Songwriting Contest Results

 
 

The following ten songwriters 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 grand prize winner will be announced on December 21, 2018. A special congratulations to Simone Manuel who received a "Winner" placement in the "Folk" category and a "Finalist" placement in the "Lyric Only" category with two different songs.

 
     

Category Winners


Pop


Christian


Jennifer Duncan - Play List
Megan Kennedy - Lift You Higher
 
 
   

Instrumental



Rock

 
Pedro Moreno - Never Forgotten
John Durant - When Everything Is Ok
 
 

Dance

Hip-Hop


 
Leslie Groves - The Purpose
Daniel King - Light U Up
 
 

Adult Contemporary



Lyric Only


 
Norma Rodriguez - Summer
Shannon Baker - Canvas
 
 

Folk



Country

 
Simone Manuel - I See Love
David Spencer - Waitin' To Be Found
 
 
 

 


Category Finalists

Pop
Christian

Antonio Rojas - You Without Me
Nina Harada - Counting Down
Kelly Schmidt - Think About Her
Kevin Acosta - Collecting Memories
Cheryl Perry - Walk With You
Owen Jones - Not Worthy
Jean Vargas - When The Spirit Moves
Donald Porter - My Heavenly Father
 
 
   

Instrumental



Rock

 
Li Nguyen - Blue Meadows
Alex Silva - Wishing
Casey Lopez - Barry's Song
Ismail Darbar - Momentum
Laurie Davis - Past Midnight
Greg Buchanan - Forgive But Won't Forget
Sajal Ali - GoodBye
Kiyomi Tsujimoto - Taking A Chance
 
 

Dance



Hip-Hop


 
Martin Hill - Better Off
Cynthia Morgan - Plug Me In
Alina Edwards - Cinnamon and Sugar
Dawn Contreras - Side Effects
Michael Holmes - Martin Luther King
Yolanda Reed - Smokin'
Maria Phillips - Mr. Driver
Juan Gabriel - Girl Crazy
 
 

Adult Contemporary



Lyric Only


 
Rene Perez - I Never Knew You
Susan Cummins - Looks Like Rain Today
Natalie Robinson - Rewind Our Love
Jonathan Wood - When Lovers Never Meet
Ann Jefferson - Telescope
Richard Owens - I Will Be Alright
Simone Manuel - Lost Letters
Anthony Brown - Sychronization
 
 

Folk


Country

 
Scott Turner - Earth And Sky
Michelle Alcaraz - I Could Go On
Mark Adams - Sparkle
Linda Ford - Won't Give Up On Us
Kimberly Morant - Drinks On Me
Steve Henry - Wrapped Like A Gift
Chris Bates - Next To You
Roger Evans - The Long Way Home