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 and production quality were not taken into consideration. The grand prize winner will be announced on October 7, 2022.  Everyone who entered the 3rd contest of 2022 will receive a results notification email by September 28, 2022. A special congratulations to Ken Thompson who received a finalist placement in both the Dance category and the Hip-Hop category with two different songs.
 

Category Winners
 


Adult Contemporary
 
Dance

Instrumental
 

Hip-Hop
 

Christian
 

Pop
 

Folk
 

Lyric Only
 

Rock
 

Country
 


Category Finalists
 


Adult Contemporary
 
Dance
Randi Driscoll - The Year That We Stayed Home
Michael Newkirk - Mindy's Song
Lady Jane - Fragile Beauty
Claire Bishop - Vermont
Rebecca Drimmel - By Myself
Ken Thompson - Always
Debra Smith - I Belong To You
Amy White - Poison

Instrumental
 

Hip-Hop
 
Patrik Eriksson - Shades Of Blue
Michael Laird - Jaco Taco
Maria Pia Beccar Varela - Inner Voice
Luiz Simas - Out of the Blue
KeKeDreams - Million
Kellby Kitson - Half Super Hero Half Villain 
Daniel Nissenbaum - Light of My Life
Ken Thompson - Love Finds Me

Christian
 

Pop
 
Summer Garcia - Love You More
Keisha Prime - There Is A Fountain
Peter Lewis - Jesus You’re the Answer
Darlene Jackson - Jesus Is Alive
Jessica Mulder - Strange
Jordan Bell - Poker Face
Cheri Barkman - Denial
Zita Ortiz - Change the World

Folk
 

Lyric Only
 
Bob Davoli - Don’t You Let the Darkness Drag You Down
The Americans - Guest of Honor
Laura Suarez - Dreamer's Melody
Makena Shlens - Naked
Talson - And They'll Always Reach Out
Kandis Weatherall - Peace of Mind
Tatina Rosario - M.I.A.
Dani BenAri - Can It Be She Loves Me? 

Rock
 

Country
 
Thee Machine - Just A Phase
Wolfgang Steinwidder - One. Worldwide.
Plan B - New Ways To Love You
Don Bathrick - Mystery Train
Des Wade - Sometimes Goodbye
GIlad Hesseg - In My Hometown
Alison Freebairn-Smith - These Are the Girls
Paul O'Leary - Father's Pride