How It Works

ENTER YOUR SONG

THE OPEN LABS “STAGELIGHT AUTORAP COMPETITION” IS A NO PURCHASE NECESSARY CONTEST. The contest is open to individual, aspiring music artists who are 13 years and older. Your submission must be of an ORIGINAL SONG. To submit, simply follow the upload instructions on the ‘Competition’ page and upload either an .mp3 or .wav file of your song (16 bit, 44.1kHz). You can submit up to (20) twenty songs. Your original song(s) must be considered:

  • RAP / HIP HOP
  • INSTRUMENTAL ONLY
  • NO LONGER THAN 3-MINS
  • NO LESS THAN 45-SEC

If you haven’t already recorded your song, we recommend you use Stagelight – The Easy Way to Create Music. You can download the app for FREE here ($9.99/USD value).

JUDGING

A panel of qualified judges, determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will select the winner based on the following Judging Criteria:

• Public Appeal
• Submission Fits to Rap / Hip Hop Music Genre
• Creativity / Originality of Submission
• Recording Quality of Submission

FAQ

GET YOUR FRIENDS TO VOTE

Use the share and vote icons on your song profile page to share your original song entry with friends and ask them to vote! Voting begins on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and ends Friday, March 31, 2017 at midnight/CST.

HOW OFTEN CAN PEOPLE VOTE?
Friends, fans, family, visitors and voters are encouraged to listen and vote as often as they like and on as many songs as they want. Votes are not the only factor in the Judging phase, but the more votes you receive the better!
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?

Click here for a complete breakdown of prizes.

WHO WILL CONTACT ME IF I WIN THE CONTEST?
If you win the contest, you will be contacted directly by Open Labs. Please make sure to include your best contact info (i.e. email, phone, Facebook, etc.).
I’M HAVING TECHNICAL ISSUES AND HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONTEST. WHAT CAN I DO?

Contact us, click here.

IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION SAFE?
Yes, your personal information is absolutely safe. You can read our privacy policy here.