Get Discovered—Send Your Best Song to Avid and Abbey Road Studios

Winner Announced On
April 13, 2013
Abbey Road Studios and Avid have joined forces to help artists and musicians make music history.

The world-famous recording studio and the leader in audio innovation are looking for three great songs or tracks, as chosen by top industry hitmakers, to get mixed and mastered at Abbey Road.

Submit your best song or track, and you could join the ranks of The Beatles, U2, Adele, Lady Gaga, and other music legends whose hits have crossed the mixing boards at Abbey Road.

Enter now for your chance to win the industry's respect, fan exposure, plus free gear from Avid and a mix/mastering session from Abbey Road, adding up to a value of over $7,000.

Get heard, get discovered, and break through.

"The hardest thing for an aspiring musician is to get their songs heard by the right people, and this competition is the perfect way for artists to get their music out there." - Greg Wells, multiple Grammy-nominated producer

Offering a full suite of music services, Abbey Road Studios is revered for its vintage and cutting-edge gear, unique acoustics, and engineer expertise to deliver the legendary “Abbey Road Sound.” Avid has been a part of that legendary sound since the studio began using Pro Tools, the industry-leading music production platform. Partnering together, both companies aspire to help artists and musicians create their best music, faster and more easily.

Through Avid Everywhere, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption for the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, and Sibelius®.

Three winners, as chosen by the judges, will receive:
  • Their song/track mixed and mastered by Abbey Road’s online services (worth $1,300)
  • A Pro Tools|HD Native system with Pro Tools HD 10 software and an HD OMNI interface (worth $5,999) each
  • Exposure across Avid's website and social online channels

The highest voted artist will receive:

  • An Mbox Pro audio interface with Pro Tools 10 software (worth $999)
  • Exposure across Avid's website and social online channels
Working with bands such as Neon Trees, The Used, and Panic! at the Disco, musician, producer, and A&R representative John Feldmann is also the lead singer/guitarist for the band Goldfinger.
As a multiple Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter, and musician, Greg Wells has worked with a variety of top artists, including Adele, Katy Perry, OneRepublic, and All American Rejects.
As a multiple Grammy-winning producer and president of A&R for Epic Records, Tricky Stewart has worked with Beyoncé, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and other top artists, helping sell over 25 million records.
How Avid and Abbey Road Will Choose
Avid and Abbey Road together with a judging panel consisting of Greg Wells, Tricky Stewart, and John Feldmann will select from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
  • Music submitted must be between one to four minutes in length
  • Submissions must be comprised of the participant's original material (i.e. the participant cannot use or incorporate third-party copyright protected content/material(s), or any other content/material that infringes on the rights of any third-party, in whole or in part, in their submission)
  • Entries can be pre-existing material created by the participant
  • Participants must submit their profile picture, together with the audio clip
  • When submitting their music, participants are encouraged to complete both fields below: 'Title' (the title of their submission) and 'Description' (providing information about themselves and their submission)
  • Participants must join using an active email address so if chosen they can be easily contacted
  • Inappropriate or harmful submissions will be removed
  • No purchase necessary
Official Rules
It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
Read Here
Key Dates
  • Submit By: March 17, 2013 at 3:00 PM
  • Voting Starts: March 17, 2013 at 3:00 PM
  • Voting Ends: March 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM
  • Winner Announcement: April 13, 2013