SMA Awaz 2021
Your chance to compose and sing with Shankar.
Win and earn a chance to be the voice in Shankar Mahadevan’s next song. What’s more, you also get to co-create it with the maestro himself!
1) Read the terms and conditions of SMA Awaz.
2) Pay the contest entry fee: INR 4999 ( India) or USD 149 (overseas).
Enrollments begin: 10 September 2021
Enrollments close: 31 January 2022, 3:30 PM IST
Terms & Conditions
Registration and Song Submission
- You can first register for SMA Awaz, and submit your audio files later before 31 January
- You will need to submit one audio file in mp3, wav, wma, m4a, amr as your song submission.
- Once you submit your audio file, you cannot make any changes to that.
- For your song submission, you can sing any song of your choice. It can even be your own, original song.
- The song you choose can be from any genre (kind) of music and in any language.
- Any karaoke track or Tanpura is fine as an accompaniment.
- Keep the time limit for your song submission at a maximum of 2 minutes. Submissions longer than 2 minutes will not be considered.
- Sing in your natural voice. Voice modification will not be allowed.
Evaluation and Feedback
- You will receive Feedback from the Judges for one song submission only.
- Submissions of multiple songs will be considered as separate entries, and will require separate registrations.
- The decisions of SMA Awaz’s Judges will be final.
- Any complaints related to the Feedback will be addressed according to the discretion of the Academy.
- There will be no refunds on the registration fee, even if the participant decides not to proceed with the submission after registration.
- Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to cancel SMA Awaz, and refund your Entry Fee.
- Shankar Mahadevan Academy will own the song submission content you upload, in perpetuity. The audio files you submit will not be returned to you.
- Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to use your song submissions for marketing purposes or in any other way as it deems fit.
- The Finale of SMA Awaz will be a Live Show. Shankar Mahadevan Academy reserves the right to broadcast the Semifinal Round as well as a Live Show.
- The winner gets a cash prize of Rs 2,00,000, first runner up wins Rs 50,000, and second runner up wins Rs 25,000.
- In case of a tie, the prize money will be split equally by the winners.