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Runner-up in 2019 Song of the Year songwriting contest for "Take the Guns Away"; Semi-finalist in 2018 Song of the Year for #Freebilly (Where the Elephants Roam), Finalist in 2015 Great American Song Contest for “Apartheid”; Semi-finalist in 2013 Song-of-the-Year for “Madiba, dedication to Nelson Mandela”; 2011 Indie Artists Alliance Music Compilation singer-songwriter award for "Wild One"; the 2009 “Song-of-the-Year” contest award (5th place) for lyrics of “Child of Darfur”; Honorable Mention in 16th annual Billboard World Song Contest for "Make it up to you" (co-written with Jorgen Carlsson); Honorable Mention for Mike Pinder’s (Moody Blues) Songwars 2009 contest; "Collective Works Award" in the December 2007 Song-of-the-Year; Featured Artist in the Indie Artists Alliance 2007 Songwriters and Storytellers Compilation Contest; Honorable Mention winner for 2006 Peacedriven Songwriting contest; Honorable Mention for 2006 We are Listening Singer/Songwriter Awards; Honorable Mention 3rd annual Billboard Songwriting contest for "Dust on Dust"; placement on Neil Young’s “Living With War” website for “Lay down your arms”. “Madiba, dedication to Nelson Mandela” was included on the official Nelson Mandela’s 2013 Mandela Day website, it was played on South Africa’s SAfm radio on Youth Day 2013, and on December 15th 2013 during Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Nicolette performed in Cape Town and was interviewed by Nancy Richards on SAfm. “Be the One” was featured in NBC’s show, “Passions”; “Crack of Light” has been featured on NPR’s “Morning becomes Eclectic”, and “Grand View Drive” has been played on NPR’s “Car Talk”. East Coast Radio in South Africa has played several songs by Nicolette Aubourg as well as presenting a live interview at Splashy Fen music festival, South Africa.