Eric Hutchinson is an American singer-songwriter. He signed with Madonna's Maverick Records, but the label shut down before his album was released. Hutchinson recorded and released the album Sounds Like This on his own. The album won praise from gossip blogger Perez Hilton, which sent it to the top ten on the iTunes Store, where it peaked at number five in September 2007 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. The album was picked up by Warner Bros. Records, who released it in May 2008.
Receiving acclaim as a pianist, songwriter, and performer. Hutchinson has been called "one of the most talented singer-songwriters that Boston has to offer", with comparisons to Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, Cat Stevens, Billy Joel and The Beatles.
Hutchinson's music is a combination of rock, folk pop, and powerpop. It has been called "intelligent pop" with "painstakingly placed lyrics, brimming with sarcasm and wit", and "sunshine pop" with "feel-good playfulness" and a "plucky demeanor".
Jessie Payo is a quadruple threat: singer, songwriter, actress and dancer — she’s emerging as one of the most gifted artists in the modern music scene. Having just launched her solo career, Ms. Payo is proving to be a sweet-sounding force to be reckoned with. Known for her brilliant vocal ability and poetic songwriting savvy, she can write and wail everything from Top-40 Pop to gritty rock and roll. She’s proof that incredible things can come in adorably small packages.
Jessie’s opened for The Black Eyed Peas, Jason Mraz, Lauryn Hill, Lupe Fiasco, Etta James, and Boyz II Men. And her music has appeared on MTV’s hit series’ “The Hills”, “The City”, “My Super Sweet Sixteen”, ABC’s “Make it or Break it”, FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance”, CBS’s “Criminal Minds”, E!’s “The Daily Ten”, and Disney Channel’s “Halloween Town High”. Jessie also received a Gold Record for her performance on Disney’s “Jump In” soundtrack.