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FINALIST NEWS: After it's success as a UKSC Finalist a few months ago the Electronic and Dance Category song On The Beach has been published and released as a single on the Room For Visions label. It was written by 14 year old Isobel Holly with co writer Erik Connie. RMV records have also made a video for the release and it can be seen at https://youtu.be/Aw3tbpswnWI 

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2014 UKSC Results and Awards Video Show.  http://youtu.be/yOPcVRzlGRQ

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CHRISTMAS NEWS: Last year's Christmas Songs winner "My Favourite Time Of Year" by Leigh Haggerwood is the theme song to the ITV Text Santa Appeal 2014 starting with Philip Schofield’s 24 hour broadcast on ITV on Monday 1st Dec. The song is currently play-listed on Magic, BBC local radio, VH1, MTV Europe, Bliss, Chart Show TV and will be playing in 140,000 stores over the Christmas period via Moodmedia. A music video of the song has reached almost 2 million views on YouTube where it is currently at number 42 and could enter the official top 40 Christmas Songs Chart with some more views and playlistings there. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H10f2w7T5CU

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IN THE MEDIA: A video of UKSC Semi Finalist song Breathe With Me by TWF (Together We Fight) is being shown every hour on the big screen in Portsmouth and has also been featured on Channel 5 Television. The song and video are part of a campaign to raise awareness and donations for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust (see link below). http://goo.gl/qA9ghK

UPDATE: All 2014 entrants have been emailed with a contest update and details on how to claim the SongU and Broadjam prizes. If you entered a song this year check your email in boxes (and spam folders if you don't see this in your inbox). If you do not see the email contact us now.

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IN THE NEWS: Songwriter Neil Fitzpatrick received this press coverage for his Semi Finalist position in this year's UK Songwriting Contest. Along with the other Semi Finalists Neil now has the chance to be considered for the finals and for the winning positions with this song entry. A single of the song is now on sale with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. Read about it at the following link: http://www.yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Scarborough-Musician-And-Songwriter-Gets-Shortlisted
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IN THE MEDIA: Scottish Television channel STV have featured UKSC Semi Finalist Colin Clyne on their website. The article talks about his semi finalists positions in this year's UK Songwriting Contest and includes a video teaser of one of his semi finalist songs. http://aberdeen.stv.tv/articles/295441-singer-songwriter-has-eight-songs-in-mix-for-a-national-award/

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IN THE NEWS: Here is a press article about songwriter Luke Selby who is currently a Semi Finalist in the UKSC Pop and Jazz/Blues Categories with his song Laugh All You Want. If you have had press, TV or radio coverage connected with the UK Songwriting Contest let us know and we may post it here. http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/11428752.Young_musician_Luke_hopes_to_go_all_the_way_at_UK_songwriting_contest

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IN THE NEWS: Here is a press article about South Wales songwriter Gavin Clifton who is currently a double Semi Finalist in the UKSC Lyrics Category. http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/11541849.Argus_songwriter_in_semi_final_of_UK_contest/

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ENTRANTS NEWS: Songwriter Andy Booth received this press and web coverage for his Semi Finals position in Session One of this year's contest. http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/music/drummer-looks-to-beat-the-competition-65194.aspx
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