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Jimmy Nevis joins global chart topping acts Steve Aoki, Deadmau5, Benny Benassi, Alyssa Reid & Kaskade with the signing of an exclusive deal with top American record label Ultra Records for the United States of America. 

The David Gresham Record Company is proud to announce that 20 year old, Cape Town student Jimmy Nevis will be released in The United States of America following the conclusion of a major licensing deal with Ultra Records. This break-through deal comes barely a month after Jimmy was presented on the world stage at the annual Amsterdam Dance Event, at which Jimmy’s hit single “Heartboxing” was a huge success, with further release commitments planned for The Netherlands, Poland, Belgium & Luxembourg. 

Jimmy Nevis is currently riding high on the South African airplay charts with “Heartboxing”, whilst the demand for his debut album “Subliminal” is exceeding David Gresham Records’ expectations (by almost 100 to 1). Jimmy Nevis; whose masters are owned by Rude World Records signed an exclusive worldwide licensing & publishing deal with David Gresham Records & David Gresham Music Publishing in July 2012. Jimmy Nevis has worked tirelessly to write; record & produce “Subliminal” in time for Christmas following the massive demand from the public for a full length release. 

With the signing of the deal in the USA, the sky’s the limit for this talented young man as the next step for him is the International market. David Gresham (CEO of David Gresham Records) who has just returned from hurricane struck New York City with the signed contract under his arm says “It has always been exciting representing Ultra’s biggest hits in South Africa & now adding to this exciting relationship, is that Ultra have accepted Jimmy Nevis for release in the United States of America, Jimmy is a phenomenal multi-talented South African artist, what an amazing vote of confidence from the biggest music market in the world!” 

Watch the music video for “Heartboxing” here:

Information about Ultra Records: 

Since 1996 Ultra Records has proven itself to be the label which has consistently developed electronic artists to major worldwide success. Ultra have made it past the 16 year mark, and are moving strongly and proudly into the future. Ultra Music is a Grammy Award winning Music Company and the winner of Best American Dance Label from 2005 through 2011. Ultra Music also has the number one YouTube channel for electronic music that boasts over 1.8 billion views. Ultra have a passion for electronic music and believe that they continue to succeed at sharing that passion with their fans. Ultra is certain to keep one step ahead in the world of dance & pop music and remain the leading independent electronic label in the world with offices in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and London.

Information about David Gresham Records: 

The David Gresham Record Company was founded in 1972 by the popular radio & television personality David Gresham. David has always been pro-South African from his very first days on radio. In fact, the saying “Local is Lekker” was first broadcast on The David Gresham Show. Peter Feldman who was presenting his regular “Pop News” insert on David’s show “invented” this much used saying. 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of David Gresham Records and we have no doubt that there are still 40 more years of hits to come! 

Information about Rude World Records:

Rude World Records falls under the umbrella of Rude World - The Exclusive Underground World of Fashion and Record Label. Rude World Records was born as a childhood dream of owners Rudi Africa and Steven van der Merwe - together with a team of producers, engineers and artists - the dream has become a reality. What sets Rude World apart is their passion for pushing the envelope; they always aim to do things completely different to the norm.

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