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Super Producer Sean Garrett Brings Talents to Columbia Records

Sony Columbia Records - 11/11/2010

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter/producer Sean "The Pen" Garrett has inked a deal with Columbia Records and is ready to step into the spotlight as a solo artist. Dubbed "The Pen" by Jay-Z, Garrett is now focused on his own performing career as well as taking his songwriting and producing to a whole new international level.

Grammy-nominated Garrett has crafted singles for Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Santana, Mary J. Blige and Gwen Stefani, earning this hit-maker an astonishing seventeen #1's including Beyonce's "Check on It", Chris Brown's "Run It", Ciara's "Goodies", Fergie's "London Bridge", Mario's "Break Up", Nelly's "Grillz" and Usher's "Yeah!" which Billboard named the #2 record of the decade. Further demonstrating Garrett's international reach, his Enrique Iglesias produced blockbuster "Dimelo" topped the Billboard Latin Charts for a stunning 13 weeks.

On signing with Columbia Records, Garrett stated, "To be working with a label as esteemed and respected as Columbia Records, it's a huge honor for me. Columbia has produced some of the biggest albums and the greatest artists of all time so to have their support behind me means a lot."

The Atlanta-native has won five BMI awards, including four in 2010 and was nominated for a 2010 MTV Video Music Award with Nicki Minaj for their collaboration "Massive Attack". Garrett's new single "Feel Love" featuring hip-hop sensation J. Cole, produced by Garrett and Clubba Lang who recently signed a production deal with Garrett's The Practice: Team S. Dot, is at radio now.

To hear "Feel Love" ft. J. Cole please click here or visit: http://soundcloud.com/sean-garrett/feel-love-ft-j-cole

For more information go to www.iamthepen.com

ABOUT COLUMBIA RECORDS

One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.

ABOUT SONY MUSIC

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

SOURCE Columbia Records

SOURCE: Columbia Records

Super Producer Sean Garrett Brings Talents to Columbia Records Debut single "Feel Love" features J. Cole

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter/producer Sean "The Pen" Garrett has inked a deal with Columbia Records and is ready to step into the spotlight as a solo artist. Dubbed "The Pen" by Jay-Z, Garrett is now focused on his own performing career as well as taking his songwriting and producing to a whole new international level.  

Grammy-nominated Garrett has crafted singles for Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Santana, Mary J. Blige and Gwen Stefani, earning this hit-maker an astonishing seventeen #1's including Beyonce's "Check on It", Chris Brown's "Run It",  Ciara's "Goodies", Fergie's "London Bridge", Mario's "Break Up", Nelly's "Grillz" and Usher's "Yeah!" which Billboard named the #2 record of the decade. Further demonstrating Garrett's international reach, his Enrique Iglesias produced blockbuster "Dimelo" topped the Billboard Latin Charts for a stunning 13 weeks.

On signing with Columbia Records, Garrett stated, "To be working with a label as esteemed and respected as Columbia Records, it's a huge honor for me. Columbia has produced some of the biggest albums and the greatest artists of all time so to have their support behind me means a lot."

The Atlanta-native has won five BMI awards, including four in 2010 and was nominated for a 2010 MTV Video Music Award with Nicki Minaj for their collaboration "Massive Attack". Garrett's new single "Feel Love" featuring hip-hop sensation J. Cole, produced by Garrett and Clubba Lang who recently signed a production deal with Garrett's The Practice: Team S. Dot, is at radio now.

To hear "Feel Love" ft. J. Cole please click here or visit: http://soundcloud.com/sean-garrett/feel-love-ft-j-cole

For more information go to www.iamthepen.com

ABOUT COLUMBIA RECORDS

One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.

ABOUT SONY MUSIC

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

SOURCE Columbia Records

CONTACT: Mike Navarra, Columbia Records, +1-212-833-7545, Mike.Navarra@sonymusic.com, Jo Mignano, Krupp Kommunications, +1-212-886-6707, Jmignano@kruppnyc.com

Web Site: http://www.iamthepen.com