Z Artist Spotlight: JP Saxe
Z107.3 wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.
This week we put the artist spotlight on JP Saxe.
REAL NAME: Jonathan Percy Starker Saxe
BIRTH DATE: March 23, 1994
WHERE FROM: Canada
CONNECTIONS: Julia Michaels, Sam Smith, H.E.R., Alessia Cara, Niall Horan, Keith Urban, Finneas O'Connell
TO THE POINT POINTS:
- Recorded 'If the World Was Ending' with Julia Michaels
- In April 2020, 'If the World Was Ending' was re-released with other artists including Sam Smith, H.E.R., Alessia Cara, Niall Horan, Keith Urban and Finneas O'Connell.
- Finneas O'Connell, Billie Eilish's brother, produced the song.
- These re-released versions were to benefit Doctors Without Borders.
- In the re-released versions each artist filmed their part while self-quarantining at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Regarding the song, JP and Julia Michaels released a statement about frontline workers, like those serving Doctors Without Borders, ""We are so grateful for the incredible work being done by those on the frontlines during this global pandemic. At a time when it can sometimes feel like 'the world is ending', we thank all of the healthcare workers, first responders, and essential workers who are helping so many people in need. Please stay home, stay safe (and don't actually go over!)"
- 'If the World Was Ending" has obtained gold with the Australian Recording Industry Association
- "If the World Was Ending" has obtained Gold with the Recorded Music New Zealand
- "If the World Was Ending" has obtained Platinum with the Recording Industry Association of America
- "If the World Was Ending" has obtained Silver with the British Phonographic Industry.
All information obtained by Wikipedia.
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