Anton Powers

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Anton Powers
Birth nameAnton Powers
BornAugust 1981
OriginLiverpool, United Kingdom
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active2001–present
Labels3 Beat Productions

Anton Powers is a British DJ, record producer, remixer & radio presenter. He is most prominently known for his 2015 collaboration with Philip George, "Alone No More". He is also a member of UK-based remix/production/DJ team Cahill.

Career[edit]

2001-2014: Career beginnings in radio and Cahill[edit]

Hailing from Liverpool, UK, Powers began his career in 2001 manning a slot on Juice FM, before moving onto Radio City 96.7 in 2011[1] and Capital FM in 2015.

In the interim Powers formed the group Cahill (named after then Everton FC player Tim Cahill) with Scott Rosser and Tim Condran. Cahill had a series of releases including ‘Trippin On You’ ‘Crush On You’ & ‘Sex Shooter’. Cahill became well known for their remixes and were commissioned to remix for Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Kylie Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger, Ellie Goulding, Selena Gomez, Olly Murs & Mariah Carey.

Powers has performed internationally at events Creamfields (UK), Tomorrowland (Belgium), Amnesia (Ibiza), Ruby Skye (San Francisco) & Zero Gravity (Dubai). Powers was voted Liverpool DJ Of The Year by the Liverpool Echo newspaper in 2009, 2010 & 2012. And voted Liverpool DJ Of The Year in 2013 by Liverpool City Council.[2]

Inter-twinning with this Powers also runs the A&R for record label 3 Beat Productions. Which includes a roster of Sigma, Kungs, Fuse ODG, Philip George & Pixie Lott. Powers has been responsible for the signing and releases of a number of hit singles including; Kungs v Cookin On 3 Burners - This Girl, Philip George - Wish You Were Mine, Agnes - Release Me, Martin Solveig - Hello, Duck Sauce - Barbra Streisand, Edward Maya - Stereo Love, Ian Carey Project - Get Shaky, Studio B - I See Girls, Mason v Princess Superstar - Perfect (Exceeder)

2015–present: Debut solo singles[edit]

During the later months of 2015, Anton Powers collaboration with fellow British DJ and producer Philip George on his debut radio single "Alone No More", which debuted at number 1 on the iTunes Chart, the song also peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. "Alone No More" achieved Gold status in the UK in April 2017.[3] On 6 May 2016, he released his second single "Love You Better", with his third being released the following year on 31 March. "Baby" (featuring vocals from Pixie Lott) saw its first live performance on the final of the sixth series of The Voice which was aired on 1 April 2017. The song has peaked at number 97 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2017, Powers was a guest presenter of The Playlist with Pixie Lott. Powers's fourth single, "Heart For Sale", was released on 23 February 2018.[4]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[5]
IRE
[6]
SCO
[7]
"Alone No More"
(with Philip George)
2015 4 65 1 Non-album singles
"Love You Better"[8] 2016
"Baby"
(with Pixie Lott)
2017 97 28
Heart For Sale"[4] 2018
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/anton-powers-mn0002031784/biography
  2. ^ http://liverpool-live.tv/liverpool/lltv-at-the-liverpool-music-awards-2013-dj-of-the-year-winner-anton-powers/
  3. ^ a b "Certified Awards Search" (To access, enter the search parameter "Anton Powers" and select "Search by Keyword"). British Phonographic Industry.
  4. ^ a b https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/heart-for-sale-single/1347030331
  5. ^ "Anton Powers". Officialcharts.com. Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Discography Anton Powers". Irish Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ Peak positions for singles in Scotland:
  8. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/love-you-better/1110325138?i=1110325565

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