In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, ISC is reopening submissions for one week only (Dec. 15-22) for its annual Stocking Stuffer, and the fee is a discounted $25 per entry. All entries will also be automatically entered into the ISC 2015 competition. Songs may be submitted online via the ISC, Sonicbids, or Acceptd platforms or by mail. To enter, go to

ISC is dedicated to nurturing the talent of songwriters throughout the world and is the only competition in the world to offer such a high-profile panel of judges. The caliber of judges has always been a hallmark of the prestige and value of ISC. Entrants are offered the unprecedented opportunity to have their music heard by some of the most illustrious and influential recording artists and executives in today’s music industry.

Previous ISC winners have included artists such as Vance Joy, Gotye, Kimbra, Gin Wigmore, The Band Perry, Passenger, Bastille, Kasey Chambers, Gregory Porter, Lindsey Stirling, and many more.

One lucky Stocking Stuffer entrant will win $1,000 in cash, 4000 Radio Airplay credits, promotion on Radio Airplay's social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook, and an artist spotlight feature in their blog and newsletter reaching over 65K members. All entrants to the Stocking Stuffer promo will receive 100 free spins to a new or existing Radio Airplay account.

Additionally, all Stocking Stuffer entrants will be eligible to win the overall ISC prizes which include over $150,000 in cash (including a Grand Prize of $25,000 cash), merchandise, and services. ISC is open to amateur and professional songwriters from all over the world, including bands and solo performers.

Categories include: AAA (Adult Album Alternative); AC (Adult Contemporary); Americana; Blues; Children's Music; Comedy/Novelty; Country; EDM; Folk/Singer-Songwriter; Christian; Instrumental; Jazz; Latin Music; Lyrics Only; Music Video; Performance; Pop/Top 40; R&B/Hip-Hop; Rock; Teen; World Music; and Unsigned Only.