Monthly archives: July, 2013

Book – Easton Corbin – Artist Management

Easton Corbin – Artist Management

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Easton Corbin (born April 12, 1982) is an American country music singer. He signed to Mercury Records Nashville in 2009 and released his self-titled debut album in March 2010, featuring the two Number One hits “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It”, as well as the top 15 hit “I Can’t Love You Back”. Corbin’s second album, All Over the Road, was released on September 18, 2012. Its first single, “Lovin’ You Is Fun”, was released in February. The album’s second single, “All Over the Road”, was released in January 2013. As of 2013, Corbin has sold over 470,000 albums and over 500,000 singles.

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Book – Keith Urban – Artist Management

Keith Urban – Management

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Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967 in Whangarei) is a New Zealand-born and Australian-raised country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His parents moved the family to Australia when he was 2 years old, later he began his career in Australia at an early age. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album, and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States in 1992. Eventually, Urban found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Records and charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.

Still signed to Capitol, he made his solo American debut in 1999 with the album Keith Urban. Certified platinum in the U.S., it also produced his first number 1 on Hot Country Songs with “But for the Grace of God”. “Somebody Like You”, the first single from his second Capitol album Golden Road (2002), was named by Billboard as the biggest country hit of the 2000-2010 decade. This album also earned Urban his first Grammy Award win for “You’ll Think of Me”, its fourth single. 2004’s Be Here, his third American album, produced three more number 1 singles, and became his highest-selling album, earning 4× Platinum certification. Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing was released in 2006, producing the record-setting No.17 country chart debut of “Once in a Lifetime”, as well as Urban’s second Grammy for the song “Stupid Boy”, while a Greatest Hits package entitled Greatest Hits: 18 Kids followed in late 2007. Defying Gravity and Get Closer were released on 31 March 2009 and 16 November 2010, respectively.

Urban has released a total of nine studio albums (one of which was released only in the United Kingdom), as well as one album in The Ranch. He has charted 29 singles on the U.S. country charts, of which 14 have reached number one. Urban plays acoustic and electric guitar, as well as banjo, bass guitar, mandolin, piano, sitar, bouzouki and drums. He is also known for his roles as a coach on the Australian version of the singing competition The Voice, and as a judge on American Idol. Since 2006, he has been married to actress Nicole Kidman.

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Book – Zac Brown Band – Artist Management

Zac Brown Band – Management

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Zac Brown Band is an American country/folk band based in Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Zac Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy De Martini (fiddle, vocals), John Driskell Hopkins (bass guitar, vocals), Coy Bowles (guitar, keyboards), Chris Fryar (drums), Clay Cook (guitar, keyboards, mandolin, steel guitar, vocals), and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion). The band has toured throughout the United States, including a slot on the 2009 and 2010 Bonnaroo Music Festival. They have also recorded five studio albums, and charted nine Number One singles on the Billboard country charts: “Chicken Fried”, “Toes”, “Highway 20 Ride”, “Free”, “As She’s Walking Away”, “Colder Weather”, “Knee Deep”, “Keep Me In Mind”, and “Goodbye in Her Eyes” in addition to the singles “Whatever It Is”, “No Hurry”, and “Jump Right In”, which peaked at number 2 on the same chart.

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Book – Avicii – Artist Management

Avicii – Management
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After an incredible 2010– with worldwide hit singles like Bromance and My Feelings For You plus hit remixes of TiÔsto, Robyn, David Guetta, and Bob Sinclar– all bodes right for Avicii in 2011. With massive monster tracks lined up and many of the world’s biggest events headlining Avicii on the bill, little is left to dispute that 2011 will be this enviously young talent’s year. No surprise when his first release of 2011, Street Dancer, went straight for number one on the worldwide Beatport charts. Among upcoming releases are the highly anticipated remixes of Armin van Buuren– Drowning and Daft Punk– Derezzed as well as his own Penguin, Silhouettes, Abow and the mysterious ID circulating countless forums around the web.

With his monthly LE7ELS podcast and radio show at SiriusXM, Avicii is looking at establishing his name among the stars, bringing his contagious sounds to the masses and making them believe what many already know– Avicii truly is the Sound of Now.

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Book – J. Dash – Artist Management

J. Dash – Artist Management

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J. Dash is an American rapper, record producer and songwriter, born in Jacksonville, Florida.
Raised in the American South, J. Dash went to Stanton College Preparatory School and played in the school band. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. His first approach to music was with the age of 5, when he learned to play piano by ear. At age 12 he was in a blues band, and later played keyboards in the Fusebox Funk band.

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Book – Tyler Farr – Artist Management

Tyler Farr – Management

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Tyler David Farr (born August 1, 1970 Garden City, Missouri) is an American country music singer.

Farr also co-wrote the song “Hey Y’all” for Colt Ford and “She’s Just Like That” for Joe Nichols. In early 2012, Farr released his debut single, “Hot Mess”,[3] which he co-wrote with Rhett Akins. Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song four stars out of five, calling Farr’s voice “unique, but not distracting.” Following the closure of his original label, BNA Records, Farr moved to Columbia Records to release his second single, “Hello Goodbye”. His third single, “Redneck Crazy”, became his first Top 40 hit in early 2013.

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Book – The Band Perry – Artist Management

The Band Perry – Management

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The Band Perry, an American country music group, is composed of siblings Kimberly Perry (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Reid Perry (bass guitar, background vocals), and Neil Perry (mandolin, drums, accordion, background vocals). They signed to Republic Nashville in August 2009 and have released seven singles: “Hip to My Heart” (November 2009), “If I Die Young” (June 2010), “You Lie” (January 2011), “All Your Life” (August 2011), “Postcard from Paris” (March 2012), “Better Dig Two” (October 2012) and “DONE.” (March 2013). The first five songs are included on the band’s self-titled debut album, released October 12, 2010. “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.” are included on their second album, “Pioneer,” which was released April 2, 2013. “If I Die Young” reached No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs and Adult Contemporary charts and has been certified quadruple platinum.

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Book – Lana Del Rey – Artist Management

Lana Del Rey – Management
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Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1986),known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter. Del Rey started writing at the age of 18 and she signed her first recording contract when she was 22 years old with 5 Points Records in 2007, releasing her first digital album Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant in January 2010. Del Rey bought herself out of the contract with 5 Points Records in April 2010. She signed a joint contract with Interscope, Polydor, and Stranger Records in July 2011.

After she released her debut single “Video Games” in June 2011, a music video created by Del Rey for the song was posted on YouTube in August 2011. After the song became a viral internet hit with over 20 million views, her second studio album, Born to Die, was released in January 2012. The album sold over 3.6 million copies worldwide in 2012, making it the fifth best-selling album of 2012. Charting across Europe, this album spawned numerous top ten hits, including “Blue Jeans”, “National Anthem”, “Born to Die”, and “Summertime Sadness.”

With the release of her third EP, Paradise, Del Rey spawned her third top ten album in the United States, debuting at number 10 on the Billboard 200 with 67,000 copies sold in its first week. To date, her discography includes two full-length studio albums, three EPs, seven singles, and eight music videos. A highly decorated musician and cinematographer, she has won the Q Award for “Best New Thing”, a GQ Award for “Woman of the Year”, a BRIT Award for “International Breakthrough Act” and another for “International Pop Female Solo Artist”, and an EMA for “Best Alternative Act”.

Del Rey’s music has been noted for its cinematic sound and its references to various aspects of pop culture, particularly that of the 1950s and ’60s Americana. The singer has described herself as a “self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra.” Before signing to a major record label, Del Rey provided sole production of her music videos. Musically, she draws influence from what she deems to be the masters of each genre, including Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, Nirvana, Eminem, Bruce Springsteen, and Britney Spears, as well as from poetry and film noir.

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Book – Kip Moore – Artist Management

Kip Moore – Management

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Kip Christian Moore (born April 1, 1980) is an American country music singer-songwriter. He is signed to MCA Nashville and has released four singles: “Mary Was the Marrying Kind”, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck”, “Beer Money”, and “Hey Pretty Girl”. His debut album, Up All Night, was released on April 24, 2012.

Kip Moore was born in Tifton, Georgia. He began playing guitar while attending Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama and made his first public performance at a Mellow Mushroom restaurant in Valdosta, Georgia. After college, he moved to a “little hut” in Hawaii, where he also took up backpacking and surfing.

He moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2004, where songwriter and producer Brett James helped him sign a publishing deal. He spent four years in Nashville before signing to a record deal with MCA Nashville. Moore released his debut single “Mary Was the Marrying Kind” in early 2011. It entered the Hot Country Songs charts at number 58 on the chart dated for the week ending April 2, 2011, peaking at number 45.

Moore also co-wrote two tracks, “All the Way” and “Let’s Fight”, from Thompson Square’s self-titled debut album, which was released in February 2011. “Let’s Fight” was released as Thompson Square’s debut single in 2010, and briefly charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs, reaching number 58. He also co-wrote James Wesley’s single “Walking Contradiction”.

On September 27, he released his second single, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck”. The song was followed by the release of his debut album Up All Night in April 2012. A month later, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck” hit number 1 on the country charts. “Beer Money” was the album’s second single, where it reached number 3 on the Country Airplay Chart. “Hey Pretty Girl” was released as the album’s third single.

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Book – The Lumineers – Artist Management

The Lumineers – Management

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The Lumineers are a folk rock band, based in Denver, Colorado. The two founding members and songwriters of the Lumineers are Wesley Schultz (lead vocals, guitar) and Jeremiah Fraites (drums, percussion). Schultz and Fraites began writing and performing together in New Jersey in 2005. Neyla Pekarek (cello, vocals) joined the band in 2010. Stelth Ulvang (piano), and Ben Wahamaki (bass), joined the band as full-time members in 2012. Their self-titled debut album was released on Dualtone Records on April 3, 2012, eventually peaking at number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart in January 2013. As of December 2012, their debut album has been certified gold in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and platinum in Ireland.

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