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PRAISE Platinum Artist Project

Congratulate the winner and the semi-finalists below!

Plus, download FREE songwriting training from Full Circle Music – more info below.


If you missed it, here is Jim and Lynette’s surprise winner reveal conversation with The Dawn Chorus:

And a big “thank you” to all entrants, semi-finalists, voters and sponsors who made this possible. Feel free to thank our wonderful participants in the comments area below. All semi-finalist’s songs have been made available for you to stream as well – enjoy!

Week 1 Semi-Finalists (Full Bios Here)

Week 2 Semi-Finalists (Full Bios Here)


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Calling all singers, songwriters, worship leaders, and aspiring Christian artists! PRAISE wants to help make your music dreams a reality! This is your chance to showcase your talent and vie for your chance to be the PRAISE Platinum Artist and winner of a trip for 2 to Nashville, to meet industry experts at Full Circle Music!

Past PRAISE music search winners have gone on to sign major recording contracts, and you could be next! Enter your original song today!

Official Contest Rules


(6) Semi-Finalists will each receive: (subject to change)

(2) Finalists each receive: (subject to change)

Grand Prize Winner will receive (subject to change)

  • Trip for 2 to Nashville, Tennessee and Songwriting Retreat with Full Circle Music
    • Includes round trip airfare and 3 nights accommodations for 2 people; Nov. 2-4, 2018
    • You and a guest will participate in an exclusive Singer/Songwriter Retreat with experts from Full Circle Music and major Christian recording artists!
    • This intensive 2-day retreat will help you hone your songwriting and production skills, and connect you with some of the best talents in the business!
    • Then, perform your finalized song on a PRAISE 106.5 Facebook LIVE stream at the end of the retreat, Nov. 4th.
  • Perform LIVE as opening act for “Praise in The Park” concert at Abbotsford Agrifair, featuring headliners Citizen Way.  August 5th beginning at 5PM.
  • Perform the U.S. National Anthem at Bellingham Bells baseball game on PRAISE 106.5 sponsor night, July 21st
  • Cumulative prizes from Semi-Finals and Finals rounds.


April 7 –
May 11

Song submissions
Are you a worship leader, songwriter or performer looking to make it BIG in Christian music? PRAISE wants to help make your dreams a reality.  Send us a recording of your original song (Christian Adult Contemporary) along with a little bit about you or your band, and a current photo with our entry form.

All the entries will be reviewed and a panel of PRAISE judges will select our 6 favorite performances to advance to the Semi-Finals round! All Semi-Finalists receive the prizing listed above.

May 12 –
May 25

Semi-Finals Voting (2 weeks)
3 finalists will be featured each week on-air, online and on PRAISE social media channels. You can listen to original recordings and cast your vote for your favorite artist/band on each week.

The winning artist/band from the weekly semi-finals will advance to the final round!

Our 6 Semi-Finalists will receive a pack of prizes from our co-sponsors.

May 26 –
June 8

Finals Voting (2 weeks)
The top 2 artists will go head-to-head online as listeners vote for their favorite and choose the winner. The artists will promote this through their own social media channels and emails to drum up support for their side.

And don’t miss the live performances by our two finalists on June 1st. At the House of James Bookstore and Coffeehouse, in Abbotsford.

June 11

Winner Announced
Our Grand Prize Winner will be announced on-air in the PRAISE Morning Show! Throughout this week, the top 6 artists’ songs will be available to hear on


Presenting Sponsor


Download free training from FULL CIRCLE MUSIC (the company behind the grand prize experience in Nashville). As a Grammy winning recording studio, songwriting, and production company (with over 22 #1 songs), they want to help you make music like the pros. Full Circle is offering a premium online video class showing you their secrets about how to write and record music at a professional level. This is available to PRAISE 106.5 listeners for free.