Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Steve Cooke Is Burning Hot At This Year's Hollywood Music In Media Awards!

New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Steve Cooke Official Website) Two nominated singles "Radio" & "Gravity" are from the double album set "The Paramount Sessions" featuring tracks also from Adam Lambert.

"Its great to be back in 2011 and I hope this year we can be rewarded for all the hard work we have put into these productions. I'm looking forward to this year's award event and having a great party time with the likes of Smokey Robertson attending", Steve said.

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA's) recognizes and honors the music in visual mediums, the talented individuals responsible for creating and placing it and the music of both mainstream and independent artists from around the globe for their compositions and recordings in all forms of media.

This years HMMA is recognizing Steve Cooke and his team in the "Best Music Video" category for the first single "Radio", where Steve Cooke is singing and playing guitar with Adam Lambert band members, Monte Pittman (Guitar), Tommy Joe Ratliff (Bass) and with the veteran Heart Breaker himself Steve Ferrone on drums (Tom Petty).

Steve Cooke and Monte Pittman were also in the video production for the second single "Gravity", this single is up for this years "Best Song" award in AC/AAA.

Steve Cooke commented that, "Gravity was also a fantastic music clip to make. We made that one first with Marcus Brown on bass (Madonna/Seal) and Steve Sidelnyk on drums (Madonna/Seal) and I guess that set us up for RADIO, which we filmed 2 weeks later. The lead break in Gravity is played by Phil X who is currently touring with Bon Jovi.

"We wanted RADIO to cross over the generations and I think we achieved that in this video. We are crossing the fingers that we will have something to bring home on the night. Im just so happy that both songs made it into the Award finals," he added.

"The Paramount Sessions" (which features both songs) has just been released worldwide with ten songs sung by Steve Cooke on CD two and ten songs from the pre-idol voice of Adam Lambert on CD one. The Deluxe set combines the singers with the same author, backing band and production house Paramount studios in Hollywood for an epic twenty song experience accompanied with two outstanding music videos.

List of nominees:

Steve releases his latest album "The Paramount Sessions" later this month through Gonzo
You an purchase the Paramount Sessions here if you live in the USA

And Here if you live in the UK

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