Monday, April 20, 2015

Major distribution deal for "Cheerleader" singer Omi

Jamaican recording artist Omi has landed a major distribution deal with Simon Cowell's SYCO Music label.  Cowell is known worldwide as the surly co-host of two of music's best platforms to launch new talentsAmerican Idol and X-Factor. Simon Cowell launched his SYCO label as an affiliate of Sony Music.

The remix of Omi's 'Cheerleader' by German producer Felix Jaehn, is a big hit in Australia and throughout Europe.  Omi's management according to a report, hope his new deal with Sony will break "Cheerleader" in the lucrative US market. The single became an instant hit back in 2012 when it was first released in Jamaica and again in 2014, when it was remixed by Felix Jaehn and released across Europe, making great impact in countries such as Germany, Australia and, The Netherlands. Felix Jaehn has not only been successful at remixing the song but has struck big with his video edit of it as well, which currently surpass 46 million Youtube views since it's 2014 release.

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