The contest, hosted by Sheri Sanders ("Rock The Audition"), featured ten songs competing for the title of Best Song and a $500 grand prize. Songwriter Madeline Myers, whose song "I Could Be a Hero" was performed by Ben Fankhauser, took home the top prize, and all finalists received a cash prize of $50.
The winner was chosen by the audience and a panel of celebrity guest judges, including Natalie Weiss ( Everyday Rapture), Ryan Silverman ( Chicago, The Phantom of the Opera) and Ryan Scott Oliver ( Jasper In Deadland).
"We're The Only Real Actors In This Show" (by Ted Kopulos), performed by Craig Waletzko and Gary De Mattei:
"Scared of Falling" (by Kevin J. Watson), performed by Meghan Shanahan and Kevin J. Watson:
"Our Little Swedish Home" (by Zak Sandler and Greg Edwards), performed by Chris Critelli and Brennan Caldwell:
"Just Between Us" (by David Reiffel and Michael Wartofsky), performed by Erica Spyres:
"I Could Be A Hero" (by Madeline Myers), performed by Ben Fankhauser:
"Horizontal Light" (by Andrew J. Hanley), performed by Natalie Berk:
"Hero" (By Joseph Shrand), performed by Becca Shrand:
"Cracked and Broken" (by Dave Ogrin and R.C. Staab), performed by Lauren Ford:
"Could It Be Me" (by Kevin M. Cotter & Diane Uniman), performed by Hannah Elless: