Peacedriven Songwriting Award 2008

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Are you driven? Peacedriven, that is. If your passion for world peace also shows in your music, you could be the recipient of the 3rd Peacedriven Songwriting Award.

Founded by the service initiative "," the international contest annually searches for the song that shows the most drive for peace. Be it drive for peace in the world, peace in your home or school, or inner peace; you decide, we'll listen! The genre is not what matters. The message and melody are what counts.

A panel of music industry professionals and social activists will judge entries. The judges will pick a winner based on originality, melody, composition and lyrics. The winner will receive $200 and become the voice of's new website relaunch in 2009. Additionally, the winner and 10 finalists will be featured on, the hub for peace news and activism. is the recipient of the Doublemint Award (selected by Venus and Serena Williams), the StreetLaw "National Youth Visionary" Award and the Bryan Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.