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View-FinalistsHow It Works

An eligible entry must be in the form of a video (online upload) and consist of a duo or trio of singers performing an original song.

  • Entrants compose lyrics in tribute to the broad themes associated with the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. such as improving the world, promoting service, encouraging education, and cultivating tolerance.
  • Performances can be a maximum of 4 minutes.
  • Performers must begin video submission with Ensemble Name, Song Title, and brief introduction of each ensemble member [name, age, school (if applicable) and city].
  • Entrants must complete the Entry Form, leaving no blank spaces.

Key Dates

Submissions Due: Dec 15
Voting on Finalists by the general public: Jan. 5 – Jan. 11
Winner announced: Jan. 15

Submission Procedures

Entrants should upload their Entry Form and Performance Video before the deadline of midnight (Central Standard Time) on December 15.