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2013 International Songwriting Competition Finalists Announced

Several sirens were recently nominated for the 2013 International Songwriting Competition, known as the most prestigious international songwriting competition in the world.  Among the nominees were:

Ghost In My House – Lucy Schwartz (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Set Me On Fire – Missy Higgins, Butterfly Boucher (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Running From Love – Toby Lightman (New York, NY, USA)
Silver – Lena Fayre, Brian Howes (Manhattan Beach, CA, USA)
Come Into My Head – Kimbra Johnson (Kimbra), Keith Ciancia, Sonny J Mason (Auckland, New Zealand)

Representing a broad variety of musical genres, finalists were recently selected from 124 countries worldwide.  Judges include heavyweights such as Tom Waits; NAS; Josh Turner; Bernie Taupin; Martina McBride; Duran Duran; Garbage; Robert Smith (The Cure); Selena Gomez; Bruce Hornsby; Dido; and many more.

To view the full list of nominees, go to http://www.songwritingcompetition.com/winners. Winners will be announced at the end of April 2014.