The search for the new anthem is over... after narrowing down 15000 entries down to 5 semi-finalists and then to two finalists... Canada has spoken. Our new Hockey Night in Canada theme song is...
by Colin Oberst
For winning the contest, Colin takes home the $100 000 prize and half of the lifetime royalties on the song. The other half of the royalties will be invested into minor hockey programs across Canada.
The Anthem Challenge blog will continue to be updated for the next few weeks and the organisers are currently looking for feedback on the contest and how viewers think a contest of this nature could be improved, if they ever run a similar contest again. If you have a suggestion or a comment about the contest, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org