Lili Kendall of Brisbane has won first prize in the Unsigned Only songwriting contest in the USA in the Teen category with her song ‘Move’.
Lili also received a honourable mention for ‘Move’ in Top 40/Pop.
Other Australian winners were Gena Rose Bruce of Melbourne for Jackson, 2nd place in Americana and Liam Burrows of Sydney, 2nd place in Vocal Performance for Skylark.
Judges for Unsigned Only included John Oates of Hall & Oates, Robert Smith of The Cure, Black Francis of The Pixies and Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC.
About Unsigned Only
Unsigned Only is a unique music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers all over the world who are not signed to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find an outstanding, talented performer: a band, singer, or solo artist…a newcomer or veteran…raw or polished – the “gem” that needs to be discovered. Unsigned Only is looking for the total package.
Unsigned Only Australian winners and mentions
Lili Kendall of Brisbane for Move, 1st place
Gena Rose Bruce of Melbourne for Jackson, 2nd place
Liam Burrows of Sydney for Skylark, 2nd place
The Never Ever of Sydney for In Or Out in AAA
Wordfly of Darwin for Please Go Lightly in Adult Contemporary
Casey Barnes of Kingscliff for Flesh & Bone in Country
Alkira of Sydney for Undone in Pop/Top 40
Fieu of Brisbane for Put It On The Line for Pop/Top40
Ginger and the Ghost from Sydney for Call Up The Whales in Pop/Top 40
Lili Kendall of Brisbane for Move in Pop/Top 40
Kid Zeus of Sydney for Rabbit Suit in Rock
Tailtails of Gold Coast for The Long Arm in Rock
Veludo from Melbourne for Indigo in Rock
Straalen from Gold Coast for 1-2-3 in Teen
Alex Hahn & The Blue Riders from Sydney for I’d Rather Go Blind in Vocal Performance
Liam Burrows of Sydney for Never Fall In Love So Easily Before in Vocal Performance
Sophie Hanlon of Sydney for My Dark Crusade for Vocal Performance
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