The MLT Songwriting Awards is a night of outstanding musical talent showcased in Gore, in front of some of the top music industry professionals.
Songwriters from all over New Zealand, Australia and the US enter their songs in this well established music industry event. Open to all songwriters - music and lyrics of all entries must be deemed original by the judges and all songs must not be commercially released prior to judging. Judged by a panel of four accomplished music industry representatives, 1O finalists are selected and these songs are performed live at the Awards evening.
This event has been the catalyst in bolstering many songwriting careers.