Winners of 7th Annual National Songwriter Awards With PM-SongwritersAP , Associated Press
Jan. 21, 1987 7:15 AM ET
NASHVILLE, TENN. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Winners Tuesday night at the seventh annual National Songwriter Awards, voted by subscribers to The Music City News:
Movie song of the year - ''Say You, Say Me,'' written by Lionel Richie.
President's Award - Eddy Arnold.
Country song of the year - ''Too Much on My Heart,'' written by Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers.
Best traditional country song - ''On the Other Hand,'' written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz.
Best country-rock song - ''She and I,'' written by Dave Loggins.
Best contemporary country song - ''Whoever's in New England,'' written by Kendal Franceschi and Quentin Powers.
Golden Spotlight Award - Larry Gatlin.
Rising Star Award - Johnny Mears.