We’re super excited to announce the winners of this year’s songwriting competition, brought to you by MusiCares® and the GRAMMY Foundation®!
The contest invited musicians between the ages of 14-18 to submit an original piece of music that celebrates life above the influence, or brings attention to the real-life consequences of substance abuse. Winners are about to be whisked away to Los Angeles to attend the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and related events! They’re also being showered with other awesome prizes, including tickets to Vans Warped Tour, AND… mega bragging rights!!!
Watch, listen and enjoy all the great music from our amazing winners. Drum roll please…
First Place: Victoria Marchlewski, 15, New Jersey
Second Place: Sam Beckham, 18, Tennessee
Third Place: Kalilah Perkins, 17, Florida
First Runner-Up: Emilio Kanosh, 18, Utah
Second Runner-up: Eli Kaye-Karen, 16, New York
Look for our winners to also be featured as a part of this year’s National Drug Facts Week, which is coming right up (January 26 – February 1, 2015)!