The song which won the festive section of the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest will be ITV’s Text Santa Appeal theme
ast year’s winner of the Christmas Songs in the UK Songwriting Contest, My Favourite Time Of Year by Leigh Haggerwood is to see nationwide exposure on UK television. The song, recorded by The Florin Street Band, has been announced as the theme to the ITV Text Santa Appeal 2014 starting with Philip Schofield’s 24 hour nationwide TV broadcast on ITV on Monday 1 December. The song is currently play-listed on Magic, BBC local radio, VH1, MTV Europe, Bliss, Chart Show TV and will be playing in 140,000 stores over the Christmas period via Moodmedia.
Judging is underway in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest and full results are expected soon. Semi-finalists have been listed on the UKSC official website at www.songwritingcontest.co.uk and the full finals and winners lists will be online before Christmas.
A music video of My Favourite Time Of Year by The Florin Street Band has reached almost 2 million views on YouTube. Watch below…