Every month there is at least one winner.

New platform. New rules.

We no longer work with Spotify embeds. You will need to upload your song on our platform. Accepted formats: mp3, wav, ogg, FLAC, or AIFF.

Submissions will open again later this summer.

Past entries are listed here.

Combines powerful beats with ground-shaking guitar riffs and a lyric-driven, melodic vocal style.

Delivers a soothing melodic respite along with a sense of spiritual awakening, and features the kind of inspiration and brightness that is rare in a world of mainstream copycats.

Our first winner of the year started his career making covers of his favorite songs and posting them on YouTube.

Another fantastic group of songs from all over the world.

Hello music fans, the Axel family is moving to upstate New York and the internet connection is bad for the moment.

With almost 50 entries, we have another great bunch of songs. As always, we were very impressed by the quality of submissions.

We shut down the contest page in October for some serious design work. Voting is now optimized for mobile, faster page speeds, and a better experience all around. — Photo credit: Jess Bailey

This folk-rock toe-tapper combines a wistful sense of romance with a feeling that the best is yet to come.

Top songs will go on to round 2 as part of our Fresh Finds playlist. Share this page with your friends to collect more votes.