Congratulations to all the winners in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). Winner in the Blues category are: 1st Place Thornetta Davis, Brett Lucas, Phillip Hale (Thornetta Davis) for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright;” 2nd Place Jeff Schroedl, Jeff Taylor (Altered Five Blues Band) for “Cookin’ In Your Kitchen;” 3rd Place Jimmy Zee (The Jimmy Zee Band) for “Backroads.”
Now in its 17th year, ISC is the world’s largest international songwriting competition, receiving more than 16,000 entries from almost 140 countries. More than $175,000 in cash and merchandise is awarded to 71 winners in 23 categories covering all genres of music. Adult Alternative song “Crawl Outta Love Ft. Annika Wells.” won the Grand Prize.
2017 judges included: Tom Waits; Booker T. Jones; The Mavericks; John Mayall; Joe Louis Walker; Walter Trout.
ISC is now accepting entries for the 2018 competition. Entry forms and more information can be found at here.