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Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Call to enter Sing 'it for the chance to win R50 000

Sanlam and LitNet have just launched the second Sing 'it lyrics-writing competition, in which South Africans aged 18 years and older, and who have a passion for song writing, are invited to submit their lyrics.
The competition is a partnership between lead sponsor Sanlam, organisers LitNet and media partner MK (DStv channel 324), and this year involves six top local artists or bands who will do the first round of judging and compose songs from their chosen lyrics.

The artists, who will also endorse the competition through Facebook and Twitter, are:

• Tumi and the Volume
• Louise Carver
• Zinkplaat
• Zaki Ibrahim
• ekhouvanjou,okay!
• 3rd World Spectator.

How to enter

Entries can be submitted via or, or by SMSing your lyrics to 45964. The closing date for entries is 21 December, 2012.

How the competition works

• All approved entries will be published on LitNet
• Each band/artist will choose their favourite lyric from the pool of submissions, and compose and record a song from it. Five of these chosen lyrics will wins R5000 cash
• All six songs will be made available for the public to download via Facebook
• The song with the most votes becomes the overall winner and the lyric writer wins R50000
• The winning song will also be produced into a music video and the winner will have the opportunity of featuring in it.

For more information, go to or