Songwriters Win Maxell’s Lennon Contest
The digital and blank media company Maxell Corp. of America has teamed up with the popular recording artist Fergie to present a $20,000 check to the winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. The first-ever winner in the Latin Category was a trio from Los Angeles.
Gaby Moreno, Ari Shine and Victor Indrizzo, all of Southern California, wrote the song “Escondidos,” which was named the winner.
The John Lennon Songwriting Contest is in its tenth year, and will distribute a total of $330,000 in prize money across 12 categories this year. The contest was established with the cooperation of Yoko Ono Lennon.