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Armiger launches "Dreams"

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – Singer Katie Armiger is launching "Girls With Dreams," a national songwriting competition that gives young songwriters the chance to win a $10,000 college scholarship and have their music recorded with Armiger.

The winner will be flown to Nashville to record their song with Armiger and two-time Grammy-winning producer Chad Carlson (Taylor Swift). The rules are at Armiger's web site.

"My entire career started by winning a contest," Armiger said, "And now I'd like to give other young ladies an opportunity like the one I had."

The Texas native began her career as a 14-year-old girl with ideas of going to Nashville. At 15, she completed her first album. Armiger, 23, has released four albums fore the Cold River Records label. Her last album, "Fall Into Me," was out in January 2013 and debuted at number 7 on the Billboard country chart.

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