LITTLE ROCK —The Arkansas Parks and Tourism Department is opening voting for selection of the state song.
Seven songs have been chosen as finalists in the competition, for which voting begins Monday and runs through Feb. 24.
More than 230 people entered the competition.
People who want to vote can listen to the finalists at to www.arkansas.com/song-of-arkansas and vote on their choice.
The winner will be announced March 3 and will perform the song at the Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism in Rogers on March 10.
Also, the winner gets $2,000 and a recording session and taping of a video of the winning song.
• “A.R.K.A.N.S.A.S. Get There From Here” by Barrett Baber with Kenny Lamb.
• “Come Home to Arkansas” by Chana Caylor.
• “Arkansas Y’all” by Blane Howard.
• “Here in Arkansas” by Jeremy Huddleston.
• “Right Here in Arkansas” by Matt Knoble.
• “Here in Arkansas” by Candy Lee.
• “Natural State of Mind” by Pamela K. Ward.