Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Atlanta Most Powerful Voices Choir Competition

Atlanta Most Powerful Voices Choir Competition

Contact: Nettie Jackson
Phone: 678-224-2075

Join Georgia's best choirs, the Metro Atlanta American Heart Association, UnitedHealthcare, Federal Home Loan Bank, and the Gospel Music Workshop in fighting heart disease and stroke at the inaugural Atlanta Most Powerful Voices Choir Competition. Participating choirs throughout the state will compete for the title of Most Powerful Voices Champion, while raising awareness about heart disease and stroke in their congregations and communities.

To enter the competition, choirs must fill out an entry application and submit a video of a performance. A selection committee will choose 15 choirs to compete on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 during the live competition at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in front of a live audience, and a panel of local celebrity and expert judges. Atlanta's first place winner will receive $1500. Second place will receive $1000 and third place will receive $700.

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Atlanta's Most Powerful Voices Competition

As the Lenten Season begins it also marks the beginning of many live performances by E. Walter Smith and the I’m Catholic Cool Choir.  They will be will be performing their signature song, “I’m Catholic Cool”  at select choir competitions and special events during Lent.

The choir is comprised of people from all walks of life…all races…all ages…all cultures… and lovers of all types of music…you know, just like the Catholic faith!

“We are really excited about the upcoming opportunities to perform “I’m Catholic Cool.”    It’s one thing to produce a song in the studio, but because we have blended, Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Opera, Dance and Rock N Roll, and Gospel into this song it’s going to be fun for everybody to sing it live,” says Smith.  

The first performance will be at the American Heart Association’s - Atlanta's Most Powerful Voices Competition.

When: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Where:  Jackson Memorial Baptist Church
534 Fairburn Road
Atlanta, Georgia, 30331
Link to Map
Time:    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT/EST
Cost:    Free!

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Atlanta Producers Battle

Music producers and beat makers looking to get their foot in the door, sell and lease beats will want to be a this Atlanta Producers Battle. Artists looking for new music will want to attend the producers battle to network with beat makers and music producers.

“I Beat Daily” The Official Producers Battle
Tuesday February 28th 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Location Artist Factory 1741
Commerce Drive Northwest,  Atlanta, GA 30318

Ray Daniels, A&R for Universal Music Group, manage of singer/songwriters Roc City, and founder of R.A.Y.D.A.R. Ent.

Jagger,  A&R for Grand Hustle and Travis Porter Music Group. Jagger has placed records Placements with Travis Porter,Slim Thug,BOB,Big Sean,Wale,Meek Mill,2 Chainz,Jeremih,YG,Jeezy,Tip & more.  Jagger, a previous “I Beat Daily” judge picked one of our contestant to work with Travis Porter (producer KB, who produced “You don’t know about it”).

Clay West, Zone 4. Mr. West is the marketing director for Polow Da Don’s Zone4 Recording label. In addition, Clay is also working as manager from some of Zone 4’s newest acts.

For additional information including how to register to participate in the Atlanta Producer Battle click here!

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Saturday, February 18, 2012

How Do I Get Signed to a Record Label

If you believe you have a true talent, desire, commitment, winning attitude and the ability to succeed you may have the ingredients necessary for a prosperous career in the music industry. If you want to know how to get signed to a record label you'll visit Indie Music Conference and follow the links.

Omar Grant, Creative A&R, Roc Nation will listen to artist's music on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 9PM EST. For full details follow the links at

Remember you have to take immediate action! And for the record talent alone will not get you into the music industry. Don't expect to become rich and famous without paying some money along the way. If talent was the only thing you needed to be successful as a singer or rap artists in the music business a lot more people would be rich and famous.

Now that you have the real information on how to get signed what will you do with it? Will you do what it takes to position yourself to have your dreams come true?

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston Remembered

Whitney Houston was simply one of the most respected songstress that graced the stage. She was a true diva with a voice crafted from heaven. Whitney Houston talent's touched the big screen in the blockbuster film Bodyguard with Kevin Costner among many others. She was a rare talent that able to move from R&B, Gospel and Pop effortlessly.

Clive Davis a music industry executive heavy weight and arguably one of the best A&R's in history mentored and brought Whitney Houston to the forefront.

According to Yahoo News "... a somber [Clive] Davis, reading from a sheet of paper, said: "I am personally devastated by the loss of someone who has meant so much to me. She was full of life, looking forward for tonight. She loved music and she loved this night that celebrated music."

He added: "Whitney was a beautiful person and she had a talent beyond compare. She graced this stage ... so many times. So simply put: Whitney would have wanted the music to go on."  Full article at Yahoo News

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