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British Artists in the US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

Published: 24 April 2018
Noah Markson

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. Judges include Lorde, Hardwell, Tom Waits, Nancy Wilson (Heart), Ziggy Marley, Kaskade, The Mavericks, Martie Maguire (Dixie Chicks), Bastille, and several others.

The prestigious US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2017 winners, and UK Songwriters fared extremely well this time, garnering two First Places, one Second Place, one Third Place, and also received 19 Honorable Mentions.



Congratulations to the UK based songwriters on this outstanding achievement!

AAA (Adult Album Alternative) – 2nd PLACE
Barns Courtney, David Alfie Jackson (Barns Courtney)
London, England

Thea Gilmore
Nantwich, England

Roseanne Reid
Edinburgh, Scotland

Andy Vitolo, John King (Hope)
St Annes, England

To view the complete list of 2107 winners of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC), please visit 

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