Spotify hosts UK Songshop with Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Westlife songwriter, Wayne Hector
From next Monday 11th to Thursday 14th September, Spotify will be running a Songshop with songwriter Wayne Hector at Sarm Studios in London, as part of Spotify's Secret Genius initiative.
The four-day event will be hosted by accomplished songwriter and Spotify Secret Genius Ambassador Wayne Hector. Best known for his work with artists including Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Westlife, Wayne has curated the list of 10-20 writers, producers and artists attending the event, with a view to creating new urban pop dance music during the four-day session. Attendees include singer songwriter Birdy, singer songwriter Charli XCX,and songwriters Giorgio Tuinfort, Jamie Scott, Ina Wroldsen and Ed Drewett (see below for full list).
Secret Genius is Spotify's programme to celebrate and support songwriters and the creative community, including an ambassador programme, Songshops (global songwriting workshops), The Secret Genius Awards, podcasts and curated playlists.
''We at Spotify are thrilled that all these incredibly talented songwriters and producers are joining Wayne Hector at Sarm Studios, with the sole intention of creating some incredible music. Can't wait to hear the results!'', said Paul, Adam, Spotify's Head Songwriter Relations, Europe.
Wayne Hector added: "I'm really looking forward to being involved with the Spotify Songshop - it's sure to be a really interesting couple of days. The UK is still the most vibrant, exciting and creative melting pot of talent in the world, with artists from all sorts of genres and backgrounds coming up with fresh and forward thinking stuff. The breadth of talents coming together perfectly reflects that."
The attendees of the UK Secret Genius Songshop with Wayne Hector include:
September 11, 2017 7:31am ET by Spotify