First Indian Song Wins John Lennon Award

FIRST INDIAN SONG WINS PRESTIGIOUS LENNON AWARD Seattle based Indian composer wins top award for song “Akhiyaan” in World music category. [SEATTLE, WA, May 1, 2020] — The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announced the 2020 winners and for the first time, an Indian song has won the award for World Music category.  The winning song “Akhiyaan” was written and composed by Rohit Batra of Sur in Seattle, produced by George Varghese of Verge Studios, and sung by Indian Idol Alum, Geetesh Iyer. “Akhiyaan” was also the Session 1 Grand Prize…

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Jeannie Ortega (Praise and Arrows) Plus Lots More!

Singer, Songwriter, and Actress Jeannie Ortega is a New York native that signed her first major record deal with the Disney subsidiary, Hollywood Records at the age of 16. Ortega spent several years on the pop Radio circuit, Her first single, “Crowded,” Co-written by Stargate and the singer, yielded a top 25 single on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and was certified Gold on radio airplay, being heard by over 250 million people. Her debut album “No Place Like Brooklyn” (2006) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Ortega spent…

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DIAMANTE

Teen Rocker DIAMANTE kicks off 2014 with back to back singles on the January Billboard Hot Singles Sales Charts, with “SAVAGE” at #5 and “BURNS” at #6, peaking to #3 in May with the newest hit release “BITE YOUR KISS. ” She just scored Best Rock Song at the 2014 Indie Music Channel Awards with “BURNS.” At only 17, this rocker with her self written songs, has also taken home the title of Best Rock Record at the Indie Music Channel Awards two years in a row, as well as…

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THE EQUATION BEATS

Hi! My name is Jeff Valdez Aka THE EQUATION BEATS . I’m a producer from Medellin Colombia. My story started like most other self taught producer out there. I got my first keyboard in 1998 a Casio SK5 .I had never played the piano, but there was something about this sound. It has always been easy for me being creative, and so I started making melodies and small beats and sampling some records , later I got an MPC2000xl and 1000 and I started to create better beats , I…

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