Vance Joy Wins International Songwriting Competition

CONGRATULATIONS to The Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 International Songwriting Competition VANCE JOY.

Among Vance’s prizes was a gift package from HAMMOND USA (co-sponsors of the Competition) which included a HAMMOND Sk1-73 and a complete Accessory Package.

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), widely recognized as the most prestigious and respected international songwriting competition in the world, has today announced its 2014 winners. With over 18,000 entries submitted from 118 countries, a total of 345 songwriters are honored in the competition.

Joy, an Atlantic Records recording artist Won the Grand Prize for his song “Riptide.” It is the first time in ISC’s 14-year history that any entrant has ever received perfect scores across the board. The song is being called an instant classic by both critics and fans across the world, launching Joy’s career with sold-out tours, worldwide chart success, and critical acclaim.

“It is such an honor to win this songwriting prize,” Joy said in a statement. “Writing songs is what gives me a feeling of purpose. I’m proud to receive this award voted on by my songwriting peers.” Other Prizes Won by Vance include $25,000 in cash plus $45,000 in services and merchandise, including a custom-built Lowden guitar valued at over $11,000,, Abelton Push and Live 9 Suite, and much more.

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