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GLORIOUS ENCOUNTER NAMED SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Worship Band's 'Anchor of My Soul' Wins ChristianSongwriting.com's Top Honor




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NEWS SOURCE: INOV8 PR
March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 (Springdale, Arkansas) – Glorious Encounter, a Los Angeles-based worship group, has been named Songwriter of the Year of the 15th annual ChristianSongwriting.com competition. The contest, sponsored by CM United, is the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence.

Glorious Encounter earned the honor for its song “Anchor of My Soul,” from the band’s album titled “Your Presence.” The musicians, who also comprise the songwriting team, are Devon Glenn, Johnny Zirkel and Chris Deming.

Winning the competition earns Glorious Encounter numerous prizes and opportunities, including writing or co-writing a song for an INOV8 Music Group Label Artist, which will then be released to radio internationally by A-Sides Radio Promotion. Visit this link for a complete list of prizes.

Each year, the ChristianSongwriting.com contest names quarterly winners, with all first place quarterly winners becoming eligible to be named the annual songwriter of the year.

A full list of winners, including quarterly winners, is below:
15th Annual Songwriter of the Year – Glorious Encounter
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 1st Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Sophie Lockhart
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 2nd Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Hilary Graves
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 3rd Place Winner (1st Qtr) – Matt Littlejohn
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 1st Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – Jeramy Reeves
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 2nd Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – David Pellegrini
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 3rd Place Winner (2nd Qtr) – Daniel Reed
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 1st Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – David Warren
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 2nd Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – Mario Mouser
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 3rd Place Winner (3rd Qtr) – Kristen Lewis + Laura Byrnes
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 1st Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Glorious Encounter
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 2nd Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Isaiah Barker
15th Annual Songwriting Contest – 3rd Place Winner (4th Qtr) – Bo Bryant

To learn more about Glorious Encounter, visit GloriousEncounter.com, like on Facebook and follow on Instagram.

About CM United
Formerly CCM Network International, CM United, which was founded in 2002 by Jeff McLaughlin, is a membership organization with more than 4,000 members, consisting primarily of Christian songwriters, singers, bands and worship leaders. CM United’s premiere event is its annual songwriting contests. The 16th Annual Songwriting Contest currently is underway. Learn more at ChristianSongwriting.com.

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