LIT Songwriting

Celebrating the art of songwriting, the LIT Songwriting Awards category pays tribute to lyricists and composers who transform words and melodies into captivating stories and melodies that touch the hearts of audiences. Whether you're a topliner, lyricist, or composer, this is where your craftsmanship is recognized and honored.

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categories

LS24001. A Cappella
LS24002. Absolute Music
LS24003. Acoustic
LS24004. Adult Contemporary
LS24005. Alternative Country
LS24006. Ambient Music
LS24007. Americana
LS24008. Ballads
LS24009. Beat Box
LS24010. Bluegrass
LS24011. Blues
LS24012. Bossa Nova
LS24013. Britpop
LS24014. Children
LS24015. Choir
LS24016. Christian
LS24017. Christmas
LS24018. Classical
LS24019. Collaboration
LS24020. Comedy
LS24021. Contemporary Christian / Gospel
LS24022. Country
LS24023. Cover Song
LS24024. Dance/Electronica
LS24025. Disc Jockey (DJ)
LS24026. Dub
LS24027. EDM (Electronic Dance Music)
LS24028. Electronic
LS24029. Folk
LS24030. Funk
LS24031. Fusion
LS24032. Hip-hop
LS24033. Holiday Song (Any Holiday)
LS24034. House
LS24035. Indie
LS24036. Indie / Alt. Rock
LS24037. Inspirational
LS24038. Instrumental
LS24039. Jam
LS24040. Jazz
LS24041. Jungle
LS24042. Latin
LS24043. Love Song
LS24044. Metal/Hardcore
LS24045. New Age
LS24046. Novelty
LS24047. Pop
LS24048. Post Rock
LS24049. Progressive Rock
LS24050. R&B
LS24051. Rap/Hip-Hop
LS24052. Reggae/Ska/Dancehall
LS24053. Rhythm & Blues (R&B)
LS24054. Rock
LS24055. Rock / Alt
LS24056. Rock / Hard Rock
LS24057. Social Action
LS24058. Social Impact Song
LS24059. Soft Rock
LS24060. Soul
LS24061. Spoken Word
LS24062. Story Song
LS24063. Teen
LS24064. Theatre
LS24065. Traditional
LS24066. Trip-Hop
LS24067. Urban
LS24068. World
LS24069. World Beat
LS24070. World Music
LS24071. World Traditional
LS24000. Customize your categories:
FS24001. Best Arranging
FS24002. Best Collaboration Song
FS24003. Best Composer
FS24004. Best Lyricist
FS24005. Best New Songwriter
FS24006. Best Original Song for Film/TV
FS24007. Best Socially Conscious Song
FS24008. Best Songwriter
FS24009. Best Songwriting
FS24010. Best Songwriting Album
FS24011. Best Songwriting Collaboration
FS24012. Best Songwriting in a Specific Genre
FS24013. Best Songwriting Performance
FS24014. Best Songwriting Production
FS24015. Best Songwriting Team

Deadlines & Fees

The LIT Music Awards aims to to recognize a wider range of talents across the music industry, ensuring that all individuals talents, outstanding labels, and renowned power houses are celebrated globally for their magnum opuses.

2024 Entry Period Early Bird
(Nov 10 - Dec 13, 2023)
Regular
(Dec 14, 2023 - Jan 24, 2024)
Final
(Jan 25 - Feb 21, 2024)
Final Extension
(Feb 22 - Apr 24, 2024)
First Entry $90 $100 $110 $120
Additional Category $70 $80 $90 $100
Additional Entry $90 $100 $110 $120
Bundle Entries Package: $400 for 5 Credits
Early Results Announcement: April 5, 2024 (Entries Submitted before April 3)
Full Results Announcement: May 15, 2024 (Entries Submitted after April 3)

*Fees are non-refundable. Withdrawn entries (whether withdrawn by entrant or by the LIT Music Awards for the entrant's failure to comply with the entry rules) will NOT be refunded. Multiple categories must be submitted with your initial entry in order to be counted as “additional categories”.

*The LIT Music Awards and International Awards Associate’s decision are final in its sole discretion and binding in relation to all matters relating to Competitions and may not be subject to any discussions or correspondence.

2024 Benefits and recognition

The LIT Music of the Year will receive a complimentary statuette and a professionally designed certificate to celebrate their win. The winning entries will be highlighted on the main page of the LIT Talent Awards website, and published on our official social media platforms.

In addition, Platinum, Gold and Silver winners will receive a complimentary certificate, press release template, as well as graphic downloads for marketing purposes. Winners in these categories may choose to purchase their respective LIT Music Awards statuette with a reasonable fee.

LIT Music Awards STATUETTES

The LIT Music & Category Winners of the Year will receive a complimentary statuette and a professionally designed certificate to celebrate their win.

ONLINE MEDIA INTERVIEW

All winners will get chance to showcase your winning music with a published interview on our third party media partner – Muse.World’s website.

DEDICATED WINNER'S PAGE

Every winner gets a dedicated Winner’s Page for up-to 5 years to promote your achievement on our correspondence, social media, websites, and more.
2024 Benefits / Winning Level LIT Music Of the Year Categories Winners Platinum Winners Gold Winners Silver Winners
LIT Music Awards Statuette
Seasonal Features on LIT’s Winners Highlight Section
Listed in Official Winner Press Release
Priority Features on LIT Music Awards e-Newsletter
Spotlighted Winner Article on Media Partner Site – Muse.World
Dedicated Social Media Posts
Exclusive Access to Winner’s Interview
Dedicated Winner’s Page
Eligible to Purchase LITO Statuette
Winner Certificate
Winner’s Digital Badge
Press Release Template

The LIT Music Awards and International Awards Associate’s decision are final in its sole discretion and binding in relation to all matters relating to Competitions and may not be subject to any discussions or correspondence.

submission format

You can submit your entries by uploading your video link from YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud, Vimeo, or any other online mediums, that will take judges directly to the work.

If there are any supporting images/PDFs/documents, it should be saved under 4MB.

*It is recommended that you keep your synopsis to approximately 350 words. The project description should strengthen your entry, as well as provide the jury with a better understanding of your submission. A written translation or adaptation must accompany non-English entries.