört sich an wie ein B3...? VOTE

El Delfina at 25.06.2022 14:17 about Drama by Fabio Schnurr:

Coole, leichte und solide Nummer! Locker und frei gerappt! Cooler Beat! VOTE! :)

El Delfina at 25.06.2022 14:15 about AL.X- Bilder by Alx:

Tolle Nummer, schöner Aufgebaut! Auch vom Text her, der hat Sinn! Ich gebe dir ein Vote! :)

Thomas_Gilz at 25.06.2022 14:13 about Drop that beat by Thomas_Gilz:

Danke schön El Delfina für die netten Worte und Dein Vote!

El Delfina at 25.06.2022 14:13 about Sometimes by SYMMETRIS:

Coole Gitarrenklänge! Der Song reißt einen richtig mit! Sehr schön, von mir gibt es ein Vote! :)