Cash Money Records co-CEO and co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams is proud to announce the signing of singer-songwriter and pop recording artist, Sarah Lenore, to the Cash Money Records and YMCMB family. The latest signing to one of the music industry’s most successful independent empires, Sarah officially joins the Cash Money YMCMB team with an extensivedeal that also includes publishing, making her one of the first ever female pop recording artists to be signed to the label.
The Florida based chanteuse, originally from Detroit, first captured audience’s attention in 2008 when she appeared on NBC’s hit television show America’s Got Talent. Sarah’s bubbly personality and vocal capability proved her to be a favorite amongst the show’s millions of viewers and ultimately advanced her to the Live Performance Rounds. Since the show, Sarah has focused on her songwriting skills, writing and recording in Nashville, Los Angeles and Miami. Not limited to one genre, she has collaborated with renowned musicians and songwriters from different latitudes and perspectives, which have helped her create and develop her own style, not only in songwriting, but also in her musicalproduction and sound.
“Sarah is a star in every sense of the word. She is a strong performer, has a beautiful voice and lights up the room. My brother Slim and I have big plans for her,” says Birdman. “She is glamorous, but also very much the girl next door, and very relatable.”
“Over the past few years I have had the chance to sign with different record labels – but I held off, hoping for that perfectopportunity. My patience paid off when the perfect opportunity came by way of Cash Money Records,” says Sarah. “I cannot think of a better way to introduce myself to the music industry than to sign to the most powerful and influential independent label in the music industry. The chance to work with Birdman and Slim and have access to their professional team and resources is both a dream and a reward.”
In addition to signing with Cash Money Records, Sarah, a passionate songwriter, has also signed with the Williams’s publishing company Money Mack Music. As part of the deal, Money Mack Music will marketSarah’s music to television and film, as well as release songs to online services like iTunes and Spotify and assist with licensing of songs for covers and sampling. Additionally, Sarah will write and develop songs as one of Money Mack Music’s songwriters.
Currently Sarah is hard at work on her first full-length album for Cash Money Records, writing daily and recording in Nashville, Los Angeles and Miami. Fans can expect a single in the near future.