Hit Like A Girl And SoundGirls Team Up To Promote Music Education And Expansion.


Hit Like A Girl and SoundGirls, leading organizations in the effort to grow the music community for girls, women, and non-binary and trans people have announced a new collaboration that will add impact to Hit Like A Girl X, the 11th annual edition of the groundbreaking contest for women drummers and beatmakers.

Last year SoundGirls members shared educational video content about tuning, miking and recording acoustic and electronic drums on the HLAG-X website and SoundGirls members sat on judging panels for HLAG-X drumset and beat-making categories.


If you would like to be involved this year you can apply here

Video Content our Members Provided Last Year


To learn more, visit www.hitlikeagirlcontest.com and www.soundgirls.org.

Hit Like A Girl® is a celebration of female drummers, percussionists and beatmakers. The organization was founded in 2012 by Phil Hood (Drum!), David Levine (Full Circle Management) and Mindy Abovitz-Monk (Tom Tom). Now in its 10th year, the Hit Like A Girl Contest has had more than 10,000 participants from 50 countries and has reached nearly 100,000,000 online impressions. Additional HLAG Directors include Louise King (Rhythm Magazine), Sarah Hagan (Marketing & Artist Relations), Danielle Thwaites (Beats By Girlz) and Diane Downs (Louisville Leopard Percussionists). HLAG sponsors include many of today’s leading drum, percussion, electronics, accessory and media companies while its judges include many of the most popular, most respected drummers on the planet.