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SAM AND CHRISTIN HART EARN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR HONORS

Husband and Wife Duo Selected in ChristianSongwriting.com Competition




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NEWS SOURCE: INOV8 PR
March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020 (Nashville, Tennessee) – Husband and wife duo Sam and Christin Hart have earned Songwriter of the Year honors in the 17th annual ChristianSongwriting.com competition. The contest, sponsored by CM United, is the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence. The couple were selected for the song “Loved,” which they wrote and recorded. A lyric video for the single is available on YouTube. The website for Sam and Christin is samandchristin.com.

A judging panel consisting of Chrissy Conway-Katina, singer/songwriter of ZoeGirl; John Katina, singer/songwriter, lead singer of The Katinas; John Schlitt, singer/songwriter, legendary vocalist for Petra; and Tammy Trent, singer/songwriter, recording artist, awarded the top honor to the Harts.

In addition to the title, winning the competition earns the Harts numerous prizes and opportunities, including one of the duo’s songs being released to radio internationally by A-Sides Radio Promotion as well as PR services by INOV8 PR. Visit this link for a complete list of prizes.

Each year, the ChristianSongwriting.com contest names quarterly winners, with all first place quarterly winners becoming eligible to be named the annual songwriter of the year.

A full list of winners, including quarterly winners, is below:
17th Annual Songwriter of the Year – Sam & Christin Hart
1st Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Lexi Peto
2nd Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Momentum Music
3rd Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Cynthia Lok
1st Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – Vanessa Marie
2nd Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – Brant Pethick
3rd Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – Carmen Mills
1st Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – Sam & Christin Hart
2nd Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – Dario De Marco
3rd Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – Tara Strickland
1st Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Sam & Christin Hart
2nd Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Mats Dernand
3rd Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Russ Parrish

The annual competition runs from January through December. The 18th Annual Songwriting Content is currently underway. Learn more at ChristianSongwriting.com; all details can be found at this link; you may enter here. More information also is available on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Judges for the 18th Annual Songwriting Contest are Dara Maclean, singer/songwriter, worship leader, recording artist; Jonah Sorrentino (aka KJ-52), singer/songwriter, hip-hop artist; Landry Cantrell, singer/songwriter, recording artist; and Rachael Lampa, singer/songwriter, recording artist.

About CM United
Formerly CCM Network International, CM United, which was founded in 2002 by Jeff McLaughlin, is a membership organization with more than 4,000 members, consisting primarily of Christian songwriters, singers, bands and worship leaders. CM United’s premiere event is its annual songwriting contests. The 17th Annual Songwriting Contest currently is underway. Learn more at ChristianSongwriting.com, like on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.



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