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Belmont’s Ocean Way Studio Celebrates a Successful 2015

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Belmont’s Ocean Way Studio had a successful 2015 with many accomplishments including being featured on Toronto Paradise’s list of studios with the “Best Vibes” and being the studio behind No. 1 hits  from Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley as well as 2015 Grammy nominated albums, including Beck’s “Morning Phase” nomination for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album and The Earls of Leicester’s nomination for Best Bluegrass Album.

The studio’s accomplishments continued when Dale Ann Bradley’s “Pocket Full of Keys” received a 2016 Grammy nomination and Ocean Way received 2015 and 2016 D.I.C.E. Awards. Other notable releases originating from the Belmont-owned studio this year include:

  • 5 Seconds of Summer, “Sounds Good Feels Good”
  • Kristian Bush, “Southern Gravity”
  • Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear, “Skeleton Crew”
  • Rixton, “Let The Road” (featuring Wait On Me)
  • Kelly Clarkson, “Piece By Piece” (featuring “Run Run Run” w/ John Legend) Strings
  • Luke Bryan, “Kill The Lights”
  • Blake Shelton, “Forever Young”
  • Cassadee Pope, “Invincible”
  • Brett Eldridge, “Illinois”
  • Blake Shelton, “Reloaded: 20 #1’s”
  • Blake Shelton, “Neon Light”
  • Jana Kramer, “Thirty One”
  • Cam, “Untamed”
  • Hank Williams Jr., “Wrapped Up, Tangled Up in Jesus (God’s Got It)”
  • ABC’s Nashville, “Carry On,” “Have A Little Faith In Me,” “Something’s Gotta Give,” “Surrender”

Ocean Way also scored a number of video games including Ori and the Blind Forest, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Madden 2016, Star Wars: Battlefront, Dragon Age: Inquisition, FIFA 2016 and Ratchet and Clank, due April 2016. On the film front, Ocean Way scored “The Last Witch Hunter,” “The Forrest” and “Kung Fu Panda 3.” For TV the studio was responsible for NBC’s “You, Me, and The Apocalypse” and History Channel’s “Texas Rising.” For filming, Ocean Way scored ABC’s “Nashville,” AMC’s “Duck Dynasty” and USA’s “Chrisley Knows Best.”

Ocean Way also was also featured in Variety, Mix Magazine, Huffington Post, and Cuppa TV. Looking to 2016, Ocean Way anticipates releases from Hank Williams, Jr., Blake Shelton, Jake Owen, Dan & Shay, Wyonna Judd, Thompson Square, Kaleo, Keith Urban, Eli Young Band and Zac Brown Band.

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