Best Song Lyrics Award

The Best Song Lyrics Award recognizes excellence in song writing

and will constitute the top prize in The Word Guild’s annual song lyrics writing contest.


This Award is for:

An original song released to the public in the appropriate year, via either:

  1. CD recording available for sale to the public
  2. Public performance, including broadcast, concert, church or worship settings. Proof of performance is required for this award. List venue, date, approximate number in audience, name and phone number of contact person. Include a scanned copy of printed program/church bulletin if available, highlighting your performance.


Submission details

  • Each entrant must upload a digital copy of typed lyrics with complete credits for lyrics and music
  • Each entrant must submit a digital copy of their song being performed.
  • Ensure that the lyrics are clearly audible for judging.
  • You may enter more than one song, but each song must be submitted separately


How to Enter