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This is a limited time only opportunity when songwriters can enter Christmas or Holiday songs. If you are a songwriter or co-songwriter and you have an Original Christmas Song you have written or co-written like “Last Christmas” by Wham! or “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey or if you have any Hanukkah or Kawanzaa songs, you may enter the Christmas/Holiday Songwriting Competition. You could be the top winner and have a special Christmas Songwriting trophy for that special place on your mantle and possible songwriting contract with a major music publishing house.

Also, the top 15 finalists’ songs will appear on our Christmas/Holiday Compilation CD, which will be promoted to various radio stations in USA and Canada. This is excellent music industry exposure for up-and-coming songwriters and music artists.

“This is an Unexpected and Wonderful Christmas Gift! We’ve always wanted to write a Christmas song, and We’re so excited to win the Top award for our first try!”, said Ken Hirsch and Michael Jay, both Los Angeles based songwriters. Ken is a hit songwriter, credits include “I’ve Never Been To Me” for Charlene (#1 Hit on the Billboard Charts), Two Less Lonely People In The World” for Air Supply (Billboard Charts Top 40 Hit), etc. Michael is also hit songwriter and producer with Ken Hirsch. He has written the Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit song “Toy Soldiers”, recorded by Martika and later recorded by Emenem. He also wrote “Declaration of Love”, recorded by Celine Dion and won the 1997 Grammy Album of the year. Top co-winners of the 4th Annual Christmas Songwriting Competition; Los Angeles, CA. All top two winners were all co-writes.

Songwriters Gianna Adams and Frankie Moreno took the second prize with their song “Dear Santa”. Frankie Moreno has songs recorded by Air Supply and has hit the Billboard Charts with his songs.

Los Angeles based Songwriter Harry Middlebrooks took the third prize with his song “Another Word for Christmas”. He wrote the song “Spooky” that hit #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts.

All three winners received music publishing contracts offers from Christmas and Holiday Music Publishing, a leading music publisher who specializes in Christmas and Holiday Music.

Deadline to enter the 5th Annual Christmas Songwriting Competition is December 23rd. For more information, visit: https://www.songwriting.net/xmas

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