BTL Mental Health Songwriting Competition

15 Sep 2021

Congratulations to our winners of the Mental Health Songwriting Competition
- Grand Winner: Marielle Butnande Adolfo
- 1st Runner-Up: Chin Jun Wei Jeremy
- 2nd Runner-Up: Bertrand Tan

Our winners are walking away with prizes ranging from a 2D1N stay in City Suite, Mandarin Oriental (worth up to $850), Dining Vouchers (worth up to $700) and Cash Prizes (worth up to $1500).

We would like to thank the generosity of our supporting partners @imkimkoreanbbq , @mindsetsingapore and @mo_singapore for these amazing and exciting prizes.

What’s more! Our winners will also be recording their songs with none other than our our judges, Martin Tang and Zac Zhang. Want to hear their songs? Watch this space 👀

After over 100 applications, The BTL Fest 2021 Mental Health Songwriting Competition has finally come to a close. You reflected, wrote, and poured your hearts out into sharing about your mental health journeys through song. After much deliberation by the music industry hitmakers, our esteemed judges @tmanator and @zaclogues, three winners have been chosen!

Beyond the Label Songwriting Competition winners 2021


Mr Martin Tang Shiockedelic - BTL FEST Mr Martin Tang

Prominent Singapore music producer and songwriter, Martin Tang has worked with almost every major recording label in the region, producing and arranging songs for well-known artistes such as Jacky Cheung, SHE, JJ Lin, Mayday, and Super Junior. 

A three-time winner of the coveted “Golden Melody Award”, the Chinese music industry’s highest accolade and Grammy equivalent, Martin Tang was recognised for his work on albums by Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin and A*Mei.


Mr Zac Zhang

Zac Zhang is no stranger to the music community. He is an established songwriter who has written for international artistes from Sony Music, Warner Music, Universal Music, HIM International, Ocean Butterflies International and many more. He is also the lyricist behind countless hit by JJ Lin’s such as 凍結、翅膀, 豆浆油条, and 当你, 会有那么一天, 圣所.