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JUN 28 2011

RCA Records And Bravo Media to Release Platinum Hit: The Winning Songs Live

RCA RECORDS AND BRAVO MEDIA TO RELEASE PLATINUM HIT: THE WINNING SONGS LIVE (LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM EPISODES 1-5) DIGITAL EP ON JULY 5TH

(NEW YORK – NY) RCA Records and Bravo Media will be releasing Platinum Hit: The Winning Songs Live (Live Performances from Episodes 1-5) on July 5th. The five track digital EP features live versions of the winning track from each of the first five episodes of Platinum Hit and will be made available for sale at iTunes and all digital service providers as well as at BravoTV.com.

Platinum Hit: The Winning Songs Live Tracklisting:
01. My City (Live) (Nick Nittoli, Jes Hudak, Karen Waldrup)
02. Paint This Club (Live) (Nick Nittoli, Sonyae Elise, Scotty Granger, Melissa Rapp)
03. Where I Need To Be (Live) (Johnny Marnell, Brian Judah, Scotty Granger)
04. Walk Through Walls (Live) (Johnny Marnell, Scotty Granger, Jes Hudak)
05. Love Me To Life (Live) (Scotty Granger, Sonyae Elise, Brian Judah)

Platinum Hit, which airs Mondays at 10pm ET/PT on Bravo, gives viewers a front row seat to experience the journey and aspirations of twelve gifted musicians as they battle through innovative songwriting challenges testing their creativity, patience and drive. From dance track to love ballad, every episode features a different theme that will require the contestants to write and perform lyrics from multiple genres. Two of the most accomplished songwriters share their experience and expertise as Jewel hosts the series as well as gives her feedback as a judge alongside Kara DioGuardi who is the head judge each week. To find out if they have what it takes, Keith Naftaly, SVP of A&R for RCA/Jive Label Group at Sony Music Entertainment, isfeatured throughout the series to help judge the competition and some of the most influential musicians will serve as guest judges including Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield, Donna Summer, Jermaine Dupri, Taio Cruz and Ryan Tedder. In the end, only one is crowned the ultimate hitmaker walking away with a $100,000 cash prize, publishing deal with Sony and BMI Songwriters, The Writing Camp, and a recording deal with RCA/Jive.

The day after each new episode of Platinum Hit, fans are able to purchase the mastered songs from each episode plus full episodes at iTunes.com/PlatinumHit or Amazon Instant Video. Tracks are also be available a la carte for purchase on iTunes, Amazon MP3 and other digital service providers. All songs are produced by Greg Ogan and John Adams for The Writing Camp.

The Platinum Hit Bravotv.com showsite, mobile site and BravoNow application available on iPad or iPhone will have access to contestant bios, photos, episode recaps, blogs and videos. Fans can also join the series Mobile Fan Club to receive Music 101 trivia and tune-in alerts directly to their phones by texting MUSIC to 27286 or visiting m.bravotv.com for more information. As always, fans using the BravoNow application can share these videos on social networks.