Community / 5 September 2018

Contests on BandLab September 2018: #cashmeup & #hotraps

As we kick off September, we’re very happy to announce the return of some of our most popular contests. We’ve made big updates to our Contests feature and we’ll now have new competitions every single month with great prizes ranging from cash to gear. So make sure you check back, enter them and don’t miss out!

Contests This Month

  1. #CASHMEUP

    Publish any original track with the hashtag #cashmeup and stand to win $500! Tracks will be shortlisted by those with the most number of plays and then winners will be selected by an internal judging panel.

    Entry Period: 7th September 2018 to 30th September 2018

    Prizes: 1st: 500USD 2nd – 4th: 100USD each

  2. #HOTRAPS

    Fork and rap over any track from the Hot Beats playlist (Hint: you’ll need to have Hip-Hop set as one of your favourite genres to see it) and publish it with the hashtag #hotraps and stand to win $500! Tracks will be shortlisted by those with the most number of plays and then winners will be selected by an internal judging panel.

    Entry Period: 7th September 2018 to 30th September 2018

    Prizes: 1st: 500USD 2nd – 4th: 100USD each

Good luck this month, happy creating!

*Scroll down for full Terms and Conditions.


How we pick the winners

A judging panel from the BandLab team will select the winners.

The judges’ decision will be final — and will be based on plays and artistic merit so get creative and make sure to promote it to get others to listen!

You can enter as many times as you like with different tracks, so long as they are published for the first time during the competition period.

How do I win?

  1. Publish a track on BandLab. You can use any device — iOS, Android or web!
  2. Tag it with the competition hashtag in the song description and your track will automatically be entered.

BandLab is FREE to use, you can sign up here, or download BandLab on your iOS or Android device.

FYI: Your entry has to be published for the first time during the competition period. If you have a private track created before the entry period that you would like to submit, you can do so when you publish it – but unpublishing an older track and republishing it will not work. Editing an existing song’s description with the hashtag doesn’t count either!

Submissions don’t need to be created during the entry period, just published for the first time – so even if the contest hasn’t started yet, you can prepare your tracks now to make sure you have a head-start when the contest opens!


Contest Terms and Conditions

The #cashmeup & #hotbeats Music Competition (the “Competition”) is organised by BandLab Singapore Pte Ltd.

  1. Participation in this Competition is subject to the terms and conditions set out herein, the Terms of Use of the Website, and such other rules, regulations and procedures prescribed by BandLab in relation to this Competition. Non-compliance with or breach of any of such terms, conditions, rules, regulations or procedures shall immediately disqualify the participant from participating in the event, and any prizes won shall be forfeited, withheld or withdrawn.
  2. The Competition is open to anyone worldwide, except employees of BandLab, sponsoring companies and their agencies, and their immediate family members. Contestants must be 18 years old and above.
  3. The Competition is open to individuals. By submitting an entry, each participant a) warrants that all his/her personal information provided in the submission is true, correct and complete, and that he/she is not assuming a false identity and b) accepts and agrees to the BandLab Terms & Conditions and BandLab Privacy Policy.
  4. Competition starts on 7th September 2018 (UTC +8). To enter, each participant in the Competition must submit a published revision (Revision) with the appropriate hashtag in the description to the BandLab Community. Multiple submissions per participant are welcome. Each Revision must comply with the following requirements:

    1. Published for the first time during the competition period
    2. Have the appropriate hashtag in the description
  5. Each participant warrants to BandLab that all works used in their submission are (a) original works of the participant, (b) works in the public domain and/or (c) third party owned works which are authorised or licensed for use and reproduction by BandLab in the manner set out in paragraph 14 and elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions. Each submission must clearly and separately indicate the sources of copyrighted materials, if any, used in the creation of the Revision. Participants must clear the rights to use any copyrighted works in their submission. Each participant hereby indemnifies BandLab Technologies and its related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners (“BandLab Technologies Entities”) against any loss or damages suffered by BandLab and/or any of the BandLab Entities arising from any third party claims against use of the participant’s submitted Revision. 
  6. BandLab reserves the right to reject any submission it deems inappropriate in its sole discretion at any time without informing the participants.
  7. Online submission starts from 7th September 2018, 0001 hrs (UTC +8) and ends on 30th September, 2359 hrs (UTC +8).
  8. A BandLab panel of judges will pick 4 winners. The participant submitting each winning Revision will be notified via email by 16th October 2018. Members of the public will be able to cast their vote by listening to the Revisions on BandLab until 30th September 2018, 2359 hrs (UTC +8).
  9. The Competition prizes will be: 1st: 500USD; 2nd – 4th: 100USD. The prizes shall only be paid out to Contestants who qualify to participate meeting all requirements here and elsewhere in the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any claims for copyright infringement against BandLab as a result of the winning Revisions posted to BandLab, BandLab reserves the right in addition to any other available remedies to forfeit the entire prize or to deduct any damages/losses payable from the prize, at its sole discretion.
  10. All decisions made by BandLab in relation to this Competition are final and no enquiries, appeals, verbal or written or any other correspondence will be entertained. The participants agree to accept and abide by all decisions made by BandLab.
  11. No obligation will be incurred by BandLab by reason of participation in this Competition or by reason of anything done or omitted to be done by the participants as a result of or on account of this event.
  12. Each participant agrees that your personal data may be used by the BandLab Technologies group of companies to send him/her marketing and advertising materials in relation to goods and services of BandLab and its business partners, and for research and analysis. If any participant has any questions relating to BandLab’s collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal data, please contact BandLab’s Data Protection Officer at privacy@bandlab.com.
  13. Each participant hereby irrevocably and unconditionally grants BandLab Technologies all consents and waivers necessary to record, use and publicise the participants’ name and other particulars, photographs, performance, appearance, likeness and/or voice (as the case may be) in any manner as BandLab Technologies shall in its sole discretion deem fit. Each participant acknowledges that BandLab Technologies shall be at liberty to publish and otherwise use any recordings made by the participant, including without limitation telephone recordings, audio recordings, visual recordings and photographs (if any), for promotional and publicity purposes (whether now or in the future) or such other purposes as BandLab Technologies may deem appropriate.
  14. Participants shall not grant any interviews or discuss with any member of the press or other media his/her participation in the Competition, without first notifying and obtaining the prior written consent of BandLab.
  15. BandLab reserves the right to change, amend or add to these terms and conditions without prior notice. BandLab further reserves the right, without any liability on its part whatsoever, to cancel, postpone, terminate, suspend or in any other way cease this Competition at any time without prior notice.
  16. Each participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that BandLab, its related/affiliated companies and their respective officers, employees and agents shall not be liable to any of the participants for any claim, liability, damages, cost, loss or expense whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with his/her participation in the Competition, or arising from compliance with these terms and conditions.
  17. These terms and conditions and this event shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Singapore laws.
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