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Slaight Music's 2019 'It's Your Shot' Competition Offering $100K Career Boosting Prize Pack

Slaight Music has launched the 2019 edition of the It’s Your Shot songwriting and artist development competition. Until Aug. 2, artists of any genre can submit a song and/or video at www.itsyourshot.ca for a chance to win a career-boosting prize pack worth $100,000. The winner will be announced on Oct. 4, 2019.

Black Box Music is Slaight Music’s 2019 label partner, which will back the winner’s multiplatform digital EP release. The full prize pack includes: recording of six original songs with an established Canadian producer; ,ultiplatform digital EP release, distributed worldwide via Black Box Music; press/promotion and marketing/sales support around the release of the EP and singles; participation in a special mentorship program at Canada’s Music Incubator; professionally-produced photo shoot, artist biography, and two music videos; development of the artist brand, including website and social media platforms; $2,500 in cash; and live performance opportunities in 2019 and beyond.

Past It’s Your Shot winners include: Liz Coyles (2011/Maple Music); Thought Beneath Film (2012/MapleMusic); Jillea (2013/Universal Music Canada); Sam Drysdale (2014/Warner Music Canada); Kayla Diamond (2015/Cadence); Notifi (2016/Sony Music Canada); and Moscow Apartment (2018/Hidden Pony Records).

For more information, go to www.itsyourshot.ca.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.