Cody Matlock wins 2018 Premier Live Music Contest

Congrats to Cody Matlock for winning this year’s Premier Live Music Contest.

We had many great entries this year and hope to make the contest much bigger next year.

The judges have reviewed all the live performances of original songs and here are the top winners. Only the winner of the Best Live Performance of an Original Song wins the trip to perform at the Necker Cup this year, and a 1-week studio session at Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, GA.


1. WINNER: Cody Matlock, “Heavy on Your Mind”

2. RUNNER UP: Zia Victoria, “Blue”

3. J-Summa, “I Found Love”

4. Clark King, “This is Love”

5. Emma White, “Overthink It”

6. Tin Man, “Already Gone”

7. Cat Carter, “Gold”

8. Lauren Davidson, “Its You”

9. Drakeford “Seattle Rain”


1. “Freedom” – J-Summa

2. “Blue” – Zia Victoria,

3. “Overthink It” – Emma White

4. “Jack in the Box” – Zia Victoria,

5. “Gold” – Cat Carter,

6. “I Found Love” – -Summa,


1. John Pagano Band, “Trouble on Heels”

We really appreciate all of your entries and encourage you all to register for next year’s contest.

Most sincerely,

Remington Reynolds
CEO, Premier Live

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