Page 35 - Fall 2013 Issue
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 A Star’s Land of Music...
Wendy Starland was named Vh1's "Best and has opened for Sean Paul, Grandmaster
 Emerging Artist” in the nationwide contest, Step Up And Rock. Starland was also honored by The Songwriter's Hall Of Fame for her top 10hitsong,DancingWithTheSea.Hersingle was released in Europe alongside multi- platinum artists, Norah Jones, Feist, and Edie Brickell, to name a few.
Her song landed at #8 on the charts, giving her the opportunity to tour throughout Europe to thousands of fans. She was a featured performer at MIFest, opening for Sheryl Crow, Jack White of the White Stripes, The Romantics, and country music star, Ronnie Dunn (of Brooks & Dunn). She also performed at the Toronto International Film Festival, at the premiere of Entourage star, Adrian Grenier’s movie, Teenage Papparazzo. Starland was featured on the Songs Of Love For Japan album to support Tsunami Relief efforts along with Tori Amos, Sara Bareilles, Ani DiFranco, Antigone Rising, Brandi Carlisle, Toby Lightman, Lenka and others.
Wendy Starland was solely responsible for discovering multi-Grammy winner, Lady GaGa, and landed her a production deal with the multi-platinum producer for Beyonce, Jessica Simpson, etc. that resulted in GaGa signing major label record and publishing deals. Wendy and Lady GaGa have written songs together over the years while Starland was also helping to develop GaGa's creative and marketing strategy.
Starland is a lead vocalist on multi-platinum artist Moby’s Grammy nominated album, "Last Night," which went to #2 on the Billboard charts. She has also sung backup for Michael Bolton on CBS's "The Early Show"
Flash, Shawn Colvin, Vonda Shepard, Fishbone, The English Beat, Mike Posner, The Pointer Sisters, Karl Denson, The Romantics, Ronnie Dunn, Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters, and Universal/Verve artists Jonatha Brooke and Lucy Woodward. She has written and recorded duets with Lady Gaga, Ben Lee, The Wu Tang Clan, of The Black Eyed Peas, Juliette Farrell, and Capone of IslandDefJam'sCapone&Noriega.
Donna Karan, celebrity clothing line Boy Meets Girl, Pink Pump, P2, Cakewalk by Roland, and Mobile Vision Player, are all using her music and image in their campaigns to represent their multi-million dollar companies.
Starland's songs have been heard in countless movies and TV shows, including MTV's hit series "The Hills," "Jersey Shore," the lead promos for 2 NBC primetime series, "Las Vegas" and "Hawaii," "Daily 10," E! News Live," and "E! True Hollywood Story," ABC's "Regis & Kelly," etc. A song Starland co-wrote and produced is featured in Ubisoft's new video game, "Rocksmith," alongside The Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, etc. out now on Xbox and PlayStation 3. She also licensed 16 songs to the popular video game Rock Band 3. Her new song "All The Way" is featured in the upcoming commercial for MoboVivo. Starland collaborated with legends and Grammy winners : Stephen Bishop, Tony Levin, Jerry Marotta, Arturo O'Farrill, Oz Noy and Conductor Luisella Chiarini with the A.C.O. Val Vibrata Symphony Orchestra in Abruzzo, Italy.

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