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Under The Radar With Todd Wright Features Unsung Musical Heroes

Beloved local and internationally successful singer-songwriter Todd Wright hopes his new show “Under The Radar” will put deserving musicians on your map—ones he thinks could easily end up in heavy rotation on your playlist after just one listen. “I get to travel the world doing what I love and I meet some extremely talented musicians who really should be superstars but aren’t because people just haven’t heard their stuff. Thanks to Music Planet Radio, I have an opportunity to change that,” says Wright.

A native of Leesburg, VA., Todd Wright has written and co-written many popular songs. Alongside Mary Ann Redmond, Todd penned the duet "L'amour peut prendre froid" for French superstar, Johnny Hallyday and International superstar Celine Dion—that song reached certified Diamond in France and Gold in Canada. He also co-wrote “Blind Heart” that went to #1 on the Billboard Club Dance charts with 38 million plays on Spotify. Here at home, Wright’s songs can be heard on TV shows including Vampire Diaries, One Tree Hill, Bones and many others and in films “We’re The Millers” starring Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Anniston and “What’s Your Number” starring Anna Ferris and Chris Evans.

Todd recently partnered with Washington, D.C. rock radio legend Cerphe Colwell to open HalfKing Publishing—a music publishing company in historic downtown Leesburg that shares space with Cerphe’s Music Planet Radio business offices. They also collaborate on a music-centric creative space affectionately named “HalfKing” after the building’s quirky address 13 ½ S. King Street. Their mission—to right some of the wrongs caused by the implosion of the radio and record industries.

“Getting deserving artists heard is key and record labels just aren’t doing that any more,” says Colwell, whose time on Washington D.C.s WHFS in the 70’s is attributed to helping launch the careers of Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, Tom Waits and others. “Imagine if you’d never heard of Bruce Springsteen. That’s exactly what’s going on now in our business. We’re hoping “Under The Radar” will pick up where we [radio announcers] left off in the late 70s.”    

“Under The Radar” debuts on Thursday, August 13th at 8pm EST.

About Music Planet Radio: Music Planet Radio is a free online radio station and APP (Android and IOS) streaming World-Class Rock 24/7.

About HalfKing Publishing: HalfKing Publishing is a music publishing company that creates and promotes original works of music for film, TV and feature artists.

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