This completely revised and updated 31st annual edition of Songwriter’s Market provides must-have information you need to get your songs heard and signed. No matter what the genre? from rock or hip-hop to classical or country? the 2008 Songwriter’s Market is the reliable reference that beginners and professionals have turned to time and time again to help start and build successful songwriting careers. You’ll find the contacts, what they’re looking for, and how much they pay. This edition includes: interviews with master songwriter Paul Williams and current pop songwriting sensation Kara DioGuardi; information-packed articles by respected authors John Braheny and Pat and Pete Luboff; updated listings of numerous music companies? music publishers, record companies, record producers? as well as resource listings for networking and support including songwriter support organizations, conferences, music web sites, and online communities.