2022 Singing News Songwriter Search Winners Announced – Singing News Magazine

Nashville, TN (July 15, 2022)
The winners of the 2022 Singing News Songwriter Search have been announced.

Out of 421 songs entered, 5 (five) winning songs were chosen by 10 (ten) judges, including Ivan Parker, Karen Peck Gooch, Rodney Griffin, Josh Singletary, Greg Bentley, Jeff Collins, Roger Talley, Paul Secord, Kenna Turner West and Scott Godsey.

Singing News, SingingNewsTV and Singing News Radio, in partnership with Crossroads Music, launched the 2022 Songwriters Search competition on February 1, 2022. The competition ran until May 31, 2022.

The following 5 (five) winners will be invited to appear on a TV special, hosted by Dave Clark, at a legendary location in Nashville, Tennessee in August 2022.

A full list of prizes can be found below the list of winning songs.
The winning songs of the 2022 contest are:

Award-winning song:
“This one’s for them”
Submitted by Denise Bain Barker (Fort Payne, Alabama)
Written by Denise Bain Barker and Debora Harrah

2nd place winning song:
“What is Good News”
Written by Stephen Holman (Kansas City, Missouri)

3 winning songs:
“Kneel”
Written by Elizabeth Zornes Mintus (Middletown, Ohio)

“Running to the Roar”
Written by Shona Bright (Boaz, Alabama)

“Until You’re the One”
Written by Shirley Nagel (Stillwater, Minnesota)

The Grand Prize winner will receive:
• A song publishing contract with Crossroads Music Publishing.
• The winning song will be recorded by a recording artist from the Sonlite or Horizon labels.
• A 2-night stay (1 room/4 people) in Pigeon Forge, TN on Thursday and Friday evenings (September 29-30, 2022) of the Quartet National Convention.
• Special recognition at the 2022 Singing News Fan Awards ceremony (held on September 30, 2022.)
• Dave Clark Songwriting Lessons (a $400 value)
• The winning song and songwriter will be featured in Singing News Magazine on the contest winners.
• The story, photo and song will be published on www.SingingNews.com.
• A one-year paid subscription (or one-year extension) to Singing News.
• Scholarship including accommodation and tuition for the upcoming Charles Novell School of Music
The 2nd place winner will receive:
• A song publishing deal for the 2nd place winning song with Crossroads Music Publishing.
• The 2nd place winning song and songwriter will be included in a feature in Singing News Magazine about the contest winners.
• The story, photo and song will be published on www.SingingNews.com.
• A one-year paid subscription (or one-year extension) to Singing News.

The 3 (THREE) Finalist Winners will receive:
• Inclusion in a feature in Singing News Magazine on the contest winners.
• The story, photo and song will be published on www.SingingNews.com.
• A one-year paid subscription (or one-year extension) to Singing News.

For more information contact:
Chris Sasser
singing news
(615) 571-4092
[email protected]
www.singingnews.com

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