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World Kup / Bio

Somewhere in the middle ground between the raw gritty Bob Dylan-esque vocals and classically trained piano melodies lie two unsuspecting singer/songwriter/producers. Who would have guessed that two over caffeinated and under appreciated yet painfully caucasion men could go from writing/producing contemporary pop and Christian to churning out wall thumping hip hop grooves with interwoven rap and soulful vocals. It's been a transition they have been amazed at themselves, but a change that has been both fun and inspiring for them at this point in their careers.

World Cup brings energetic and powerful dancepop music to the table similar to current bands like LMFAO, Black Eyed Peas and Pitbull. They hope to bring their brand of party indie-rocking to a whole new level incorporating it into the sports world in soccer, football and basketball events. Already in their short collaboration as a band they have received the Top 25 Songs of Summer with Tunecore with their track 'Two Pieces' and have had 2 of their dancepop tracks picked up for remixes by various producers.

Shay Watson is no stranger to success in music-with credits from groups like Word Recording Artists-Sidewalk Prophets, Grammy Nominees, Sonicflood, Grammy Winning DC Talk's (and Newsboys)'s Michael Tait, Curb recording artists-Selah, Charlie Daniels, Tanya Tucker, Switchfoot's Jon Foreman, Sony recording artist- Gretchen Wilson, Sparrow recording artists-The Elms, Platinum selling artist Tammy Cochran, Curb recording artist-Deborah Allen, former In-Pop recording artist James Clay, T. Graham Brown, Derek Webb, Sandra McCracken, Ronnie McDowell, Billy Joe Royal, The Jordanaires, Holly Dunn, The Ladds, Anti-Records recording artist-Jolie Holland and his own duo 'Watson & Nash' Shay has worked with some of the best artists and writers in the Christian, country and pop fields. His music has also been used by TBN, ESPN, NBC and Fox Sports among others. With chart success in Europe under his belt and a number of songs cut and singled to radio by various artists in the United States, Shay has carved out a place for himself in the global music community as a songwriter, artist and producer. Shay is actively involved in child advocacy and is an artist/spokesman for Mission of Mercy, a Christian relief organization that helps find sponsors for poverty stricken children in underprivileged areas of the world. Shay is also a spokesman for Lust Free Living

Nathan Brumley has had holds with the shows Grey's Anatomy, Vampire Diaries and Glee. He's also had film placement with the shows 'Life Unexpected', 'Palisades Pool Party' and 'Surprise Homecoming' with host Billy Ray Cyrus. In addition he won 2nd overall in the USA Songwriting competition in 2008, Discmakers Top 14 Acts of the Southeast 2007 and 2nd overall in the Music City Songwriting Competition in both 2010 and 2011. Nathan has been active in the past as a songwriter/producer for the Songs Of Love Organization which does custom songs for terminally ill children. He's also helped organize music for the Lupus Foundation Walk from 2007-2010. Nathan has worked with hit country recording artist Wade Hayes, The Ultras NYC (credits include Spin Doctors, D'Angelo and Vanessa Carlton), LA producer Mynority, Italian dancepop producers Cisa and Drooid and a host of up and coming artists over his 12 years in Nashville.

General Info

Band Members
Shay Watson and Nathan Brumley
Artist Name
World Kup
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/theworldcup
Active Since
01/12
Genres
EDM / Dancepop / Electronic

Contact Info

Location
Nashville, TN
Manager
N/A

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