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"SUCCESS FOR YOUR SONGS"

ORGANIZING SONG IDEAS

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HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

I'm so honored that two of my songs have been nominated for
2016 HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS!  Nominations are in ROCK 
(w/ co-writers Brian Bell & Luther Russell) and LYRICS.  Winners will be announced
at a Red Carpet awards show in Hollywood, CA on November 17th!  Wish us luck!   

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OUTSTANDING!


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GOING GLOBAL!

Now THIS is the kind of Global Warming I can get behind!  
DO U MISS THE HEAT? has just won the BRONZE MEDAL for BEST SONG
at the GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS!  Co-written with Stacy Hogan.
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HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

I'm so honored that two of my songs have been nominated for 
HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS!  Nominations are in Country
(w/ hit songwriter Marty Dodson) and Christian/Gospel (w/ co-writer Rik Howard). 
Winners will be announced at a Red Carpet awards show in Hollywood, CA!            
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  The HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS has nominated TRIPPIN' ON U
  for BEST DANCE SONG!  Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.  

  And, CONGRATS to singer-songwriter Kyle Vincent for WINNING BEST MALE VOCAL
  for our song HAPPY ME
which is the first cut on his new album!

  Winners were announced at a Red Carpet awards show on November 4th at the
  Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

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  OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  SOFT PLACE TO FALL has received an OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING
  AWARD from the GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST! Co-written with Jonathan Bluth. 


  ANNOUNCEMENT 
| DEMO
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  WINNER - HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS!
  Three of my songs have been nominated for a HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARD!  
  Winners were announced at a Red Carpet awards show on November 21, at the
  Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA.
 
  WINNER! | DO U MISS THE HEAT? | BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY SONG OF THE YEAR!  

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   DEBUT SINGLE
   KISS ME LIKE U MEAN IT, the DEBUT SINGLE released by OTTAWA IDOL WINNER,
   Ally Mayson, is now available on iTunes!  The song is in the Top 30 rotation at KKIC 89.9 Country Radio
   in Montreal, Canada, and is being featured on COUNTRY RADIO SWITZERLAND, playing in Switzerland
   and Germany.  Written by Wood Newton, Debra Gussin, Tom Fekete, & James Lee. 


   ORIGINAL DEMO | ARTWORK | iTUNES

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   PRIMETIME TELEVISION PLACEMENT!
   My dance song OBEY THE DJ made it's PRIMETIME TELEVISION DEBUT on 90210
   on the CW Network!  Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.


   LYRIC VIDEO | iTUNES | WATCH SCENE
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   WINNER - GRAND AWARD!
   IS THAT YOU? has just been named the 
GRAND AWARD WINNER of 
   SONGDOOR INTERNATIONAL!  
After taking FIRST PLACE in the CHRISTIAN category,
   the song beat out 18,000 songs, across all genres, for this TOP honor!  
   Co-written with Rik Howard. 

   DO U MISS THE HEAT? WON the Soft Rock category.  Co-written with Stacy Hogan.

   ASCAP ANNOUNCEMENT | PRESS RELEASE 

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   WINNER - DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION!
   
The 
DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION has named my song
   GUITAR PLAYERS GET THE GIRLS as the First Place WINNER - COUNTRY category!
   Co-written with Marty Dodson.
 
   ORIGINAL DEMO   

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   OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
   YOU'LL BE BACK has received an OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING AWARD
   from the GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST! Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.


   ANNOUNCEMENT | LYRIC VIDEO

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JOHN LENNON - TOP FINALIST!

REINVENTING OURSELVES, co-written with Don Grady, finished SECOND
in the JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST - JAZZ category!
This competition draws thousands of entries from around the world. 
What a thrill to receive this wonderful honor from such an esteemed organization. 
"Reinventing Ourselves" appears on Don's EP, "BOOMER: JazRokPop.
GRATEFUL and PROUD!  😃

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STATE OF THE ART

WINNER! | AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION | International category
The Awards show, featuring an interview with me, is scheduled to air in a few months.  
Here's a sneak peak at the awesome
 Fire Dancer performing to DO U MISS THE HEAT?

STATE OF THE ARTIST

SHOW ME THE MUSIC | FEATURED ARTIST
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AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION | FEATURE ARTICLE
DO U MISS THE HEAT? | Written by DebraGussin & Stacy Hogan
U SO MEAN NOTHING 2 ME | Written by Ryan Martinez, Stacy Hogan, Mike Westbrock, & Debra Gussin