2016 Song Competition

Click here to see the 2016 Song Competition Finalists that will compete for the Grand Prize, Listener’s Choice, and Category Winners: Category Winner, Top of The Line and Finalist titles.

Click here to see the 2016 Song Competition Honorable Mentions.

Click here to see the 7 Judges for the 2016 Song Competition Grand Finale & Awards Show.

The songs winning 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place during the preliminary judging in each genre category will move to the finals to be performed Saturday afternoon at the Edgewater Hotel during the Aug. 27th Finale and Awards Show at the 5th Annual SMSWF Aug. 24-28, 2016.  Song categories included a Lyrics Only Category plus 7 Genre Categories: Bluegrass, Country, Folk, Gospel/Inspirational, Jazz/Blues, Pop, and Rock.

Cash Awards and Prizes 

Grand Prize Winner  $500    –    Listener’s Choice Winner $250

Lyrics Only Category Winners:  1st Place $200, 2nd Place $125, 3rd place $75

Genre Category Winners: 1st Place $125, 2nd Place $100 and 3rd Place $75

Beaird Music Group is giving the Grand Prize winner a Premiere Demo ($625) Value.

Handmade leather guitar strap handcrafted by Doug McCrossin, owner of the Country Cobbler in the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community to all Category Winners, Plus, a handcrafted sheet music leather carrying case for the Lyrics Only Winner.

Steel Strings Productions Studio is giving studio time to all the Category Winners.

For more information contact:   info@smswf.com or call 865-604-9066.

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