Those Who Rock The Keys Need Your Judging Expertise

Admit it. You’re a sucker for a good piano melody. No matter what genre of music we’re listening to, the sound of a piano is always nice to hear. Well, guess what? It’s National Piano Month, so we recently asked all of you OurStage artists to submit your awesome songs (featuring the piano, of course) to our “Kick Up The Keys” Competition, and now it’s time for all you piano lovers to judge!

Head over to the “Kick Up the Keys” Channel to discover some new favorites and judge the music you love! There’s something for everyone, from R&B to indie pop to traditional country. You can start right now, but remember that judging ends on September 30th. So to all of you who love the keys, show us what you like”your picks could end up on our “Kick Up The Keys” Playlist which will be available to download for free!

If You're Mean On The Keys, This One's For You

September is National Piano Month, and frankly, we’re all in the mood for a melody. If you’ve got a track that shows off your prowess of the eighty-eight keys, then enter the Kick Up The Keys Competition by September 22nd.

Talent that catches the ear of the OurStage Editor at Large could be featured in our Kick Up The Keys Playlist, which will be promoted and offered for free download to the entire OurStage community. So what are you waiting for? Step up and sing us a song.

Eligible submissions are limited to those featuring piano as the primary instrument throughout the composition.

Accepted genres: r&b, soul, pop, indie pop, modern rock, soft rock, singer songwriter (male), singer songwriter (female), indie rock, rock, alternative, southern rock,  traditional country, country, alternative country and acoustic

New Country Artist Search Channel Is Live Today!

Ever wondered what it would be like to head over to Nashville to pursue the dream of becoming the next big thing in country music? Are you talented enough to be the next great country superstar? Can you picture yourself receiving a CMA New Artist of the Year award? A major cable television network is now casting the most amazing undiscovered vocal talent for an exciting new musical competition series. If you have the voice, the passion and the edge to out-sing the competition, we want to hear from you! All solo artists whose music falls into the country, alternative country and traditional country genre’s are invited to enter their best original song in the competition for a chance to win a trip to Nashville, Tennessee to audition in front of a panel of the show’s producers.  If this sounds like your kind of party, click HERE for official rules and competition information.

The next fifty: Country

One of the most competitive genres in the music industry is Country and there is no exception at OurStage. Our Country artists fight hard for their spot on the charts and this early in the month, you never know who will make it to the top in the finals. We dug deep into our library created this playlist with songs that are currently lower in the rankings but are certainly not lacking in quality. You’ll find a mix of traditional country, americana, and even some broken down ballads to help ease you through those rough times. After you’ve listened, be sure to check out the artists’ fanclubs and vote for their songs in competition; you could be the judge that pushes them to the top!