Trinidadian singer Nailah Blackman and manager Anson Soverall are finalists in the prestigious International Songwriting Competition.
Boujee and Games earned Blackman and Soverall nominations in the Music Video and World categories respectively.
According to its website, the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is “an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena.”
Since its establishment in 2002, ISC has often received more than 26,000 entrants. The website states: “ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and music contests in the world, offering exposure and the opportunity to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry.”
After the judges have completed their tasks, ISC will announce 71 winners in late April or early May. The winners will share in the cash and prizes and will also be given the platform to gain international recognition in the music industry.
ISC categories include: Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Music, Lyrics Only, Music Video, Unsigned Only and World Music. Tanya Tucker, Coldplay, Tom Waits, Irma Thomas and Nancy Wilson are among the judges.