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Young Songwriter

Hetta Reaches Final 3!

Huge congratulations to Year 11 singer/songwriter Hetta Falzon, whose song ‘Obsession’ has made it through to the top three songs shortlisted for the Finals of the Song Academy’s Young Songwriter of the Year, 13-18 year UK/Ireland category.

This year’s competition attracted over 700 entries from aspiring young songwriters across the world, with a wide variety of genres, from folk to jazz, soul, rock, punk, reggae & pop.

Hetta will now perform in a live Instagram event on Saturday 20
th June, attended by some of the competition judges, where they will announce the winner. She has also been invited to perform in a live showcase event in November at The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London with the other top 3 finalists.

The prestigious judging panel includes successful British singer/songwriter, Tom Odell; Irish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Imelda May; record produced and TV presenter, Miranda Cooper; songwriter and producer, Eg White; lyricist, Emily Philips; British Ivor Novello Award two-time winner and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer and film scorer, Sacha Skarbek; musician, Dan Gillespie Sells; the song writing team, Sodajerker; and Northern Irish songwriter, Janet Devlin.

Listen to Hetta’s song Obsession, here: