Over 1500 entries. 12 finalists chosen.

Songwriters from all over the globe wrote amazing songs about the connections that mean the most to them. After a public vote and judging panel review, four finalists were chosen from each category—youth, amateur, and professional.  The top 12 finalists will be announced in the opening session of RootsTech Connect on 24 February 2021 at 9PM MST.

Attendees of RootsTech Connect, the world’s largest family history event, will have the chance to vote for their favorite song and help determine the winners. Join over 200,000 people from around the world in this  100% FREE and 100% virtual celebration of family connections, 25-27 February 2021.   

Contest theme: Connections

At its core, RootsTech is about finding connections and celebrating belonging. And what better way to celebrate your connections than through music? Our top 12 finalists each have their own unique style, and shared their voice about connections that means the most to them. Add your voice to the mix and help choose your favorite at RootsTech Connect. 

Winners were chosen from three categories: Youth, Amateur, and Professional

Over 1500 entries came from students, aspiring songwriters, and professional recording artists, showcasing their creativity on the theme for a chance to win the grand prize—and have their song heard by hundreds of thousands, including friends, family, and music industry experts.

Winners will be announced during RootsTech Connect closing session on 27 February 2021. 

The Grand Prize winner will receive a Kawai MP11SE Stage Piano & Kawai Headphones.

Plus, one winner chosen from each category will receive:

Professional
Category Winner

Kawai MP7SE Stage Piano & Kawai Headphones

Amateur
Category Winner

Kawai ES920 Portable Digital Piano & Kawai Headphones

Youth
Category Winner

Kawai ES920 Portable Digital Piano & Kawai Headphones

People’s Choice
Winner

Kawai CN39 Digital Piano & Kawai Headphones

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