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WA songwriters named finalists in International Songwriting Competition

23 Mar

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is a prestigious competition for artists all around the world, and four nominations featured are songs by West Australian acts, making the cut from more than 16,000 entrants world wide, and only 2% of all entries selected as finalists.

The WA songs making the finals are:

BLUES – Tell Me It’s Over by Aminah Hughes
COMEDY/NOVELTY – The Booty Song by  Susi Prendergast (The Additives)
POP/TOP 40 – Survive On Love by Matt Gresham
UNPUBLISHED – Survive On Love by Matt Gresham

In addition to the winners selected by ISC’s judges, all finalists are also included in the People’s Voice – an online voting contest that allows the public to listen to all the finalists’ songs and vote for their favourite one. Voting is open until Friday 14 April, so have your say here and help these WA acts win!

he International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians are invited to participate. ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and music contests in the world, offering exposure and the opportunity to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry. Their songs will also be judged by the likes of Tom Waits, Lorde, Chris Cornell, Ziggy Marley and many more.


Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The ArtsGovernment of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.