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The winning song will become HGTV's new sound for its upcoming "House Hunters International" marketing and promotional campaign.

[via press release from HGTV]


KNOXVILLE, TENN. - July 31, 2012 - HGTV, America's leading home and lifestyle brand, and Paste, the leading online destination for pop culture enthusiasts, are teaming up for the first time to give one lucky artist or band the opportunity to be the new sound of HGTV. Until September 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. E.T., musicians can submit their original songs at hgtv.pastemagazine.com, for the chance to have their music shared with an audience of millions. The winning song, to be chosen by Paste's editors and HGTV producers, will become HGTV's new sound for its upcoming House Hunters International marketing and promotional campaign.

"Music provides a soundtrack for your life," said Jennifer Leitman, HGTV's vice president of marketing and creative services. "We want to find songs that you just can't get out of your head - songs that will inspire viewers and build a stronger emotional connection to our brand."

The "Be The New Sound of HGTV" grand prize package includes:

· Artist/band credit in HGTV's key press and promotional announcements for the campaign.

· A booking to play a Paste event during the 2013 SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas.

· A session booking to play one of Daytrotter's recording studio outposts.

· A "Live from Paste" booking at Paste's Decatur, Ga., headquarters or another location.

Nine additional finalists may also have their music featured on HGTV. The winner will be selected in September.


HGTV is America's leading home and lifestyle brand. It features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to nearly 99 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com (http://www.hgtv.com), the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of 4 million unique visitors per month. In addition, HGTV's brand offerings include the HGTV HOME consumer products line that features exclusive collections of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products as well as HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.


Paste Magazine, called "America's finest music title" by the Wall Street Journal, has been publishing "Signs of Life In Music, Film & Culture" since 2002. With more than 2 million monthly visitors, PasteMagazine.com is one of the most-visited online destinations for pop-culture enthusiasts. Paste's coverage includes music, film, TV, books and games. The weekly Paste mPlayer digital magazine continues the legacy of the award-winning Paste Magazine and is found at http://mplayer.pastemagazine.com.

  [july 2012]  


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