“If the world was fair, Mike Rosenberg would be as famous as his friend Ed Sheeran..."
-The Times (UK)
Mike Rosenberg (aka Passenger) has been in the midst of a sold-out UK/European tour since the start of the new year, but his momentum on this side of the pond isn't slowing down. His album, All The Little Lights, is in its 25th straight week on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, with its second strongest sales week since its release in August. Single "Let Her Go" continues to sell more than 3,000 units a week, bringing total track sales to over 60,000 in the U.S., while the accompanying video now boasts more than 9 million views on YouTube (watch it here).
As Mike continues on his headline world tour, "Let Her Go" has reached #1 in Ireland, Holland, Sweden and Belgium, and is continuing to climb the charts in the UK and Germany. Next he'll head to Australia and then he'll hit the European festival circuit before making his way back to North America for more headline tour dates this summer. See his current tour dates here.
Meanwhile, his good friend Ed Sheeran, who Mike spent the better part of a year touring with as support, is currently touring North America with Taylor Swift. Sheeran has been posting behind-the-scenes tour videos, including this gem, which shows Ed reacting to hearing Passenger's "Let Her Go" on the radio in Nashville.
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Swiss/German female duo BOY will celebrate the Stateside release of their debut album, Mutual Friends (Feb 26), with their first-ever North American tour, which launches in New York City next Friday, March 1 at Joe's Pub (sold-out). The ladies, who also play Union Hall in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 2 before heading across the country, have just announced they'll be back in New York City to finish this round of dates with a newly added show at the Bowery Ballroom on Friday, March 29. BOY will also make their debut appearance at SXSW next month with various showcases, including the official day party for KCRW, Los Angeles's influential NPR affiliate, alongside Jake Bugg and Devendra Banhart on March 13.
Mutual Friends is already Gold-certified in Germany, with lead single "Little Numbers" boasting more than 7.5 million views on YouTube. BOY has enjoyed a welcoming reception in the States from media, industry folks and fans alike. The ladies are featured in the current issues of Billboard Magazine ("Scouting Report") and Cosmopolitan ("Meet Your New Favorite Band"), and today, Nylon Magazine exclusively premiered Mutual Friends on their website. "Little Numbers" was just featured as RollingStone.com's "Daily Download," and will be Starbucks' "Pick Of The Week" next week. In the coming days, the band will see coverage in outlets like Bust, Filter, FoamMagazine.com,AOL Spinner,BaebleMusic.comand Alternative Press'anticipated yearly issue "100 Bands You Need To Know." They've had recent TV syncs on the CW's Beauty and the Beast and 90210, as well as ABC Family's Switched At Birth. In addition to performing at KCRW's SXSW Day Party, BOY will also appear on "Morning Becomes Eclectic."
Pictured (L-R): Back Row: Sandi Spika Borchetta (BMLG), George Couri (Triple 8 Management), Allison Jones (BMLG), Bruce Kalmick (Triple 8 Management), Andrew Kautz (BMLG), Malcolm Mimms (BMLG), Kent Marcus (Marcus & Colvin, LLP); Front Row: Jaren Johnston (The Cadillac Three), Scott Borchetta (BMLG), Kelby Ray (The Cadillac Three) and Neil Mason (The Cadillac Three)
Nettwerk One Publishing congratulates The Cadillac Three on their signing to Big Machine Label Group. Neil Mason of The Cadillac Three (formerly The Cadillac Black) is signed to an exclusive publishing agreement with Nettwerk One and Revelry Music Group.
As reported by Music Row: Big Machine Label Group has signed The Cadillac Three to its Big Machine Records imprint. The Cadillac Three will join fellow artists Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and others as part of the Big Machine Records label.
The Cadillac Three includes a trio of Nashville natives–Jaren Johnston (guitar & lead vocals), Kelby Ray (bass steel guitar, dobro, acoustic and vocals) and Neil Mason (drums, percussion and vocals).
Johnston is known for penning Keith Urban’s No. 1 smash “You Gonna Fly,” two new cuts on McGraw’s latest record Two Lanes of Freedom and several other tunes for acts like Kenny Chesney, Sara Evans and Dierks Bentley.
The 2013 Juno Nominations were announced today, and multiple Nettwerk Music Group clients received nods in various categories.
Great Lake Swimmers (Nettwerk Records, Nettwerk One Publishing) are nominated for "Roots & Traditional Album of the Year" for their acclaimed 2012 release New Wild Everywhere. Hey Ocean! (Nettwerk Management, Nettwerk One Publishing) is nominated for "Breakthrough Group of the Year." Their latest album IS was released in Canada last year via Universal Music Canada, and just saw its Stateside release last month via Nettwerk Records; the band is currently in the midst of their largest U.S. tour to date. Other Nettwerk One Publishing clients nominated include: Yukon Blonde ("Breakthrough Group of the Year"), Johnny Reid ("Artist of the Year,""Country Album of the Year"), Shawn Desman ("R&B/Soul Recording of the Year) and Victoria Duffield (songwriters Ryan Stewart and Troy Samson; "Pop Album of the Year"). Nettwerk Producer Management also got two nods for "Recording Engineer of the Year": Mike Plotnikoff ("Start of Something Good" - Daughtry, "Breaking Your Heart" - Kelly Clarkson) and Randy Staub ("When We Stand Together" - Nickelback, "What You Want" - Evanescence).
Congratulations to all the nominees! The 2013 Juno Awards will be broadcast on CTV on April 21 from Regina, Saskatchewan.
Morgan Page is currently among the artists nominated for the 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards’ “Tag Team Woodie (Best Collaboration),” for standout track, "Body Work" feat. Tegan and Sara from his current album, In The Air.
The excitement surrounding LA-based Family Of The Year has been building steadily since the release of Loma Vista (Nettwerk Records) last summer, and there’s no sign of it slowing down in the new year. Last night the band performed “Hero” and “St. Croix” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
With the impressive release of last year’s album and a stellar live show, Family Of The Year has garnered fantastic media support. Entertainment Weekly includes the band in their special feature, “15 New Stars We Love” and CMT (Country Music Television, Inc.) invites the band to their studios for an exclusive taping of “Hero.” All this follows December’s television debut on Last Call With Carson Daly.
Be sure to catch them as they tour through North America on their first headline tour of 2013.
To Listen To ‘Loma Vista,’ Click Here: http://snd.sc/OYN7RQ
After a hugely successful year in and around China, Wanting was invited to perform her hit single "You Exist In My Song" at CCTV's New Year Gala in China. This televised celebration of the Chinese New Year is th emost watched television program in the world, with 700 million viewers in Mainland China alone. The Vancouver-based, Chinese-born singer/songwriter performed the track as a duet with famous Chinese actor, Du Chin. Watch it above.
Nettwerk sends a big congratulations to management client fun. for taking home the awards for "Best New Artist" and "Song Of The Year" at last night's 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Early in the evening, the band (who were nominated for six awards total) took to the stage for a live performance of their latest single, "Carry On."
fun.--Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Anatonoff--released their acclaimed debut album, Aim and Ignite, in 2009 via Nettwerk Records, andbroke out in early 2012 with their smash single “We Are Young feat. Janelle Monae” from sophomore album Some Nights (Fueled by Ramen). The single has gone on to sell nearly 11 million digital copies worldwide and boasts more than 160 million YouTube views, while the album has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide.
The band recently announced a summer tour with special guests Tegan & Sara starting July 6. Click here for tour dates.
The accolades have continue to pour in for Chinese-born, Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Wanting, who released her debut album Everything In The World last summer. In addition to going Triple Platinum in China and Hong Kong and PlatinuminMalaysia and Taiwan, Wanting has swept the board in most of the various 2012 Chinese Music Awards in the People's Republic of China, where numerous Annual Music Award Events occur each year, some with glamourous high profile TV ceremonies and all with varying degrees of media/public importance. One of the most acclaimed and respected awards are the Zhong Ge Bang (Chinese Songs Billboard Awards), where Wanting won the honor of Best Newcomer and Best Song for "You Exist In My Song." Wanting is also expected to take home top honors in the upcoming Yin Yue Feng Yun Bang, the important Chinese Music Radio Awards, which will announce winners in April. Wanting has achieved the unusual feat of a mainland Chinese artist--winning support from both independent and mainstream pop music fans.
Multilingual singer Nadina shares the official music video for “Shou Baddou Yseer” from her Nettwerk debut album, In The Now (out now).
Directed by Joseph Klymkiv, the video follows a less traditional narrative structure using a collection of locations in and around her current residence of Vancouver, BC. These scenes are intercut with beautiful underwater footage of the naturally aquatic singer submerged in the city’s cold, coastal waters.
Most songs are written about life experiences. Nadina’s music is as varied and fascinating as her personal history.