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A look at the emerging trends and talents for private and corporate event planners and other entertainment agencies.

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    • Nancy Hays Dave CalzarettaPresident PresidentNancy Hays Entertainment, Inc. Magnificent Events, Ltd.NancyHaysEntertainment.com www.magevents.comEmerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •1986-1996 Producers control access•1997-2007 Internet empowers buyers•2008-2011 Fear impacts purchases•2012- Online/Offline transparency•Compensation model altered Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • • Embracing complexity• A world view• Embracing transparency• Predicting different outcomes• Multifaceted business plans• Diversification• A new kind of team approach Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •The Boomer market•Old arena acts, big concert money•Retirement and Leisure market•Charitable causes and events•International marketing•Healthcare meetings on the rise•Under the radar events Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • • Friends, Fans and Followers, all mobile• A new model for an old idea• Major buying process unchanged• Finding influencers• Stores integrating with facebook• Facebook and Google+• Social networking becomes key to process• Foursquare and location based aps Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •Purchases become increasingly social•Online and offline integration•Experiential marketing•Status measured in unique experiences•Shared ticket buying, music, artists•Before, during and after concerts Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •Research on line first•Use social networks to ask others•Get a feel for the tactical•Buy from someone you trust in person•Reinforce buying decision•3 Exposures lead to a sale Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •Managers, agents and bureaus•Face to face selling•Pulling the demand through•Filling seats•YouTube, social network presence Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • • International and diverse• General Sessions and causes• Crowdfunding• Multiple formats for one event• Ties to a cause• More gaming• More festivals Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • • Higher priced acts work for less• Gig salad• Company branding through an artist• Virtual Concerts• Experiential marketing• Hyperlocal• Mobile aps Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •Smaller bands and riders•More speakers, less entertainers•Multiple formats, one event•General Session entertainment•Justify ROI to business message•YouTube Channels replace DVDs Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • •Combining technology into acts•More diverse talent•Health and wellness•Crowdfunding Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • • Penetrating new markets• Appealing to multiple segments• Market specialization• Don’t compromise the producer• Reinforcing transparency• Marketing the team approach• Building trust not fear Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundChurch got his start in Nashville with a publishingdeal for Sony. Terri Clarke took his song TheWorld Needs a Drink into the Top 30. His debutalbum Sinner Like Me was released in 2006,garnering two Top 20 singles. His second albumCarolina had two Top 10 hits and his third albumChief, released in 2011, debuted at #1 on theBillboard 200.Style• CountryPopular Songs• Love Your Love the Most www.ericchurch.com• Hell on the Heart Label: Capitol RecordsAwards and Nominations• 2011 ACMA – Top New Solo Vocalist (won)• 2011 ACMA – Top New Artist (nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Band Perry is composed of three siblings(Kimberly, Reid and Neil). Their single If I DieYoung went to #1 on the Country Charts and is 2xcertified platinum. They were discovered in2008 by Garth Brooks manager Bob Doyle whohelped them land their first record deal.Style• CountryPopular Songs• If I Die Young www.thebandperry.com• Hip to My Heart• You Lie Label: Republic NashvilleAwards and Nominations• 2011 ACMA -Top New Vocal Duo or Group (won)• 2011 ACMA – Top New Artist (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundJerrod has been active since 2001, but was bestknown for writing songs for other people,including 3 songs for Garth Brooks. The songGood Ride Cowboy was one of the most listenedto country songs of 2005. In 2010 he signed withArista Nashville and released Judge Jerrod andthe Hung Jury which spawned the #1 hit LoverLover.Style• CountryPopular Songs• Lover Lover• What Do You Want www.jerrodneimannofficial.com Label: Arista Nashville Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundJaron Lowenstein previously recorded with hisidentical twin brother in the group Evan andJaron. They had three singles which charted.His debut solo single Pray For You reached theTop 15 on the Billboard Hot Country charts. Hisdebut album Getting Dressed in the Dark wasreleased in June 2010.Style• CountryPopular Songs• Pray For You• That’s Beautiful To MeAwards and Nominations www.jaronatlrtl.com• 2010 ACA – New/Breakthrough Artist of the Year (nominated)• 2010 ACA – Single by New/Breakthrough Artist Pray Label: Universal Republic For You (nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundPistol Annies is a country music supergroupcomposed of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroeand Angaleena Pressley. Their debut album Hellon Wheels was released in August 2011. The firstsingle, Hell on Wheels critically praised acrossthe industry.Style• CountryPopular Songs• Hell on Wheels www.pistolannies.com Label: Columbia Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundScotty is an American country singer that wonthe 10th Season of American Idol. At Age 17, he isthe second youngest Idol winner since JordinSparks. His first single, I Love You This Bigentered the country charts at #32 (highestdebut) and sold over 170,000 unites in it’s firstweek. He is currently headlining the Idols LiveTour.Style• CountryPopular Songs• I Love You This BigAwards and Nominations www.scottymccreery-official.com• 2011 American Idol Winner• 2011 Teen Choice Awards – Breakout Artist Label: Interscope Records (nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Zac Brown Band has charted seven #1 singleson the Billboard Country charts. Chicken Friedwent to #1 in 2008, 5 years after it was originallyrecorded. They have collaborated with JimmyBuffett, Alan Jackson and many others.Style• Country, Southern RockPopular Songs• Chicken Fried• Knee Deep• Free• ToesAwards and Nominations www.zacbrownband.com• 2009 ACM – Top New Vocal Duo or Group (won)• 2010 Grammy – Best New Artist (won) Label: Atlantic Records• 2010 CMA – New Artist of the Year (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundOh Land is a Danish singer and songwriter. Herfirst US Album Oh Land was released in March2011. She opened for Katy Perry on select dateson her last tour. She also has appeared on DavidLetterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Craig Ferguson.Style• Pop, Electronic and ExperimentalPopular Songs• Sun of a GunAwards and Nominations www.ohlandmusic.com• 2011 New Now Next Awards – Brink of Fame: Music Artist (won) Label: Epic Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Xylos are a 5-piece group out of New YorkCity. They were chosen by L Magazine as “One of8 NYC Bands You Need to Hear”. Their music hasbeen placed in popular television shows andcommercials. Their self titled debut album wasreleased in April 2011.Style• Indie, Pop, Electronica• Comparable to ABBA and Kate BushPopular Songs www.xylosmusic.net• Not Enough Label: 1000x Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundTove is a Swedish singer-songwriter that firstcame on the scene finishing 3rd in the 2009Swedish Idol competition. She was named one ofthe 10 Artists to Know in 2011 by the NY Post.Her second single White Light Moment went to#5 on the Swedish Top Singles charts.Style• Pop, ElectronicaPopular Songs• White Light MomentAwards and Nomination• 2009 Swedish Idol (third) www.tovestyrkemusic.com• 2011 P3 Guld Awards – Best Newcomer (won) Label: Sony Music Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Ready Set is Jordan Witzigreuter. He chosethe name because he was concerned with peoplebeing able to pronounce his last name. He wassigned by Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy to hisrecord label Decaydance. His single Love LikeWoe went platinum. His first album I’mAlive, I’m Dreaming was released in 2010.Style• Electronica, Indie Pop• Comparable to NeverShoutNever www.thereadyset.netPopular Songs• Live Like Woe• Young Forever Label: Decaydance Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundMartin is a French electronic music DJ andproducer from Paris. He hosts a worldwideweekly radio show called C’Est La Vie. Hehas been named one of the producers toMadonna’s 2011 untitled studio project. Hiscollaboration titled Hello with Dragonetteearned him a Gold records in the US.Style• House, Pop, Funk• Comparable to David GuettaPopular Songs• Hello www.martinsolveig.com Label: Mixture Stereophonic Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundMumford and Sons are an English folk rock band. Theirdebut album, Sigh No More was released in the US inFebruary of 2010 and went to #2 on the Billboard 200charts. They debuted in the US with an appearance onDavid Letterman in February 2010 and will appear on acollaborations album with Ray Davies from the Kinks.Style• Folk Rock and Bluegrass• Comparable to Bob DylanPopular Songs• Little Lion Man• Cave www.mumfordandsons.comAwards and Nominations Label: Glassnote Records• 2011 Grammy – Best New Artist (nominee)• 2011 Grammy – Best Rock Song (nominee)• 2010 ARIA Music Award – Most Popular International Artist (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundDrake is a Canadian born singer, rapper andactor, appearing in 138 episodes of Degrassi: TheNext Generation. He released three successfulofficial mix tapes that caught the attention of LilWayne in 2009, who invited Drake to join histour. His first official album, Thank Me Later,was released in June 2010.Style• Hip Hop, R&B, Rap• Comparable to Kanye West, Lil WaynePopular Songs• Find Your Love www.drakeofficial.com• Over Label: Universal MotownAwards and Nominations• 2010 Juno Awards – Best New Artist & Rap Recording of the Year (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThis Los Angeles based Hip Hop Group first cameonto the scene when their song Round Round wasfeatured in the movie The Fast and the Furious:Tokyo Drift and subsequently used in the videogame. Their songs have also been featured inCSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Gossip Girl and Entourage.They are the first Asian-American group to earn atop 10 hit on the US Mainstream Pop charts.Style• Hip HopPopular Songs• Round Round www.fareastmovement.com• Like a G6• Girls on the Dance Floor Label: CherrytreeAwards and Nominations• 2010 M.net Asian Music Awards – Best International Artist (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundFlorence + the Machine is the recording name of Englishsinger Florence Welch. Drawing from many genresincluding rock and soul, the group is critically acclaimedin many music circles. With strong support from theBBC, the bands first album Lungs stayed on the chartsfor 65 consecutive weeks. The song Dog Days Are Overwas used in the American TV series Gossip Girl. Theywere recently listed as #51 in Time magazine’s poll of100 Most Influential People in the World.Style• Indie Pop, Art RockPopular Songs• Dog Days Are OverAwards and Nominations www.florenceandthemachine.net• 2010 Meteor Music Awards – Best International Band (won)• 2009 UK Festival Awards – Best Breakthrough Artist (won)• 2011 Grammy – Best New Artist (nominated) Label: Island Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundIan Axle is a New Jersey born singer andcomposer that attended NYU. His song This isthe New Year became well known when iTunesoriginally selected it as a Discovery Downloadand also for it’s You Tube video. Later it wasfeatured as the title theme for MTV’s I Used ToBe Fat. His debut album was released digitally inFebruary of 2011. He made his nationaltelevision debut on the Rachel Rae Show.Style• Pop, Rock• Comparable to Ben Folds, Billy Joel www.ianaxel.comPopular Songs• This is the New Year Label: None• Leave Me Alone!• Gone Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundCults formed in 2010 when Brian Oblivionand Madeline Follin were students at NewYork University. They began making musictogether to share with friends. Their threesong EP Cults 7” featuring the song GoOutside earned them a “Best New Music”award from Pitchfork Media. Their selftitled debut album Cults was released inJuly of 2011 with the song Abductedearning another “Best New Music” award byPitchfork Media.Style www.cultscultscults.com• Indie Pop Label: Columbia RecordsPopular Songs• Go Outside• Abducted Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundGraffiti6 is a pop rock duo founded in London in2008. UK Producer TommyD (Kanye West, Jay-Z,KT Tunstell) and Jamie Scott (who toured withAlicia Keyes and Kelly Clarkson) made acollection of songs for a TV campaign for the SunNewspaper. The band has songs on VH1sBasketball Wives, Football Wives, MTVs TeenWolf, Grey’s Anatomy and CSI:NY.Style• Pop, Rock, Indie• Comparable to the Pet Shop BoysPopular Songs• Annie You Save Me www.graffiti6.comAwards and Nominations• 2011 MTV Push Artists Label: Capitol Records• 2011 MTV and New York Post - Ones To Watch Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundSpalding is a singer and bassist that draws onmany influences and styles for her originalcompositions. She upset Justin Beiber to win the2011 Grammy for Best New Artist, becoming thefirst jazz artist to win the award. Spaldingtaught herself to play violin at age 5 and can singin English, Portuguese and Spanish. Sheattended Berklee School of Music on ascholarship and was named one of the youngestprofessors at the age of 20.Style• Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Neo Soul www.esperanzaspalding.comPopular Songs• Little Fly Label: Heads Up InternationalAwards and Nominations• 2011 Grammy – Best New Artist (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundNikki Leonti and Rich Velonskis begancollaborating in 2007. Nikki was a backupsinger for Carrie Underwood and Rich was ahip hop /R&B producer, winning a Grammyfor “Best Rap Album” with Ludacris’Release Therapy.Style• Modern Doo-Wop, Pop and Soul• Comparable to the Chiffon’s or Marvelettes backed by OutkastPopular Songs• Next Best Thing www.nikkiandrich.com• Cat & Mouse• Money Chaser (Featured on Entourage) Label: Reprise Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundBradley was born in 1948 and raised inBrooklyn, NY. It took Bradley 63 years to releasehis debut album No Time For Dreaming in 2011.His sister took him to see James Brown at theApollo Theater in 1962, sparking his interest inmusic and performance. He made his way out ofBrooklyn through Job Corps, a federal programthat helped underprivileged families find work.He moved around the country working as achef, always performing on the side. He wasdiscovered by Gabriel Roth of Daptone Records, arevivalist label that celebrates the feel of funk www.thecharlesbradley.comand soul from the 1960s and 70s. Label: Dunham RecordsStyle• Funk and Soul• Comparable to Otis Redding and James BrownPopular Songs• The World (Is Going Up in Flames) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundNneka is a Nigerian / German singer. Her lyricsdiscuss poverty, war, politics and other socialissues. In 2009 she was chosen by Beyond RaceMagazine as one their 50 Emerging Artists. Herfirst US album Concrete Jungle was released inFebruary of 2010. She participated in the 2010Lilith Fair Concert with Sara McLachlan, JillScott, Erykah Badu and Kelly Clarkson.Style• Reggae, Soul, Hip Hop, Afrobeat• Comparable to Macy Gray meets Bob MarleyPopular Songs• Heartbeat www.nnekaworld.comAwards and Nominations• 2009 MOBO Awards – Best African Artist (won) Label: Epic Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Coronas are an Irish Rock band with twostudio releases (Heroes or Ghosts in 2007 andTony Was an Ex-Con in 2009). They have openedfor Paul McCartney.Style• Indie Rock, AlternativePopular Songs• San Diego Song• Grace Don’t Wait• Heroes or Ghosts• Listen DearAwards and Nominations• 2010 Meteor Awards – Best Album (won) www.thecoronas.net• 2009 Meteor Awards – Best Pop (nominated)• 2009 Meteor Awards – Best Live (nominated) Label: 3u Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundNeedtobreathe is a Southern / Christian Rockband from South Carolina. They opened forTaylor Swift on her 2011 Tour. They have hadtremendous success with songs being placed infilms and television (Oprah, The Hills, PrisonBreak, 2006 World Series, Employee of theMonth, Extraordinary Measures, Cougartown).Style• Southern / Christian Rock• Comparable to Lynyrd Skynyrd, TrainPopular Songs www.needtobreathe.net• Signature of the Devine• Washed By the Water Label: Atlantic Records• Shine OnAwards and Nominations• 2011 GMA Dove Awards – Group of the Year (Won)• 2010 GMA Dove Awards – Group of the Year (Won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundThe Vaccines are an English indie rock band.Their debut album What Did You Expect Fromthe Vaccines? Was released in March of 2011 andreached #4 on the UK Album Charts.Style• Indie Rock• Comparable to Jesus and Mary in Chains and the RamonesPopular Songs• Post Break-Up Sex www.thevaccines.co.uk• If You Wanna Label: ColumbiaAwards and Nominations• 2010 MTV Awards – Brand New for 2011 (nominated)• BBC Sound of 2011 – Sound of 2011 (third) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundHailing from Philadelphia, this former 2ndgrade teacher and bartender was noticedby Bob Dylan and asked to join his tour in2003. He has collaborated with NorahJones, Willie Nelson and Lucinda Williams.His 2011 album Mission Bell debuted at #1on the Billboard 200 charts. His songs havebeen featured in Grey’s Anatomy, SixDegree’s and Parenthood. www.amoslee.comStyle• Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Rock and Soul Label: Blue Note Records• Comparable to Van Morrison, Paul SimonPopular Songs• Windows Are Rolled Down• Flower Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundHis first exposure came through MySpace onthe internet. He has released 3 studioalbums since 2010 and worked withproducer Butch Walker. He is originallyfrom Joplin, MO and started a campaignwith the United Way to help raise $1 millionfor relief efforts.Style• PopPopular Songs• I Love You• Bigcitydreams www.nevershoutnever.comAwards and Nominations• 2009 MTV Woodie Awards – Breaking Woodie (won)• 2010 Capricho Awards – Best International Male Singer Label: Warner Brothers Records (nominated)• 2010 Capricho Awards – Best International Twitter Page Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundLee DeWyze is a singer-songwriter fromMount Prospect, IL and the winner of the 9thseason of American Idol. DeWyze is signedto Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment and RCARecords. His first post-Idol album Live It Updebuted in November 2010.Style• Singer-Songwriter, Pop, Adult Contemporary• Comparable to Jason MrazPopular Songs• Sweet SerendipityAwards and Nominations www.leedewyzeoffical.com• 2010 American Idol Winner• 2010 Teen Choice Awards – Male Reality / Label: RCA Records Variety Star (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundBowersox, a former street performer in Chicago,was the runner up on Season 9 of American Idol.Her debut album Farmer’s Daughter was releasedon Jive Records in December of 2010. A knowndiabetic, she has made raising awareness of thedisease a major focus to her career. She issigned to Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainmentmanagement company.Style• Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Country, Rock• Comparable to Janis Joplin, Melissa EthridgePopular Songs• Farmers DaughterAwards and Nominations www.crystalbowersox.com• 2010 American Idol – Runner Up• 2010 Teen Choice Awards Female Reality / Label: Jive Records Variety Star (Nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundMichael is a singer – songwriter that won the 5thseason of America’s Got Talent. He signed withEpic records, releasing his first album in May of2011. He headlined the America’s Got TalentTour, has performed live on the Ellen DeGeneresShow, the 2010 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Paradeand teamed with Smokey Robinson to help raiseover $1 million at the 37th annual CandlelightConcert.Style• Blues, Soul, Adult Contemporary• Comparable to Tom Wait, John Mayer www.michaelgrimmmusic.comPopular Songs• Fallin’ (Alicia Keys cover) Label: Epic RecordsAwards and Nominations• 2011 America’s Got Talent (winner) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundTino is a multi-instrumentalist singer andsongwriter. His first single Diary went to #11 onthe US Dance Charts and is featured in the videogame Tap Tap Revenge 3. The video for Diary,produced by Roman White (Justin Beiber, TaylorSwift, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood) hasover 1 million hits on You Tube.Style• PopPopular Songs• Diary www.tinocoury.com Label: Eleventh Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundBorn in L.A., Grammer grew up in NY and isthe son of singer songwriter Red Grammer.His debut video Keep Your Head Up wasiTunes video of the week in 2010 and aversion on his website used interactivescenarios to put the artist in goofyscenarios.Style• Pop, R&B, Adult Contemporary www.andygrammer.com• Comparable to Rob Thomas, JameriquoiPopular Songs Label: S-Curve Records• Keep Your Head UpAwards and Nominations• 2011 Billboard Magazine Artist to Watch• MTV “O Music Awards” – Most Innovative Video (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundGreyson is an American pop singer and pianist whose2010 cover of Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi at a 6th grademusic festival went viral on You Tube with over 42million views. Two of his original compositions Stars andBroken Hearts each had over 5 million views on YouTube. His debut album Hold On ‘Til the Night droppedin August of 2011. The Paparazzi You Tube video wasdiscovered by Ellen DeGeneres and he became the firstartist signed to Ellen DeGeneres’ eleveneleven recordlabel.Style• PopPopular Songs• Waiting Outside the Lines www.greyson-official.comAwards and Nominations• 2011 Hollywood Teen TV Awards – Teen Pick You Tube Artist (won) Label: Geffen Records• 2011 People’s Choice Awards – Favorite Viral Video Star (nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundJessie J is an English artist that got her startwriting songs for other artists including MileyCyrus (Party in the USA) and Chris Brown. Herdebut album Who Are You sold over 600,000copies in 2011. Opened for Katy Perry on herlast tour.Style• Pop, R&B and Soul• Comparable to Joss Stone, Christina Aguilera, BeyoncéPopular Songs www.jessiejofficial.com• Do It Like a Dude• Price Tag Label: Island RecordsAwards and Nominations• 2011 BRIT Awards – Critics Choice (won)• BBC Sound of 2011 – Sound of 2011 (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundNicole is best known as the lead singer of the PussycatDolls. She also was the 2010 winner of Dancing With theStars. Her first solo album, Killer Love produced Don’tHold Your Breath, her first #1 single. In 2001, she won aspot in the group Eden’s Crush, formed from WB’s showPop Stars. She was offered the 4th position in the BlackEyed Peas but had to decline due to her commitment toEden’s Crush. The position went to Fergie. She will alsobe on of two co-hosts on the American series X-Factor.Style• PopPopular Songs• Don’t Hold Your BreathAwards and Nominations www.nicolescherzingermusic.com• 2010 Virgin Media Music Awards – Hottest Female (nominated) Label: A&M Records Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundPerri grew up near Philadelphia and wasinfluenced by her brother who played guitar forShinedown and Perry Farrell. Perri wrote Jar ofHearts after her divorce in 2009. It was featuredon So You Think You Can Dance in 2010. Within amonth it sold over 100,000 copies and the videolanded in VH1s Top 20 music video countdown.She has appeared on The Tonight Show with JayLeno and Conan. Her debut album lovestrongwas released in May 2011.Style www.christinaperri.com• Singer-Songwriter, Pop, Adult Contemporary Label: Atlantic Records• Comparable to Paula Cole, DidoPopular Songs• Jar of Hearts Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundHot Chelle Rae is a pop rock band formed inNashville, TN in 2005. Their debut albumLovesick Electric was released in 2009. The bandis named after their first “dedicated fan” ChelleRae, a MySpace stalker that provided the bandwith an entertaining era of online activity at thebeginning of their career. Their song TonightTonight wentplatinum. The band members arethe sons of country singers Paul Overstreet, PhilKeaggy and Keith Follese.Style• Pop, Rock www.hotchellerae.com• Comparable to Cobra Starship, Good Charlotte Label: Jive RecordsPopular Songs• Tonight Tonight Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundHailing from Hawaii, Mars got his start writingand producing for other artists, penning NothingFor You (B.o.B.), Billionaire (Travie McCoy),Right Round (Flo Rida) and Forget You (Cee-LoGreen). His debut album Doo-Wops & Hooliganswas released in October of 2010. He wasnominated for 7 Grammy’s at the 53rd GrammyAwards.Style• Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Soul• Comparable to Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, UsherPopular Songs• Just the Way You Are www.brunomars.com• Grenade Label: Atlantic RecordsAwards and Nominations• 2010 Grammy For Best Male Pop Vocal (won) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and
    • BackgroundDiscovered by Scooter Braun after seeing his YouTube video, Bieber became the first artist tohave 7 songs from his debut album My Worldchart on Billboard’s Top 100. Bieber is a trueteen idol that shapes today’s pop culture.Style• Pop• Comparable to Justin TimberlakePopular Songs• Baby• Somebody To Love• Never Let You Go www.justinbiebermusic.comAwards and Nominations Label: Island Records• 2010 AMA – Artist of the Year (won)• 2011 Billboard Music Awards – Top New Artist (won)• 2011 Grammy – Best New Artist (nominated)• 2011 Grammy – Best Pop Vocal Album (nominated) Emerging Trends and Talents presented by: Nancy Hays Entertainment and