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Session I - CLOSED
Open -
January 17, 2022
Deadline - June 15, 2022 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
September 1, 2022
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

Session II - OPEN
Open -
June 16, 2022
Deadline - December 31, 2022 - 11:59PM PST
Winner Announcement -
March 1, 2023
12 Grand Prize Winners (one in each category) and 36 Finalists (three in each category)

2022 Lennon Awards
Winner Announcement -

May 1, 2023

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.

2022 Song of the Year
Winner Announcement -

July, 2023
The 12 Lennon Award Winners will compete for the Song of the Year and $20,000.

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2021 Finalists - Session II
The Session II Finalists are listed below.
 
Children's
“Pink Polka Dot Flamingo”
Mama B & Uncle T
Los Angeles, CA
Pink Polka Dot Flamingo
“Stinky Feet”
Lanny Sherwin
Santa Barbara, CA
Stinky Feet
“Cow Cow Mama Cow”
Chris Sand
Missoula, MT
Cow Cow Mama Cow
 
Country
“I Miss America”
Jeff Goffman & Marvin Adcock
Philadelphia, PA
I Miss America
“Gravity”
Katie Pederson & Kaitlyn Fabry
Nashville, TN
Gravity
“Sunny Days (Are Comin' Once Again)”
Greg Poulos
Detroit, MI
Sunny Days (Are Comin' Once Again)
 
Electronic
“RUN”
Besomorph
Los Angeles, CA
RUN
“Lucky Tonight”
Sanna Martinez, Martin Eriksson Sandmark, & Jonathan Bluth
Stockholm, Sweden
Lucky Tonight
“I Woke Up Dancing”
Nitanee Paris, Hao-Yue Kuang, & Owen Chaim
Los Angeles, CA
I Woke Up Dancing
 
Folk
“Resting Bones”
Madeleine Bradford
Nashville, TN
Resting Bones
“New Coal Miner's Blues”
Kevin Dudley, Valeria Stewart
Arlington, VA
New Coal Miner's Blues
“Blue Wind”
Rich Schonberg
Sedona, AZ
Blue Wind
 
Gospel/Inspirational
“Humanity”
Demetrius Hicks
Birmingham, AL
Humanity
“Love Like a River”
Afrika Fuentes
Manchester, U.K.
Love Like a River
“Rise and Carry On”
Mikey Hamptons
Amityville, NY
Rise and Carry On
 
Hip-Hop
“World We Live In”
Piyush Shakya (Le'Ridge Stereo)
Kathmandu, Nepal
World We Live In
“Came a Long Way”
Dark Chocolate
Murfreesboro, TN
Came a Long Way
“The Coffee Grind”
Scotty Pages
Bend, OR
The Coffee Grind
 
Jazz
“The Things We Were”
Brooke Fair
Memphis, TN
The Things We Were
“Je Suis”
Daniel Rotem
Los Angeles, CA
Je Suis
“Searching the Skies”
Stefan Kristinkov
Brooklyn, NY
Searching the Skies

Latin
“Que Paso”
Alex Ricci
Los Angeles, CA
Que Paso
“No Pasarán”
Cristian Vergara
Bilbao, Spain
No Pasarán
“A Tu Lado”
Jasmine
Salvador, Brazil
A Tu Lado

Pop
“Drift”
Bree Rusev
Newcastle, Australia
Drift
“RIP My Diary”
Elliot Wren
Needham, MA
RIP My Diary
“Forever Is a Long Time”
priyana
Toronto, Canada
Forever Is a Long Time
 
R & B
“Marigold”
Tyler Ptak
Chicago, IL
Marigold
“Gone”
Denielle Bassels
Toronto, Canada
Gone
“The Last Night (Dancing With You)”
Niki Kennedy
Vancouver, Canada
The Last Night (Dancing With You)
 
Rock
“Gonna Be OK”
Embleton
Akron, OH
Gonna Be OK
“Wherever You're Going”
Will Lynde
Nashville, TN
Wherever You're Going
“Stranger Things”
Mr. So-n-So
Boulder, CO
Stranger Things
 
World
“Another World”
Paul Bezooyen
Vancouver Island, Canada
Another World
“Jolie”
Wolfgang Augenblick
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Jolie
“茶香味 (Oolong Tea)”
Vivi Hu
New York, NY
茶香味 (Oolong Tea)

 

 

 

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