Tiny Desk Contest

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Tiny Desk Contest


Got a big dream of playing the Tiny Desk? Send us a video of you playing one song behind a desk of your choosing. If you win, you’ll get to play your very own Tiny Desk concert.

When you enter the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest, you join a nationwide community of music-makers and creators.

Here’s what you do:

  • Create a new video that shows you playing one song you’ve written.
  • Do it the way you’d perform a Tiny Desk concert: at a desk. (Any desk!)
  • Upload your video to YouTube.
  • Fill out our entry form before 11:59 p.m. ET on June 7, 2021.

The winner will:

  • Play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR in Washington, D.C.
  • Be featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

Keep these things in mind:

  • We’re looking for undiscovered talent; you can’t have a current recording contract.
  • You must be at least 18 years old and live in the U.S. to enter.
  • Our panel of judges — including members of NPR Music, DJs from NPR Member stations and Tiny Desk alums — will choose our winner.
  • Check our Official Rules for all the requirements. Take this quiz to see if you’re eligible.

Click for more information and to submit!