CMA Showcase Entry Criteria

We are accepting applications for our 2014 Showcases, for the following genres: Bluegrass/Americana, Hip-Hop, R&B, and Carolina Singing Star. 
1. Application: All applicants must be residents of North Carolina or South Carolina and shall fill out the CMA Showcase Application below. Please be sure to include your genre or genres, where we can hear your music online, and your contact info.

2. Nominee Acceptance: Our board will review your application and if you are notified that you are officially a Charlotte Music Awards Nominee, you will receive a Promotion Agreement.

3. Promotion Fee: Upon receiving your acceptance and Promotion Agreement, all nominees are required to remit a promotion fee of $80, made payable to the Charlotte Music Awards. In return, you will receive 10 tickets, valued at $8.00 each for you to sell or give away to your fans.

4. Showcase Winner: The winner will receive an award and be eligible to proceed to the 2014 CMA Red Carpet Affair, being held on Nov. 4th in Hollywood.  
“You’re Going To Hollywood”

If you have any questions, please feel free to email 


Apply to Compete in a CMA Music Showcase