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Your Sound - Your Lyrics - Your Song

Write your own songs, fiddle with lyrics, create compositions! SONGS - the songwriting competition in cooperation with the Stiftung Bildung und Soziales der Sparda Bank Baden-Württemberg will take place for the sixth time in 2021 and will once again give young songwriters the chance to stand on the big stage with their song.

Participants can apply solo or as a band - also in cooperation with their teachers and educational specialists - with their strongest song. The best ideas will be rewarded with attractive prizes!

There are prizes in kind worth a total of 10,000 € for the musical equipment of schools, music schools and youth centres. In addition, the winners will receive professional coaching at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Apply now with your song and your music video
until 16. July 2021

Apply online - only in German

Our jury
  • Prof. Udo Dahmen - Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg & Vice President German Music Council
  • Andreas Küchle - Head of Marketing at Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg
  • Michelle Leonard - Songwriter (BMG), Artist (Solamay), Publisher (Edition Dolsira, Universal Music Publishing)
  • Nadime Romdhane - Deputy head of music bigFM
  • MINE - artist

The grand SONGS finale will take place on 17.09.2021 at the SpardaWelt Eventcenter in Stuttgart.

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, we cannot yet make a concrete statement about whether there will be a live concert. We ask for your understanding and will inform you on this page about the current developments.

We are looking forward to many SONGS!

Songs Winner 2019

The Stiftung Bildung und Soziales of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg is the funding partner for SONGS. Social and cultural commitment has always been an integral part of the corporate philosophy of the regionally rooted Sparda-Bank. The Sparda-Bank sees itself as a promotional partner that constantly sets new impulses, draws attention, makes opportunities possible and opens doors - as it does with the SONGS songwriting competition.

For more information on the contest, training and terms and conditions, please visit the SONGS Facebook page and YouTube.

For questions, please contact the Popakademie SONGS team by e-mail at songs@popakademie.de or by phone +49 621 533 972 18.