Biografi Mentorer 2019

Kipp Williams er pop produsent og låtskriver basert i Nashville, TN. Han er signert på Dr. Luke's label, Prescription Songs. 

Kipp har skrevet og produsert for noen av verdens største artister, inkludert Nick Carter og Avril Lavigne - så vel som populære nye acts som Echosmith (nåværende singel "Goodbye") og Thomas Gold (viral hit "Magic").

Jason Catron (The Vocal Lab LA) er en internasjonalt ettertraktet vokal coach og artistutvikler fra Los Angeles, CA. 

Han startet Los Angeles-avdelingen av et av verdens mest anerkjente vokal-studioer, Brett Manning Studios ( de har coachet artister som Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Miley Cyrus++)

Pr dags dato har Jason klienter som inkluderer, Kiefer Sutherland, Candace Cameron, Why don`t we, LANY, COIN, Poppy og Debby Ryan. Han reiser også verden rundt og har vokal master-klasser.

Dan Muckala is a Grammy award winning, multiplatinum producer and songwriter based in Nashville Tennessee.  Dan’s work has spanned across many genres and included production and songwriting for some of the world’s biggest acts such as Backstreet Boys, Leona Lewis, Tiesto, Garth Brooks, Britt Nicole, Echosmith and Nina Nesbitt.  Dan is passionate about artists and is one of the key players developing the fast growing Pop scene in Nashville.

Bantu -  co-wrote and co-produced “Familia” by Nicki Minaj and Anuel AA (which Bantu was also featured on) from the 'Spiderman: Into The Spider-Verse' soundtrack. As a writer/producer other cuts include Jason Derulo's single "Tip Toe" feat. French Montana which hit #5 on the UK charts. "Whiskey" by Maroon 5 feat. A$ap Rocky on their latest album Red Pill Blues, as well as “Hey Ma” by J Balvin, Camila Cabello and Pitbull from the Fast & Furious 8 Soundtrack that was nominated for a Latin Grammy,  "Say My Name" by Tove Styrke, LAUV’s  "Getting Over You", and past cuts with Rita Ora, Chris Brown, and others.

Dr. Chaii Philip Kembo a/k/a Dr. Chaii is a GRAMMY ® - nominated music producer signed to Artist Publishing Group (APG). He has produced and co-written notable records such as “Familia” by Nicki Minaj and Anuel AA feat.Bantu from the 'Spiderman: Into The Spider-Verse’ soundtrack, LATIN GRAMMY ® - nominated "Hey Ma" by Pitbull & jBalvin ft. Camila Cabello, "Questions" by Chris Brown, "No Lie" by Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa and "Por Favor" by Pitbull ft. Fifth Harmony.

Pip co-produced and co-wrote Jason Derulos' hit single "Tip Toe."

Pip was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe and was exposed to a vast spectrum of genres which are responsible for his worldly sound with an African flare. Prior to his career in music, Pip attended Lancaster University in England where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Advanced Marketing Management.

In October 2017, Pip signed to Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as his exclusive worldwide performing rights organization. 

On June 15, 2018, Dr. Chaii and his long-time friend and fellow Zimbabwean collaborator, Dr. Chaii, released the single “Jackie Chan” along with a music video. This song is featured on EA Sports’ FIFA 19 soundtrack.

On September 28, 2018, Platoon Africa released “Bongo” by Dr. Chaii, a song emanating from Apple Music and Platoon inviting six unsigned artists in June for the weeklong Cape Town Creative Lab (CTCL) at Mothership Studios where they took part in recording sessions, photoshoots, video shoots, interviews and media training. Two of the artists involved in this project are USA Media Rights clients: Dr. Chaii and Bantu.

Vanessa Campagna is an artist/writer based in Nashville, TN. Incredible vocal. She was developed under Desmond Child & the late Marvin Hamlisch. She was a part of the Oscar winning team who collaborated on the score for the Academy Award winning documentary, Inocentè. This past year, she also had a Billboard top 20 hit with Aussie Dance/EDM artist, Azure. VĒ is currently working on her artist project as well as top-lining & featuring for Dj’s. 

Cali Rodi  - a musical glitter bomb. You’ll most likely find this dirty blonde igniting the stage in fishnets and Docs with ear candy that tastes more sassy than sweet. She grew up with a love of lyrics and an affinity for 90’s pop sounds, but is just as at home with an acoustic guitar. Her first release “Party Favor” was in rotation on Radio Disney for an impressive four months and her songs have been featured on Apple Music’s “Best of the Week” and “Breaking Pop” playlists. After being discovered by superstar Keith Urban, Cali recently made the move from Nashville to LA and is working on her debut project with vocal producer Emily Wright (Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kesha). 

Jan Erik Haglund er daglig leder i Igloo management. Han har over 20 års erfaring i musikbransjen og har jobbet som juridisk rådgiver for GramArt og rockens interesseorganisasjon, RIO, samt vært daglig leder for GramArt. 

Siden 2003 har han vært daglig leder for Unit Management (2003-2009) og Igloo management (2009-d.d), og jobbet som manager og rådgiver for en artister som Lene Marlin, Morten Abel, Briskeby,Turboneger,Marit Larsen, Rein Alexander, Silje Nergaard, Helene Bøksle, Bertine Zetlitz og Margaret Berger.

Guttorm Raa - Tidligere leder av Warner Music Norway.

Nå er Guttorm "Head of Lable and manager " @ Little Big Sister Management

Nils Noa Lausund fikk sitt store gjennombrudd i 2004 da han spilte i bandet Bermuda Triangle. Bandet slapp hiten Mooger Fooger som ble både bandets og Nils Noas gjennombrudd. Tidlig i 2005bestemte han seg for å bryte med bandet og starte en solokarriere. Han driver nå og spiller som DJ, produserer musikk og jobber som a’n r -manager i Sony Music Norge

Katie Jelen is the Creative Manager of Synch Licensing for Warner Music Nashville and Warner/Chappell Nashville where she is actively developing new opportunities in film, television, advertising, video games and new media. She was previously the head of artist relations for Secret Road Music Services and one half of the creative team for Secret Road Music Publishing, handling the Nashville operations for the company. A "recovering singer-songwriter," she is a classically trained vocalist with a degree in Music Industry as well as a law degree from Drexel University with a concentration in intellectual property.

Rachel Wein is on the A&R team at Dr. Luke’s publishing company, Prescription Songs. Over the past 3 years, Rachel has helped build out the Nashville branch of the company and assisted with the signing and development of over 20 writers, producers and artists. 

Erik Steigen born and raised in Bergen, Norway, is an entertainment industry and music business expert with over 20 years of working experience from Los Angeles. The majority of his career has been spent taking care of songwriters, music producers, recording artists and indie labels. Erik has assisted on projects for Tom Petty, Counting Crows and Direct Management (Katy Perry), and he drafted recording agreements and publishing agreements for several clients of the firm. He also worked on the legal due diligence in connection with the Initial Public Offering for a groundbreaking online music merchandising company, which included a long list of prominent artists (Madonna, Blink 182, Beastie Boys, Bryan Ferry, Metallica, the Rolling Stones, etc.)

Bjørn Rogstad, Administrerende Direktør i Universal Music Norge

Debra Russell - With decades of experience in the entertainment industry, Debra, Certified Business Coach and owner of Artist’s EDGE® -, blends a unique understanding of the music and entertainment industry with sophisticated tools from the world of Business, Coaching, NLP and Hypnosis.  She will give you concrete methods to craft success on your terms.

Tricia Fontneau-Ramos is on the A&R team at Disney Music Publishing and Hollywood Records. Recently coming from Universal Music Publishing Group, Tricia has used her experience to scout new talent and expand the reach of Disney’s developing roster of writers, producers and artists. 

Rachel Wein is on the A&R team at Dr. Luke’s publishing company, Prescription Songs. Over the past 3 years, Rachel has helped build out the Nashville branch of the company and assisted with the signing and development of over 20 writers, producers and artists. 

Kennet Lewis er co-grunnlegger og tidligere leder av A&R på Waterfall, et selskap som i mange år har fokusert på utvikling og musikkeksport, og som har skaffet artister og låtskrivere avtaler med de store plateselskapene både i USA og Storbritannias markedet.

Kenneth har vært med å produsere og utvikle artister som Ida Maria, M2M, Ina Wroldsen, Frøder, Ary, Span og CLMD

Kristin Seiersten er utdannet sanger og musikkpedagog i tillegg til å være topliner/låtskriver. Hun har flere års erfaring med vokal og instrument undervisning. Hun var selv deltaker på fjorårets Asker music:expo, og dro godt nytte av dette. Etter denne uka ble hun invitert med i studio sammen med mentorene fra Nashville og var med og arrangerte AME´s aller første låtskrivercamp etter USA oppholdet. Kristin har iløpet av det siste året deltatt på flere proffcamper sammen med låtskrivere fra hele verden. Dette året er hun selv med og jobber i AME teamet med fokus på ”kraften av samarbeid.” Hun vil derfor være med som en networker under AME, og hjelpe til med å sette sammen grupper i låtskriversessions. Hun kan også bookes til privattimer. 

Enza Lattanzi er daglig leder i Bifrost Music, et selskap som hun driver med produsent Kenneth M. Lewis, og som har hovedfokus på artistutvikling. Hun har jobbet som sanger i mange år, både i Italia, hvor hun opprinnelig er fra, og Norge. Hun er utdannet i språk, kultur og litteratur fra universitet la Sapienza i Roma, med masteroppgave om bl.a. forhold mellom lyrikk og musikk. Hun har også jobbet med internasjonale relasjoner ved den italienske ambassade i Oslo i en rekke år, og som konsulent i Norsk musikkråd.

Ketil Schei is the CEO of Stealth Music Publishing. Stealth Music Publishing is a boutique music publisher and record label in Oslo, Norway, founded by platinum producer and writer Ketil Schei in 2012. Since then 100´s of millions of Spotify streams has been generated by their writers.