HitQuarters Artists' Success Stories
Three HitQuarters Artists of the Week have signed deals with American major record labels, three more have scored high chart positions on official sales charts in the US and Europe, and several have signed deals with highly regarded managers who have gold-selling credits. The following is a list of some of the recent achievements by Artists of the Week (in alphabetical order):
Flywheel signed to manager Joe Verdi at Quest One Entertainment, US.
Frame signed to the American label T-Bones Records (to which US Top 5 artist Afroman is signed).
Hyper Static Union signed a deal with Firebird Records, an Sony/BMG imprint, and had mixing help by Matt Wallace (Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow, etc.).
Keith Martin signed a deal with the major label EMI Records in Asia for the single "Love Of My Life". The release has been followed by a tour of various Asian cities.
The Knife scored Top 20 on the Swedish Album Chart with the album "Deep Cuts".
Kookie (producer, not AOTW) produced 411 (UK Top 5) and Treysongz Ft. Twista.
Lena signed to manager Richard Ogden in the UK (Paul McCartney, etc.).
Love 45 signed to management company In De Goot, US (Chevelle, 3 Doors Down, etc.).
New Disease signed a record deal with the major label Universal in the USA.
Penny Foster signed world wide publishing deal with Peer Music UK.
Pillar signed a record deal with major label MCA in the USA and scored Top 80 on Billboard with their album "Where Do We Go from Here".
Shane Scott released the album "Gingerbread House" on the independent label PlayRoom Records, US.
South FM signed a record deal with the major label MCA in the USA.
Splitt released their debut album through the independent label Krush Unit Records, US.
State of Shock signed to management company Macklam/Feldman Management Inc. (Out of Your Mouth, the Illuminati, Everything After, etc.).
Violent Delight scored a Top 25 hit on the UK Singles Chart with their debut single "I Wish I Was a Girl".
The following producer/songwriters/engineers have worked with HitQuarters Artists of the Week:
Andy Whitmore (Terence Trent D’Arby, Des’ree, Atomic Kitten etc.), Anthony J. Resta, (Duran Duran etc.), Brian “Baby” Williams, Mannie Fresh & Jazzy Pha (B.G, Big Tymers, Hot Boys, Juvenile, Lil Wayne etc.), Corey Johnson (Demetrus, Elisha Parris & Heart’s Desire etc.), Dale Penner (Nickelback, Holly McNarland, Econoline Crush etc.), Derrick Williams (Outkast, Youngbloodz, Ying Yang Twins, Ludacris etc.), Don V Louie (Ministry of Sound), Dwight “Skrapp” Reynolds (Another Level etc.), DX The Flex (Ghetto Brothers, Back Doe etc.), Focus (Aftermath US), Geoff Ott & Chris Henderson (Case etc.), Ginx (Lloyd Banks etc.), James Sanger (Dido, U2, Appleton etc.), Jimmy Johnson & Steve Melton (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rolling Stones, Cry Of Love etc.), Joe Blast (Jay Z, DMX, Ja Rule, etc.), John Fryer (Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, HIM, Paradise Lost etc.), Khoa Le. (Hood County etc.), Klas Ahlund (Teddybears Sthlm etc.), KK (Britney Spears, Björk, Brian Eno etc.), Mario Winans, Matt Wallace (Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow etc.), Oli Poulsen (Danish Music Award winning producer), P. Diddy, PhenOm (Foxy Brown, Keith Murray, Harlem World, ODB etc.), RNT (Ateens, Natural etc.), Rod “Allegro” Norman (B2K, 3LW etc.), Scott Storch (Beyonce etc.), Warren Campbell (Brandy etc.) and more.
HitQuarters Artists of the Week have shared the stage with or supported the following artists:
Aaron Carter, Ashanti, Backstreet Boys, Blu Cantrell,.Coolio, Cowboy Mouth, De La Soul , Erykah Badu, Eve, HIM, Jay-Z, JoJo, Jordan Knight, Lauryn Hill, Master P, Naughty By Nature, Notorious B.I.G , Stereo MCs, Third Eye Blind, TLC, Twista, Usher, Yukmouth and more.