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LMFAO

After first watching the band perform at On The Rox in Hollywood following A&R Worldwide's Ting Tings label showcase (September 2007), A&R Worldwide took immediate interest in the duo.
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Keane

U.K. act Keane inked a worldwide deal with Island Records and Interscope; A&R Worldwide's Sat Bisla worked closely with Keane's manager Adam Tudhope (also manager of Mumford & Sons) and legal advisor Gary Mandel in helping build awareness of the band within the worldwide A&R community, which led to multiple major label offers.
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Muse

A&R Worldwide Founder Sat Bisla was instrumental in helping give Muse its initial print, radio and music industry support in N. America.
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Dido

A&R Worldwide's founder and President, Sat Bisla first received Dido's demos in 1995; she did a back-up track for her brother Rollo's band Faithless.
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Adele

A&R Worldwide was instrumental in helping garner Adele's first broadcast media support in the world (pre-signing) outside of the U.K. for her demo songs, as well as introducing Adele to a number of key record labels and executives outside of the U.K.
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The Temper Trap

Former Warner Music U.K. Managing Director Korda Marshall signed hotly-tipped Australian act The Temper Trap to the newly re-launched Infectious label in 2008.
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Sia

A&R Worldwide was responsible for bringing Sia's music to the attention of influential music supervisor Gary Calamar ("Six Feet Under," "House," "True Blood").
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Missy Higgins

Missy inked a deal with Warner Bros. in 2002. A&R Worldwide's Sat Bisla introduced Higgins to a Warner Bros. A&R staffer in September 2001; however, serious negotiations with Warner Bros. did not begin until January 2002, after former Sr. VP A&R James Dowdall and Director A&R Andy Olyphant got involved.
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Bonnie McKee

Talented/singer songwriter Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Dr. Luke, Taio Cruz) got her big break in the music business thanks to the early efforts of A&R Worldwide founder Sat Bisla back in 2001 (Bisla was also the founder of A&R Network the predecessor to A&R Worldwide).
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Coldplay

Prior to Coldplay having a U.S. record deal, A&R Worldwide Founder Sat Bisla worked closely with the band's manager Dave Holmes (who was then the GM of Nettwerk Music America in the U.S.) in securing the band's first-ever radio support in the U.S. for the import single, "Yellow."
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Jessie J

A&R Worldwide helped Jessie J, her label and management team connect with key opportunities very early in her career by getting her in front of a very influential crowd of music industry executives that helped open many key doors of opportunity for her back in the spring of 2009.
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Wolfmother

A&R Worldwide Founder Sat Bisla helped give Wolfmother their first industry support and exposure outside of the Australian market.
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Katy Perry

A&R Worldwide's support for Katy Perry back in the early part of 2008 led to an opportunity for her to be seen and heard in front of many of the world's top music and media influencers.
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Rob Dougan

Australian artist Rob Dougan inked a deal with Warner Bros. for North America thanks to the help of A&R Worldwide's Sat Bisla.
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Lily Allen

With A&R Worldwide's support, Lily Allen secured the "Artist of the Month" feature on Yahoo! Music across the U.S.
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Duffy

Through A&R Worldwide's support, Duffy garnered her first ever worldwide radio play anywhere in the globe (September 2007).
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The Ting Tings

A&R Worldwide played a very important early role in helping the Ting Tings garner support pre-signing in the U.S.
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Sam Sparro

"Sam Sparro will undoubtedly have a stellar future and I believe 'Black and Gold' was the anthem of the year in the U.K. and throughout the rest of the world in 2009 and will act as a great introduction to Sam's amazing talent.
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Frou Frou

With A&R Worldwide's consultation and development support, Frou Frou (featuring Imogen Heap and Guy Sigsworth) secured strong support in the U.S. with club DJs, mix shows and tastemaker radio outlets, which spawned interest from a variety of labels in the U.S.
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Teddybears

A&R Worldwide helped the band land multiple placements in videogames and a national U.S. TV advert through its direct support.
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Frank Turner

It's rare, indeed, to find a former member of a hardcore punk band turn to the acoustic singer/songwriter gig…but then again, Frank Turner isn't your average musician.
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Robyn

Robyn's music was first brought to A&R Worldwide's attention by Klaus Ahlund of Swedish band Teddybears.
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Dead Letter Circus

A&R Worldwide played a key role in the early development and awareness-building of Dead Letter Circus with U.S./International airplay and attracting the right tastemakers, which spawned Major Label interest.
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Laura Izibor

A&R Worldwide featured artist Laura Izibor inked a major label-recording contract with Atlantic Records in New York and Warner Music Group (worldwide).
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Pilot Speed

Talented Canadian four piece Pilot Speed inked a multi-faceted worldwide agreement (minus Canada) with one of America's most successful independent labels Wind-up Entertainment.
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Evermore

Multi- talented New Zealand band Evermore signed a global deal with Sire/Warner Bros., just a few weeks after performing at an A&R Worldwide showcase.
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So Shy

French phenomenon SoShy signed to a worldwide deal with then SONY BMG Music by David Massey, former EVP, A&R, Sony Music Label Group US/President, Daylight Records back in 2007.
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Bloodpit

Helsinki, Finland-based rock outfit Bloodpit signed a recording deal with 456 Enterprises located in New York City.
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Jem

A&R ace Bruce Flohr (he signed Dave Matthews Band and Foo Fighters at RCA) signed Jem to ATO Records (Dave Matthews label whose roster includes David Gray, My Morning Jacket, Patty Griffin, Ben Kweller).
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The Dares

Multi-talented teen rock outfit The Dares signed a worldwide deal with Jive Records.
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Swingfly

Talented Swedish rapper Swingfly well-known as the front man of the Scandinavian hip-hop collective Blacknuss and as the vocalist on some of the Teddybears STLM singles signed with EMI Nordic.
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McQueen

Leading U.K. rock group McQueen inked a record deal with independent Finnish label Merceedees Records in Finland.
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Tina Dico

A&R Worldwide featured artist Tina Dico signed a recording contract with Sony U.K. The talented Danish artist had been garnering momentum thanks to strong interest in her solo work and the Far EP, as well as her recording and touring with Zero 7.
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Cass

Talented U.K. singer/songwriter Cass inked a worldwide deal with former Universal/Island Records Group Managing Director Nick Gatfield.
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Steriogram

A&R Worldwide was instrumental in garnering national radio support for Steriogram throughout the U.K., as well as assisting the band in securing a spot on the EQX Festival on the East Coast of the U.S. in front of 60,000 fans.
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The Blue Van

TVT! Records President Steve Gottlieb and Director A&R Michelle Oakes signed Danish alt-rock act The Blue Van to a worldwide deal.
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Linda Kiraly

A&R Worldwide featured artist Linda Kiraly who is represented by Shalit Global (based in the U.K.) inked a worldwide deal with Universal Music Group.
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Skybombers

A&R Worldwide helped the Skybombers (prior to them signing with AC/DC's publisher Albert's Music) secure their first global radio support, music placement and national U.S. TV coverage on "ProjectMyWorld."
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Pint Shot Riot

A recently formed joint venture between Nettwerk Music Group and EA Games, Artwerk Publishing have signed Pint Shot Riot.
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Sheppard

A&R Worldwide played a pivotal role in the global success of Sheppard with its early support in building awareness within the label, publisher and media communities.
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Thomas Azier

A&R Worldwide's support of Dutch act Thomas Azier was a key factor in the artist's major label signing.
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Capra

Multi-talented Los Angeles-based rock band Capra has secured a multi-album deal with Hollywood Records President Bob Cavallo.
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Makeshift Innocence

The Calgary, Alberta-based reggae/ska/rock quartet Makeshift Innocence first received major industry attention while performing at A&R Worldwide & AllAccess.com's 2011 Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles.
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The Chevin

A&R Worldwide assisted The Chevin, their label and management team network with essential opportunities early in their career path by getting them in front of many industry decision makers and music executives.
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Femme Schmidt

Berlin, Germany-based alternative-pop chanteuse Femme Schmidt was originally discovered by Guy Chambers (Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Tina Turner) when she was 21 years old.
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Gavin James

A&R Worldwide was introduced to the ultra-talented Gavin James in late 2011 by his Dublin, Ireland-based manager Edison Waters.
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Alexx Mack

Through the support of Sat Bisla at A&R Worldwide, singer/songwriter Alexx Mack secured a worldwide publishing deal with BMG N. America.
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Forest Blakk

Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based singer/songwriter Forest Blakk has signed a worldwide deal with the legendary Atlantic Records Group in partnership with Sire Records and Warner Music Group.
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