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We're back for another EXCLUSIVE A&R Session. We have pulled in 2 amazing topliners for this special edition re-launch. Emma Stakes is no stranger to the stage, her last A&R Session was a complete sell out. For this special night we thought we'd bring in a double-dream duo and add the incredible Penny Foster, a performer and songwriter signed to Notting Hill. This event is to also celebrate Women In Music Now (WIMN) - an industry-led all female event of panels and workshops hosted by Tileyard Education at City, University Of London on October 21.

Emma has an extensive back catalogue penning tracks and involved in projects with the likes of Sigala, Rudimental, The Voice, Wideboys, Micheal Gray, Sarah Connor, Manovski, Nicole Scherzinger, Craig David, Alesha Dixon, James Arthur, X-factor, Gary Barlow,Help for Heroes, Got7, Kumi Koda & Alle Farben to name a few.

She's sold records worldwide and is a qualified SLS Vocal coach.For the past 4 years she's been involved in developing aspiring new music artists, developing there talents,songwriting and vocal skills to get them to industry standards to break them to market, building traction through social media and television platforms, this hard work got her spotted which landed her latest role working for Syco Entertainment & Fremantle TV, currently working on and A&R scouting for series 14 of the X factor.

Having been a young signed artist herself and working on the stage as a child, then moving into songwriting as natural progression & development to now other areas of the industry in music & TV, Emma has a diverse experience of the entertainment world enabling her to educate and pass on her knowledge.

Penny Foster is a singer songwriter signed to Notting Hill Music with an album project called Power Dress signed to Newstate/ Warner UK. As a songwriter Penny co-wrote “Say You Do” for Sigala ft Imani Williams and DJ Fresh that recently went Gold. Penny has also developed Imani Williams who was recently signed to RCA. She has worked with Lana Del Rey in the development stages of her first album Born to Die and co-wrote “National Anthem” which sold 8 million copies and she wrote “ Heartlight” for TS7 ft Taylor Fowlis (3 Beat) which was a BBC Radio 1 A-List track, Number 1 on MTV Dance and precluded her getting signed to Atlantic Records. Features as an artist include Pete Tong Essential as well as tracks signed to MOS, Suara, Madtec, Love and Other, Simmer Black and Toolroom.

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