Announcing 2016 Grand Prize Lyric Winner Mark Rostenko

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Congratulations to Mark Rostenko, the winner of the Grand Prize for the 2016 Lyric Contest. Rostenko originally took home 1st place in our May/June Lyric Contest for his song “Billy (Off The Line)”.

For his grand prize, Rostenko, who currently resides in Cotopaxi, Colorado, will join singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier for a dream co-write in Nashville in early 2017. Rostenko will also receive a demo recording session at Omni Sound Studios. American Songwriter will provide hotel accommodations and airfare to Nashville.

Read our Q&A with Rostenko here and check out his winning lyrics here.

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