♫ Winter 2019 competition ♫

Congratulations to all of our winners!

To view the winners for the competition that ended 03-31-2016, click here

1ST PLACE - ROCK

Jason Kalman

Song Title: Daylie

Song Writer: Jason Kalman

Singer-songwriter, Jason Kalman, has been playing music his whole life. He grew up in Staten Island NY. During that time, he played drums in school bands and later took up piano and guitar. While studying classical piano, classical g...

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1ST PLACE - INSTRUMENTAL

Marie Byrd Land

Song Title: Lucy

Song Writer: marie byrd land

Marie Byrd Land is a singer songwriter who's currently living in Vienna. One could say that her text have some unusual incidents happening in them....

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1ST PLACE - FOLK/ACOUSTIC

Helena Hallberg

Song Title: Cause I Can

Song Writer: Helena Hallberg

Helena Hallberg is a Swiss/Swedish composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and actor based in New York City. Artistically, Hallberg has been described as a chameleon. As a composer, she has written for a myriad of projects ranging...

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1ST PLACE - AMERICANA/COUNTRY

THE SHOCKITANOS

Song Title: Make It Sweet

Song Writer: Diane and Mike Sciachitano

The songwriting team of Mike and Diane Sciachitano have been writing most of their adult lives but it wasn't until 2016 when they began dating that they found they needed each other to complete the music they both heard in their heads. Dian...

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1ST PLACE - POP

Sneha Jain (ESS JAY)

Song Title: Misaligning My Destiny

Song Writer: Sneha Jain (ESS JAY)

I'm a new songwriter who is fascinated by stars, mysticism, destiny and faith! I believe positive energy has the power to transform any situation towards it's best direction. Lyrics have the power to inspire & heal, and I wish to do exactly...

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2ND PLACE - INSTRUMENTAL

Song Title: Looking back

Song Writer: Jan Joshua Chiong

27 years of age. Instrumental artist. Based in Melbourne Australia. 17 years of musicianship. Genre: - Soundtrack - Ambient Competent in: - Guitar (acoustic and electric) - Bass guitar - Drums and percussion - Piano - Vocal...

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2ND PLACE - AMERICANA/COUNTRY

Song Title: The River

Song Writer: Kevin Romine

Songwriter, singer, and guitarist with Midwest roots currently living in Houston, TX. Raised in small town near St. Louis influenced by Ozark fiddle recordings of my great granddad, (a Missouri State Fiddling Champion in 1923 and 1925) Hav...

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2ND PLACE - POP

Song Title: A Little More

Song Writer: Rosemary Joaquin, Chelsea Balan, Brandon Meagher, Tebby Burrows

Rosemary Joaquin, Washington D.C. native, moved to Nashville in 2018 to pursue her dream of becoming a musician. Her first big hit "Showered" reached half a million streams which was soon accompanied by her next single "Bad Song" that reach...

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2ND PLACE - FOLK/ACOUSTIC

Song Title: I'll Carry On

Song Writer: R.X. Bertoldi

I listened to a lot of Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones as a kid, and later, Tom Waits. Their music led me to a lot of other musicians, including Robert Johnson, Lightnin' Hopkins, Little Walter, and more. I later bought an acoustic guitar...

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2ND PLACE - ROCK

Song Title: Easy Way Out

Song Writer: Kevin Romine

Songwriter, singer, and guitarist with Midwest roots currently living in Houston, TX. Raised in small town near St. Louis influenced by Ozark fiddle recordings of my great granddad, (a Missouri State Fiddling Champion in 1923 and 1925) Hav...

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TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), rock category

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Song Title: Labradorite Song Writer: Lawrie Turnbull
4
Song Title: Work Up a Laugh Song Writer: Noam Weinstein
5
Song Title: Stitch Me Song Writer: Dalton Ammerman

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), pop category

3
Song Title: The Dinosaur Song Song Writer: Ryan Patrick McLaughlin
4
Song Title: Poster Boy Song Writer: Ivon Roberts
5
Song Title: Gold Song Writer: Henrik Johansson

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), folk/acoustic category

3
Song Title: Change It All Song Writer: R.X. Bertoldi
4
Song Title: Anchor Song Writer: Eric Douglas
5
Song Title: The Gift of a Song Song Writer: Ynana Rose

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), instrumental category

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Song Title: Everything Song Writer: Jose Maria Cabria Calleja
4
Song Title: As I C Song Writer: Tomer George Cohen
5
Song Title: Mission Undertaken Song Writer: Nick Campbell

TOP HONORS (3rd-5th place), americana/country category

3
Song Title: I'll Carry On Song Writer: R.X. Bertoldi
4
Song Title: Change It All Song Writer: R.X. Bertoldi
5
Song Title: Hard Work of Love Song Writer: Ynana Rose

HONORABLE MENTION - 6th-10th place

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Placement: instrumental Song Title: Friday Night Chant Song Writer: Tomer George Cohen
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Placement: rock Song Title: Everyone Stares Song Writer: Dalton Ammerman
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Placement: folk/acoustic Song Title: Mendocino Sunrise Song Writer: Ynana Rose
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Placement: americana/country Song Title: When I Was Superman Song Writer: Eric Douglas
6
Placement: pop Song Title: TONIGHT Song Writer: frank falgares
7
Placement: folk/acoustic Song Title: Hunky-dory Song Writer: James Neilson Graham
7
Placement: americana/country Song Title: Devil In Your Eyes Song Writer: Chris Mastrantuono & Joe Alexander
7
Placement: instrumental Song Title: Red Rocks Whisper Song Writer: Michael Allen Harrison
7
Placement: rock Song Title: Superstar Song Writer: YOSHIHIRO SAKAEDA
7
Placement: pop Song Title: Poison Song Writer: Elisa Colbert
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Placement: folk/acoustic Song Title: Breathe Underwater Song Writer: Sarah Shawcross, Hannah Williams
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Placement: americana/country Song Title: When I look at you Song Writer: Carey Highfield
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Placement: rock Song Title: Nothing new under the sun Song Writer: John E Wright
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Placement: pop Song Title: Working On Me Song Writer: Tara Benjamin, Shannon Meske
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Placement: instrumental Song Title: Sprinkles Song Writer: Jay T. Vonada
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Placement: folk/acoustic Song Title: Butterflies Song Writer: Riley Holland
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Placement: instrumental Song Title: Middle East VooDoo Song Writer: Tomer George Cohen
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Placement: americana/country Song Title: Mourning Dove Song Writer: Michael Coleman, Irish Patty
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Placement: rock Song Title: The Chosen One Song Writer: Philippe Riondet
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Placement: pop Song Title: Ice Song Song Writer: Samantha Teemant
10
Placement: folk/acoustic Song Title: Better Man Today Song Writer: Woody Woodburn
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Placement: americana/country Song Title: Daphne Song Writer: Cecily Keim
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Placement: instrumental Song Title: Song for Jocelyn Song Writer: Jay T. Vonada
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Placement: pop Song Title: Pretty Perfect Song Writer: Sarah Shawcross, Chris Redmond, Kathi Harcourt-Brown, Matt Vincent-Brown
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Placement: rock Song Title: Fear The Worst Song Writer: Matt Welch