Spinnup are proud to give you the chance to participate in the Spinnup Bangers Challenge (“Competition”)
You can only submit one track and multiple submissions will not be considered – so make sure you only submit your best one to the competition. Entrants who submit more than one track will be disqualified from the competition. Entering a new track can take up to 3 days for that track to be “approved” by Spinnup’s systems- please allow enough time before the Entry Period deadline to upload and enter a new track.
Full competition details below. By submitting an entry to the Spinnup Bangers Challenge, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
This competition runs from 9:00 AM BST June 3rd 2020 – 11:59 PM BST July 13th (“Entry Period”) and you need to submit your one best track via our Spinnup dashboard.
To be eligible to enter the competition, you must:
(a) be resident in the United Kingdom;
(b) be at least 18 years old;
(c) have a Spinnup account;
(d) not be subject to any exclusive recording agreement; and
(e) be able to comply with all the terms and conditions for the Competition.
You must not be an employee, agent or a director (or immediate family member of the same) of Spinnup, Universal Music Group, or any of our associated companies or subsidiaries.
How to enter:
There is no entry fee and no purchase is necessary.
You must create a Spinnup account if you do not already have one. You will be required to sign up to Spinnup’s standard terms and conditions, which will govern your use of the Spinnup service.
You must select “Apply Here” on the ‘Spinnup Bangers Challenge’ shown on your dashboard. You will then be asked to choose one of your tracks to be considered. You can:
- upload one new track (in the same way you would upload any other Spinnup track if you are an existing Spinnup user). If you upload a new track, Spinnup will then review your track, which can take up to 3 days. Once Spinnup has reviewed your track and emailed you accepting your release, you will then be able to submit the track to the competition. Please give yourself enough time when uploading your tracks as they will need to be reviewed, accepted and submitted before the expiry of the Entry Period!
- or select an existing track uploaded on your profile .
You must select your approved track from 9:00 AM GMT on June 3rd 2020 and before 11:59 PM GMT, on July 13th 2020 for your entry to be considered.
You always own all rights in and to your sound recordings in accordance with Spinnup’s terms and conditions.
You can only submit one track and multiple submissions will not be considered.
How will you be judged:
Our A&R team at Spinnup will judge all tracks submitted to the competition.
One winning track and two runner up tracks will then be picked based on the following criteria:
– number of streams on any music platform
– production quality of the track
– musical and composition creativity
What you win:
- Our judges will choose ONE winner who will be notified via email by Spinnup before 11:59 PM GMT on 10th July 2020 (“Winner”).
The Winner will win:
(a) unlimited Spinnup distribution for a year (commencing from the date the Winner is selected) (RRP £29.99)
(b) 1 x pair of KRK Rokit RP5 Studio Monitors (RRP £123.76);
(c) placement in 4 x Universal-controlled playlists (UK-based playlists- track positioning and timing at Spinnup’s sole discretion);
(d) email feedback from member of Universal Music Group’s and/or Spinnup’s A&R team
(e) a voucher code to https://vinylify.com/ where you may press your own vinyl ( up to two original tracks and subject to Vinylify’s terms and conditions) (RRP £99.99)
(referred to as the “Winner’s Prize”)
- Our judges will choose TWO runner up participants who will be notified via email by Spinnup before 11:59 PM GMT on 10th July 2020 (“Runner Up”);
The Runner Up will each win:
(a) unlimited Spinnup distribution for a year (commencing from the date the Runner Up is selected) (RRP £29.99)
(b) placement in 2x Universal Music-controlled playlists (UK-based playlists- track positioning and timing at Spinnup’s sole discretion)
(referred to as “Runner Up Prize”)
(together the Runner Up Prize and the Winner’s Prize shall be referred to as the “Prize”)
The Prize is as stated and no other alternatives will be offered. Prizes are non-transferable. There is no cash alternative and Spinnup reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any element thereof with a prize of equal or greater value or to decline to award the Prize if there are no entries of the necessary standard in the reasonable opinion of the judges.
The Winner and Runner Up will need to respond to Spinnup within forty-eight (48) confirming they can accept the Prize.
If any winner fails to respond to the direct message and prize notification sent to them by email within forty-eight (48) hours of transmission or if prize notification email is returned as undeliverable; or if potential winner is otherwise found to be ineligible; or if the selected potential winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason; or if the prize is returned undeliverable; the potential winner will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected from all non-winning eligible Entries. The alternate winner (or runner up) will be notified and be bound by the same conditions and timelines as stated in these terms and conditions. The Promoter reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate winner, if any.
Prize will be awarded within twenty days after each Winner’s/Runner Up’s verification. Spinnup will cover any relevant delivery costs of the Prize provided that the delivery address is a UK address.
Spinnup reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
We accept no responsibility for lost entries or for any technical issues that prevent us from receiving your entry or playing the same.
We will not be held responsible for any costs incurred by you in entering the competition (whether or not such entry is successful) or in relation to you taking part in the Prize.
Spinnup will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the Winner or Runner Up or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the Prize.
We shall not be liable for any damages or losses as a result of failure by Spinnup to deliver the Prize or any other prizes as a result of any circumstances outside of our direct and reasonable control including, but not limited to, as a result of a server failure (including but not limited to access delays or interruptions, data non-delivery or mis-delivery), any act(s) of God, war or terrorism, breaches of security or unauthorised use of personal data arising from hacking and/or failure or lack of reception of telephone or mobile telephone networks.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability:
(a) for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or a deliberate act or omission of us or any of our officers, employees or agents;
(b) for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
(c) to the extent that liability cannot by law be excluded or limited.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and any dispute arising from them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.