Christopher Rojas

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Christopher Rojas (born 1982) is a multi-platinum composer, musician, songwriter, and record producer.[1][2] He is also the co-founder of DigiTour Media, the largest producer of live events for the teenage market in North America whose investors include Ryan Seacrest and Advance Publications (parent company of Conde Nast).[3][4]

Biography[edit]

Rojas grew up in Flushing, Queens and attended Hunter College High School from 1994–2000, Hunter has been ranked the top public high school in America by The Wall Street Journal.[5] He majored in violin at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he studied under the highly respected violinist and professor Mitchell Stern, and later studied composition at New York University.

Career[edit]

In 2003 Rojas signed with publisher Zomba Enterprises[6] and BMG publishing[7] He has worked with such names as Big Time Rush, P!nk, Backstreet Boys, Heidi Montag, Tiffany Evans, Jessica Simpson, Delta Goodrem, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Vanessa Hudgens, Corbin Bleu, and Teddy Geiger.,[8] as well as Anastacia, MC Lars, Pink, Brian Littrell.[9]

Releases include Party on the Moon recorded by Vanessa Hudgens for her second studio album Identified on Hollywood Records, Angels on Earth recorded by Tiffany Evans on Columbia Records, She Could Be recorded by Christian Bautista on Warner Music, later revived by Corbin Bleu on Hollywood Records, the title track to Teddy Geiger's debut album, Underage Thinking (Columbia Records), which bowed at #8 on the Billboard Top 200, and the dark dance-inspired song Fingers from Pink's 2006 album I'm Not Dead on Arista Records/ZLG.[10]

In 2011 Chris co-founded DigiTour Media, producers of the world's first YouTube tour, with Meridith Valiando Rojas.[11] On May 7, 2012 Chris was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal's annual "20 in their 20's" list as a notable Social Media entrepreneur.[12]

In 2013 Chris launched the Cyrus family YouTube channel "Seriously Cyrus" with partner Meridith Valiando.[13] Hailed as the family's attempt at "total Internet Domination",[14] all "Seriously Cyrus" channel programming, which includes daily shows by family members such as Billy Ray Cyrus and Noah Cyrus, is being produced by Chris and Meridith for their consulting shingle RECon Inc.[15]

Discography[edit]

2000, Holiday Hits 2005, Vol. 2, Various Artists
2001, Here to Heaven, Jamie-Lynn Sigler
2003, Peace, Jim Brickman
2003, Secret Is Out, Darryl
2004, In This Skin, Jessica Simpson
2004, Mistaken Identity, Delta Goodrem
2004, Naked Truth, Sarah Hudson
2004, Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 16, Various Artists
2004, Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 17, Various Artists
2004, Rejoyce: The Christmas Album, Jessica Simpson
2004, Sick and Tired [EP], Anastacia
2004, Take My Breath Away/Fly, Jessica Simpson
2005, 94.9 Lite FM: Holiday Hits 2005, Various Artists
2005, 96.5 KYXY: Holiday Favorites, Various Artists
2005, Angels, (single) Jessica Simpson
2005, In This Skin, Jessica Simpson
2005, Magic 107.7 FM Continuous Holiday Music: Holiday Hits, Various Artists
2005, Songs of the Season, Vol. 5, Various Artists
2006, Never Gone, Backstreet Boys
2006, The Graduate, MC Lars
2006, Walmart Nation, MC Lars
2006, I'm Not Dead, Pink
2006, Nobody Knows, Pink
2006, Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 22, Various Artists
2006, Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 23, Various Artists
2006, Underage Thinking, Teddy Geiger
2006, Welcome Home, Brian Littrell
2007, Another Side, Corbin Bleu
2007, Dear Mr. President, Pink
2007, I'm Not Dead, Pink
2007, Pink Box, Pink
2008, Identified, Vanessa Hudgens
2008, Holiday Hits 2005, Vol. 5, Various Artist
2008, Pinoy Biggest Hits, Various Artists
2009, "Speak Love", (single) Hugh Sheridan
2009, "Sexy People" (single), Lolene
2010, "Electrick Hotel", Lolene
2010, "Superficial", Heidi Montag
2010, "Bittersweet" (single), Sophie Ellis-Bextor
2010, "Can I", Jaicko
2010, "(TBD)", The Sex Cassettes
2010, "B.T.R.", Big Time Rush
2010, "Daddy I'm A Rockstar", Cymphonique
2010, "I <3 U Crazy Mad", Going the Distance (film)
2011, "What Does It Take", (single) Dave Days
2011, "Supergood, Superbad", Tomohisa Yamashita
2011, "Checkmate", Namie Amuro
2011, "#1", (single) Namie Amuro
2011, "Dance With Me", (single) Justice Crew ft. Flo Rida
2011, "Worldwide", (single) Big Time Rush
2011, "Run", Jessica Mauboy
2011, "Sexy People", Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (film)
2011, "Elevate", Big Time Rush
2013, "We Are MyName", Myname

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] "...the also-triple Platinum-selling Mind, Body & Soul, topped the albums chart in the United Kingdom for one week", Retrieved November 1, 2009
  2. ^ [2] "I'm Not Dead a platinum record", Retrieved November 1, 2009
  3. ^ http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/12/nj-ca-hello-digitour-idUSnPnCGd5RtB+165+PRN20131212
  4. ^ http://variety.com/2014/digital/news/ryan-seacrest-advance-publications-invest-in-digitour-a-youtube-concert-promoter-1201182222/
  5. ^ http://insideschools.org/high/browse/school/1402
  6. ^ mtv.com, "MC Lars | Lyrics | The Roommate from Hell", "Songwriters: Andrew R Nielsen, Chris Ward, Christopher Rojas", Retrieved December 1, 2009
  7. ^ Sony/ATV Music Publishing, "IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN (Nick Lachey/Jessica Simpson/Billy Mann/Chris Rojas) By Jessica Simpson (Columbia/Sony BMG: 2004)", Retrieved December 1, 2009
  8. ^ [3] Allmusic, Christopher Rojas' songs, Retrieved December 1, 2009
  9. ^ [4] Allmusic, Christopher Rojas' credits, Retrieved December 1, 2009
  10. ^ tocomet.com, tracklist/credits for Fingers on album Pink's album I'm Not Dead, Retrieved December 1, 2009
  11. ^ [5], MillionsOfMilkshakes, accessed 11-14-2011
  12. ^ [6]
  13. ^ [7], Welcome To Seriously Cyrus, accessed 12-25-2013
  14. ^ [8], Huffington Post, accessed 12-25-2013
  15. ^ [9], RECon Inc., accessed 12-25-13

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