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CBC Toronto's search for the City's new anthem

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CBC Toronto is ´╗┐looking for the city's new anthem.

Do you compose and perform original music? Regardless of your genre or experience, we want to help you share your gift with the city, and the world!

Thank you to all the incredible GTA artists who put their hearts and souls into these amazing submissions!

Voting is now closed. The winner will be revealed on Tuesday, March 1. Tune in to CBC Toronto News at 6pm (on CBC television) for the announcement.

What will the winning artist receive? $10,000, and a CBC-produced music video including a professional studio recording!

Best of luck to everyone! Thank you for sharing your talent & love of the 6ix.

For more details on entering, check out the rules and regulations.

If you have questions, email us at
Or visit our FAQ section.

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Contest Requirements

To enter CBC Toronto's Song in the 6ix contest, make a video or audio recording of yourself performing an original song or composition about the city of Toronto and submit your entry between Jan. 18 and Feb. 19, 2016 via the contest entry page.

Before submitting your entry, make sure:

  • Your submission is between one and 5 minutes long.
  • You are performing an original composition.
  • Your video or audio submission was created after January 18, 2015.

To submit your audio or video file:

  • Register as a user on the contest entry page, or sign in using Facebook.
  • Follow the instructions to upload your video, either by (1) uploading it directly from your device (max 500 MB), or (2) granting access to your YouTube videos.
  • Acceptable video formats: .vob, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .m4v, .flv, .avi, .asf, .divx, .wmv., .wav, .mp3
  • Fill in the required fields on the entry form.

You will receive an email confirmation.

For complete details on Song in the 6ix, including eligibility, check out the rules and regulations.

If you have questions, write to

Contest Timeline

Round nameStarts onEnds on
Submission roundJanuary 18, 2016 @ 6:00 AM (EST)February 19, 2016 @ 11:59 PM (EST)
Voting roundFebruary 20, 2016 @ 6:00 AM (EST)February 26, 2016 @ 11:59 PM (EST)
Judging roundFebruary 27, 2016 @ 6:00 AM (EST)February 29, 2016 @ 6:00 PM (EST)

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