Song Contest 2019

Call for Entries for MY HERO's 2019 Song Contest. Learn about the contest and our past winners!


Register for the 2019 MY HERO Song Contest!

Honor Unsung Heroes and  celebrate local and global heroes with original songs and music videos.

Prizes will be awarded to teachers, students and professional songwriters.

Winning songs will be shared with millions around the world on MY HERO.

Interested in submitting?

Check out the qualities of a great song from Stu Pearlman, Director of MY HERO's Audio Program, and our past song winners below.

Qualities of a Great Song from the Director of MY HERO's Audio Program

By: Stuart Pearlman

Recent Song Contest Winners

2018 Song Contest Music Video Winners

At the request of MY HERO, musicians Whitney Winefordner and Larsen McCarroll recorded the song which Whitney co-wrote with Janet Bartucciotto and Emily Morris, to celebrate oceanographer Sylvia Earle. Recording engineer and musician Steve Wood supervised the recording session. We are proud to share Winefordner's performance of MY BLUE HEART, on the occasion of "Her Deepness"-Sylvia Earle's 83rd birthday!


My Blue Heart
Credit: myhero

INVISIBLE is a unique collaboration fusing media, technology and the Hop Hop community to help raise awareness & funding for the homeless. All proceeds from the song that accompanies the video will go directly to nonprofit partners.

Credit: Bishop Lamont

2017 Winning Music Video and First Place in the College/Mentor Category:

"Either there's hope, or I am merely dreaming... "A diverse community unites in arts and activism to address the epidemic of police killings of people of color in this dynamic hip hop music video.
From Mt. Tamalpais-Fruitvale Station

2016 Winning music video and First in Student/Mentor Category:

Credit: Paul Eaton

2016 First Place Professional:

Credit: Jane Goodall Institute

2015 Winner Professional Category

An original song by Joe Crone about the child being a gift to the world.

I Am A Gift To The World
Credit: Joe Crone

2015 Winner Student/Mentor Category

2015 Winning song and First in Professional Category:

Celebrating Laguna environmental hero James Dilley.

The Dilley Ditty: Worked to protect open space in Laguna Canyon.
Credit: Doug Miller

2016 Teacher/Student Winners

Kids are the attitudes of the future. If human habits need to change in order to solve the problems facing our planet,children offer us our best chance.

Nashville students, Queen McElrath and team show love and talent for Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson Missouri.

Hands Up Don't Shoot
Credit: Queen McElrath

About MY Hero

The MY HERO Project, founded in 1995, provides people of all ages with multimedia tools to share inspiring stories, art, films, and music to share with our global, online learning community. Guests to MY HERO are invited to register and create their own multimedia portfolio that can be enriched year after year. Web-authoring tools have been designed for use in classrooms, homes and libraries for visitors of all ages to create and publish web pages honoring heroes from all walks of life.


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