International Song Contest 2018

Overall Winner

Thornetta Davis - I Believe ( Everything Gonna Be Alright )

The Blues & Roots Radio Award for international Song Of The Year 2018 winner

Thornetta Davis hails from Detroit, Michigan, USA and has been exciting and wowing audiences all over the world. Her voice is strong, commanding, melodic and smooth. She tells her stories with incredible delivery and leaves her audiences wanting more, backed by her great band of Detroit Musicians. She is the recipient of 30 Detroit Music Awards plus many other accolades, in 2015 she was crowned ' Detroits Queen Of The Blues ' 

Music video for I Believe performed by Thornetta Davis. Copyright (C)  Sweet Mama Records

The International Song Contest was judged by an independent panel of 9 jurors who are currently part of the Worldwide Blues & Roots Radio team,  they are all active in the music communities in Canada. the USA, the UK and Australia, a number of the panel sit on regional and national award panels in their respective countries. 

Thank you to everyone who submitted their songs to the inaugural

Blues & Roots Radio International Song Contest 2018.

Duo Category Finalists

  • Marni Sheehan & Mark Smith - My Friend ( Australia )

  • VK - Terms & Conditions ( Canada )

  • Declan Cosgrove &  Colleen Coughlan -  So Much To Smile About ( Ireland )

  • Charm Of Finches - The Bridge ( Australia )

  • Sadie & Jay - Trinity ( Australia )

 

 

Category Winner

  • ​Charm Of Finches - The Bridge 

Female Category Finalists

  • Desley Taylor - Call Out My Name ( Australia  )

  • Evelyn Laurie - I Love Your Smile ( UK )

  • Thornetta Davis - I Believe... ( USA )

  • Pauline Alexander - Wonder Of Your Smile ( UK )

  • Mia Kelly - Cardboard Box ( Canada )

Category Winner

  • ​Thornetta Davis - I Believe

Group Category Finalists

  • Saoirse - Black Night ( Australia )

  • Jim Dan Dee Band - Payday ( Canada )

  • The King Heat Ensemble - Give Or Take ( UK )

  • The Justin Saladino Band - Third Week Of June ( Canada )

  • Kayulta - Why ( UK )

Category Winner

  • ​​Justin Saladino Band - Third Week Of June 

Male Category Finalists

  • John Muirhead - I Can Sleep Anywhere ( Canada )

  • Ned Farrell - One Of Those Days ( Ireland )

  • Glenn Skuthorpe - The Flood ( Australia )

  • Saoirse Mhor - Tree Of Oak ( Germany )

  • Greg Hancock - The Longest Night ( UK )

Category Winner

  • Greg Hancock - The Longest Night