Unsigned Only 2012 Songwriting Competition Winners Announced

31 Aug

Unsigned Only 2012 Songwriting Competition Winners Announced

 For all of our area aspiring songwriters of all genres, here are the winners from the 2012 Unsigned Only Songwriting  Competition. This is a real big deal-here’s a taste of this:

GRAND PRIZE WINNER LARA JOHNSTON SETS THE BAR IN INAUGURAL UNSIGNED ONLY MUSIC COMPETITION Cyndi Lauper, Robert Smith (The Cure), St. Vincent, Kenny Rogers, and 3 Doors Down Are Among 2012 Judges

August 30, 2012 – Unsigned Only is pleased to announce its 2012 winners selected from almost 7,500 entries worldwide. The Grand Prize, Unsigned Only’s highest honor, goes to San Francisco, CA artist Lara Johnston with the song, “K.I.S.S.” Johnston was the highest scoring artist overall in the competition and a favorite among the judges. Upon learning the news, she stated, “The Unsigned Only Competition presents truly unique, hands-on opportunities for an undiscovered artist like myself, and I’m beyond honored and excited to be recognized as their first Grand Prize winner!” We’d also like to mention that Bloomington/Normal IL’s own Matthew Curry & the Fury recieved Honorable Mention in the AAA Adult Album Alternative for his tune “Blinded By The Darkness”. 

If you know ANY aspiring musician/songwriters- OF ANY GENRE–read on for details about 2013!

Here’s the link to the Complete story:


Unsigned is now accepting entries for 2013. Many new judges will be added, as well as a new Teen category for artists 18 years old and younger. Information on how to enter can be found at www.unsignedonly.com.

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