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Session I - CLOSED
Open -
January, 2019
Deadline - June 15, 2019 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
September 1, 2019
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

Session II - OPEN
Open -
June 16, 2019
Deadline - December 15, 2019 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
March 1, 2020
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

12 Lennon Awards
Winner Announcement -

May 1, 2020

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
Winner Announcement -

July, 2020
The 12 Lennon Award Winners will compete for the Song of the Year and $20,000.

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Song of the Year
 

 

New York, NY (July 30, 2019) - Grace Kelly has been announced as the winner of the coveted John Lennon Songwriting Contest $20,000 'Song of the Year' for her original song "Feels Like Home."

As 'Song of the Year' winner, Grace won $20,000 in cash in addition to prizes from OWC (Other World Computing), Audio-Technica, Yamaha, Neutrik, Genelec, Disc Makers, Focusrite and more. She has also received other prizing throughout the year after winning both the Lennon Awards and the Grand Prize packages in the Country 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 Taylor Momsen, George Clinton, Prince Royce, 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 'Song of the Year' winner. Entry fees from the contest help support the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

 

 

 

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