Update August/September 2012: Backstreet Boys/AJ Mclean, GoodWill & MGI co-write new INNA single, Jontte signs w/ EMI!
Post by: GoodWill - August 13, 2012
Yoooo! Our apologies for lack of posts lately, we’ve been working incredibly hard over the last few months with many talented artists/writers/producers!
We’ve been producing AJ Mclean’s solo project, and also have a couple songs on deck for the upcoming Backstreet Boys project. Super excited to have the opportunity and privilege to work with AJ and the rest of the group. LEGENDS. Additionally we are proud to announce that we’ve co-written the new single ‘Crazy Sexy Wild’ for worldwide dance superstar INNA! You can check out the video for the song at the link below:
In other news, Congratulations to our European artist Jontte who has just closed his deal w/ EMI! We are currently hard at work producing/writing his entire project, can’t wait for you to hear.
We’ll be back soon with more updates, in the meantime enjoy what’s left of the Summer!
Radical Something ‘NoSweat’ EP (Produced by GoodWill & MGI) Debuts #6 on US iTunes Album Chart and #11 Billboard Heatseeker Album Chart!
Post by: GoodWill - March 6, 2012
So proud to announce that Radical Something’s new EP ‘No Sweat’ was a huge success — peaking at #6 on the US iTunes Album Chart ahead of artists like Drake, Rihanna, Coldplay, Kelly Clarkson!
The EP also peaked on Billboard’s Heatseeker Albums chart at #11! (Not to mention #45 on Billboard’s Independent Album Chart!)
GoodWill & MGI produced and co-wrote the entire project, and it was a real pleasure working with the band. Shout out to Josh Cocktail, Loggy, Big Red, Alex Mitchell Hardt, Joe Busy, Ian and the rest of the Rad Something crew. Great energy, great talent, you guys will go FAR.
Btw — If you haven’t picked up your copy of the EP yet, you can get it here:
Be sure to rate the album and write a quick review too — we love your feedback!
Update Jan 2012! Sam Adams, INNA, Radical Something…
Post by: GoodWill - January 23, 2012
What up people!? Happy New Year — we wish you the best in 2012!
Quick update with us — Sam Adams (RCA) just cut one of our monster tracks! It’s a party anthem for sure — keeping our fingers crossed that you will be able to hear it sooon!
We’re also working closely w/ worldwide dance superstar INNA (Ultra/Spinnin) — the Romanian beauty herself! We’ve done a couple records for her new album so far, stay tuned!
Last, but of course not least, we’re proud to announce our collaboration with RADICAL SOMETHING! Soon to be your favorite chilled out Cali Soul-HipHop-Beachvibe Man Band! We’ve produced & co-written their entire upcoming project, which promises to be a classic. Check out www.facebook.com/RadicalSomething for the latest news on Rad Something’s upcoming music!
11/10/11: Sean Kingston/Wisin Y Yandel perform ‘FEVER’ @ the Latin Grammys! Produced & Co-Written by GoodWill & MGI!
Post by: GoodWill - November 11, 2011
Super excited about Sean Kingston and Wisin Y Yandel’s performance of our song ‘FEVER’ last night at the Latin Grammys! It was quite the production with real flames, sexy backup dancers, and of course firepower stage presence from Mr. Kingston and the Kings of urban Latin Music, Wisin Y Yandel.
Click the link below to view the performance on youtube (FEVER starts around 2:30):
‘Fever’ is the 3rd single from ‘Los Vaqueros: El Regresos,’ Wisin Y Yandel’s latest album which has gone GOLD in many countries across the Latin world. Pick up a copy on iTunes and support GoodWill & MGI!
Update July/August 2011 — SUPER JUNIOR, LA Move, etc…
Post by: GoodWill - August 2, 2011
First off our apologies for the lack of posts over the last 2 months. We’ve been working hard and moving around alot, and finally it looks like we’re getting settled in our new home — Los Angeles California! Yep that’s right, GoodWill & MGI have officially made the move from the busy streets of New York, to the sunny hills of LA. We’re stationed right here in North Hollywood, and we’re loving every minute of it.
Now on to the music…
We’re proud to announce the release of our song ‘Be My Girl’ on Mr. Simple, the latest album from KPop supergroup SUPER JUNIOR!!! The album just came out yesterday, and it easily debuted at #1 on all the KPop charts. Our song is currently #3 on the KPop realtime singles charts! Thanks to all of our fans in Asia and around the world who have supported us and our music. We’d love your continued support, so please follow us on twitter: @goodwillbeats @mgiproducer
Oh, and go buy our song Super Junior ‘Be My Girl’ on iTunes, or at soribada.com, music.mnet.com, music.bugs.co.kr, or melon.com — some of the biggest online music retailers for KPop digital downloads!
Update May 2011 — Livvi Franc, Jordin Sparks, Olivia, MTV ‘Real World’ etc…
Post by: GoodWill - May 21, 2011
May has been a busy month for us, much work in the US, Europe, and Asia — lots of songs being written/produced and great sessions with some talented artists.
We’re excited to announce that Livvi Franc (Beluga Heights/Warner) Just cut one our records, and also with the Jackie Boys’ help we’ve started work on a Jordin Sparks cut as well!
In other news we’ve been in the studio with Olivia, who is poised to make a huge comeback, especially with her VH1 reality TV series ‘Love & Hip Hop’ being renewed for a 2nd season. Check out her latest single ‘December’ which is tearing up urban radio and iTunes (we didn’t write or produce it, but it’s a great ballad nonetheless!).
Additionally some of our songs were featured on April and May episodes of MTV’s ‘Real World’ so look out for those!
Stay tuned for more updates from us in the coming weeks…
Official #ELFSong KARAOKE Contest!!!
Post by: GoodWill - April 29, 2011
Well we all saw the best dancers do their thing in the Official GoodWill & MGI #ELFsong Dance contest (go to www.youtube.com/elfsongdancecontest if you haven’t already), but now it’s time for all you Elfs to bring out your inner rockstar/popstar and show the world your beautiful voice!!!
Without further ado, we present…
THE OFFICIAL #ELFSong KARAOKE CONTEST RULES:
1. PURCHASE the GoodWill & MGI E.L.F Song KARAOKE or INSTRUMENTAL version one of the following 2 ways:
- At your country’s iTunes Store.
- Send $1.00 dollar via paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your email address in the info section of the order form, and we’ll send you a copy of the Karaoke or Instrumental versions, whichever you prefer.
2. SING AN AWESOME VERSION of the GoodWill & MGI E.L.F Song by yourself or with friends & fam!
3. RECORD your karaoke version as an mp3 audio file OR mp4/wmv video file.
4. SEND AN EMAIL with your karaoke file as an attachment to email@example.com. Include your name, age, country, and twitter name (if u have one) in the email.
5. FINAL DEADLINE for video submissions is in 2 weeks — Friday, 5/13/11.
Once we’ve received all submissions, GoodWill & MGI (and team) will post the karaoke audio and video files on the official ELFsongKaraoke youtube channel — and then YOU get to pick the winner!
and the BIG news is…
WINNER GETS TO BE FEATURED ON AN OFFICIAL SONG WITH GOODWILL & MGI!
So get your vocal chords warmed up and ready to go, cuz it’s KARAOKE time!!!!!
Recap: Week of 4/17 – 4/24, 2011 — Christina Milian, Jackie Boyz, Josh Xantus, Jonny Rose etc…
Post by: GoodWill - April 25, 2011
Quick update with GoodWill & MGI during week of April 17th-24th — Great week!
- In with Christina Milian (Interscope) and cut a dope duet record (BIG props to Jackie Boyz for their pen work)! Stay tuned!
- Also in studio w/ Josh Xantus and cut 3 heaters, one of which will hopefully be his new single on Capitol records! Stay tuned — Josh is a talented dude who is gonna take the world by storm verrry soon!
- Back in with our own artist Jonny Rose working on a crazy feature for the French market, as well as some hooks for Afrojack! Be sure to check out his latest single w/ Mysto & Pizzi ‘Where is Love’ out now on ULTRA records!!!
And the ELF Song Dance Contest WINNER is…DAWN’S ARCH!!!!
Post by: GoodWill - April 19, 2011
CONGRATULATIONS TO DAWN’S ARCH from Malaysia for creating the official dance of the GoodWill & MGI ELF Song!!!!
We got so many great entries to the contest — shout out to all the people worldwide who sent in dance videos (you can view them all at http://www.youtube.com/ElfSongDanceContest) — but at the end of the day, Dawn’s Arch is the contest winner with a whopping 358 Likes on youtube!
Below is their winning video, and also GoodWill, MGI, and M-eazy music are going to follow them on twitter!
We’d also like to shout out the Runner’s up in the contest –
2nd place: Parima & Kusuma from Thailand, with 171 Likes on youtube!
3rd place: Tanya & Friends from New Zealand, with 106 Likes on youtube!
4th place: Katy & Cera, with 103 Likes on youtube!
Again you can view all of the videos from the winners and everyone else at http://www.youtube.com/ElfSongDanceContest.
THANKS SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED — STAY TUNED FOR THE ELF SONG KARAOKE CONTEST NEXT WEEK!
NEW DJ Felli Fel feat. AKON, PITBULL, JD – ‘BOOMERANG’ – Co-Written by GoodWill & MGI!!!
Post by: GoodWill - March 27, 2011
THE VOTES ARE IN: ‘BOOMERANG’ = CLUB BANGER !!!!!!
We’ve been hearing it on US radio for a few weeks now, but didn’t want to make the official announcement until it was released on iTunes! Now you can purchase it below:
We wrote AKON’s hook!!! (This is the 2nd time we’ve officially written for Akon, the 1st was Twista’s single ‘On Top’ feat. Akon, produced and co-written by us
SO GO BUY YOUR COPY OF ‘BOOMERANG’ TODAY, AND SUPPORT GOODWILL & MGI!!!
Oh and stay tuned for official ‘Boomerang’ music video!
E.L.F Song OFFICIAL RELEASE!!!!!
Post by: GoodWill - March 24, 2011
Here it is guys, the official release of the GoodWill & MGI E.L.F Song!
You can download at the link below for FREE:
You can purchase the song or the Official KARAOKE or instrumental versions on iTunes at the link below if you’d like to support GoodWill & MGI:
You can watch the LYRICS VIDEO on youtube at the following link:
3/9/11 — GoodWill & MGI go to HOLLYWOOD…
Post by: GoodWill - March 10, 2011
What up everybody!?
We out here in LA and loving every minute of it. Just heard our Akon, Pitbull, and Felli Fel single on the radio — great feeling! And a big shout out to Roy & Nick for letting us rock @ their place in North Hollywood.
So far been in session at Beluga Heights w/ Livvi Franc, JR Rotem, Tommy Rotem, and the legendary Zach Katz. Looking forward to upcoming sessions w/ Cody Simpson, Matt Squire, Jackie Boyz, Alex Kronlund, Ferras, Damon Sharpe, Jonny Rose, Corey Chorus, Priya Jay, and many more…sooo much talent here in the city of angels!
We might be moving out here pretty soon…stay tuned!
Big Thanks to GoodWill & MGI equipment sponsors 2011!!!
Post by: GoodWill - February 26, 2011
KRK — the industry’s leading manufacturer of studio monitors has stepped up to the plate and outfitted us with their top monitors!!!
VENGEANCE software — stocking us with some of the hottest audio plug-ins so our pop/dance smashes sound 3008 (futuristic!)!
KORG – the legendary maker of keyboards, drum machines, samplers (and much more) has come on board to provide us with all kinds of space-age gear – AMAZING!
Thanks to all of our sponsors — we will make you guys proud by keeping the HITS and major label releases coming worldwide!
2/21/11 — New ASTE single ‘Sekopaa’ premiered today, already #5 on Finland’s iTunes!
Post by: GoodWill - February 21, 2011
Our artist Aste’s new single ‘Sekopaa’ premiered today in Scandinavia, definitely a banger and already #5 on Finnish iTunes!
A little background for those who don’t know — Aste was the first official artist signed to M-Eazy music, our production company in Europe. We arranged his first deal w/ Warner Music, and it’s been quite a ride ever since. He’s released 2 albums and several certified GOLD radio hits over the past few years, including ‘Normipaiva’ which was hailed as the #3 biggest song in Finland of 2010. You can purchase his latest single at the link below (Finnish language version) — GO ASTE!!!
2/19/11 – In studio w/ Aleksander With, Norwegian Idol winner & overall talented guy
Post by: GoodWill - February 21, 2011
This past weekend Norwegian pop virtuoso Aleksander With joined us in our NYC studio to work on a song for his upcoming album. Alex won the 2006 Norwegian Idol competition, and has been one of Norway’s biggest music stars in the past few years, putting out 2 successful albums and several big radio hits. Unfortunately we can’t reveal much about the song we wrote with him yet — except to say that it’s a SMASH — but we’ll definitely keep you updated. In the meantime check out Aleksander’s latest single ‘Pictures’ at the link below — cool song from a talented dude!
Wisin Y Yandel Album debuts #1 Latin, #8 Billboard 200
Post by: GoodWill - February 2, 2011
GoodWill & MGI’s 2nd official #1 Billboard chart placement! (1st was Twista’s ‘Category F5′ album, which debuted #1 on Billboard Rap Albums chart, we produced/co-wrote the 2nd single ‘On Top’ feat. Akon!)
GoodWill & MGI/Super Junior Twitter Buzzz…
Post by: GoodWill - February 1, 2011
In a matter of days GoodWill & MGI’s twitter following has gone from practically zero to tens of thousands, initially as a result of the production duo’s upcoming record ‘Gotcha Numba’ with Kpop mega-group Super Junior. SUJU fans around the world — also known as E.L.Fs (ever lasting friends) — have flocked in the thousands to investigate, as well as enjoy some irresistibly charming tweets
Already GoodWill & MGI have been featured on the #1 Kpop blog on the planet, allkpop.com: