The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) recently announced the winners of its 2004 annual competition. Called “the songwriting competition to take note of” by the New York Times, ISC received over 11,000 entries from 77 countries in its third year.

For the first time ever in any major songwriting competition, a teen was the winner of the overall Grand Prize. 18 year old Gin Wigmore (Auckland, New Zealand) won for her song “Hallelujah,” which was entered into the Teen category. Her prizes included $10,000 cash and over $30,000 in merchandise and services, including an Epiphone DR-350SR acoustic guitar. This year Epiphone contributed DR-200 acoustic guitars to winners in 16 categories along with the DR-350SR Grand Prize!

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