Please spread the word we are booking our
September CD now and that we are currently
looking for quality artists to come aboard.
Congratulations to all the
Hillcrest artists who made the chart this week ...
ECMA TOP-100 COUNTRY
RADIO AIRPLAY CHART
This is the oldest country music
radio chart in Europe, active since 1994
TABULATED BY COMPUTER AND BASED STRICTLY ON AN AIRPLAY PLAYLIST REPORT
BASIS. ECMA'S REPORTERS ARE RADIO STATIONS, INDIVIDUAL SHOWS AND/OR
SYNDICATORS, EACH WITH EUROPEAN COVERAGE. THIS CHART SHOWS COUNTRY
MUSIC PENETRATION THROUGHOUT EUROPE.
Samples of some of the
Australian Artists on the Hillcrest CD's
Aussie Artists on the
Hello from Hillcrest ....
Please spread the word we are booking our July CD
now and that we are currently
looking for quality artists to come aboard.
Below is a link for you to click on to view who is on the Hillcrest CD. The MP3
audio clips are a reference "sample" only to give those who visit our
site a good idea as to who we are currently working with and what they
sound like. They can check further by clicking on the artist's website.
March 25 is our scheduled release date.
Tel: (519) 621-3169
We are always looking for
new quality artists to come on board.
Hillcrest is a Radio Marketing
company servicing country radio in 26 countries around the world. We
service Australia and New Zealand as well with many of Australian
country artists. All very successfully.
We have had several charted songs from
Australia with Clelia Adams, Michael Fix, Nick Cesta, Danny Mack, Nicki
Gillis, Jean Stafford, etc. Jean's "Steelin' the 2 Step" peaked at
#2 on the ECMA Charts and is still on the chart after 15 weeks. Our
March CD features, Nicki Gillis, Nelly Donovan, Michael Fix, Ann Pascoe
(NZ), and perhaps more.
Our last CD featured Michael O'Rourke, Steven Anthony, Beggars, etc.
Great artists every one of them.
ROSS ALLEN – OWNER & MANAGER OF
HILLCREST (THE PREMIER MULTI-ARTIST COUNTRY RADIO DISC)
NAMED 2006 “COUNTRY PROMOTER OF THE YEAR” BY
THE EUROPEAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION
NEW YORK CITY (JULY 10, 2006) – Ross Allen the owner and manager of
Hillcrest, the premier multi-artist Country Music Radio disc, has been
named "COUNTRY PROMOTER OF THE YEAR" for 2006 by the European Country
Music Association (ECMA). Festivities were held in Palafrugell, Spain on
Saturday, July 8, 2006. Attendance was high with artists and industry
people from Holland, the UK, Germany, and Spain attending.
Upon receiving the news of being named “COUNTRY PROMOTER OF THE YEAR,”
Ross stated “I am truly honoured and overwhelmed to have been chosen as
promoter of the year for 2006 by the ECMA members who voted for me.”
Founded in 1992 by singer/songwriter, producer and recording artist,
Ross Allen, the Cambridge, Ontario, Canada-based Hillcrest multi-artist
disc has gained the respect of recording artists, radio stations, record
labels, studios, producers, and promoters from all over the world.
The key focus for Hillcrest is to get the recording artists heard and
played on country radio.
The Hillcrest multi-artist CD series caters to country radio stations
and music directors who play, support, and respect the eclectic sounds
of today's country music. Each Hillcrest CD contains a selection of
top-notch pre-screened radio friendly songs from a variety of country
and acoustic based music genres. Key industry executives receptive to
working with both independent and signed artists are serviced as well.
At this point in time Hillcrest has had over 650 charted singles to show
for their efforts. Many artists from the Hillcrest family have gone on
to secure writing, publishing, and recording deals with various major
labels. 90% of the artists who release singles on Hillcrest, have a
commercially available album for sale.
2006 ECMA winners in other categories from the Hillcrest family are:
Female Artist of the Year - Lucie Diamond (UK), European Country Artist
and ECMA Future Star Award - Lucie Diamond (UK), Group of the Year -
Slow Horses (Germany), Vocal Collaboration of the Year - Dolly Parton &
Roy Rivers - "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (USA), Composition of the
Year - "I Can't Look At That" (Schulz/Dyba) - by Slow Horses (Germany).
Earlier this month Hillcrest released it’s latest multi-artist disc to
country radio worldwide. Artists included on this disc are Lonnie Spiker
(USA), Marlee Scott (Canada), Nick Cesta (Australia), Jean Stafford
(Australia), Arly Karlsen (Norway), Clelia Adams (Australia), Mike Lee
(USA), Sherry Lynn (USA), Michael Fix (Australia), Debbie Bergeron
(Canada), Steve Roberson (USA) and Glenn Reid (Canada).
Hillcrest’s next multi-artist compilation disc will be released in
For additional information on Ross Allen and Hillcrest, please telephone
Hillcrest at (519) 621-3169 or email
Hillcrest is located at 8 Pacific Court, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 3T2,
Canada. Their website is