Thursday, 19 February 2009

Successful Creative Collabrations Between The UK and USA

Estelle is the UK recent creative export success story. Her collabration with Kanye West on "American Boy" single which achieved the number one position in the UK Pop singles chart for four weeks starting 23 March 2008 - 19 April 2008.
The single was certified platinum in America according to RIAA

( Record Industry Association of America) for selling over two million copies. Her album entitled Shine did extremely well in the UK by selling over 100,000 copies and obtained gold certification from the BPI (British Phonographic Industry).

Remakable achievement for multi-talented artist with an attitude. She also received a Grammy Award in the in the category of Best Rap/Song Collaboration at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards. It is interesting to know that she signed to John Legend's own record label Homeschool Records based in America.

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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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