DSE 2011-2 WWAHM Contest Winners!
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 was a joy to write with...she's a natural talent as well as a lovely person...that always helps!" Vince Melamed
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
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
CONGRATULATIONS ALL!!!! SPECIAL THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!Why WWAHM May Be More Important Than You Think!
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!
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!