The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its finalists for the 2014 competition. Selected from over 18,000 entries from 118 countries all around the globe, the 345 finalists represent all genres of music, including Rock, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Country, R&B, Hip-Hop, Folk, Singer/Songwriter and much more. Finalists include a diverse group of artists such as Daniel Duke, Adam Eckersley, Tommy Castro, Hopium, Kimbra, Vance Joy, Paul Mac, Moana Maniopoto, Shunzo Ohno, the Okee Dokee Brothers, San Cisco and many more.
"This year, ISC continues the legacy of highlighting some of the very best talent of emerging artists throughout the world," says Candace Avery, Founder and Director. "Our mission is to create opportunities for artists and make a significant impact on their career by recognizing their talent on an international scale."
Renowned as a prestigious international songwriting competition, ISC recognizes excellence in the field of songwriting. Winners include an overall Grand Prize winner and first, second and third Place winners in each of its 22 categories. More than $150,000 in cash, merchandise and services (including a Grand Prize of $25,000 cash and $40,000 in additional prizes) is given away to winners. ISC is open to amateur and professional songwriters from all over the world, including bands and solo performers. To view the finalists, visit songwritingcompetition.com/winners.
In addition to the winners selected by ISC's panel of judges, the public can vote for their favorite songs. The ISC People's Voice runs until April 23 and is open for voting at facebook.com/internationalsongwritingcompetition.
All winners will be announced at the end of April, selected by a panel of high-profile recording artists and music industry executives.
For more information, visit songwritingcompetition.com.