Are You Ready for the World?
Do you have what it takes to be the next global Filipino star? Ready For The World (“RFTW”) is the only platform in the Philippines that discovers, trains, and sharpens Filipino artists to prepare them for the rigors of becoming music and media stars in the digital age. RFTW seeks to unearth the next favorite contemporary Filipino artists and songs––with the goal of putting them on a journey towards potential global stardom.
Join Ready for the World in four steps!
Step 1: Fill out the Application Form below
Step 2: Upload the requirements for your entry
Step 3: Read and agree to the Terms & Conditions
Step 4: Click Submit
Frequently Asked Questions
How many songs can be submitted?
You can submit one (1) to two (2) original and unpublished songs only.
I don’t solely own the rights to the song, I have a co-writer. Can I still apply?
Yes, however if you are selected as a participant, you and your co-writer/s need to sign a release form giving the producers permission to use the song and agree to any and all terms regarding rights and splits on the song.
I have a band and we all co-wrote the song. Can we all apply?
Yes. Solo, duos, and groups are eligible to apply See question 2.
I don’t have an mp3 of my song, is the live video of my performance acceptable?
An mp3 is required although raw, demo recordings in a different audio format are acceptable as long as RFTW is able to access and play them.
Can I submit an unfinished song?
No, unfinished songs will not be accepted.
Am I allowed to enter songs that have been entered into other songwriting competitions?
Yes, as long as it is unreleased/unpublished and it does not have any legally binding obligation to any individual or record label/management, or organizer of the other competitions concerning the ownership and intellectual property rights of the song entry/s. But, fresh songs are highly encouraged.
Can bands/groups apply? If so, how do we input the name?
Yes. (The application form will be updated to include a type box for this)
Should the songs be unreleased?
All original music compositions submitted should be unreleased and unpublished.
What if I’m not a songwriter?
All submissions must be original music compositions that are unreleased and unpublished. Applicants must also have a working knowledge on arranging, recording, and producing music.
Can I still join even if I’m signed under a management/record label?
Yes. The RFTW Program is open to all Filipino singer-songwriters of all ages who are currently active in the music scene.
Is it a contest? / What type of show is it?
RFTW is a program that will discover, train, and sharpen Filipino singer-songwriters to prepare them for the rigors of becoming music and media stars in the digital age. It is a music series that consists of reality, variety and competition format and will also produce and market a music mixtape featuring the RFTW artists and their original musical compositions.
For the full contest mechanics, click here.