Mitchell Solarek launches new label Maxx Recordings and signs first artists

Music industry veteran Mitchell Solarek has launched a new label, Maxx Recordings and he kicked it off by signing his first artists, 3for3. He introduced the band at a star-studded launch party in Nashville tonight.

Mitchell Solarek with signees on label

Kolby Koloff, Riley Clemmons, Mitchell Solarek and 3for3  Photo Credit: Cameron Powell

The group is set to launch a single next month, and tour this fall. Solarek, who heads Maximum Artist Group, also announced that the full-service entertainment group is partnering with Sony RED and New Day Christian for distribution of the multi-genre enterprise and has also signed Kolby Koloff and Riley Clemmons. Maximum Artist Group is  also home to award-winning artists such as Natalie Grant, Donald Lawrence, Danny Gokey and award-winning producer Bernie Herms.

Maxx Recordings President Mitchell Solarek says, “Through it’s initial signings, Maxx Recordings is committed to impacting fans of Top 40 songs by supporting and working along side artists who’s music and lyrics are positive and relevant in today’s music culture. Maximum Artist Group has always been committed to developing and introducing emerging talent into the market and Maxx Recordings is an extension of that commitment. We are proud to welcome 3for3, Kolby and Riley to our Maxx family.”

Here’s a look at the label’s  new artists:

3for3 is a pop trio consisting of Josh Davis, an all-star football player, Spencer Lloyd, an American Idol alum and Benji Shuler, the son of iconic CCM artist Kim Hill.  Producer Bernie Herms (Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand, Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey) is at the helm of 3for3’s debut music. Their single “Halfway” hits radio June 5th, and their EP will be available June 30th. Plans for a full project launch are slated for January 2016.

Kolby Koloff is a reality TV star that has appeared on two seasons of the popular LIFETIME network series, “Preacher’s Daughters.” She is currently in the studio with Grammy Award-winning producer Drew Ramsey. Rounding out the initial artist signings is Nashville-native and Brentwood High School freshman, Riley Clemmons. Both artists are working on their debut projects.


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