2017 Nominees and Finalists

Congratulations to the Nominees and Finalists of the 2017 American Songwriting Awards.

NOMINEE

Adult Alternative

(All I Wanna Find) Yesterday written by Ben Skeie
You're Gone written by Michael T Schmidt
Shattered Stars written by Madison & Tonni Riley
Desert Called Love written by John Incardona
Tierra Verde written by John Incardona
№3 Fish written by John Incardona
Echoing written by Mark W. Cuthbertson

Blues

Snake Oil Woman written by Hedi Owen

Children’s Songs

Sweet Flowers written by Scott Ennis
Play The Drums written by Lorena Perez Batista
Sweet Child of my Eyes written by Ramon Gallifa
Treasures Under The Rocks written by Anna Antonova Betcha
Can't Make Me Laugh written by Omar Hart
Morning Tears written by Ramon Gallifa

Classical

The Dragon Apprentice written by Andreas Häberlin
A Crescent written by Angela En-Yu Lao
Sombras written by Francisco Liberia
Canzonetta di Alba written by Simonne Draper
Nineveh's Burning written by Michael Guinn
Romanza written by Ramon Gallifa
El Cielo Y La Pampa written by Ramon Gallifa
Canzonetta Ritmico written by Simonne Draper

Country & Western

Heavens Got a Good One written by Whitney Lusk
Sometimes She Cries written by Erick Duran Manard
Sorry, Not a Winner written by Paul R Anderson
Corner of my eye written by Eric Blossman
Cant Make Him Drink written by Kyle Daigle
I Won't Mind written by Wesley King
It Had to Be You written by Erick Duran Manard
Tell Me How I'll Know written by Kerry Rogers
If it wasn't for the whiskey written by Eric Blossman
I'm Through with It written by Kyle Daigle 

Dance

Love Will Last featuring Moka Only written by Brent Flick

Easy Listening

And again after the wave wave written by Marina Morgenshtern

Folk

MAKS The Fox written by Kori Simonson
The Colors You Make written by Hannah Cooper
Midwestern Sky written by Brandon Grafius
Anywhere Is Better Then Here written by Michael Schmidt
Politicwords written by StevieB4Free
Pot of Gold written by John Kruse
The Prettiest Flower of Wanzhou written by Ramon Gallifa
Through written by Joel Ansett

Holiday

One Perfect Christmas written by Phil Rynhart
Merry Christmas Day written by Chet Pratt
Trick or Treat written by Ashley Fulton

Unsigned

Paris-Desert written by Auregan
Chasing Shadows written by Brandon Jones
Run Like the Wind written by Chet Pratt
We Rise written by Michelle De Nicola
The Saint & The Sinner written by Andrew Holmes
England written by Andrew Holmes
Superman written by Kimberly Wolff
Drive By Town written by Rachel Louise Taylor
Reinvent written by Keegan Corbey & Bradford Wilson
Counting on Love written by Jessica Novak
Dressed in White written by Drew Taylor & Bryn Taylor 

Instrumental

Saudade: Goodbye to All Goodbyes written by Jeffrey Gold
Limbo written by Amanda Chambers
A Night Alone written by Alberto Bellavia
The Dragon Apprentice written by Andreas Häberlin
Horsin' Around written by Jesse G Shepherd
SNF written by Bill Palmer
She Walks in Beauty written by Michael Dulin
Talk to myself written by Marina Morgenshtern
Beloved written by Michael Dulin
Living with Bipolar: Fear, Despair, Elation written by Christina Linda Lyons
Life written by Michele McLaughlin

Lyrics Only

Best Actor Lyric by Debra Gussin
Save Me written by DeQuana Quarles
Today is gonna be my lucky day written by Joyce Cervantes
March written by Regina Chappano
Save Me written by DeQuana Quarles
Red Sea written by Darrell Katz
Hotter Than Hell(We Are At War) written by Debra Gussin
Hand Me Down Wedding Gown Blues written by Heidi Owen

New Age

Until written by Darlene Koldenhoven

Rock

Alligator Point written by John Incardona
Good Girl with Bad Habits written by Tom Seidita
Blood From A Stone written by Patrick Nolan
Pressed Diamonds written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Gives You the Shivers written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Zombie Wonderland written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Pre Op Mama in Striped Pajamas written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook

Spiritual

MTMTE (More Than Meets The Eye) written by Zach Hetman
Microcosm to Macrocosm written by Smile Exotic Dimensions
Every Day Of My Life written by Jesse G. Shepherd

Soul/R&B

Heart of Glass written by Omar Hart

Reggae

Waiting for What? written by Steve Bancroft

Jazz

Red Sea written by Darrell Katz
Blue Reflection written by Shota Yamamoto
Longship written by Shota Yamamoto
Luminous written by Shota Yamamoto
S.Y.G. written by Shota Yamamoto 

Teen

Hush written by Camryn Quinlan
Who Do You Think You Are written by Patricia Fitzgerald
Carry Me written by Ashley Fulton
Beating to My Drums written by Sherry W.

Latin

Jy Kan written by Ricardo Alvarez 

Pop

Black and Blue written by Luna Keller
Love You A Little Longer written by Josh Ronen
Love is what we need written by Meg Pfeiffer
Kiss Me Again written by Michael Schmidt
Tell Her written by Michael T Schmidt
Ghosts written by Paulina Vo
Unbelieve written by Celeste Newman & Mark Crocker
Good Girl written by Celeste Newman & Mark Crocker
Vacation In My Mind written by Paul R Anderson
Die For This written by Madison & Tonni Riley
Red Rover written by Omar Hart, Skylar Babin & Lex Henderson

Performance

Will I written by Natalie Jean

World Music

#OneSkyAbove written by Amen BK
To See the Idea written by Smile Exotic Dimensions
Brilliance written by Smile Exotic Dimensions
Nostalgia written by Smile Exotic Dimensions
A Flower in Himalayas~ Xuelian ~ written by Smile Exotic Dimensions
Sweet Child of My Eyes written by Ramon Gallifa
Memory written by Ramon Gallifa
The Prettiest Flower of Wanzhou written by Ramon Gallifa

FINALISTS

Girl From Saigon written by Tom Seidita
Changed Forever written by Hedi Owen
I Am Losing All Control written by Michael T. Schmidt
Noel Holmes Dune written by Noel Holmes
Come Hell or High water written by James Tierney
No One Else Alive written by Stephanie Middleton
Dear Adam Dear Eve written by Andrew Huang
A Little Crazy written by Suzanne Kinsella
Lion's Drum writtne by Michel Goguen
A Tale For You written by Ramon Gallifa
Ocean written by Robert Ouseley
Little Church written by Madison Burns & Tonni Riley
Standing On The Edge Of Time written by Anthony Frizzell
Peace of Mind (feat. Chanel) written by Mark Schmitz

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