Pensacola Song FestivalGSC was a proud sponsor and facilitator for the Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival 2014 Song Contest!

These songs were reviewed by industry professionals for excellence and some amazing songs were submitted.

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and the Honorable Mentions (songs that either had high scores, a high level of artistic merit or were considered to show exceptional promise)! Check out these talented songwriters and their songs!


Top Ten

  1.   It is and I Do– Kathie Eidson
  2.   A House Divided– Mary Haller
  3.   Love Shouldn’t Hate This Way– Kathie Eidson
  4.   Next Time Lie– Mary Haller
  5.   Pouring Sunshine– Kathy Eidson
  6.   (Tie)  Remember Me– Aaron Howard and You Get Me– Nikki Evans
  7.   (Tie)  Some Things Go Without and Saying – Michael Kraker and Family Tree– Dan Lowe
  8.   (Tie) Flying Paper Airplanes– Kathie Eidson and Heavens’s Always Open– Michael Kraker
  9.   (Tie)  Steppin’ Out– Kerry Hotchkiss and Learning to Drive– Drew Six
  10.   You Get Me– Nikki Evans

Honorable Mentions

Low Key– Jackie Clowe
40 Hour Nights– Nikki Evans
Don’t Want to Dream– William Lake
Dreamer’s Life– Drew Louis
Peeping Tom– Tanner Hodges
Redeem Myself– Melissa Heider
Against the Grey– Julie Anne Morris
Your Shine– Tanner Hodges

Global Songwriters Connection congratulates EACH of you and wishes you the best in all of your endeavors. Thank you Pensacola Songwriters Festival for creating a venue and avenue for songwriters to be recognized, appreciated and validated for their creative gifts.