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The MusiCares® and GRAMMY Foundation's® Teen Substance Abuse Awareness through Music Contest Winners (2010)

Winners and Runners Up

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Recognize Winners During National Drug Facts Week. See press release

1st Place: Drug Free State of Mind

Daevion Caves

(Lyrics and vocals by Daevion Caves and Jordan Earle Atkins)

"Drug Free State of Mind" Video: Daevion Caves (age 18) and Jordan Earle Atkins (age 16), Alton High School, Alton, IL

2nd Place: A Clearer View

(Lyrics by Markeist “Ghost” Jones)

Length: 3:00
Format: .MP3
Size: 3.6MB

3rd Place: Take it To The Days

Vera Marquardt

(Lyrics vocals and ukulele by Vera Marquardt)

"Take It To the Days" Audio: Vera Marquardt (age 17), Kauai, Hawaii and Los Angeles

Length: 2:34
Format: .MP3
Size: 3.1MB

1st Runner Up: Pressure

Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson

"Pressure" Video: Jessica Johnson (14), Cavary Christian Academy, Chula Vista, CA

2nd Runner Up: Crushing Drugs

Christian Pearson

Lyrics by Christian "C Rush" Pearson

Length: 2:57
Format: .MP3
Size: 3.5MB

3rd Runner Up: We, Myself, and Why?

Sam Davis and Derek Hoggard

Sam Davis and Derek Hoggard

"We, Myself, and Why?" Video: Sam Davis (18) and Derek Hoggard (17), Potterville High School, Lansing MI

4th Runner Up: Tell Me Why

Lauren Vollaire and Jazmin Copeland and Erica Krusen

Lauren Vollaire and Jazmin Copeland

Length: 3:03
Format: .MP3
Size: 3.7MB

"Tell Me Why" Audio: Lauren Vollaire (17) and Jazmin Copeland (16), Phoenix House Academy, Los Angeles, CA

In picture - from left to right: Lauren Vollaire and Jazmin Copeland and Erica Krusen from the MusiCares Foundation.