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American Songwriter has announced the 2023 Song Contest Winners

Winners Announcement

Team Play MPE

April 11, 2024

American Songwriter Song Contest 2023 winners announced

Our partner American Songwriter has just announced the winners of the 2023 Song Contest!

The Grand Prize Winner was selected by American Songwriter’s impressive panel of esteemed judges from the Top 25 Finalists

Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winner

A massive congratulations to the 2023 Grand Prize Winner Christian Gates-Bahlhorn (The Philharmonik) for “What’s It All Mean?” who will be receiving a comprehensive prize package from Play MPE including International music promotion disribution for a full length album, and more from other amazing prize partners. 

Plus all of the Category First Place Winners who will also be getting some incredible prizing including an International promo package from Play MPE. 

Check out the First Place Category Winners

Americana First Place Winner:
“Stardust” By Meg McRee

Blues First Place Winner:
“Won’t Be Around” By Bobby Cole, Larry D. Robertson, Terry Blade

Christian Music First Place Winner:
“Joy In The Battle” By Major Johnson Finley, Joaquin Bynum (MAJOR.)

Country First Place Winner:
“Comeback Kid” By Joey Hendricks, Andy Albert, Zach Abend

Folk/Singer-Songwriter First Place Winner:
“i’m not in love with you” By Lydia Frutig, Alex Nobile, Nate Sander, Wesley Henry

Hip-Hop/Rap First Place Winner:
“Drama” By Leshaun Nash

Indie First Place Winner:
“Sad Bird Still Sings” By Eloise Alterman, Dan Henig

Pop First Place Winner:
“All My Exes’ Moms” By Brooke Greenberg, Will Jay, Jxndren, De’La (Brooke Alexx)

Rock First Place Winner:
“Matador” By Micah Smith, Nadia Vaeh (Empty Atlas)

Teen First Place Winner:
“Sweet Talker” By Kaiya Gamble, Spencer Cheyne, Justin Kudding

Curators, make sure to stay tuned for releases from all of these incredible songwriters and artists showing up in Player over the next while.

Click here to view the official results here.

American Songwriter Song Contest 2024 now open

Artists! The 2024 Song Contest is taking entries now with 7 additional categories to enter!

Play MPE is proud to partner up again this year, so stay tuned for all the details on prizing and more very soon.

Let’s just say, there will be even bigger prize offerings in 2024 including radio tracking by MTR

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