LISTEN: The 4 finalists for the Sanlam Sing 'it songwriting competition

2013-11-05 18:00
Sanlam Sing 'it
Cape Town - Local acts AKA, The Soil, Straatligkinders and BlackByrd have put the four finalists of Sanlam Sing 'it's song submissions to music, letting the public vote for the ultimate songwriter.

The competition kicked off in August, with 900 lyricists submitting over a thousand entries to win the grand prize - R50 000 as well as a sponsored music video for their winning song. The four local acts had to wade through it and could only choose one finalist each.

Just being a finalists also gets you prizes - R5 000 in cash, Monster DNA headphones and Roland home recording equipment. Sponsors besides Sanlam include Jay Jays, Paul Bothner Music and Monster DNA, all organised by LitNet and their media partner MTV.

You can vote on the competition's Facebook page as well as download the finalists' songs until 6 December.

Check out the songs below:

AKA - Freedom by Giovanni Coetzee

BlackByrd - You're the reason why by Beulah Lee Harris

The Soil - Tap Tap by Nothando Zungu

Straatligkinders - Plaasvervanger by Frans van Wyk

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