Chris Johnson is one of the world’s most recognisable musicians, described by Live Nation Ones to Watch as “Quite possibly one of the most in-demand international drummers on earth”. Regularly seen by audiences of millions, he works with icons such as Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Madonna, Seal and J-Lo.
Chris’ career credits also include global songwriting and production success with multiple tracks on Snoop Dogg’s critically acclaimed, Bible of Love, which entered at no. 1 on the Billboard Gospel charts. He also features extensively on the soundtrack album of the Oscar-winning A Star is Born with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, which went straight to No. 1 in the Billboard 200 and UK Official Charts following its release in October. The soundtrack has since passed 3 billion streams on Spotify.
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A pioneer in a new generation of entrepreneurial female producer/songwriters, Hannah V has worked with some of the world’s most in demand major label artists including Stormzy, TOBi and JP Cooper. After producing and co-writing tracks for JP Cooper’s Top 10 album Raised Under Grey Skies (Island Records) in 2017, Hannah scored her first Gold certified record and now continues to regularly produce tracks for JP Cooper – including his 2020 Too Close – Live Acoustic EP, recorded at Abbey Road Studios.
A proud member of the Ivors Academy Songwriting Committee, other writing and production credits include five time GRAMMY-winning Lalah Hathaway, Misha B, TOBi, Shystie, Lavish K, and MOBO nominated artist Andreya Triana.
UK pop star Ryan Fletcher is a bassist, vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and producer who, with his band Lawson, has sold over one million records, had two top 10 albums, six top 10 singles, sold out headline tours all over the world and played the headline stages at V Festival, T in the Park and the Isle of Wight festivals.
As a touring musician, Ryan has performed on stages across the globe with Robbie Williams, Little Mix, Jessie J, Take That, B.O.B., Lamar, The Wanted and Ronan Keating. In the studio he has played on an array of top 5 singles and albums, and worked with some of the world’s biggest producers and songwriters: Grammy-award-winning John Shanks, Fraser Churchill, John Fields (Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus) and Carl Falk (Ariana Grande, One Direction).
Sandy Beales is a bassist and social influencer who’s performed with megastars One Direction, Mabel, JP Cooper and Wheatus. As a key member of the One Direction band he toured and performed with them throughout their five year career and continues to tour with Niall Horan following their hiatus. Sandy also has extensive TV experience having performed and appeared on international prime time TV shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America and The X-Factor.
As a key social influencer with well over a million followers, Sandy has worked on campaigns with global brands that include ESPN, National Geographic, Fender, Jaguar, Cadbury and The Telegraph.
Travis Marc is an esteemed multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, whose twenty years of playing and composing has included work with Little Mix, Ellie Goulding and Laura Evans.
As the frontman for alt-rock band Dead Days, Travis’ electrifying approach to songwriting has differentiated them from their contemporaries and saw their 2016 album garner attention and support from BBC Radio 6, Rhythm Magazine and Kerrang Radio. Travis is now working on his new solo project, with a new album planned for release in 2021.