Siedah Garrett, Superstar Singer and Songwriter Famous for "Man in the Mirror" joins Jury Panel of GPSA, now called the Peace Song Awards

The Peace Song Awards (recently changed from "Global Peace Song Awards") welcomes famed singer-songwriter Siedah Garrett as new Jury Panel member. With this, the Peace Song Awards contest announces a final entry submittal date of November 1st, 2018 for consideration in the Los Angeles based Peace Song Awards Ceremony & Show in April 2019. Last year's awards ceremonies were broadcast out to some 20 million homes thru Hubcast Media and MelliTV. The 2019 ceremonies will be broadcast again.
By: Project Peace On Earth
 
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LOS ANGELES - Aug. 30, 2018 - PRLog -- Siedah Garrett joins an amazing group of famed musicians, TV & film executives, producers, and humanitarians.  Amongst them is Latin Popstar Maria Conchita Alonso, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Heroes TV producer Tim Kring, GPSA Grand Prize winner Sangeeta Kaur, actor/director Sean Stone, Peter Joseph of the Zeitgeist Films/Movement, humanitarian Trinh Hoang Hai, Folk Music legend Peter Yarrow, and many more.

Steve Robertson, Founder of the Peace Song Awards, said, "We're thrilled to have Siedah join us as one of our new Jury Panel members. She has been a good friend for a long time. Her amazing song 'Man in the Mirror' has always brought me to tears; it is an inspirational benchmark that our Peace Song Awards aspire to in empowering all musicians to guide humanity towards greater inner and outer peace with their music."

Robertson continues, "We rebranded our contest to ensure that audiences and artists realize our focus on the message of peace, which distinguishes it from other music contests and awards.  Our final 2018 submittal date of November 1st allows a bit more time to promote and inspire additional submittals, especially for artists in the Pop Music category who want to embrace the chance for Siedah to hear their music this year!"

Siedah Garrett is a GRAMMY®Award-winning and two-time Academy Award-nominated singer/songwriter, lyricist and recording artist whose contributions to popular culture are unparalleled. A native of Los Angeles, she began her career as a background vocalist when she was just 15-years old and has catapulted to one of the most sought-after songwriters in the world. A collaborator and band member of Michael Jackson's, Siedah is most famous for co-writing The King of Pop's megahit "Man in the Mirror" from his chart-topping 1987 album Bad, and for recording as his duet partner on the album's first #1 single, "I Just Can't Stop Loving You." She also toured with Jackson as featured vocalist on his Dangerous World Tour. In addition to Jackson, artists who have recorded on Siedah's songs include mentor Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Earth Wind & Fire, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, will.i.am, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Toto, Sheena Easton, Natalie Cole, Barry White, Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Dionne Warwick, Patti Austin, Roberta Flack, Al Jarreau, and many others. Siedah has become a go-to lyricist for special events and social causes including but not limited to the Special Olympics World Games, Fergie's "L.O.V.E. (Let One Voice Emerge)", American Idol Gives Back, and her new benefit single, "Carry On", for the Race to Erase MS organization. There are too many accomplishments to list, so please visit Siedah Garrett. (www.siedah.com)

Robertson adds, "Imagine the potential for one's music career to have your song, spoken word poem or music video about 'peace' heard and/or seen by our graciously esteemed jury panel members like Siedah Garrett (GRAMMY®-winning Pop Star), Conchita Alonso (Multi-platinum Latin singer), Stewart Copeland (Grammy Winner, The Police), Randy Copus (New Age group 2002), Jonathan Elias (Elias Arts/The Prayer Cycle albums), Peter Joseph (musician and Director of the Zeitgeist Movie series), Trinh Hoang Hai (Musician and Humanitarian), David Joyce (Grammy Winner best Jazz Vocal group), Sangeeta Kaur (GPSA Grand Prize winner), Tim Kring (TV producer Touch & Heroes), Steve Robertson (Founder, GPSA and ProjectPeaceOnEarth.org), Joanne Shenandoah (Grammy-winning Native American Singer/Song Writer), Ralph Simon (mobile business executive, co-founder of Zomba Group and Jive Records), Sean Stone (actor and director) and Peter Yarrow (legendary Folk Singer & Peace Activist of folk group Peter, Paul & Mary)."

The Peace Song Awards offers ten submission categories for contestants: New Age, World Music, Acoustic Contemporary, Country and Folk, Classical/Opera/A Cappella, Jazz, Hip Hop, Rock/Pop, Spoken Word Poetry and a Music Video category. Visit (http://www.globalpeacesongawards.org/enter-your-song/) to learn more.

Contestants may win in several ways, including: 1) a Jury Panel member vote, 2) a contestant-invitational for Public/Fan voting  3) a Social Media award for the most overall Facebook likes and/or reaches of a song or video. There is also a Grand Prize category that is chosen by the most Jury Panel members votes. Visit (http://www.globalpeacesongawards.org/eligibility-guidelines/) to learn more.

Lastly, Robertson concludes, "Our third annual Peace Song Awards ceremony will take place in April of 2019.  Last year we were honored by the sponsorship of Empower with Arts Productions, the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (including the use of their world-famed pipe organ and stunning sanctuary), and Hubcast Media, who joined with Fritz Heede to capture a live feed of the show, distributing it to approximately 20 million homes through MelliTV.  What an honor it was, and is, to continually discover such amazing world-changing talent, celebrate them and share their genius with our world."

See the recent April 22, 2019 Peace Song Awards ceremonies here:
https://youtu.be/DstK2x-dpvU



For Musicians, Spoken-Word Poets and Video producers interested in participating in the 2018 Peace Song Awards (PSA) / FINAL ENTRIES close on November 1st, 2018.

Please visit our websites for more information: http://www.PeaceSongAwards.org or GlobalPeaceSongAwards.org and http://www.ProjectPeaceOnEarth.org

Interviews can be arranged with select Jury Panel members, GPSA Winners and/or with the founder Steve Robertson upon request:

Media Contact: Beth Ann Hilton, The B Company, 310-560-8390 or [email protected]

Sponsorship Contact: Steve Robertson, Peace Song Awards  [email protected]gmail.com or 310.871.2965.

Broadcast Partners:  Peter Young at Hubcast Media and
Shan Hashemizadeh at MelliTV

Donate and Support the PSA at: http://www.ProjectPeaceOnEarth.org

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