Songwriting Contest Placements

by SaskMusic

March 23, 2021 in Buzz

We want to congratulate the following on their placements into recent Songwriting Contests, great job everyone!


International Songwriting Competition

ISC received over 26,000 entries from 158 countries this year. Congrats to 2020 Semi-Finalists:

  • Eden Paige for “Save Me”, Teen category
  • James Gates for “Keep It In the Sky”, Folk Singer-Songwriter
  • Jason Gall, Jordan Gall (The Brothers G) for “Virginia”, AAA (Adult Album Alternative)
  • John Antoniuk (smokekiller) for “You’ll Find Out”, Rock
  • Lyn Besse McGinnis for “Dear Christmas”, Lyrics Only category
  • Paul Runalls, Chris Atkinson (Ty the T-Rex) for “Bow Tie Guy”, Children’s Music
  • Zayd for “Father”, Rock

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25th USA Songwriting Competition 2020

Congrats to Finalist Michael Harmel for “Room of Dust”, Lyrics Only category

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Women’s Freedom Song Contest 2021

Dara Schindelka and director Colin Hubick for "She's Like the Swallow" - Honourable Mention in the Video category

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