Amateurs and professionals alike can enter a contest to win $20,000, with judges to include names like Amy Grant, Carlos Santana and Elton.
It's for Maxell Song of the Year, which is part of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. There are other categories and prizes as well, worth over $225,000.
The deadline is September 28, and details are at www.jlsc.com.
Winners will be announced on the website on January 18, 2005.