USA Songwriting Competition winners will perform At Bluebird Cafe, the 17th Annual USA Songwriting Competition begins.
Winners of the 16th annual USA Songwriting Competition will perform at the world famous “Bluebird Café” in Nashville, TN on Thursday, May 3, 2012: 6pm - 8pm, featuring USA Songwriting Competition youngest winner Molly Hunt.
Molly Hunt won the 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition First Prize, Country category and Overall Third Prize winner made passed the Hollywood round and Las Vegas round of the Top 60 of American Idol TV show. She is the youngest first prize winner of the USA Songwriting Competition at just 15 years old. Molly will be singing the National Anthem at the Official Detroit Red Wings game the end of this month.
Other songwriters performing include Nashville residents:
Will Hopkins (Honorable Mention Winner, 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Dale Allen (Honorable Mention Winner, 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Tom Schreck (Honorable Mention Winner, 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Other performers are from out of town:
Robert Davis (1st Prize Winner, Novelty/Comedy, 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Eric Colville (1st Prize Winner, Lyrics, 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Phillip Trees (Honorable Mention Winner, 16th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
Entries for the 17th Annual USA Songwriting Competition are currently being accepted. The USA Songwriting Competition has a long history of having winners getting success, recording and publishing contracts, have their songs placed on the charts as well as having their songs placed on film and television. The 2010 winner won 2 Grammy Awards this year, 2009 First Prize winner Kyler England (country) was signed to Universal Records. 2005 First Prize winner (Pop) Kate Voegele was signed to Interscope Records the year after she won and had her winning song hit top 40 on the Billboard Charts, her latest album hit Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Album charts this summer. 2007 Overall Grand Prize Winner Ari Gold had his winning song "Where The Music Takes You" hit #10 on the Billboard Dance Charts. Judges include A&R managers from the "big 4" record companies: Universal, Warner, EMI and SONY Music.
Sponsors of the 17th Annual Competition are: New Music Weekly, AirplayAccess.com, Loggins Promotion, Sony, Audio-Technica, D'Addario Strings, IK Multimedia, Presonus, Acoustica, Sonoma Wireworks, Intellitouch Tuners, Acoustic Café Radio Program, LivewireMusician.com, Reverbnation, Broadjam, Sirius XM Radio, Sonicbids, Soundcloud, etc.
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