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Songwriters & producers can win share of £100k cash prize with Salute Music Makers

In Other by Nick Russell

Salut Music Makers contest

Aiming to provide an alternative talent platform to mainstream offerings like The X-Factor and The Voice, Salute Music Makers is a pioneering enterprise redefining the face of the music industry.

Entrants to the Salute Music Makers competition stand the chance of winning £50,000 cash top prize, while 5 other shortlisted finalists will each receive £10,000, no strings attached.

The idea behind the project is to create an accessible and fair opportunity for a diverse range of songwriters and music producers. This way they can showcase their talents, tapping into the DIY generation of music making.

Salute’s competition is like no other; whilst representing the multi-cultural diversity of the UK and covering all genres. Salute will fuse social media and Digital TV, utilising Facebook and working in partnership with Unilad.

Check out their website here, and find out how you can get involved!

These are the dates you need to know about relating to the comp!

APRIL 2017 – COMPETITION OPENS – Salute website (desktop and mobile) open for music makers to enter the competition.


Entry catalogue released to the public. Huge marketing campaign to get millions of eye-balls to listen, watch, share music, vote, rate songs and build playlists.

– Salute production team together with respected curators listen, rate, and create Top 100 Songs.

AUGUST 2017 –  The demo

top 100 tracks are assembled for a final public vote, conducted through the Salute app and website.

Pioneering campaign on the worlds biggest social media platform to guarantee millions of eyeballs on the top 100 MusicMakers.

SEPTEMBER 2017 – 6 FINALISTS – The top six tracks, as voted for by the public, go through to the – The two stage Salute Finals.