Top 5 iTunes Singer/Songwriter, 20+ Mil Spotify plays, 500k+ Twitter followers, $60k+ Kickstarter, 4 mil YouTube views, producer, speaker, out-of-the box thinker.
Successful independent songwriter/producer Ernie Halter has released 4 albums, toured 50 states, and seen his popularity swell to more than 500,000 Twitter followers, over 11,000 Facebook 'Likes', 13,000 YouTube subscribers, and 3,500,000+ views, and more than 3 million streams on Spotify. His latest album, Franklin & Vermont debuted at #2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts and within the Top 100 Album Charts.
In Nov 2012, Halter raised $35,000 in Kickstarter funds to write a song a week for the 52 Songs Club. Due to the creativity in launching the project The Tennessean front-paged the story in its business section saying: "Artist Masters Keys to Finance". In 2014 Ernie Halter raised nearly $30,000 for an acoustic record of 90s R&B classics. The project was a staff pick, and Ernie was invited to the Kickstarter HQ in Brooklyn to perform.
Back in 2011 Justin Bieber covered Ernie Halter's "Come Home To Me" making international headlines and exposing Halter's music to a wide new audience.
Ernie Halter has shared the studio and stage with:
Jason Mraz, Lady Antebellum, Neil Young, Colbie Caillat, Sara Barielles, Katy Perry, Eric Hutchinson, Tony Lucca, Allen Stone, Drake Bell, Sister Hazel, and more.
Halter's songs have been heard on SiriusXM Coffeehouse, Good Morning America, A Thousand Words (Film), Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jimmy Kimmel Live, General Hospital, Cougar Town, Army Wives, The Real World, and Disney's Sonny With A Chance.
Halter has lead master classes on independent music business at various universities such as Mike Curb College of Music Business / Belmont University in Nashville, Berklee College of Music, Orange County School of the Arts, and The DIY Expo (Panelist).