We were completely blown away by both the quality and quantity of entries in to our TMP Songwriter Competition this year! We had over 120 entries, so it was definitely not easy narrowing it down to 20. Even when we decided to expand the amount of contestants advancing to the live preliminary rounds to 26, we still had to bring in another judge (another professional songwriter) to help us decide! While we had more than 26 talented enough to advance, we ultimately narrowed it down to these contestants:
In alphabetical order (you can click on their name to see their submission video):
Landry Scott Ritter
Music addict, a sucker for heartbreak songs, and avid Houston sports fan! I’am also the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Music Pickers.