NBA 2K22: 2K Beats Search is on, How to Enter on Soundcloud and join the Soundtrack

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The chance for your music to be heard in NBA 2K22 is here! The competition kicked off with a partnership between 2K Beats and SoundCloud.

Now, players and artists alike have a chance to have their song featured in one of the most popular video games out right now.

Here's how you can enter your music for a chance to be featured on the NBA 2K22 Soundtrack.


Don't worry, you aren't late for the party. The "2K Beats: The Search" competition was just announced on November 17, 2021.

This is an event that happens annually in 2K, where artists have the chance to get their music added to the game. This year, players are competing for a chance to have their music in NBA 2K22.

NBA 2K22 2K The Search Studio
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HIT THE STUDIO: Make a new song or submit one you already have!

The contest will run from November 17, 2021, until December 15, 2021. So you'll have plenty of time to create a song if you don't have one you'd like to submit already.

After 2K Beats makes their selections, the winner's music will be added into NBA 2K22 in 2022.

How to Enter NBA 2K22 "The Search"

So, you've found the song you'd like to enter, but aren't exactly sure on how to do it. Well, 2K Beats made it pretty simple to enter your song this year.

Partnering with SoundCloud, there are multiple ways for you to have the chance to get your song into NBA 2K22. The easiest is by submitting your music here.

NBA 2K22 2K Beats The Search Rules
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RULES: Follow these rules to make sure your music qualifies

Here are the rules to enter the "2K Beats: The Search" contest:

  • Must be 18 years or older and a legal resident of an eligible jurisdiction.
  • Perform a two to four-minute song that is an original composition and melody.
  • Cannot be a member or related to anyone who works for SoundCloud or 2K Beats.

For the full list of contest rules feel free to follow this link.

Current NBA 2K22 Soundtrack

If you'd like to hear some of the other songs from the soundtrack for inspiration, you can do so by heading here to check out the official NBA 2K22 Soundtrack.


There are a ton of recognizable names on the soundtrack this year, ranging from Jack Harlow to Migos, to Juice WRLD.

Here are a few songs on the NBA 2K22 Soundtrack that you might know:

  • The Game FT. MP - "Immortal"
  • Louis Cole - "Weird Part of the Night"
  • Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist - "God is Perfect"
  • Saweetie FT. Doja Cat - "Best Friend"
  • Jazmine Sullivan FT. Anderson.Paak - "Price Tags"

For more articles like this, take a look at our NBA 2K page.