Peyton Gilliland Named A Finalist In The R&B Section Of The John Lennon International Song Writers Competition

Peyton Gilliland is only a sophomore in HS and has already been named as a finalist in the R&B section of the John Lennon International Song Writers Competition Session II 2018 with her song, Hopelessly. Hopelessly was also recently featured as a Staff Pick on Radio Airplay. She co-wrote this song with Hannah Arn as a 15 year old. She second song that she co-wrote with Hannah was just released Nov 20th, called Magnetic and they just received word that Magnetic is moving forward in all 4 categories it was entered into, including Pop/top40 and R&B, for ISC 2018, (International Song Competition).  

Magnetic was also included on several Spotify playlist including Artist Rack and in Walgreens stores. Radio Airplay has played her songs along with other independent stations worldwide.  They are currently being played in Australia, Germany, London, Indonesia, Japan to name a handful and of course the US. Her next song, Ruthless will be released and distributed near the end of February by Sony Skyfall and she is currently working on her EP with the help of Lincoln Parish, former lead guitarist of Cage the Elephant.

Peyton describes her style as very Demi Lovato as far as vocals go but also with the darker Amy Winehouse undertones.

Author: Mr. Hood Critic

Hood Critic Magazine was founded by Holland D. Witherspoon in Bossier City, Louisiana 2013. HOOD CRITIC MAGAZINE was created to cover up and coming unsigned independent artist.