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Kelly Clarkson, Tom Waits, Jeff Beck, Ozzy Osbourne, Janelle Monae And Many More Select The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) 2011 Winners. Called "the songwriting competition to take note of" by the New York Times, ISC was established in 2002 and awards more than $150,000 in cash and prizes to amateur and professional songwriters around the globe. This year was the most competitive of any year in terms of quantity and quality of entries, and winners were selected from over 16,000 songs submitted from 112 countries worldwide. Judges included iconic artists Tom Waits, Jeff Beck, McCoy Tyner, KellyClarkson, Janelle Monae, Ozzy Osbourne, Lucinda Williams, Tori Amos, Wynonna, Keane, and many more. In addition to the high-profile artists, the roster of judges also included five record label presidents as well as other industry leaders, offering songwriters the unprecedented opportunity to have their music heard by influential decision-makers. 
* Honorable Mention Top Five *
Do What You Gotta Do - Dave Bastien - Londonderry, NH, USA
Lie - Ruben Estevez, Jason Massey, Brad Ramsey - Nashville, TN, USA
Nothing Sweet About Alabama - Bill DiLuigi, Jesse Stern, Dave Tough - Cane Ridge, TN, USA
***** Quicksand - Lou Penta (The California Cowboy) - Ventura, CA, USA *****
Stone Cold Crazy - Michael McGee, Scott Miller (McGee) - Locarno, Switzerland
This Feels Good - Lee Johnson, Scott Miller - Washington, DC, USA
When It All Goes South - Jaylene Johnson, Sharlene Loveless, Jolene Keats - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
When It Hurts Like That - Matthew Ullman, Kyle Marion - Mt. Juliet, TN, USA
With Love - Josh Finlayson, Willie Mack - Nashville, TN, USA