2018 Nominees and Finalists

Congratulations to the Nominees and Finalists of the 2018 American Songwriting Awards

NOMINEE

Adult Alternative

Mistaken written by Michael Smith
Unless we Try written by Eric Blossman
Where Can I Find You written by Anthony Frizzell & Laurie Buckley
Too written by Alicia Cook
Mid Youth Crisis written by JoJo Worthington
Tinker written by Nicholas Lee-Murphy
Unless we Try written by Eric Blossman
Set Sail written by Nicholas Lee-Murphy
When you sleep written by Leslie Egerer
All I See Is Red written by Alex Criminger

Blues

Slow Mo Man written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann;
Green Tea Blues written by Roy Gamse & Chase Yellott
As It All Dies Down written by Maria Melodia Queri

Children’s Songs

Friends written by Humberto Cancio
Zokeey written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann
All the Creeping Things written by Justin Houchin

Classical

Meeting of Two Worlds Vocal written by Anthony Frizzell
CaCa: Let Us Dream written by Angela En-Yu Lao
Canzonetta No. 3 written by Simonne Draper
Legenda Lila written by Simonne Draper
Finesa written by Simonne Draper
Canzonetta No. 4 written by Simonne Draper
Jeu de Scène written by Joe Hoster
Hallow's Morn written by Jeffery Hartmann
My Dear Grandparents written by Sameem Saadat
Airship Duel written by Enrique Ponce

Country & Western

The Letting Go written by Michael Peloso , Natalie Jean & Alexi Von Guggenberg
When You Kiss Me written by Amanda Isabel Cancio
Make It Right written by Daniel Koontz
Hang On written by Rhob Elliott
Lightning In A Bottle written by Luanne Hunt, Steven Bankey & Steve Hunt;
When A Womans Had Enough written by Kyle Daigle
It all Means Nothing written by Eric Blossman
Country Music written by Anthony Giaccio
Whiskey Bill written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann
Bulletproof written by Eric Blossman
The Healer written by Cheley Tackett
I'm a Cowboy written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann

Comedy /Novelty

Stuck here in paradise written by Eric Blossman
Lower Chakra Love written by Andrew A. Melzer
Uneasy Golfer written by Tom Naughton
Everybody's Got A Lawyer written by Tom Naughton
Talking Frog written by Roy Gamse & Larry Rice
Nite Bites written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann

Easy Listening

Boulder Hill written by Jeffrey Shamas
Means To An End written by Jeffrey Shamas
Morning Sun written by Yify Zhang
Dream Inside written by Paul Murray
Tokyo Crossroad written by Taku Watanabe
When Love's Gone Cold written by Humberto Cancio, Jr & Veronica Cancio DeGrandy
Shoreline of the Sky written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
There are no Words written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Walking Down the Boulevard written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann
Someday written by Krister Axel

Dance

Dance With You All Night written by Amanda Isabel Cancio

Folk

I Wanna be an Artist written by James Stapleton
Lonely Alone written by Alice DiMicele
Girl Of My Dreams written by Norbert Nix
Watermelon Queen written by Hudson A Mueller
Ruby Sales written by Roy Gamse & John Bachmann
Talking Frog written by Roy Gamse & Larry Rice
Brunswick written by Nikhil Dasgupta
What's Killin' Me written by Wheeler Reiss
Hey Little Child written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann
Stars at Midnight written by St John Dundon
Wild Wind written by Justin Houchin

Holiday

Halloween written by Leni Thio
Tomorrow is Christmas Morning written by Katie Garibaldi

Live Your Life written by Robert Ouseley

Hip Hop

Wings Up Above written by Brent "B-Flix" Flicks, Xavier Addams, Doug "Frank Douglas" Butler a.k.a. Time Squad

Unsigned

Secrets To Keep written by Abigail Osteen
Isaac and Abraham written by Jason Schnitt
Guilty Pleasure written by Humberto Cancio
From the Right (Alone) written by Blake Brock
Noise written by Alicia Nurho
A Little Dying written by Krister Axel
Live Life written by Alyssa Proell
When It's Midnight written by Basema Del Vita
Where will I be tomorrow? Written by Brain Ford
Red Light Ticket Score written by Alexander Towner
Walk Steady, I'll Hold You written by Kayla DeSouza

Instrumental

Overflow written by Robert Ouseley
Badlands written by Tom Seidita
Redemption written by Robert Ouseley
House of Disaster - Supreme Forces written by Sergio Mitrione & Elena Maraniello
Ocean (Polar Bears Can Dance remix - Instrumental) written by Robert Ouseley & Jimmy Hickmott
Ocean (Instrumental) written by Robert Ouseley & Jimmy Hickmott
First Light written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann
Live Your Life written by Robert Ouseley
House of Disaster - Eternal Darkness written by Sergio Mitrione & Elena Maraniello
La Mariposa written by Jeffrey B. Hartmann

Lyrics Only

There's Always A Rainbow written by Jason Lee
Day of the Dead written by Eric Goff
Here Comes the Light written by Neda Davarpanah
What Happened In Vegas written by Neda Davarpanah
Story of the Talking Frog written by Roy Gamse
Ruby Sales, Alabama 1965 written by Roy Gamse
Green Tea written by Roy Gamse
I am the Planet Earth written by Bob Holderness-Roddam
Underestimated Me written by Lindsay Carbone
Knock Off written by Montana Modderman
Watercolor written by Claire Watt
Until We Love All written by Kathleen Coby Dunn Reisinger

Rock

New Revolution written by Tom Naughton
Better Days written by Dennis Fuentes
Lined In Black (Betting Against Myself) written by Alex Criminger
Smoke written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
A Boy´s Story written by Amir Madani Rascado
Body to Science written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Good Eyes written by Cyndi Cresswell Cook
Four Winds written by Michael Johnson
Free Willie written by Roy Rosental, Michael Haim Drori & Machi Haim Versano
Yuli´s tears written by Amir Madani Rascado

Spiritual

Praise Him written by Keaobaka Martha Thebe
Come See a Man written by Keaobaka Martha Thebe
Glory written by Karen Thorpe
Jesus Touched My Heart written by Katie Garibaldi
Angel's chimes written by Jeffery Hartmann
The Rising Sun written by Jacob Ferguson
Thread of Light written by Jeffery Hartmann

Soul/R&B

Your Eyes written by Hayley Nyota
Going Under written by Eric Vattima
I Belong to you written by Stefania Beltran
Stay a Little While written by Humberto Cancio
Poetic Emotion written by Brent Flicks
Wish written by Casper Paludan
I stand with you written by Randy Hall

Jazz

Parisia written by Randy Hall
Lake Shore drive Randy Hall
A Moment to Remember Leni Thio
Don't Call Me Baby Humberto Cancio

Teen

Switzerland written by Angie Violet Hawes
Born to Fight written by Molly Smith
Within Reach written by Grace Liu
The Light written by Hannah Guo
Wonderland written by Andie Mackenzie
The Sweetest Life written by Lauren Carr Reed
The Fight written by Hannah Guo

Latin

If I stop Believing written by Tiffany Joy
If I were an eagle written by Amir Madani

Pop

Together With Nature written by Elena Korneeva
Took The Words written by Erick Blu
Falling Up written by Chase Blu
One Kind of Love written by Jesse Christiansen
Feel the Groove written by Lynn Roy
Just Get Me written by Ari B.
Freedom written by Chris Coscino
Why? written by Alexa Kishner
Coltrane written by Anja Kotar
Eternal Love written by Taku Watanabe

FINALISTS

Sent Me An Angel written by Anthony Frizzell
Emmaline written by Brian Ford
Out of the Blue written by Jordan Christenot
Every Day written by Dawn Hancock
Bump in the Road written by Alyssa Proell
Between Two Worlds written by Elena Korneeva
Stuck here in paradise written by Eric Blossman
Rough Around the Edges written by Paul Anderson
The Chase written by Jeffery Hartmann
I'm a Cowboy written by Jeffery Hartmann

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