2014 Nominees and Finalists

Congratulations to the Nominees and Finalists of the 2014 American Songwriting Awards.

Nominees

Adult Alternative

It's Not The Rain Falling Down written by Marie Georgiou
Bleeding written by Leon clark
Love Is The Reason written by Max Phillips
Radio City written by Jillian Harris
Spectre written by Jeannie Novak
I Would Really Love To Take You written by Arron Sturgeon
Would It Kill You written by Alex Coulter
Howling written by Warren Snyder
Treehouse written by Jeannie Novak
Claimed Shame written by Ridha Sabir

Blues

Love Will Kick Your Ass written by Ben Sures
Through With You written by Natalie Jean
Deep Enough Blues written by Rick Tobey
The Train written by Trevor Sewell
Oh Rillo written by Robert Leines
Delilah written by Abigail Cosio

Children’s Songs

Magical written by Kathryn Cloward
Counting written by Deon Mose
Nervous Bubbles written by Kathryn Cloward
Superhero written by Jeremy Quick
Colorful You written by Kathryn Cloward
The Fisherman written by Tricia Sebastian

Classical

Drakensberg - A Unique Way Of Life written by David Louis Brown
Catch The Sandman, Out of Oz written by Richard Elkins
Opening written by Elizabeth Omeed
Peaceful Waters written by David Louis Brown
Journey written by Elizabeth Omeed
Green Powered World written by David Louis Brown

Comedy / Novelty

Taller Than Me written by Evan Blum
My Little Alien written by Jude Dachel
Workin' From Home written by Kabir Iyengar
The Ballad of Jim Cramer written by Phil Curcuru
The Next President written by Robert C Reynolds
G.A.N.J.A. written by StonewallTowery
NY LA written by Matt Wolpe
Peace 1 written by Youxin Yang

Country & Western

So Beautiful written by Jim Vierra
Take It Off written by Carol Khaouli
Stay written by Jessica Doran
Garbage Truck written by Marty Dolciamore
Dear Jane written by Paul Anthony Cumberbatch II
Sweet Love of Mine written by Richard Elkins
Untuned written by Ryan Boey
Listen For My Truck written byCaleb Paul
Lonely Like Me written by Roger Rosenblatt
Help Yourself written by Anna Coogan

Dance presented by 8tracks

It’s Me written by Julien Ludowyke
Dub and Dubber written by Ryan Pong
Yummy Juice written by Susumu Nagatomo
Doing Better written by Thom Mezak
Temptation written by Monica Sharma
See You in Hell written by Brad Allan
Waiting written by Monica Sharma
If We Crash Tonight written by Lindsay Hamminga
Exit written by Maor
Now You're Mine written by Kim Cameron

Easy Listening

The Me I Found In You written by Dennis Sy
Picture of You written by Leslie Egerer
While The World Sleeps written by Lindsay Hamminga
Curveball written by Mike Doucet
La Noche written by Patti Unruh
Helpless written by Peter Tvrznik
In Memories written by Ron Rich
Long Live Love written by Terhi Pippuri
This Ain't Love written by Carol Khaouli
Go Find Your Solace written by Di Albright

Folk

Kayla Sage written by Russ Wheelock
Who Am I? written by Arnold Dow
Dead Man's Dance written by Bradford Loomis
Beautiful as You written by Jay Allan
Tin Man, Talking About Love written by Richard Elkins
Just To Be With You (Feat. Tessa Allison) written by Jim Wolf
Hope It Grows written by Kenny Ray Horton
The Best Song In The World written by Marc Aliana
Half As Good written by Justin Costello-Stebelton
A Letter to God written by Cornell Jermaine

Hip Hop presented by Sonicbids

Randy (A Glimpse of My Reflection) written by Andrew Borel
Left Hook written by clarence holmes
Devils Replacement written by Julian D Richardson
Made a Voice written by Andrade Crawford
Illusion written by Re Jamahl Harrison
Hip Hop Rules written by Shruthi Viswanathan
Pastor written by Muyinza Kasirye
Me and You written by Chavez James
Ready or Not written by Natalie Jean
War written by Jamahl Harrison

Holiday

Happiest Holiday written by Caroline Dare
St. Nick written by Danny Newport
A Magical Time of the Year written by Leslie Egerer
If Christmas Were Mine written by Luanne Hunt
Jingle Jangle Christmas written by Rob Cariddi
Christmastime written by William Repicci
All Around Me, It's Christmas written by Briana Cash

Unsigned

Different On The Outside written by Marie Georgiou
Seasons written by Nikki Lerner
That's My Girl written by Jeremy Pike
Love at First Sight written by Alan Menezes
Picture Perfect written by Chris Chown
Take Me Home written by Dallas Booth
One For Nothing written by Geoffrey Kartes
Dear K.C. written by Austrid J Urmachea
Song of the Sparrow From The Prison written by David Witte
The California Dream written by Alexandria Driver

Instrumental

A Despair To Hope Movement written by Mike Campbell
Playful Woodlanders written by David Louis Brown
Tell Me Where written by Jacek Marcinkowski
Friday Karma written by Susumu Nagatomo
Visitation written by Jeannie Novak
Sueno de los Amantes written by Edgar Galeano
Mr. Happy written by Rick Tobey
7th Heaven written by Leslie Egerer
A Little Sangria written by Rachel Weissman
Waiting written by Phil Curcuru

Lyrics Only

Royal Street written by Brian D. Bell
Dejavu Feelings written by Angelia L. Boynton
Complicated written by Liz Stephens andRichard Bonnin
Re-Conditioned written by Kris Theodore
Child of The Lord written by Tina Pettaras
Affair written by Sarah Krisak
Far From Straight written by Shannon Jobst
On the Devils knee written by Betty Ventouris
The Light written by Kia Marie Dawkins
He Spent Some Time On You written by Austin Teas

New Age

Flow written by Jeannie Novak
Caprice written by Jeannie Novak

Rock

Statue of Venus written byJustin Vennay
Entangled written by Leon Clark
Like a Dream written by William Legge
Color-blind written by Mansur Numanov
Paradox written by Fred Mubang
Humanity Awaken written by Brian Bolen
Dancing Shoes written by Aaron Ferguson
Coming Home Again written by Ruben Varela
Vacation Cake written by Patrick Nolan
Parallel Worlds written by Joseph Olson

Spiritual

Pray written by Ainsley McGray
Knocking On Your Door written by Eric Hayes
Weightless written by Ian Townend
One Love, There Will Always Be written by Gregory Dennis
Fragment For Paul Simon written by Adrian Nathaniel Strickland
Yesterday written by Barry Jackson Jr.
He Loves Me written by Natalie Jean
God is Here written by Verlena S. Walker
Light of Bethlehem written by Rebecca DeSantis
More Than A Coqueror written by Timika Peterson

Soul/R&B

You Complete Me written by Clifton Williams
We Came To Dance written by Mr Stonewall Towery
Damnation written by Carrie Lynn Bobis
Far Away written by Antonio Horton
The Lady in White written by Paul Anthony Cumberbatch II
Perfect Picture written by Shawnte Thompson
I Lost Me written by Ashley Phillips
Solid Like A Rock written by Ken Brueggemann
Prince written by Stephanie Krawiec
Yellow Strawberry written by Dominic Francois

Jazz

Why Condemn written by Chiquita E. Green
Stronger Than Before written by Dennis Sy
You Are My Everything written by Natalie Jean
Nietzsche Tonight written by Phil Danter
Felis And The Woodlanders written by David Louis Brown
Sane written by Toni Vere
Rove Over written by Yuko Yamamura
Old & Wise? written by Phil Danter
Falling written by Natalie Jean
Thirst written by Yuko Yamamura

Teen

Never Cry written by Zoe Storch
This Time Around written bySavannah Lynne
Fighter written by Taylor Payne
Ghetto Girl written by Penn Beldock
Popular Girl writt en by Isabelle Davis
The Main Part written by India Glover
Love if You Listen written by Eleanor Lieder
I'll Be Stronger written by Clayton Musick
The Right Way - Dubstep/Dance Mix written by Brooke Kaitlyn Dawson
Hey September written by Anthony Amorim

Latin

Otono en Paris written by Edgar Galeano
Roses on Fire written by Monica Sharma
Famous Soccer Player written by Nathalie Raedler
Heres My Soul Written by Simon Gomez andDebby Jelenkiewics

Pop presented by Sony Creative Software

Salvaged Doll written by Salena Dabbs
Fugitive written byMagic Punches
Ain't Got Time For This written by Bobby Mackfay
You Have No Heart written by Yana Stenberg
One Wish written by John J. Fox
Paper written by Aimee Cuevas
Run written by Nick Deutsch
Only Love written by Ipe Kalathoor
This Hell written by Anki Delport
Time To Light It Up written by John Marmie

Performance

Convince Me written by Blake Gray
Apocalypse written by Lisa Heller
No Other Plan written by Cam Nacson
Clean Break written by Jacob Hyatt
Story of a Broken Heart written by Stephanie Krawiec
Watch Out written by Paige Nichols
Because of You written by Andrew White
Just For Fun written by David Louis Brown
A Million Miles To Neon written by Kyle Veazey
Life Is Good written by Nikki Lerner

World Music

Where Are They Now? written by Ben Sures
Peace 1 written by Youxin Yang
The Haunting written by Jessi Teich

Finalists

Adult Alternative

Who Are You written by Katrin Hahner
How Do I Say Goodbye written by Lucy Gale
Living Alone With Me written by Abdellatif Mansouri
Incomplete written by Bronson Maher
If You Wait written by Rachael Zerbato

Blues

I Could be Your Man written by Ben Sures
Tennessee Nectar written by Robert Leines
Until They Start to Bleed written by Tom Lazaros
He's A Traveler written by Mandy Lane
Daisy Dukes written by Robert Leines

Country & Western

My Dream written by Betty Tetzlaff
Tell Me What My Daddy Did Right written by Cris Conerty
Sunshine written by Kati Granville
Brother Brother written by Mike Mitchell
All We Never Had Is Gone written by James Bennett

Dance presented by 8tracks

We Own The Night written by Julien Ludowyke
Firestarter written by Monica Sharma

Easy Listening

Blind Aisle written by Phil Danter
Merry Go Round written by Adrian Nathaniel Strickland
Just a Regular Dad written by Robert Butts
Burn written by Paige Nichols
Just You And Me written by Lindsay Hamminga

Folk

This I Need You To Know written by Chris Alvarado
It's Ok written by Eric Michelson
Be My Baby written by Logan Hurt
All Come Clear in Time written by Robyn Fisher
This Train written by Tom Hanlon

Hip Hop presented by Sonicbids

Two Steps from Disaster written by E-Dubble
Pass It Off written by The Immortals Project Feat. El Da Sensei

Unsigned

Nuclear written by Micah Herrera
X-Blonde written by Kevin O’Neil
You written by Zoe Sophia Bookman
The Fall written by Joachim
That's Exactly How It Is written by Janine Toner

Instrumental

Badlands written by Jeannie Novak
Tranquil Strength written by David Louis Brown
A Reprieve From Your Worries written by Mike Campbell
Labyrinth written by Patti Unruh
Lonely written by Dave Mercer

Lyrics Only

Whatever The Streets Say written by Richard Dames
Love Games written by Jennifer Frosaug
Without You written by Katie Wasson
Beat The Heat written by Jason Edward Finley
Man I Am written by Brandon Jones

Rock

Fly Away written by Orlando Satmulis
Here I Go written by Z - Loren Danielkiewicz
IDFK written by Cameron Albert Hill
Life Without a Care written by Bobby DiBlasio
Bangalore written by Thomas Itty

Spiritual

Finish Line written by Fernando Tello
Sweet Jesus written by Joshua Wong
Fly Eagle Fly written by Lauren Heilala
Who Is This King written by Matt Everett
Monster written by Fernando Tello

Soul/R&B

Darkness written by Carrie Lynn Bobis
All or None written by Charles Caldwell
Goodbye written by Chavez James
The Way We Were written by Laura Harrell
London Bridges written by Paige Bryan

Jazz

Difficult Me written by Gabriel Briones
Deadend written by Jeannie Novak
Felis At The Jazz Club written by David Louis Brown
Dancing in the Dialog written by Yuko Yamamura

Teen

Utsa Byum written by Akash Rajan
Running Away written by Sarah Grace Buckley
Falling written by Alex Coulter
Mr. Sunshine written by Akash Rajan
Living A Dream written by Antonio Murdock

Pop presented by Sony Creative Software

How Do I Go? written by Michael Manney andRW Reinhardt
Cellphone written by Omar Hart
Come On written by Eric Thompson
My Dementing Rabbit written by Richard Adams
Questions written by Elena Nickel

Performance

Fall to the Sea written by Monica Sharma
Close Your Eyes written by Lisa Heller
Fight For Me written by Blake Gray
Caught written by Stephanie Krawiec
Belle (Our City Waits) written by Jeannie Novak

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