For ARTISTS there are 2 separate Original Song Competitions to choose when registering:
1 LIVE SHOW- If you are able to come to Los Angeles to Audition
2 ONLINE WORLD - If you cannot come to Los Angeles to Audition
Everyone is initially put on the ONLINE WORLD Competition and is notified by email if they qualify for the LIVE SHOW auditions. Otherwise they continue to compete in the ONLINE WORLD COMPETITION.
TO COMPETE IN THE SONG COMPETITIONS:
You must complete registration and submit at least one entry song MP3 or WAV format. If asked to come to a live audition, artists must have an instrumental track prepared in a format that can be played on a standard CD player, or be able to accompany themselves. If you are one of the 27 finalists for the LIVE SHOW you will be required to have a total of 5 original songs prepared for the final part of the competition. Finalists will be judged by a celebrity panel and also receive votes from the world on our site.
IMPORTANT! Contestants must be independent artists and unsigned to a major record label. The songs (music and lyrics) must be completely ORIGINAL with no royalty infringements.
INDIE VIDEO COMPETITION
FANS and ARTISTS can compete in the INDIE VIDEO COMPETITION for $1000.00 Grand Prize. Both artists and fans may submit their independently produced videos that meet the categories listed at the bottom of our TV Page. All material must be original and by submitting your entry you agree to the terms and conditions of our site.
To be eligible, your song must be a completely original composition. The composition must be your own original work: Arrangements or collaborations must be original, royalty free and by independent unsigned sources. Songs may have multiple co-writers. Submissions that are not original or incomplete will not be accepted. Any Audio Entry incorporating any lyrics, vocals, any un-original music or beats or any copyrighted material shall be disqualified. No remixes or remakes or samples of other songs will be accepted. It is not the responsibility of Hollywood Stars LLC to qualify that the songs and music submitted do not infringe on any copyright laws. Artists take full and sole legal responsibility for songs and music submitted. You must be of Legal Age of Consent, age of majority respective of your state, country, jurisdiction of residence or have the consent of a legal guardian in order to participate in the "I'm A Hollywood Star International Song Competition."
IMPORTANT - An Audio Entry containing any unoriginal music, containing samples, or any copyrighted material, obscene, crude, vulgar or offensive content and/or any content expressing explicit, graphic or excessive sexual content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Hollywood Stars LLC Contest, in its sole discretion, shall be disqualified. We reserve the right to DELETE songs with offensive content or material that we feel inappropriate in any way at our discretion.
You can submit up to seven (7) songs in Mp3/WAV format with your registration. If applying for the LIVE SHOW your first entry will be considered your audition entry. By submitting your songs and music, you are giving Hollywood Stars LLC permission to represent you and your music and the right to list your songs on www.ImAHollywoodStar.com for sampling, downloading, and other promotional purposes. At the time you register and submit your song, you must provide information about yourself so we can contact you regarding your audition or to notify you of your selection status for the auditions and finals. When you register, all fields with asterisk (*) must be filled in. Every contestant must give a valid e-mail address and you must own this e-mail address. You must register with your legal name but you may perform using your stage name. It is the responsibility of the contestant to supply his or her correct contact information and address to receive any prize. Contestants that supply false or inaccurate information will be disqualified. If you fail to provide accurate information on or before the start of the Competition Period, you will lose your turn and may not be able to participate.
If selected for the LIVE SHOW auditions, contestants must submit an instrumental track of the song to be performed in the first round of the audition in MP3 / WAV audio formats. Files need to be 4.30 minutes maximum. You must submit your track before the deadline to be eligible for auditions. Contestants must be prepared to receive performance instructions to be carried out for the show.
Your music entry (instrumental) must be received by Hollywood Stars LLC Contest two (2) weeks before the scheduled audition. You can find the scheduled audition on our website at www.ImAHollywoodStar.com on our EVENTS page.
Winners will be notified and must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/recording rights/publicity release to Hollywood Stars LLC within 14 days of notification date to Hollwood Stars LLC. The affidavit will state that winner’s song is original work and he/she holds all rights to song. Failure to sign and return such affidavit within 14 days or provision of false/inaccurate information therein will result in immediate disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. Affidavits for winners under 18 years of age or legal age of consent, at time of award must be countersigned by parent or legal guardian. Affidavits subject to verification by Hollywood Stars LLC and its agents. Entry constitutes permission to use winner’s names, likenesses, and voices for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation. If your address, phone number or email address changes after you submit your entry, you must notify the Hollywood Stars LLC Contest via email at info@ImAHollywoodStar.com
It is your responsibility to:
Inform us of any changes at least a week before your audition
Include what was your original information
Send us the new information
Hollywood Stars LLC is not responsible for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information or entry of information; lost, stolen, late, or misdirected entries; destruction or alteration of entries; unauthorized access to entries; human error, technical malfunction, delay in operation or transmission, lost data, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, communications line failure, computer or server equipment failure, software failure, inability to access email service, or any other error or malfunction, or any entries that for any reason are not received by us within the period that is determined. In entering the competition artists accept any and all judgments of the audition process and understand that their elimination from the competition does not qualify for any recourse against Hollywood Stars LLC. It is not the responsibility of Hollywood Stars LLC to qualify that the songs and music submitted do not infringe on any copyright laws. Artists take full and sole legal responsibility for songs and music submitted.