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Session I - CLOSED
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January, 2018
Deadline - June 15, 2018 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
September 1, 2018
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

Session II - OPEN
Open -
June 16, 2018
Deadline - December 15, 2018 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
March 1, 2019
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

12 Lennon Awards
Winner Announcement -

May 1, 2018

Grand Prize Winners of Session I and Session II will compete head-to-head in an online voting battle to become the Lennon Award Winner in their respective category.

Song of the Year
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July, 2018
The 12 Lennon Award Winners will compete for the Song of the Year and $20,000.

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OWC Song of the Year
 

 

JASMINE CROWE AND JOSH ANDERSON "BREAKING THINGS" SELECTED AS THE JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST $20,000 OWC SONG OF THE YEAR!

New York, NY (July 30, 2018) - Jasmine Crowe and Josh Anderson were announced as the winners of the coveted John Lennon Songwriting Contest $20,000 OWC (Other World Computing) 'Song of the Year' for their original song "Breaking Things." The announcement was made on 95.5 PLJ in New York with radio host Ralphie Aversa.

As OWC 'Song of the Year' winners, Jasmine and Josh won $20,000 in cash in addition to prizes from Audio-Technica, Yamaha, Neutrik, Genelec, Disc Makers, Focusrite and more. They have also received other prizing throughout the year after winning both the Lennon Awards and the Grand Prize packages in the Pop category. The song was selected to win the top prize by the John Lennon Songwriting Contest's Executive Committee of Judges, consisting of legendary and contemporary superstars such as Fergie, George Clinton, Matthew Koma, American Authors, Switchfoot, Bootsy Collins, Kevin Bacon & more.

A total of over $300,000 in cash awards and prizes will be distributed this year by the year-round John Lennon Songwriting Contest, which is open to both amateur and professional songwriters. Visit JLSC.COM for more information about the contest and to enter for your chance to become the next $20,000 OWC 'Song of the Year' winner. Entry fees from the contest help support the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

 

 

 

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