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Your Sound - Your Lyrics - Your Song

Write your own songs, fiddle with lyrics, create compositions! SONGS - the songwriting competition in cooperation with the Stiftung Bildung und Soziales der Sparda Bank Baden-Württemberg will take place for the eigth time in 2023 and will once again give young songwriters the chance to stand on the big stage with their song.

Participants can apply solo or as a band - in cooperation with their teachers and educational specialists - with their strongest song. The best ideas will be rewarded with attractive prizes!

There are prizes in total worth of 10,000 € for the musical equipment of schools, music schools and youth centres. In addition, the winners will receive professional coaching at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Apply now with your song and your music video until March 17th 2023

Apply online - only in German

Free advanced training of SONGS:.
Interested teachers and pedagogical specialists can participate in the free advanced training­on the topics "Songwriting" and "Recording/ Producing" on 19.01.2023 at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Please register by 13.01.2023 by e-mail to


  • Mark Moon (alias) with the song „Far Away“
  • Kira Mae with the Song „Our Love That Is So Painful”
  • ZILAS with the song „Zilas mit Z“
  • Youngster Award: Lilli A. with the song „Ein Andermal“
  • Youngster Award: Kalle with the song „Riesenparty“
  • Grade song: Schulverbund Frommern with the song „Freundschaft“

The Stiftung Bildung und Soziales of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg is the funding partner for SONGS. Social and cultural commitment has always been an integral part of the corporate philosophy of the regionally rooted Sparda-Bank. The Sparda-Bank sees itself as a promotional partner that constantly sets new impulses, draws attention, makes opportunities possible and opens doors - as it does with the SONGS songwriting competition.

For more information on the contest, training and terms and conditions, please visit the SONGS Facebook page and YouTube.

For questions, please contact the Popakademie SONGS team by e-mail at or by phone +49 621 533 972 18.