Out Recording Artist Brian Kent
|Written by Hotspots on June 27 2012|
BRIAN KENT COMES OUT WITH CENTAUR
June 9, 2012
“An arsenal of pop dance hits… [Brian Kent] echoes a spectrum of music icons as diverse as George Michael, Boy George and Kenny Loggins.” - Duane Wells, Syndicated Columnist
Brian Kent has scored several national and international hits on global Dance Club Play charts, including his recent hit, “Su-Su-Su-Superstar”, which is currently charting in the UK and across the globe. The music video, co-conceived and directed by celebrity fashion photographer, Mike Ruiz, was featured on “The A List New York” and continues to be an inspiration to being one’s self.
Last year, his hit, “I’ll Find A Way” hit Top 20 on the UK Music Week Club Chart and several DMC World Charts including the World, World House, World Commercial, World UK and World UK Club Charts. The single features remixes by Loverush UK!, Sted-E & Hybrid Heights, Twisted Dee, DeMarko, Radboy and more. It also features a music video co-conceived and directed by Loic Maes (Infernal) that has made an international impact on the topic of bullying and self-awareness.
Kent’s latest EP will launch in Fall 2012 previewed by the new singles, “Su-Su-Su-Superstar” and “I’ll Find A Way.” The project will be produced and co-written by Jack D. Elliot who’s had several #1 Billboard hits with such artists as Britney Spears, NSync, Backstreet Boys, Taylor Dayne and has most recently collaborated with Grammy Award winning songwriter Diane Warren.
Brian has succeeded in creating a major buzz across the nation these past few years to build up to the present. His music videos for “Breathe Life”, “Whatcha Doin’ To Me” and “I'm Not Crazy” spread quickly to dance clubs, video bars and lounges across the globe through Promo Only, Rock America, HBO Zone, MTV.com, VH1.com, here! TV Networks and Screenplay. These videos spent weeks on the Top 10 countdown show The Click List on LOGO causing Brian to be voted one of the Top Artists of The Year on their end of the year special. This allowed Brian to make a name for himself internationally and tour the world, opening for such artists as Taylor Dayne, Kristine W., Crystal Waters, and Martha Wash.
Kent’s evolution across multiple genres has earned him multiple nominations and an OutMusic Award for Best Dance Song as well as being awarded a finalist in The USA Songwriting Competition for “I’ll Find A Way.”
Q&A with Brian Kent:
1. What are the Top 10 songs on your playlist right now?
1. U Got Me Rockin - Christian Marchi & Skye n' Sugarstarr
2. Smile - Sound of Soho
3. Letting You Go (Greece 2000) (Dabruck & Klein Vocal Mix) - Three Drives
4. Save Me - Ultra Nate
5. I Will Be Here (Wolfgang Gartner Remix) - Tiesto & Sneaky Sound System
6. You've Got The Love (Mark Kinight Remix) - Florence & The Machine
7. Damaged - Antillias
8. Su-Su-Su-Superstar (Radboy Club Mix) - Brian Kent
9. Everyday (Original Mix) - Stereo Jackers
10. Ashes (Danny Verde Dub) - Eva
2. Do you have any new project that you are working on?
I'm currently in the studio recording with Producer/DJ Wayne G. I couldn't be more excited about this upcoming project with Wayne! Let's just say, you'll all know the song, but Wayne's added his magic touch to bring it to the dance floor.