Play MPE® has partnered up with American Songwriter Song Contest again this year to award  the Grand Prize winner with a comprehensive music promotion distribution and marketing package. New for this year, Play MPE will also provide all First Place category winners with International Bundles to include: Americana, Blues, Christian, Country, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Hip Hop/Rap, Indie, Pop, Rock, and Teen. The panel of judges for 2023  includes top artists, songwriters, and A&R executives including Tommy Lee, Julia Michaels, Jelly Roll, Nasri Atweh (MAGIC!), Natalie Grant, Landon Cube, The Band CAMINO, Madison Cunningham, and many more.