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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Live Streaming Star Brent Morgan Premieres "The YouNow Song" At YouNow Corporate HQ In Times Square On Thursday, May 12, 5PM/ET

Live Streaming Star Brent Morgan Premieres "The YouNow Song" At YouNow Corporate HQ In Times Square On Thursday, May 12, 5PM/ET

Signed By Celebrated Manager and Producer Charlie Stettler- Best Known for Work with the Fat Boys, Ed Lover & Doctor Dre, Run (Run DMC) and co founder of JRSportsBrief

Morgan is example of new music model: from live stream to mainstream

NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Live streaming star 28-year old Brent Morgan, one of YouNow's most popular performers, is premiering his new single, "The YouNow Song," at the company's Times Square offices on Thursday, May 12, along with YouNowers The Dapper Rapper, Hailey Knox, Emma McGann, Nick Bean and Debbie McGriff.

The YouNow Song can be streamed and downloaded for free from YouNow's talent partner, Roker Media at Soundcloud ( and streamed from Bandcamp :, beginning Thursday, May 12.

The video for the song may be viewed on Brent Morgan's YouTube Channel here:

Brent, who is a long time YouNow performer and one of the network's highest earners, has made it to the mainstream with his self penned tribute; he has just been signed by noted music manager and producer the famed Charlie Stettler of Roker Media, best known for work with the Fat Boys, Ed Lover & Doctor Dre, and Run (Run DMC) and as co-founder of JRSportsBrief. Partner broadcasters on YouNow can earn cash rewards from their fans who buy tips and gifts with virtual currency from iTunes and GooglePlay. Roker Media, which is bringing talent, brands and audiences together with original programs and influencer-driven content, will develop and produce live streaming shows and commerce opportunities in the lifestyle, food, music, sports and entertainment categories.

Says Morgan, "This is the culmination of years of performance on stage and on YouNow, and I am so gratified to see this song come to life - and at the same time, be associated with a music industry icon like Charlie Stettler I am grateful to the community I have built at YouNow for their support."

According to Stettler, "Brent Morgan is a rising new talent whose charisma and live streaming cred and following give him a leg up as his music career takes shape."

The talented singer from Athens, Alabama broadcasts on YouNow 4-5 hours a day and earns upwards of $10,000 a month - more than most musicians on any platform. He gave up his day job as Worship Leader at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church last year to devote himself entirely to his music.

About YouNow

YouNow is a live social network that enables audiences and performers to connect in real time and is devoted to the unlimited potential of human creativity. The interactive entertainment platform has over 100 million user sessions a month and live-streams 50,000 hours of new video content every day. YouNow is committed to creating a community that is a safe place where people can meet, get together and connect. YouNow is backed by Oren Zeev and VCs Venrock, Union Square Ventures and Comcast Ventures. Follow YouNow on Twitter and Instagram @younow.

About Roker Media

Based in New York City, Roker Media is the first Live Streaming Network (LSN) and lives at the intersection of brands, influencers, and audiences. Using real time data, we create compelling stories, commerce and branded-entertainment experiences native to live streaming platforms YouNow, Periscope, Facebook Live, and YouTube. Follow us @RokerMedia

"The YouNow Song" Credits

Artist Brent Morgan featuring The Dapper Rapper
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Song Title " The YouNow Song "
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Executive Producer Charlie Stettler
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Producer Franklyn Grant & Brent Morgan
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Drums & Percussion Swiss Chris
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Piano Brian Walker
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Guitar Larry Marsden
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Bass Guitar Adrien Legagneur
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Engineer Franklyn Grant
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Mix Engineer Franklyn Grant
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Assistant Engineers Franklyn Grant Jr & Kuti Grant
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Mastering Engineer Chris Scott
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Studio Rawlston Recording Studio, Brooklyn. NY
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Session Runner Wayne " T " Thomas

Background Vocals:
Hailey Knox
Emma McGann
Nick Bean
Tayser Abuhamdeh
Debbie McGriff

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