THE RACE

THE RACE

THE RACE

THE RACE
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Songwriting and Video Challenge

Songwriting and Video Challenge


HOW TO JOIN



ALL OVER THE WORLD

ALL OVER THE WORLD


The Race is a songwriting and viral video competition
for all artists worldwide

The Race is a songwriting and viral video competition for all artists worldwide


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Record your songs, live gigs, and other amazing feats on video.
Send them, get heard by Pros, get promoted, and WIN

Record your songs, live gigs, and other amazing feats on video. Send them, get heard by Pros, get promoted, and WIN

Record your songs, live gigs, and other amazing feats on video. Send them, get heard by Pros, get promoted, and WIN


Winners will play live at The Global Battle of the Bands GBOB World Final as their country's representative

Winners from each country will play live at The Global Battle of the Bands World Final as their country's representative

Winners from each country will play live at The Global Battle of the Bands World Final as their country's representative


PRIZES AND PRIVILEDGES

PRIZES AND PRIVILEDGES


PLAY LIVE AT THE GLOBAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS WORLD FINAL

PLAY LIVE AT THE GLOBAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS WORLD FINAL



GBOB is The Global Battle of the Bands - the worldwide music competition for bands playing their own songs - live. Live Competitions happen in different countries around the world, and the winners will go to the GBOB World Final.

No GBOB Live competition in your country? Win the The Race online and go directly to the World Final as your country's representative. Or, there's a live competition in your country, but your band was eliminated along the way? You can still make it to the GBOB World Final if you win The Race.   

SEE GBOB

GET HEARD BY INDUSTRY PROS

GET HEARD BY INDUSTRY PROS



Judges and A&R in The Race and in GBOB are Industry Pros - Labels, Promoters, DJs, Amazing Musicians and Songwriters, and other guests who have the potential to help you make your music better, and get your music out to more fans on a wider scale.

SEE JUDGES

GET PROMOTED AND WIN A HUGE WORTH OF MUSIC PRIZES

GET PROMOTED AND WIN A HUGE WORTH OF MUSIC PRIZES



Get a chance to be promoted by viral video currators, playlist currators and radio, video, and TV Partners. Win special products and services from Partners and Sponsors from around the world. More to be announced soon!

SEE PARTNERS AND PRIZES

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3 STEPS TO ENTER THE RACE

3 STEPS TO ENTER THE RACE


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STEP 1

HOW TO JOIN

HOW TO JOIN


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STEP 2

HOW TO WIN

HOW TO WIN


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STEP 3

FINISH THE RACE

FINISH THE RACE



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STEP 1


Send your Best Songs and Videos

Send your Best Songs and Videos





RULES & GUIDELINES

WARNING : PLEASE READ CAREFULLY






SEND THREE ORIGINAL SONGS


Judging criteria mainly depends on the general appeal, form, melodies, and hooks in a song.
You may send a maximum three songs. If you send only one or two, thats fine.

Judging criteria mainly depends on the general appeal, form, melodies, and hooks in a song. You may send a maximum three songs. If you send only one or two, thats fine.


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SEND THREE LIVE PERFORMANCE VIDEOS


Judging criteria mainly depends on artist or band's general performance appeal.
You may send a maximum of three videos. If you send only one or two, that's fine.

Judging criteria mainly depends on artist or band's general performance appeal. You may send a maximum of three videos. If you send only one or two, that's fine.


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SEND A MUSIC VIDEO


Judging criteria mainly depends on artistry and general appeal of the video.

Judging criteria mainly depends on artistry and general appeal of the video.


 
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SEND A VIRAL VIDEO


Videos can range from instrumental videos, stage dives, to cat videos, prank videos, funny videos, and anything else, as long as it's related to your own original songs and that you are on it. Judging criteria mainly depends on how many unique votes, likes, shares, or views, a video receives.

Videos can range from instrumental videos, stage dives, to cat videos, prank videos, funny videos, and anything else, as long as it's related to your own original songs and that you are on it. Judging criteria mainly depends on how many unique votes, likes, shares, or views, a video receives.


 
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AFTER SENDING

AFTER SENDING


Please wait 24 hours for our A&R to review your song and video submissions. Afterwards, you will receive an email when your songs and/or videos are now confirmed and posted online in The Race. 

In that email, you will receive the link to STEP 2

Please wait 24 hours for our A&R to review your song and video submissions. Afterwards, you will receive an email when your songs and/or videos are now confirmed and posted online in The Race. 

In that email, you will receive the link to STEP 2


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