Voting Guidelines

SONG OF THE MONTH

1. All songwriters, including collaborators, who are HSA members with a “Y” member status, who upload songs in the Members’ Area during any month, must vote for 2 different songs in that monthly competition. Note: Only members who are current in their membership dues may upload songs.

2. Writers of the song, including collaborators, cannot vote on their own song.

3. If a member(s) (as shown in #1 above) does not vote in the monthly competition, or votes for their own song, their song will be disqualified and removed from that month’s competition.

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

1. All songwriters, including collaborators, who are HSA members with a “Y” member status, whose song(s) have been nominated for the Song of the Year Contest, must vote for 2 different songs in that yearly competition.

2. Writers of the song, including collaborators, cannot vote on their own song.

3. If a member(s) (as shown in #1 above) does not vote in the Song of the Year competition, or votes for their own song, their song will be disqualified and removed from that competition. Their Song of the Month Winning song(s) will still be eligible for placement on the Annual CD Compilation.

SONG COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

1. All songwriters, including collaborators, who are HSA members with a “Y” member status, who have been nominated for the Song Collaboration of the Year Contest, must vote for 2 different songs in that yearly competition.

2. Writers of the song, including collaborators, cannot vote on their own song.

3. If a member(s) (as shown in #1 above) does not vote in the Song Collaboration of the Year competition, or votes for their own song, their song will be disqualified and removed from that competition. Their Song of the Month Winning song(s) will still be eligible for placement on the Annual CD Compilation.

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

1. All songwriters, including collaboration teams, who are HSA members with a “Y” member status, who have nominations in the Songwriter of the Year Contest, must vote for 2 different nominations in that yearly competition.

2. Songwriters, including collaboration teams, cannot vote for their own nomination.

3. If a member(s) (as shown in #1. above) does not vote in the Songwriter of the Year Contest, or votes for their own nomination, their name(s) will be disqualified and removed from that competition. YEARLY TROPHY AWARDS Yearly Trophy Awards are only given out to Members who are current in their membership dues.