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Media Release

Winners announced for radio's premier music competition for independent artists


Gold Coast band, Nine Sons of Dan and Sydney-based pop singer, Danielle Blakey have been announced winners today of this year’s New Artist 2 Radio (NA2R) showcase, the commercial radio industry’s competition to discover unsigned, independent music artists for commercial radio.
 
Danielle Blakey  (pop winner)
Sydney based artist/songwriter, Danielle’s music blends together the catchy sensibilities of LA pop with the musical embellishments of Nashville- put simply: crossover pop/country in the same vein as Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. Danielle is a well-seasoned performer, starting at the age of nine. 
 
Nine Sons of Dan (rock winner)
Hailing from the Gold Coast, this band formed in 2008. Working together on a university recording project has evolved into a successfully touring band consisting of Jay Bainbridge (Vocals), Daniel Cox (Lead Guitar/Vocals), Alex Pundyk (Rhythm Guitar/Vocals), Morgan Flakey Blake (Drums) and bassist, Wil Edga. The band has been hailed by local radio stations as the “next big thing”.

For more information, please contact Melissa Fleming (Media Manager) at melissa.fleming@commercialradio.com.au or 02 9281 6577.

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