Pop Album of the Year
ALOHA MILES AWAY • compact disc
HEAD MAGAZINE INTERVIEW
Artist Head Magazine based in Los
Angeles broadcasts a live interview with Scott. AHM covers topics
from Scott’s musical journey, album recordings to the controversial
Lady Gaga situation with “Born This Way.” Listen to
Robe Williams conduct the interview, in addition to a few of Scott’s
hit tunes. Listen
Artist Head Interview
LUXE MILLIONAIRE MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Reporter Ricardo Redd Cavalli of
Luxe Millionaire Magazine writes about “Lady Gaga’s
Album Scandal” that questions her artistic “Born This
Way” CD-album authenticity in reference to Scott’s
already released album of the same title, concept and platform.
Read Luxe Magazine Article
GLAM MAGAZINE INTERVIEW
CEO Houston Andrews Jr. of GLAM
Magazine writes, "All of you are familiar by now with the
machine that is Lady Gaga and her newest release ‘Born This
Way,' but did you know a little angel from Hawaii used the title
first on his new release? International singer and songwriter
Scott Katsura spoke to me from his apartment in NYC and shared
his story, and to my surprise its a good one!" Read
ARTIST HEAD MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Artist Head Magazine breaks the
story “Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Is
Not So Original.” According to the story, there is great
parallel and controversy between Gaga and Scott Katsura’s
Artist Head Article
MTV HOTTEST A-Z SOUNDTRACK
MTV has released the CD Soundtrack
of "Summer's Hottest A-Z" - a special program that was
broadcast worldwide on numerous occasions. Scott's hit song "Rock
Obama (Mahalo America)" was televised with other artists
like Lil' Wayne, Kate Perry, Britney Spears, Jonas Brothers, Miley
Cyrus and Taylor Swift. See
NEW YORK POST CD REVIEW
The New York Post publication music writer, Mary Huhn reviews
Scott's "Rock Obama (Mahalo America)" CD. Selected as
the 'Top Prez Playlist', Scott is mentioned alongside Bruce Springsteen,
Seal, will.i.am and Ludacris. Read
New York Post
ROCK OBAMA (MAHALO AMERICA)
John Berger of the Honolulu Star Bulletin reviews the "Rock
Obama (Mahalo America)" CD-Single in his Island Mele Music
OBAMA SONG ROCKING ONLINE
Harada of the Honolulu Advertiser features Scott's "Rock
Obama (Mahalo America)" CD-Single in the People's Column.
MIDWEEK MAGAZINE FEATURE STORY
Music Montage writer Melissa Moniz
features Scott in her popular column in Midweek Magazine. As she
spans Scott's music career path, Melissa also reviews the "Born
This Way" CD. Read
BORN THIS WAY DIGIPAK RELEASE
fifth release CD album "Born This Way" is scoring huge
favor with music critics, radio programmers and Club DJ's from
around the globe.
CD's in digipak custom packaging.
DISTRIBUTOR FOR AMA
a German based music distributor that services the globe, especially
the European markets, is now featuring "Aloha Miles Away"
on their catalog. Go to: turbo-music.com
over a million cyberspace visitors, Scott will now gain maximum
exposure as a featured artist on isound.com,
an extensive music site which offers mp3, music videos, downloads
and so much more. The single "Caught Up In The Rainbow"
is Scott's selection.
HULA SHOW EMCEE
Scott has been invited (for the second time) to emcee and perform
at the 26th Annual Ferndale Hawaiian Dance Class Review in Detroit,
Michigan. Directed by Fran Price, the show will consist of all
types of Polynesian music and dancers. The concert is scheduled
for June 9th, 2007. For more information about show or classes:
MUCHO ALOHA CONCERT
gracias! The Mucho Aloha Concert, highly anticipated by Scott's
fans in Mexico City were in for a special treat on Sunday, June
25th, 2006. The concert took place at the prestigious San Benito
Abad Theater, also featuring performances by Ballet Polinesio
De Lourdes Rodriguez, a.k.a. Miss Lovely Hula Hands. For more
the show details: SBA
Theater or Ballet
pictures from Mucho Aloha Concert
ARTIST FOR JAPAN
Joe and the Aloha Radio Network has selected Scott as their featured
artist for the Japanese market. Scott's song "Kimi Ga Irukara
(Where I Belong)" has been embraced by many fans in Japan.
View ARN page: AlohaJoe.com
and "Aloha Miles Away" is now listed on the most extensive
encyclopedia via Answers.com.
All song titles and credits are mentioned on this site. Visit
the international visibility that Scott has been generating by
tours and appearances, he is selected as an American Idol Underground
artist. In the coming months, worldwide voters will determine
the top winner. View Scott's profile at: IdolUnderground.com
Aloha Miles Away CD is now featured and available for sale at
Billboard Magazine publication
is the number one music industry resource, worldwide. See Scott
NOW AT BEST BUY AND MORE
The Aloha Miles Away CD
is now distributed through Best
Buy, powered by CDBaby.com.
"Best Buy believes the future of music depends on consumers
exploring new music and connecting with new artists," said
Gary Arnold, senior vice president of entertainment for Best
Buy. "As the link between the artist and the consumer,
Buy is in a unique position to help generate excitement by
exposing people to talented independent artists."
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MY HAWAI'I STAR BULLETIN REVIEW
Berger, acclaimed music critic from the Honolulu Star Bulletin
has reviewed "My Hawai'i" (featured on Aloha Joe's "A
Time For Aloha" CD compilation) with good favor. Read
TRUTONE INC. CATALOG COVER
the leader in multi-media replication, New York City based Trutone
Inc. Manufacturers 2005/6 catalog is now reaching a multitude
of industry insiders with Scott and the "Aloha Miles Away"
CD on its cover. Scott was chosen as the top seller featured artist
by a Trutone committee.
A TIME FOR ALOHA CD
Joe, the international radio personality at the Aloha Radio Network
has produced yet another CD compilation titled "A Time For
Aloha". Scott's "My Hawai'i" track will appear
on this November 2005 release. Buy this CD at AlohaJoe.com.
VIVIR AQUI MAGAZINE COVER
the cover on this month's issue of Vivir
Aqui Magazine, Scott is expanding his visibility throughout
the country of Mexico. Read
article in Spanish.
MIDWEEK MAGAZINE AMA REVIEW
Uchida of MidWeek Magazine gives "Aloha Miles Away"
and Scott the thumbs up in her Menage weekly column. Scott was
recently promoting his CD throughout the State of Hawai'i. READ
actual article: MidWeek.com
WAYNE HARADA AMA REVIEW
Highly acclaimed music entertainment
critic Wayne Harada, from the Honolulu Advertiser has written
an inspiring review on Scott and his "Aloha Miles Away"
CD. According to Harada, Scott "could score with his expressive
collection of originals that are suitable for varied musical tastes."
to read Wayne's review
DONNA MANZ FEATURED COVER STORY
Manz, a beautiful journalist from Washington DC has written a
profound and in-depth article on Scott. Manz has captured a very
accurate summary of Scott's personal and career life.
to read Donna's article
MISS LOVELY HULA HANDS WINNERS
months of searching for "Miss Lovely Hula Hands" and
"Miss Keiki Hula Hands" (with more than 300 entries
worldwide), Airtime Recording Company, Inc., Katsura Productions
and Scott Katsura have selected "Miss Lovely Hula Hands 2005"
LOURDES RODRIGUEZ of Mexico City, and "Miss Keiki Hula
Hands 2005" KANOE KAHAKU of Sunnyvale, California! Both crowned
winners were judged on Hula Dancing Ability; Personal Choreography
for the "Flower
Lei" song; Written essay "I love dancing the hula
because..."; Presentation; Costume; Creative Originality;
and Motivational Passion. Waianuhea and Kanoe will be featured
in Scott's forthcoming "Flower Lei" music video (hula
edition), appear in various live concerts, in addition to being
awarded with a Kim Taylor Reece "Pohakea" trophy and
many other prizes!
Click here to see all finalists
WINS 2005 BEST POP CD ALBUM
Hawai'i Music Awards 2005 were held on Sunday, April 3rd at the
Hilton Hawaiian Village's Tapa Ballroom in Waikiki, Hawai'i. Scott
received his award for 'Pop Album of the Year' and performed live
to "Where I Belong". He was introduced by emcee Sonya
Mendez, another alumni of Aiea High School and one of Scott's
singing idols from the Hawaiian islands. See Scott's photo album
from his memorable trip: Hawai'i Music
Awards Photo Album
To view more pictures from the Hawai'i Music Awards and other
related events, please visit Aloha Joe's website:
Aloha Joe's Party
See the list of all HMA winners:
Hawaii Music Awards
SPOTLIGHT IN THE NEWS AT HUI MUSIC
del Barrio, President (and Development & Production Director)
at HuiMusic.com has endorsed Scott Katsura and the "Aloha
Miles Away" CD in their current magazine issue; featured
News"... Included is an awesome 'Artist and Album' review.
has also privileged Scott with an in-depth interview from nuts
to bolts! Airtime Recording Company based in Manhattan (and Scott
Katsura) would like to express their deepest gratitude to George
del Barrio, HuiMusic and all divisions of his amazing enterprise!
Continued success and abundance to a company that thrives with
ALOHA in MOTION!
Joe, world famous radio personality
at the Aloha Radio
Network has launched his new Podcasting
Center. Listen to personal interviews and song previews with
many artists from Hawai'i. Scott is honored to be selected as
the first official Podcasting Artist on this new and innovative
format. Simply download or burn an actual CD! Happy Podcasting!
To Scott's Podcast
A Podcast Review
AMA NOW AVAILABLE AT iTUNES
The "Aloha Miles Away"
CD has graduated to the epitomy of online downloading purchases.
Now available at Apple's iTunes, the AMA CD is priced at $9.99
for the entire album or $0.99 per song. Currently, the top selling
singles are "Flower Lei", "Mahalo America",
"Caught Up In The Rainbow", "Shakahula (Keep It
Real)" and "I Hear You". For all iMac users, just
log onto to the iTunes Store, and for all others, download the
program by clicking onto: iTunes.com
AMA JOHN BERGER REVIEW
Highly acclaimed music critic John Berger of the Honolulu Star
Bulletin has favored a positive review in his Island
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