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John Lennon Songwriting Contest finds a winner in Detroit; listen to 18-year-old Olivia Millerschin's hit

Friday, February 21, 2014

A teenager from Metro Detroit won this month the John Lennon Songwriting Contest's "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE" Valentine's Day competition. "LOVE, LOVE LOVE" is part of the annual contest named for The Beatles member and is considered a prestigious international competition.

Olivia Millerschin, 18, of Rochester Hills, is this year's winner and wrote a song called "Screw Valentines Day" that was judges by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, George Clinton, Prince Royce and others. Following a key selection process, Millerschin's Valentine's Day-themed song was chosen among countless entries based on melody, composition, originality, and lyrics. The winning composition was deemed the Grand Prize winner, with Millerschin receiving an Epiphone John Lennon Casino guitar, Neutrik custom John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Cable, and JamHub BedRoom. In addition, Millerschin received an automatic, inclusive entry into Session I of this year's JLSC that officially began on Feb. 14. An international songwriting contest launched in 1997, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters who submit entries in any one of 12 categories.

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