Hailing from the Twin Cities, Minnesota, now recently re-located to Nashville TN, Troy Castellano is an award winning rock-pop singer and songwriter who's music has been described as Train met Kieth Urban, got on Rob Thomas's tour bus and jammed! Writing and performing music has always been one of the biggest passions in his life. It's those burning affections that continue to drive his lust for creating memorable music.
Accolades and Awards
*Licensed music to MTV Networks, Score Keepers Music, Song and Film, Discovery Networks, Oxygen Networks, TLC and Fox networks.
*Winner of KQRS FM's 2011 Battle of the Bands. Open for Styx & Cheap Trick Midway Stadium, St. Paul MN
*Guitar work on Tommy Lee's new Methods of Mayhem album A Public Disservice Announcement, RoadRunner Records 09/12/2010
*Winner of 2010 the 2010 Industry Meltdown Midwest Music Summit (IMMMS) song competition. Selected to perform for major label A&R and Music Supervisors
*Top 20 finalist in Broadjam.com's 2010 6-Pack Songwriting Competition
*Top 20 finalist in Broadjam.com's 2009 6-Pack Songwriting Competition
*Placed 3rd in SongwritersUniverse.com Contest.
*Finalist for 2010 Show Me The Music Songwriting Contest
*Finalist for 2009 Show Me The Music Songwriting Contest
*Won song of the month on Broadjam.com July 2008
*Featured artist on Nambagear.com. *Featured artist on BlogTalkRadio.com
*Featured artist on Indies Top 10
*Gold Artist Award from RadioIndy.com.