Project: Aloft Star 2017
The Search is on
This is your chance to become the next Project: Aloft Star. Here's what you need to know.
Phase I: Call for entries
August 15, 2017 -
September 30, 2017
Submit up to 2 original songs in video or audio format along with a brief description to us! All entries must be in by September 30, 2017 at 11:59:59PM EST. Our panel of music industry insiders and execs will select the 5 semi-finalists to move on to Phase II. Semi-finalists will be contacted directly.
Phase II: voting period
October 20, 2017 -
October 30, 2017
The 5 semi-finalists have been selected. Now it is the fans' turn to view and vote for who they think should be the next Project: Aloft Star. Two finalists will be selected to make it to Phase III. Finalists will be contacted directly.
Phase III:
November 2017
The two Project: Aloft Star finalists will each win an exclusive mentoring session with celebrity mentor Gavin DeGraw before performing at the finalist event. This event will take place at an Aloft Hotel in front of our panel of judges, including music industry insiders, and will culminate in the announcement of the 2017 Project: Aloft Star winner.
  • An exclusive mentoring session with Grammy-nominated, multi-Platinum selling artist, Gavin DeGraw.
  • Recording session with a renowned producer.
  • Publicist coaching session to help craft your artist story.
  • Live performance at your finalist event in November!
  • Perform as an artist on our 2018 Live At Aloft Hotels Tour!
Judging Criteria
  • Originality
  • Content
  • Quality of performance
  • Entertainment value
how to enter
The search for the next Project: Aloft Star is on. Here's what you need to enter for a chance to win.
Submission checklist
Closing date:
September 30, 2017 at 11:59PM EST
2 original songs
Please submit up to two original songs. Video or audio accepted. Send us your best work!
Submit a photo that best represents you as an artist.
Song Description
Submit a description of the song or songs you submit and tell us about your work.
Contact Info
Be sure to fill in the contact information accurately so that we can contact you if you are one of our 5 finalists in Phase II. Official Rules