DSE 2011-2 WWAHM Contest Winners!

COUNTRY CATEGORY

Winner: "Catch Me If You Can" - Rachel James

1st Runner-Up: "Stone Cold Crazy" - Michael Max McGee
2nd Runner-Up: "Lovin Up On You" - Mitch Townley
3rd Runner-Up: "Cheap Wine" - Joe Kellogg

SPECIAL 4th Runner-Up COUNTRY:
"Consolation Prize" - Alexander Rodriguez

Rachel James WWAHM Winner 2011-2



Rachel James

 
 
"Rachel was a joy to write with...she's a natural talent as well as a lovely person...that always helps!" —Vince Melamed

POP CATEGORY

A TIE for Winner: "We're All Broken" - Patty Castillo and

"Drown" - Gayle Day

1st Runner-Up: "Not Giving Up" - Rachel James
2nd Runner-Up: "Unsaid" - Courtney Cotter
3rd Runner-Up: "Give Me Love" - Frank Okoren

SPECIAL 4th Runner-Up POP:
"Top Down" - Alina Smith

Gayle Day and Patty Castillo


FILM AND TV CATEGORY

Winner: "Tug Of War" - Catherine Papworth

1st Runner-Up: "See You Fall" - Jeff Zacharski/Brian Blake
2nd Runner-Up: "Leave A Kiss" - Meghan Trainor
3rd Runner-Up: "Yesterdays News" - Lee Johnson/Lorrie Caplan

Catherine Papworth

CONGRATULATIONS ALL!!!! SPECIAL THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!

Why WWAHM May Be More Important Than You Think!


Keith Follese VERY SPCECIAL THANKS to the two hit songwriters who agreed to co-write with our winners. Keith Follese (over 200 cuts with major artists!) is one of the most successful songwriters in Nashville!

Vince Melamed

And Vince Melamed is an iconic country/rock piano player and songwriter. He's played with everyone including Dylan, The Eagles, Jimmy Buffet and many more, and co-authored the legendary duet by Don Henley and Trisha Yearwood, "Walkaway Joe" (written with Greg Barnhill, also a past Expo participant).

The Expo always attracts top mentors to co-write with the winners!

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