You MUST have the following complete before beginning your submission.


  • Two original tracks in mp3 format (released between January 1, 2017 and June 25, 2018)

  • Lyrics for each track

  • A link to where each song is available online: for sale, streaming, or viewed online

  • A link to a performance video – The video should highlight a compelling and current performance of one original song (NO COVER SONGS). Please do not include full concert performances or music videos.

  • A biography (200-word maximum)

  • A publicity photo (must be in .JPEG or .PNG formats ONLY)

  • An Academy Delegate Endorsement – Please provide contact information for the CARAS Academy Delegate who is endorsing you for the program

  • Your Skype Username - if you do not have a Skype account, please create one here (finalists will be contacted through Skype only)


  • Links to your Social Media Pages (including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & YouTube)

  • A list of notable accomplishments (500-word maximum)


Submissions are now CLOSED. Thank you for your interest.