2016 Mountain Soul Vocal Competition Winners
13+ Age Division Winners
|1st – Savannah Swatland (South Wales, NY – “When Jesus Comes Calling for Me”.|
|2nd – Katelyn Hedrick (Sevierville, TN) – “Light of a Clear Blue Morning”.|
|3rd – Reganne Morris (Sevierville, TN) – “From Here to the Moon and Back”.|
12 & Under Winners
|1st – Erin Ott (Knoxville, TN) – “9 to 5”.|
|2nd – Aubreana Lovell (Jefferson, NC) – “Jolene”.|
|3rd – Kylie Forbes (Parrotsville, TN – “Jolene”.||
This unique competition honors the songwriting of Sevierville native Dolly Parton by encouraging contestants from across the nation to sing one of the more than 3,000 songs she has penned — in his or her own vocal style.
Contestants may enter in the 13 and up age division or the 12 and under division for this competition. As far as event organizers know, this is the only vocal competition in the world that specifically honors the songwriting of Dolly Parton.
Contestants may submit up to two songs written by Dolly Parton per entry. All songs written by Dolly Parton are eligible for the competition this year.
Check out Past Performance Photos or winners gallery below.