This week marks the debut of a new special holiday single, to be premiered on December 19th, 2020, at the 10th Annual Christmas Concert, hosted by the City of Panorama, in California. The event is hosted every year and benefits many children in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, through toy drives and fundraising. This year, instead of being in person, it will all be virtual due to Covid-19 and many celebrities, performers, Grammy winners, government officials and representatives, and live interviews will be featured. The special holiday broadcast is sure to bring in some smiles and cheer, during the weekend. The broadcast will be live on KROJ 101.5 FM and on Business This Week (www.businessthisweek.com) at 2pm PST. The event is hosted by Saul Mejia president of the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce and Francisco Verdin, the president and CEO of KROJ 101.5 FM.
Amber Martinez, appearing on such TV Shows as Why Women Kill, Dollface, NCIS, and on such films as Senior Entourage, The Employer and Glass Jaw, will be giving a live shout out and interview. Amber Martinez will also be debuting her new holiday single. Amber wrote the lyrics to the song herself and will also be singing it as well. Amber is a guild member of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, the music guild in Hollywood. Composing the new single, will be Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)’s own River Boyd. River Boyd is a multi-talented music composer and producer. Also involved in the new single project, is singer and music producer, 1onder, famous for his work on the hit song “Ghost” with NeonSuperstars, which topped the Billboard Music Charts at #14 in 2018. On the same chart that year, was “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper with Interscope Records. 1onder has also worked with Warner Music Group. Amber commented, “I feel very blessed to be working with such a talented group of fellow musicians and composers. I can’t wait to premiere the single at an event that benefits children and spreads holiday joy, in such uncertain times. I hope that River, 1onder and I, can bring some holiday magic to the live broadcast.” Amber also told us, that to feel relaxed for the recording of her latest single, she retained the services of celebrity makeup artist, beautician, and owner of Platinum Image Services, Christine Reed, who gave her a UV light therapy facial and a makeup styling, before her music collaboration.
So, who else will be featured in this live event and broadcast? Well, none other than six-time Grammy winning duo Billy Davis Jr. and Marilyn McCoo, famous for the melody of “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” and an all-star lineup. Also giving holiday greetings are drummer Sal Rodriguez from the band “War” and two-time Grammy winning producer David Salas, who has worked with Smokey Robinson and John Singleton. Actress Kaiti Wallen, from the films Eternal Code and Abstruse, will also be doing a holiday greeting and interview. California State Assembly member Adrin Nazarian and California State Senate Majority Leader, Senator Bob Hertzberg will also be speaking during the live broadcast. The event will also be featuring the musical stylings, of four-time Grammy winning artist Michael Bublé and two-time Grammy winning artist Rebecca Valadez.