SOURCE: Music World Entertainment

April 20, 2007 18:19 ET

Pop Sensations #1 Crush Sign With Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 2007 -- Pop/Rock girl group, and local Houston darlings, #1 Crush officially signed a management and record deal with Mathew Knowles' Music World Inc., it was announced today. The group joins artists like Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, J Xavier, 2Much and Sunshine Anderson who have flourished under the keen direction of Mr. Knowles.

"We are especially excited about #1 Crush joining the Music World Entertainment family. #1 Crush has the core components for Pop success in the music industry; they are young, have incredible talent, tenacity, are excited and work hard.We anticipate great things in their career with Music World," said Mathew Knowles (President / CEO, Music World Entertainment).

#1 Crush, individually known as Monica Matocha, 15, Brittany Marling, 14, and Alli Cannon, 16, are already off to a fast start. The group, who has become known for an awesome mix of singing and innovative dancing, has performed all over the country opening for major pop artists such as Ashley Simpson. Their energetic and captivating show caught the attention of Radio Disney who booked the group to perform for their New Year's Eve Jingle Jam Tour in Boston, MA. As the girls' careers developed, so did Disney's interest in them. #1 Crush was recently featured on the highly coveted "Incubator" program on Radio Disney. To check out #1 Crush on Radio Disney's Incubator, visit http://radio.disney.go.com/artists/incubator/index.html.

#1 Crush is a high-energy, musically-gifted, crowd-pleasing group with a rock/pop sound that will thrust them into pop music superstardom along with the likes of Hannah Montana, Hillary Duff, and the Cheetah Girls. The Houston, Texas-based group is currently recording in the studio to put the finishing touches on their debut project with producer Dwight Baker, who has worked with Kelly Clarkson and Brandy Carlile. The album is due out this summer. Fans may preview portions of the upcoming album by logging on to the #1 Crush MySpace page, www.myspace.com/1crush. The enormously popular page receives over 30,000 hits and has more than 10,000 friends to date.

Music World Entertainment (MWE) is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment to the world. MWE worldwide business includes record labels, artist and producer management, staff producers, artist development, Master catalog series, investment and property holdings, including offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York and London. MWE is the brainchild of President and CEO Mathew Knowles, the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny's Child, the most successful "girl group" in the history of pop music.

Music World is one of the most successful labels in the world with over 100 million records sold to date including releases by Destiny's Child, Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Michelle Williams, Sunshine Anderson, the "Dreamgirls Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack," "Roll Bounce Soundtrack" and the highly anticipated upcoming Music World Master Series releases which includes Chaka Kahn and The O'Jays. www.musicworldentertainment.com

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