American Songwriter’s Lyric Contest To Wrap

LCAmerican Songwriter magazine will close its 2013 March/April Amateur Lyric Contest this Tuesday (Jan. 15) at midnight.

The contest, now in 27th year, has six bi-monthly contests and an annual Grand Prize Winner.

The Annual Grand Prize winner will be awarded a co-writing session with Lee Brice, who co-wrote his own No. 1 hit, “Woman Like You,” in addition to his co-write for Garth Brooks’ 2007 No. 1 comeback “More Than A Memory.” Additionally, they will receive a $4925 MSRP J-200 Acoustic Gibson Guitar and a Shure SM58 Microphone from contest sponsors.

Judges include Scott Billington (Rounder Records), Tom DeSavia (Songs Music Publishing), Tim Hunze (Parallel Music), Ali Tamposi (Songwriter), Carter Little (35Sound), Dave Barnes (Artist/Songwriter), Caine O’Rear (American Songwriter), Marshall Altman (Producer/Songwriter), Lee Dannay (Warner-Chappell Music), John Ritchie (American Songspace), Sue Drew (ASCAP), Jocelyn Harms (SESAC) and Bradley Collins (BMI).

September/October’s 2010 first place winner, Lance Carpenter, recently signed an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with Songs of Bigger Picture.

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