(PRWEB) May 03, 2013
“My music is my own genre, not in a box and still evolving, a mix of pop, blues, folk, and soul,” says 19-year-old Danica Hunter, a recent recipient of BEAT100’s Ultimate Musician award. Danica’s video for her single, ‘Close Your Eyes’, has become a favorite on the music video social network in past weeks with well over 6,000 views and 1,000 comments, as this talented artist’s original style and powerful voice fills the pages of BEAT100. After achieving a recent 6th place in the Original Music Video Chart, this UK based singer-songwriter was also awarded a BEAT100 Gold Song, Favorite, and Video Award, as her captivating performance consistently impress BEAT100 users.
Danica began her professional singing pursuits at the age of 16 when she achieved top placement in a competition for singer-songwriters at the O2 Arena in London. Since then, she’s toured throughout England and even performed at the Reading, Leeds, and Henley Festivals, while sharing the stage with the likes of Sting, Jools Holland, Geno Washington, and many others. She continues to perform while working on her first full-length album with Elton John’s ex-producer and other industry professionals, set for release in the near future. In regard to producing the new album, Danica comments: “The process has been amazing and I've loved every minute of it. I've been working with great new producers and also been doing various collaborations e.g. with Frank Hamilton, with the amazing hiphop artist called Blak Twang, with an up and coming dubstep producer, Dubrocca, and more.”
In addition to her hit single and music video, ‘Close Your Eyes’, which she wrote when she was just 15, Danica has written over 50 original tracks, adhering to highest professional quality while showcasing her natural talent for creating emotional and passionate music. "Many people think 'Close Your Eyes' was about a boyfriend but I actually wrote it for my best friend,” says Danica, “It was about traveling through life together and helping guide each other.” Danica continues to grow an extensive fan base in the UK and internationally, receiving frequent radio play by the BBC and rave reviews from all who hear her perform. “Music is the path I have chosen and I love it when I'm on stage, in the recording studio and writing - I was made to do this,” she says. As a result, she continues to grow an extensive fan base in the UK and internationally, receiving frequent radio play by the BBC and rave reviews from all who hear her perform.
Non-BEAT100 members can sign up to the social network for free in order to connect with Danica, follow her upcoming BEAT100 video posts, and watch the music video for her release ‘Close Your Eyes’. Fans can also visit Danica’s personal website to hear other original tracks from the talented singer-songwriter.
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