COMPO-10 - WEEKLY SONG-COMPETITION,
COMPLETELY FREE AND JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT!
we feature 10 artists on Compo-10.They
rank each other and the ones who have been ranked best are featured on
this page (check below). The winner of each week's competition gets to
join a final that will be held after there has been 10 competitions. The
10 winners will rank each other in the final. Check
out the winners
of the previous contests
your music to be heard?
Want your music to get ranked?
Then join the competition on Compo-10
the artists featured send in their votes - Your placement doesn't depend
on how many friends you have like in many online contests. Artists can
join with music from any site where music can be easily downloaded/streamed.
Check out the instructions (in seventeen languages) at this page.
During weeks 101 - 170 the weekly contests will feature songs from
the same genre only (alternative, blues, classical, country, easy listening,
electronic, hip hop/rap/urban, jazz, latin, metal, pop/rock or world/folk
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winners of the finals!
the first round it was Tommy
Me Why"(Capitol Records). His song "I See The Sun"
was featured in the 1999 Alicia Silverstone/Brendan Fraser flick
Blast From The Past. Tommy's song got an excellent mean of 1.75
in Original Compo-10, week 5! (theoretical best 1.00, worst 9.00)
Check him out!
the second round it was Tinkara
Tinkara is a singer and flutist from Slovenia. Despite her youth
she has already been awarded with many prestigious Slovene and
international prizes. You can also find her music on MP3.com's
World wide Music CD. Check her out!
the third round the winner was "Sungames"
Om, a German New Age / World Fusion composer , producer and
flutist. His music is created with a piece of bamboo with seven
holes and nothing else - listen to the miracles that human breath
can perform with it!
winner of the forth final was Sinq
from the Netherlands. His song "Number
One" got an incredible mean of 1.33 (7 first places!)
in Original Compo-10, week 34.
winner of the fifth final was DENI*
from USA with the song "No
Explanations". DENi has scored a few movies in a very
sparce style including "5 Years" which was directed
by Brett Wagner and won the best feature prize at the Victoria
winner of the sixth Original Compo-10 final was Dolly
Rappaport from USA. The winning song was "Hold
Me Closer". The music of Dolly and Mitch is hailed in
a multiple of sites - three times a winner in MakeaStar.com,winner
in the Battle
of the Bands, success in MP3
Grammy Awards, great reviews in Gods
of Music, featured on Women
winner of the seventh final was "Call
the Rain" by
SPIRIT-CREEK. MTV Online
selected Spirit Creek as "Band to watch in the year 2000."
Yahoo's! 2002 Online Music Award's selected them out of 5300 bands
Nationwide as their "Best Unsigned Artist In America."
winner of the eight final was *Nemo*
As an independent band running operations from their studio
in Norway, Gazpacho have received offers for distribution in
Asia and North America as well as radioplay in the USA, Brazil,
Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Poland, Japan and Mexico... Nemo
and Sea of Tranquility have both won MakeaStar.com
finals this year.
winner of the ninth final was "Jessica"
London's Hamilton centres around the New Zealand song smith
Mat White, with influences
including the likes of Neil Finn, Toploader & Five For Fighting
Hamilton's songwriting partnerships have so far included Alex
Von Soos: a Universal Music Publishing signing & co- writer
of the All Saints UK # 1 hit "Black Coffee", writer
/ producer Joe Cang, best known for penning another UK # 1,"Shine"
from Aswad and producer Martyn Phillips, who produced US number
1 hits for Jesus Jones and London Beat in the early nineties
and who more recently, worked on the last Bryan Adams album
and the up coming Datsuns DVD release. A debut album is in the
pipeline, with a scheduled April release looking likely. In
the meantime, live dates continue in London and Germany.
winner of the 10:th final was "breath
Shelley Dael Walker.
Instrumentation: Shelley Dael Walker~vocals, guitar and piano
Her first solo EP, precluding her forthcoming full length, quickly
received airplay on 103.7 The Mountain. Shelleys debut
solo album, Stitches and Skin, is a collection of skillfully
written and delivered songs that are lush, innovative and memorable.
is a native of Seattle, Washington. Her travels within the United
States and abroad have contributed her appreciation of culture
winner of the 11th round was "November
Moon" by Lindsay Wynn.
This singer/songwriter is making her presence felt in South
Florida in addition to creating a buzz throughout the music
industry. Involved in music all of her life, this talented and
sensual artist has drawn from widespread influences (everything
from Fiona Apple to Ella Fitzgerald to The Grateful Dead) to
create a new sound which is both unique and hauntingly unforgettable.
Not just another pretty face, this accomplished pianist and
guitarist has teamed up with writer/producer Pete Masitti (Hootie
and the Blowfish, Julio Iglesias Jr.) to create her debut EP
(to be released December 2003) as a precursor to her full length
album. Keeping the emphasis on delivering stirring live performances,
Lindsay continues to excite and enamor audiences at each and
winner of the 12:th final was The
Longest Mile by Jenny
Noel Cohen. Few independent artists have managed to obtain the
level of exposure Bruce has achieved since the release of her
first album in 1997. Bruce's work has been recognized with numerous
songwriting awards from Billboard to John Lennon while her recordings
have been placed in multiple network TV shows as well as in several
acclaimed independent films. A 1999 Lilith Fair Talent
Search finalist, she has garnered attention from major music industry
publications for her work, including Billboard Magazine. "Home"
from her 2001 release, "Soul On Fire" was included as
the only track from an "unsigned" artist on Martha Stewart's
recent compilation CD featuring Alison Krauss, Barenaked Ladies,
Lucinda Williams as well as other well known artists.
busy touring, writing or recording, Jenny has always found time
to contribute her talents to multiple charitable organizations
and events. She has donated her songs to compilation CDs for Children's
International, The Garland Appeal for Breast Cancer and Council
for the Prevention of Child Abuse. She has recorded a song for
Hospital Assistance and was flown to France to sing, in French,
a song written for the 25th anniversary of Handicap International.
winner of the thirteenth final was
work has been recognized with numerous songwriting awards from
Billboard to John Lennon while her recordings have been placed
in multiple network TV shows as well as in several acclaimed
Cohen has had songs recorded by the Late Great Phyllis Hyman,
elektra artist Vitamin
C on her Platinum selling debut, indie rocker Ivy Markaity on
her National records
releases and English pop diva Lara Nahum.
winner of the fourteenth final was
for a day by Sowatt
SOWATTs first album (in French) was released in April
2003 and generated enough interest to attract over 25,000 different
fans to their web site (www.sowatt.com) . Sowatt has more than
10,000 fan club members. They landed their first record deal
in 2001 with Les Productions Guy Cloutier (PGC), an independent
QUEBEC based record company. Recently, signed the single Qui
a le droit with Pama Records, a Paris based French record
winner of the fifteenth final was I
Remember the Music by Rick
2 years of working with several Producers, Musicians, Studios
and in a few different States, Monroe has finished his long awaited
3rd full length CD "Against the Grain." The first single
"I Remember The Music" was written by: Ashley Gorley
& Wade Kirby and produced by Clyde Brooks. He has recorded
and released two previous albums on his own independent label,
Divorce Records. Monroe's first album, "Legend's Diner"
charted two singles from that on the Gavin AC chart. His second
album, "Shame" blending roots rock, country and Texas
soul. That album produced another single ("Can I Call You
Home") that reached #19 on the Gavin AC chart. To date, the
two independent records released by Rick have sold over 30,000
has an extensive touring history both domestically and internationally
with an impressive list of countries performed in. He has played:
Russia, Bosnia, Kosovo Macedonia, Hungry, Honduras, Ecuador, Puerto
Rico, Cuba, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Germany and England in
addition to the United States.
winner of the 16:th final was Wake
Up the Dead
who collectively sold over 100,000 records with his former band,
Acoustic Junction, is releasing his first solo record, Spark,
which will be available in stores nationwide May 18, 2004. The
young singersongwriter's eight-year commitment with Acoustic Junction
lead him through the release of five records, one major label
and one independent label record deal, and over 1200 live performances.
With the December 10, 2003 launch of his start-up label, NEVER-FOEHL
Records, the former Acoustic Junction frontman is adhering to
his independent spirit by issuing Spark the old-fashioned way:
on his own.
Throughout his musical career, Foehl has shared the stage with
such legendary artists as Dave Matthews, Patti Griffin, Taj Mahal,
David Lindley, Blues Traveler, Widespread Panic, Guster, Howie
Day, and Big Head Todd and the Monsters. In addition to performing
with renowned artists, Foehl has also recorded with such industry
greats as Graham Nash, Morphine drummer Billy Conway, Mellencamp
drummer Kenny Aronoff and Hall and Oates bass player T-Bone Walk.
Making way to the small screen in 2003, music from Spark has been
featured on Dawson's Creek television series and second-season
DVD, as well as CBS's Joan of Arcadia and Fox's Party of Five
Who will be voted best of 100 artists in the 17:th final?