Songwriting Contest Winners & Finalists

 
 

The following ten songs have won their respective category in the songwriting contest. The top songs were determined by "songwriting" alone. Vocal ability was not taken into consideration. A full instrumental production was also not considered. The "Rock Category" writer came in 1st, "Lyric Only Category" writer 2nd and the "Country Category" writer came in 3rd place.

 

Category Winners



Adult Contemporary



Folk


Anica Stemper - Now You're Gone
Jim Allyn - Priority Gal
 
 
   

Instrumental



Country


 
Anne Trenning - The Welcome Song
Jamie Polen - Paid By The Hour
 
 

Hip-Hop



Dance


 
Peter Palestina - Up All Night
 
 

Pop



Rock


 
Vincent Lombardo - Spotlight
Ash - Shut Up
 
 

Christian


Lyric Only

 
Dino & Debbie Ascari - Relentless
Tracy Hickman - Beyond
 
 
 

 
     

 


Category Finalists



Adult Contemporary



Folk


Karen Schultz - Hang On
Denise Mitchell - Goodnight (I must go alone)
Scott D Wagner - Without You
Ron Murphy - I Just Can't Wake Up
Susan Barnes - Curiosity
Mike Hagen & David K.- Below Zero
Russ Nelson Jr - East Of The Sun
Michelle Ferrari - Angels and Wine
 
 
   

Instrumental



Country


 
Li Nguyen - A River's Reflection
Alex Ionescu - Moon Crest
Gary Peterson - Midnight Sometimes
Joshua Watson - A Daughter's Song
Anna Cruz - Carolina Calling
Derrick Clark - There's Never Enough Time
Louis Esposito - Sounds A Lot Like Memphis
Will Reyes & Ann Kowalski - If You Don’t, I Will
 
 

Hip-Hop



Dance


 
Patrick Baker - Watchin' U
Melanie Young - No More Chains
Ed Simpson & Pamela Cox - Swag
B.J. Davis - Wicked Women
Andrea Schneider-Smith - The Price Of Love
Street Beat- Bad Habit
Holly Mancini - Do The Memories Come Through
Jeff Robinson - Wild Horses
 
 

Pop



Rock


 
Jennifer Hernández - About This Time (You'll See)
Jesse Roberts - She Is Letting Go
Phillip & Michelle Reed - Control Freak
Edward Romero - More Like Love
Jana Brown - Making The Best Of It
Joseph Wilson - Highways
Elizabeth Gonzalez - Sucker Punch
Michael Portillo - Don’t Take That Away From Me
 
 

Christian


Lyric Only

 
Sarah Ann Thibodeaux - Christmas Is Calling
David Popescu - A Holiday With God
Dustin Mitchell - Pray For Peace
John Coleman - Jesus, I Seek You
David W Klein - When We Fall
Elizabeth Rossi - Remember These Days
Aaron Wright - Kill Shot (Star Gazer)
Christina Sánchez - What If I Don't Make It