SOURCE: Visual Industries

January 14, 2008 09:15 ET

Visual Industries, Inc's. (VUAL) Subsidiary Sterling Worldwide Entertainment's Division Sterling Artist Management Announces That Pop Sensation, RISA, MUST BE HEARD!

PENNINGTON, NJ--(Marketwire - January 14, 2008) - Visual Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VUAL) subsidiary Sterling Worldwide Entertainment (SWE) announces that Risa's song "You Made it Rain" has been selected as the track of the day on Monday, Jan. 14th on Risa is managed by Sterling Artist Management, a Sterling Worldwide Entertainment company.

Randall E. McCoy, President of Visual Industries, states, "Visual congratulates Risa on her many successes. We are pleased that Sterling Worldwide Entertainment is emerging as a driving force in the entertainment industry."

Sterling CEO Kira Baskerville-Williams states, "Sterling Worldwide Entertainment is extremely proud of Risa's accomplishments in the industry. Risa is an artist on the rise and Sterling Artist Management sees big things for her in the future as she emerges as the next big pop star."

Risa is one of the hottest new pop sensations. She has performed with some of the biggest names that are blazing the top 40 music charts. Risa performed for Z100's Zootopia. With over 70,000 people in attendance she wowed the crowd as she performed in an incredible show that included Gavin Degraw, Bowling for Soup, Jennifer Lopez, Backstreet Boys, Akon, Rob Thomas, Black Eyed Peas, and Gwen Stefanie to name a few!

Risa is recognized for her outstanding songwriting. The prestigious Song Writers Hall Of Fame honored Risa by awarding her a new songwriter's award where she was a recipient amongst legendary songwriters such as Alicia Keys, Isaac Hayes and Smokey Robinson. Risa's song "All The While" was included in the Song Writers Hall Of Fame compilation CD.

In a promotion that ran on Risa's Website for a free concert, Risa received over 50,000 unique hits in just 30 days! A producer's blog on WE Entertainments website said, "Risa is a star to watch." said, "Risa is very inspiring and someone for all young girls to look up to."

Risa can currently be heard on more than 60 radio stations across the country. Her music can be purchased online at or on To learn more about Risa and to hear her music go to

Sterling Worldwide Entertainment's other divisions include Sterling Pictures, Sterling Television, Sterling Theater Group, and Sterling Home Entertainment,

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