POSTED: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 5:21pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 8:55am
Sony announced today that the winner of their 2014 FIFA World Cup Super Song contest is Elijah King, a former Veterans Memorial High School student.
King was one of five finalists from across the globe in the worldwide music contest. He was the only artist selected from the United States; the other four finalists were from Germany, South Korea, Brazil, and Colombia.
King's song "Vida" will be recorded by Ricky Martin and will be featured on the official album for the FIFA World Cup this summer.
To hear the song and learn more about the artist, visit http://www.supersong.com/us/and-winner .