- Adult Contemporary Album of the Year for Love & Fairy Tales- Oct. 2014 IMEA Awards
- Holiday Album of the Year for World of Christmas- Oct. 2014 IMEA Awards
- Spiritual Song of the Year for “Canon on the Lord’s Prayer”-Oct. 2014 IMEA Awards
- Love Song Category FINALIST in the Dec. 2014 Annual UK Songwriting Contest, for “Blame It On the Summertime”
- 2nd Place Overall Finisher in the Dallas Songwriting Contest for “The Plans I Have for You”
- 2nd Place Overall Finish: Instrumental, in the Dallas Songwriting Contest for “Change the World”, her instrumental version of her original, One Child.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter DeDe Scores Several New Songwriting Wins!
For Immediate Release:
February 8, 2015
Up and coming Houston-area Independent Singer/Songwriter DeDe Wedekind, www.DeDe-Music.com, has won 6 significant and music industry-recognized songwriting awards over the past 4 months:
DeDe was also a Semi-Finalist in 7 categories in the Dec. 2014 Annual UK Songwriting Awards for 6 songs including Joyful Christmas, Change the World, One Child, America United, and Canon on the Lord’s Prayer. DeDe was honored to be recognized as BEST VOCALIST in March 2014 on SingerUniverse.com, for “Blame It On the Summertime”, and was First Runner-Up for the same song on SongwriterUniverse.com, also in March.
Timothy Yap of Breathecast.com, says this about DeDe: “When it comes to song interpretation, (DeDe) Wedekind is without peer.” Grammy-Winning Producer of the Year, Jeff Bova, (also Producer of World of Christmas), says: “World of Christmas will not just touch your heart, but will touch your soul.” And Grammy Winner, Jason Miles says, “DeDe is a superb vocalist…a talent to be watched.”
Performing with her 3 to 5-piece band, DeDe recently was signed to new label, Dominion Entertainment in Los Angeles, headed by well-known songwriter & producer, Kevin De Clue, who has worked with Jewel, Hillary Duff , Jenna Gentry, and Pink. DeDe’s also just been added to the roster of well-known talent agent Wilene Dunn of WCD Enterprises of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Listen to DeDe’s music on: iHeart Radio, Pandora, Lastfm, Jango Internet Radio, and other internet radio stations like www.Skopemag.com, and you can purchase her music on iTunes, Amazon.com, and CDBaby, just search “DeDe Wedekind”. To find out more about DeDe, including her upcoming shows and new music projects, visit: http://www.DeDe-Music.com/Music, and SignUp for her monthly fan news!